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July 2013
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AGR Conference 2013: Capp and Barclays Strengths-based Recruitment

Posted by: Celine Floyd, Managing Psychologist, Capp


As described in our latest blog, the Capp team were very excited to have attended the AGR Conference this week. We were especially pleased and proud to be able to present with Barclays on our 3-year partnership together.


Nicky Garcea, Director at Capp, and Charlotte Hart, Head of Infrastructure Recruitment EMEA at Barclays, delivered two interactive sessions on the first day of the conference, to full capacity audiences each time.


Nicky and Charlotte described:


  • Why Barclays integrated strengths-based assessments into their graduate selection processes
  • Why and how ‘strengths’ is now being rolled out across the business and regions
  • The differences and similarities between competencies and strengths
  • Tips for using strengths-based graduate assessment
  • Evaluation data including that 67% of candidates had a more positive view of the Barclays brand as a result of strengths.


Attendees were then put through their paces with a mock strengths-based interview, done in pairs. As you can imagine this created a real buzz in the room and many people told us it was great to see the strengths-based interview in action!


If you would like to see the slides from our session and hear more, please email or – and if you would like to experience a strengths-based interview for yourself then please let us know!


We won’t be too challenging, we promise…


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