April/May: Graduate Recruiter Magazine (print version) and AGR online - Strength in Numbers
Competition to engage and attract top graduates is at an all time high, prompting recruiters to look for improved methods of assessment to ensure that they can attract and develop high potentials – filling up talent pipelines for the future. As a result, many organisations are moving away from competency-based techniques in favour of strengths-based approaches. Alex Linley, Founding Director of Capp, a leading strengths-based people management consultancy, tells us more…
Copyright: The Association of Graduate Recruiters (AGR)
Mar: The Recruiter - Harris + Hoole recruitment: play to strengths
In this The Recruiter interview, Charlie Glynn from Harris + Hoole talks about choosing Capp’s Situational Strengths Test and Strengths-based Interview, two of the five steps from Strengths Selector, to ensure they were recruiting the right people to deliver the right customer experience – as well as, of course, making great coffee – they knew that recruiting people for what they did well, and loved to do, was the best route to success.
Mar: Capp and Sonru host successful video interviewing demo breakfast seminar – 2 weeks after partnership announcement
Sonru and Capp hosted a breakfast seminar in London to an amazing group of delegates, feedback was very positive with many suggesting they found the event both insightful and valuable. We were very grateful for their participation and questions on the following presentations:
· Case study examples of strengths-based selection from Ernst & Young.
· How strengths-based selection can be implemented through a video interview.
· A strengths-based video interview demonstration.
Mar: Press Release - Announcing the Capp-Sonru Partnership for Strengths-based Video Interview Screening
Capp, a global strengths-based people management consultancy, has announced a new partnership with Video Selection vendor Sonru to help organisations select the best talent.
Feb: Changeboard magazine and online - Graduate Selection – spotting the future leaders
Changeboard interview Stephen Isherwood, Head of Graduate Recruitment at Ernst & Young, to unveil how one of the largest recruiters of graduates in the UK, has revolutionised its strategy. Read More...
Feb: Changeboard blog - Recruitment trends in 2013: ensuring best hires
With high levels of unemployment and 2 in 5 people expected to start looking for a new job this New Year, it seems that recruitment activity is indicative of the wider state of the economy. Jamie Betts, Principal Consultant at Capp looks at the current situation and highlights ways in which organisations can ensure the best hires in 2013. Read More ...
Jan: FMWF - Blue
Blue Monday (21 Jan) is
reported to be the most depressing day of the year, Nicky Garcea from Capp
looks at ways you can take charge of your life, reassess your career and set
yourself some career goals to make 2013 your best year yet. Read More …
Jan: Edge online magazine: Mission: good management
With increasing job scrutiny, pressure to perform and shrinking corporate budgets, it seems that middle management is in for a tough time. Emma Trenier from Capp unveils the Ideal Manger profile and looks at ways to engage your workforce.
Jan: FMFW - Lessons From Leveson
In her latest blog for senior and professional women, Nicky Garcea explores The Leveson Inquiry Report and explores how by using role models and being adaptable, women can get ahead of their male counterparts.
Dec: FMFW: I don't know how she does it
In her latest blog for senior and professional women, Nicky Garcea examines the impact of the looming changes to parental leave for female leaders and provides some advice on strategies for returning to work.
Dec: HR Director: Virtual Handshake
One of the greatest challenges in graduate recruitment is finding genuinely great applicants accurately, efficiently and effectively. Dr Alex Linley, Founding Director at Capp, looks at the competition to attract the best graduates, as recruiters search for more effective methods of assessment to identify high potential candidates early.
Dec: Changeboard: Are organisations losing their moral fibre?
Reena Jamnadas explores how moral leadership can make the world a better place.
Oct : MT: Death to the Zombie Manager
Managers across the country are becoming infected with stagnant routines and are behaving like lifeless zombies. Emma Trenier, from management consultancy Capp, gives her advice on how to slay the zombie manager and break the sluggish cycle.
September: FMWF – Where have all the women gone?
Here, Nicky Garcea identifies the cues which exist in our personal and environmental surroundings which subliminally transmit messages to women that they can’t be as successful as men.
September: Training Journal Online – Ernst & Young refresh graduate recruitment with strengths test
Accountancy Firm Ernst & Young is refreshing its UK graduate selection process this year by introducing a new situational strengths test.
September: Recruiter Magazine Online – Ernst & Young graduate recruitment uses new Capp situation test
Global accountancy firm Ernst & Young (EY) is making a significant change to its UK graduate selection process this year with the introduction of a new test.
September: Ask Grapevine HR Online – Ernst & Young improves graduate selection process
Ernst & Young is refreshing its UK graduate selection process by introducing a test aimed at increasing the efficiency of first stage assessments.
September: Changeboard Blog – Leading with your strengths
At a time of increasing pressure to get more women into the boardroom, Alex Linley and Nicky Garcea offer examples of how female leaders can align their leadership strengths to situations and strategy.
September: Changeboard Blog – Help female staff excel at work
Men and women like to be managed in different ways, but in a climate of equality in the workplace, how is this possible? Nicky Garcea and Emma Trenier look at what women want from their managers, and what can be done to address their needs.
September: FMWF – Team GB Going for Gold: The strengths of British women going for the top
Nicky Garcea, director at Capp, looks at the strengths of the Team GB women, profiling the role models and hopefuls for this year’s games.
September: HRZone Blog – Six tips for effective talent management
Nicky Garcea outlines six principles that organisations can adopt to make a real difference to talent management. This will ensure that they select, develop and retain their best performers and future leaders.
August: Changeboard Blog – Manage for the future
Here, Alex Linley and Nicky Garcea look at how organisations can guarantee the selection and retention of high-potential employees, giving their top tips to success.
August: HR Magazine Online – The differentiation of brand
Celine Jacques explores how the selection process can be an opportunity for companies to differentiate themselves from competitors. In fact, it actually plays a major role in transforming their brand.
August: Edge Magazine Online – Confidence vs. arrogance
In a competitive job market, companies often favour confident candidates who stand out from other applicants. But confidence can sometimes be arrogance in disguise, say Celine Jacques and Emma Trenier from global business psychologists Capp.
June: Management Today Online – