what they say

Don't just take our word for it. Here's what 66 other people say.

Eric Pengelly, Account Director at K2 Corporate Mobility

David has been a really excellent resource to use on sales presentations. He has been able to provide a different perspective on the sales process giving ourselves a 360 view. The quality of his work and speed of response has been second to none.

Gary Bernardout, CEO at Specialised Training Services

"The employees reacted very positively to the new new on-boarding and sales training regime training and have gone on to produce the highest sales figures for new-starters since we started the business. David's methods are effective, well thought out and he has understood our business and our needs precisely."

Addendum, 8 weeks later...
"I just wanted to say a massive thank you and 'wow' for what you have done with the new guys. They are flying (all of them) and we've never had such amazing results from new starters. I know how much work you put into them and it's clearly paying off for everyone."

Nikos Komninos, COO South & Western Europe at IPG Mediabrands

"David taught me everything I know about Sales. His approach to selling changed and improved my thinking about sales & marketing. Following his consultative approach to sales has helped me achieve my goals in the years after we parted ways. Apart from an excellent sales person, David is a superb coach and manager. Furthermore, his willingness / eagerness to learn from the people he associates with could only have helped him become better at what he does. I recommend him without reservation."

Marc Fels, Co Owner at MTRM.co.uk

"David's input to our sales process has been invaluable. He has left us in much better shape than we he started. If you want someone to challenge you and see you business with fresh eyes then he is the man!"

Nick Webber, Director at CELT Ltd

"I have heard David speak several times now and he is very well informed but also captures the attention of his audience competely. I look forward to hearing him again"

Justin Lester, Director at Quotient Chartered Surveyors

"You're a genius! I have just made changes myself on the website you designed for me. I think you knew this would happen! It's like Karate Kid, but with a website.

"Thank you for setting up our whole sales process so that we can target new clients effectively and stay on track with proper sales practices, and for being flexible with changes and coming in on time."

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Adam Bates, Partner and Head of Creative Thinking at KPMG

"I shared a platform with David at a seminar. I was really impressed with the quality of his presentation; both the content but also the style with which he delivered it. I have pretty high standards for presentations, David was really at the top end. Lots of energy, humour in the right places and banging home the key messages. Really excellent."

Joshua Morris, Founder of NW Clean

"Truly lovely people. Incredibly up to date with current trends and innovation. Our site and brand is testament to TREACL's brilliance. Can't wail till our next session."

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Louise Chernick, Owner of Little Beauty Room

"Love our new branding and logo. The way the colours work together and everything. It's just so me."

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Adam Leyens, Director of Heath Crawford

"I can't recommend David highly enough.

He's dramatically improved our telesales scripts, coached other telesales staff, streamlined our marketing emails and made our client reports punchier and sharper. He sourced and implemented our CRM system, tailored it to make it more efficient for our particular requirements and trained other members of staff to use it. He's also worked with us and our trade association to simplify the process by which brokers, insurers and clients share information, making it easier for us to provide reviews for clients and quicker for clients to make sure they're getting the best advice.

David has helped increase the number of leads and cross-selling opportunities we generate from around 100 per year to around 1,200. Our conversion ratio is also better. On a personal level, I've found David to be direct, straight-forward and also fun to work with."

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Lloyd Chapper, Commercial Property Consultant at Chappers Ltd

"for straight talking mentoring, you can count on David Chernick. A meeting with David proved highly beneficial to Chappers Ltd and to me personally - Tea and biscuits included...... thanks David"

Jake Saunders, Business Development Manager at Meet-The-Real-Me

"David was great from the start. He definitely helped me individually in the early stages of my sales career, especially dealing with customers. He brought structure to our sales process and provided us with a simple but very effective way of going about selling our product."

Onic Palandjian, CEO of Europa Aluminium

"David is a passionate and knowledgeable expert that helped make my TEDx talk really thought-provoking. David not only focuses on the practical side to public speaking but also spends time on the psychological orientation and "getting your mind right". He brings a rare mix of passion, insight and experience to help people like me that want to excel at public speaking. I would recommend David to anyone who need to improve their communication skills."

Jack Finesilver, Partner and Finance Director at Goodman Jones LLP

"David gave the closing presentation at the 8th Annual IMLPO conference on 17 May 2011. His theme was "Communicating the AML message to your team and staff: getting it to spread and stick". However, in reality his topic was simply about communicating the message and could apply to any group. At the end of an intense conference, David's presentation lifted the mood of all who survived to the end."

Brian Varley, Founding Director and CEO of Executives On The Web

"I have known David for a number of years as a member of SAFER which is a "not for profit" organisation working with the Met. Police to address the growing concerns of fraud in the area of recruitment.

David has always been a tremendous contributor to the forum and his enthusiam and expertise comes out in any projects that he has been involved with.

