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Sunrise hire 6 following Apprentice style process


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Raw Talent Academy partnered with Sunrise Associates Ltd. in early 2015 as the telecommunications solutions providers looked to expand their sales team. Following the Audition Day on the 5th February 2015 Sunrise offered positions to 6 of the candidates on the day!

The Academy was over 6 weeks in the making from the initial partnership being agreed and saw both businesses work closely together to ensure the very best talent was identified in the Milton Keynes area.

Supplying a premium, service led, full life-cycle converged telecommunications solutions, Sunrise Associates are part of the larger Sunrise Group with their head offices in Milton Keynes. Their senior management team attended the Audition Day – held at MK Don’s iconic Stadium MK – assessing the candidates as they undertook real life inspired business tasks.

The candidates came from wide-ranging backgrounds including retail, event management and promotion as well as a mixture of graduates and non- graduates with all excelling on the audition day to showcase their ability and motivation to secure a rewarding career with Sunrise.

As the day drew to a close and with the successful candidates on their way home to celebrate, Sunrise’s Managing Director James Evans & Sales Director Chris Pucci shared their thoughts on the academy process and working with Raw Talent Academy.

The unique Academy process is the creation of Raw Talent Academy’s Founder and BBC Apprentice Winner Lee McQueen. McQueen founded Raw Talent Academy in 2011 after spending over 2 years working for Lord Sugar.

McQueen also spoke saying; “It has been a real pleasure working with Sunrise and I am confident this is just the first step of a strong partnership between the two organisations. All the candidates today were of a high standard and I am delighted we have been able to identify 6 new sales people for Sunrise to play a part in their future growth.”

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