I look forward to continuing our professional relationship in the future."

Agneta Hjort, Director, Strategic Client Engagement and Business Development at BTS

"David is an astute, engaging and exceptional person. There would be few people that could match his expertise, knowledge and holistic approach. David is passionate about what he does and this coupled with his desire to constantly innovate shines through in his interactions with others. His creativity and delivery finesse brings a new dimension to presentations, prepare to be thrilled! Time spent engaging with David is time very well invested indeed - don't pass up the opportunity. I highly recommend David to you."

Adam Forman, Director of Baymedia

"David's unique and flexible sales coaching has helped make our sales team more productive and most importantly increased sales !"

Phillip Hagon QPM, Head of Corporate Security at J Sainsbury plc

"The content was compelling, the style innovative and the solutions thought-provoking."

Peter French MBE CPP FSyl, CEO at SSR Personnel

"At both Human Factors in Security and SASIG seminars David has been a lead speaker . He was able to interact and developed good strands of discussion with the audience because of the clarity of information delivered and impact of the presentation . David is an expert in his subject matter."

Justin Finch, Operations and Business Development Director of executivesontheweb.com

"David has a vast knowledge of the recruitment industry and has outstanding presentation skills. I thoroughly recommend David and his abilities as a consultant."

Toni Sless, Chair of Fraud Womens Network, and Senior Security Manager at Post Office

"David is an amazing, passionate and knowledgeable presenter with a huge depth and understanding of his subject matter. As Chairwoman of the Fraud Women's Network I asked David if he would speak at our 4th Annual Event which occurred on 11 March 2010 - David rose to the challenge and delivered a fabulous presentation which was hugely received and admired by all who attended. I would have absolutely no hesitation in recommending David, not least for his presentation skills, but also for his experience, knowledge and dedication on the subject."

Robin Oakley, Webmaster at KPMG

"Developing website can be difficult but it was easy with David. He had a good idea of what he wanted, and quickly understood how we needed to present content in a user friendly way. He reviewed my changes/updates quickly and gave clear honest feedback. Excellent to work with."

Stephen Dalton, Head of Intelligence, Insurance Fraud Bureau

"David's presentation skills are excellent. He is both engaging and entertaining whilst at the same time delivering relevant and thought provoking ideas."

Richard McCann, CEO at Friday's Media Group

"rapidly 'hooked' my attention and explained the basics of a complicated set of issues in a pragmatic and concise way. David has been recognised by business and by the media as the champion of the industry. keen ability to provide journalists with exactly what they need, when and how they need it. David should be unsufferably pleased with his status, his knowledge and his ability but somehow he manages to remain approachable and modest."

Linda Saleh, Salehs LLP

"David listens carefully to what is required and then comes up with an innovative response"

Matt Foster, EMEA Regional Director at Reed

"David has the ability to take an interesting subject and present it in a riveting manner. Only attend one of his presentations if equipped with external oxygen tanks, as he leaves you breathless."

Mark Braund, CEO at InterQuest Group PLC

"an accute awareness of the commercial risks faced by employers along with a strong & pragmatic approach to helping organisations mitigate these risks - David has 'walked the talk' with credibility & integrity - I value his input & our ongoing professional relationship."

Peter Linas, International Managing Director at Bullhorn

"I have know and collaborated with David for several years and admire his knowledge. David has championed the Safer Network and has achieved a great deal by bringing together competitive organisations to pool resources to ensure that information is shared, best practice is adopted and organisations join in the common goal to reduce internal and external security threats."

Alex Clayton, Responsible Investing Manager at 3i Group plc

"David is a charismatic person who is very skilled at communicating in a relevant and engaging manner. I had the pleasure of being part of the audience at a security conference when David was speaking about insider threats. The slide pack was visually illuminating and David's talk was well metered and focussed. Good stuff."

Mark Milner, Group Global Marketing Director at Reed

"David's sales leadership resulted in us doubling our number of clients and broadening our capabilities. He continues to inspire enthusiasm and create opportunities for our business.

I'd recommend him to anyone with a pressing business problem."

Matt Spencer, General Manager at 3M Security Systems Division

"I was introduced to David at a recent premier security document conference and exhibition. David gave a first rate presentation.

Not only is David an excellent speaker and advocate for his subject his use of visuals in the presentation was a lesson to us all in how to present with impact."

Ian Westwood, Managing Director of TWO Limited

"I recently shared a platform with David at the ACIUS conference. His presentation was hugely informative, very well received, and as a fellow professional in the same field i still managed to learn a great deal. I highly recommend David for his passion and enthusiasm in presenting, and also for his detailed professional knowledge."

Nick Palmer, Operations Director, Employee Screening London 2012 Olympic Games at G4S

"The consummate professional. More than just professionalism, David brings an infectious energy to his work which would always open up new and positive solutions. It was always a pleasure to work with David and his meticulous yet dynamic approach is something that I have referred to in my own work. I am always pleased to see David's updates in his relentless advances in his field and I would relish any chance to work with him again."

Kirsten Hemingway, Commercial Development Director at The Children's Society

"Fantastic, excellent communication. Like watching a book you couldn't put down."

Stuart Lindenfield, Head of Transition Services at RSR Managed Services

"David's energy, creativity, sharp customer focus and responsiveness, allied to his strong expertise in Consulting, makes him an inspiring business partner to work with. If you don't believe me, why not try for yourself?!"

Jodie Ruane, Senior Marketing Executive at Reed Consulting

"David's willingness to share information and provide guidance was much appreciated by me as a graduate trainee when I first began working with him. His depth of knowledge (including a refreshing understanding of marketing!) combined with unfaltering motivation made him a much esteemed colleague of myself an absolute pleasure to work with."

Michael Deane, Principal Client Services Manager at Alexander Mann Solutions

David is a proactive and diligent business development manager who I worked with in various guises. He enjoyed significant success winning business in recruitment outsourcing, graduates, HR consulting and employee screening to name but a few areas, and would be a terrific asset to any company."

Graham Snuggs, Director at TalentAssured Ltd

"I worked with David for a relatively short period of time but always found him to be energetic , enthusiastic , personable and highly knowledgeable in his subject area."

Graham Nutt, Principal at Adaptive

"I don't think that I have ever worked with a more creative and knowledgeable sales person. His now famous presentation remains the most impressive, engaging and relevant conference address that I have ever seen. I strongly recommend David as a professional and a gentleman."

Julie Lowe, Global Head of Assessment, Graduate & Recruitment Marketing, ANZ Bank

"David is an excellent business development professional who displays a rare passion and enthusiasm for everything he does. I found David to have a great understanding of the HR field and yet he was still actively engaged in learning more in order that he could truly engage strategically with the businesses he was supporting as a partner. His style is engaging and his motivation infectious to those around him. David is a great asset to any team he works within and any organisation who partners with him."

Jason Brown, Head of Talent Management at Vashi.com

"Working across multi-site locations where accurate communication and delivery is paramount to success, I found David and his team first-rate. I needed to provide effective and effecient delivery models to work alongside complex RPO initiatives and David certainly did this, we improved time to offer ratios and added more value through independent source models. A great guy with a good mix of commercial acumen. Certainly wont lose touch with him."

Ian Nicholas, Managing Director of Reed Managed Services

David's knowledge and experience proved invaluable when dealing with clients at Reed. I recommend his services highly."

Jo Warboys, Resourcing Manager, Futurestep

"Working with David was a positive experience. His broad skill set included commercial awareness, Industry knowledge and he was professional and credible in front of Clients. David is a great asset and I look forward to working with him again in the future!"

Paul Siaens, Graduate Recruitment Manager at Clifford Chance LLP

"Having worked with David during my time at Transport for London, I was always very impressed by his ability to understand the nuances of our requirements as a client. He has a canny ability to highlight solutions and provide advice and insight in way that makes him a great asset to bring to a project."

Richard Whale, Head of Marketing, Consumer Insight & Targeting, Experian

"David combines his formidable knowledgeable with a remarkable passion. His enthusiasm and energy never falters, regardless of the situation, making working with him easy and enjoyable."

Danyelle Tovey, Regional Manager at Reed Employment

"David is passionate dedicated individual who takes a proactive approach to all he undertakes. I worked with David on several projects that David ran and have no hesitation in recommending him to anyone. A privilege to work with."

Andy Greaves, Business Development Manager at Kroll

"David is an exceptionally dedicated and conscientious team player, energetic, highly professional and in possession of some of the sharpest and engaging presentational skills I've had the fortune of witnessing. It was a great pleasure to have worked with him."

Chris Thomson, Programme Director at Advantage xPO

"I enjoyed working with David. His drive and passion for his business was infectious to all around him. He was a great presenter who understood his markets well."

Laura Brown, Marketing Manager at 192business.com (now an Experian company)

"I know of David through the SAFER and PREFiT groups; I have also been lucky enough to hear David speak at other events, where I have found him to be an insightful and engaging speaker, and a real pleasure to learn from."

John Fletcher, Director at KPMG

"While at KPMG David delivered what's still one of the best presentations I've seen. Death by slideshow? Anything but. Innovative, informative, arresting, and all delivered using nothing but PowerPoint."

Anton Musgrave, Senior Partner of FutureWorld International

"David presented a powerful, compelling and superbly delivered presentation at the global KPMG forensic partner conference in Frankfurt - and one of the most original and creative presentations I have seen in a long while! It was truly outstanding!"

Neal Rankin, Risk Director at Cable & Wireless Worldwide plc

"David gave an insightful presentation in a very fresh and engaging manner which held the audience and conveyed his message superbly. If only all presentations were as powerful!"

Grant Sidey, Senior Manager Interventions at National Fraud Authority

"David is a dynamic and committed partner in fighting crime in general and fraud in particular. His leadership at PREFIT is driving through essential messages and initiatives to combat the exponential rise in the threat to the private sector from their own employees, and his passion for this is exemplary. He is also able to utilise his considerable innovatory skills which brings a fresh perspective to the arena."

Peter Radcliffe, Founder & CEO, Officefront

"I had the pleasure of meeting David during a seminar organised by the Met Police. David was able to make it interesting and informative without the need for boring statistics and jargon. This level of confidence in being able to convey information on the subject can only come from someone who truly understands what they are speaking about. The fact that the Met had used David for the talk was, in itself, a sign of the respect they have for his knowledge. I look forward to working with David in the future."

Harry Seebus, International Business Development Manager at Ebis Risk Services, Avalon Biometrics and QGen

"David is a well respected professional. He very well understands the actual pitfalls and threats that everybody is currently facing. He has a clear view on the action that has to be taken, but keeps thing simple and straight forward."

Hedley Clark, Managing Director of Garancie and Credence Background Screening

"I heard David speak at the London Fraud Forum in October 08. Not only was the talk informative, he delivered it in a very imaginative, highly professional and entertaining manner, which really captured the attention of the audience."

Jim Oakes, CFE, CFCI, Regent Emeritus ACFE and Managing Director, Financial Crime Risk

"No one who has met David could doubt his passion and enthusiasm, nor could they fail to be impressed by his excellent presentation skills on the subject which are second to none. A highly experienced, skilled and respected senior specialist whom I have the pleasure of recommending."

David Hurst, CEO of Onrec.com

"David presented at our conference in Westminster. I have been attending recruitment conferences for almost 20 years and I have arranged and chaired our own conferences for the last 8 years. In that time I have seen many presentations. If I were to award a prize for quality of visual presentation and interaction of the speaker to the subject matter David would be an outright winner. A superb demonstration of depth of thought and preparation around a subject."

Ed Lord, Senior Manager - Standards & Suppliers at Lloyds Banking Group

"Met David at an industry trade fair and he provided some excellent insights. Would certainly recommend a discussion with David if faced with a challenging recruitment environment."

Martin Hogarth, Director of Vision Recruitment

"If you are looking for someone to talk to you about employment screening, I can recommend David. Not only is he knowledgeable and informative, but also highly entertaining."

Jamie Claret, Head of Business Development at Amazing Support

"I have known David Chernick for many years both as a friend and as a business partner.

I would have no hesitation at all in reccomending David to my associates and would be confident that he would be polite*, diligent and extremely profesional as well as very knowledgable in his field of expertise."

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David Agyei-Pryde, Senior Manager, Banking & Capital Markets at PwC

"I had the pleasure of working with David at Reed whilst developing Reed's screening business.
David has such a detailed knowledge of the risks and threats that he leaves you with both the impression that you can do much more to protect your company, and the certainty that he has the skills and advice to support you.
David's strength lies not only in his infectious enthusiasm for his area of expertise, but also in his ability to quickly understand your needs and risks without scaring you into buying."

Richard Lambden, Business Development Director at Agilisys Arch

"David has a wealth of experience and his solutions lead approach to client relationships makes him an asset to any organisation."

Dan Angell, Operations Director at Tristan Fitzgerald Associates

"I have always had a lot of time for David. He is affable, engaging and is the most knowledgeable person I know in his field."

Bill Brace, Managing Director of The Ultimate Recruitment Company

"I very much enjoyed working with David.
He was always proactive, professional and credible. My teams had little hesitation in introducing their top clients to David and his consulting team.
I would recommend David wholeheartedly."

Jay Wood, Regional Director at Reed Finance

"I have worked with David on a range of matters, including consulting, outplacement, turnover, and recruitment. His advice in these areas has been invaluable, and I would have no hesitation in recommending him as a source of expertise for anyone requiring assistance."

Michael Campbell, Director at CMC Partnership

"David brought a very thoughtful, determined and professional approach to the development of client relationships. David clearly takes time to understand a client's detailed business requirements before proposing what he believes is the best solution. I am happy to recommend David."

Onic Palandjian, CEO of Europa Aluminium

"During his time at IHM David brought his strong business development skills that along with his out-of-the-box thinking and innovative business ideas delivered solid results.
He took initiatives, needed practically no supervision and maintained a positive upbeat attitude in all his dealings.constantly made everyone around him feel that he could be depended upon to deliver. Everyone agreed that he was a trustworthy and hard working individual that never hesitates to undertake challenging tasks that need to be accomplished on time."

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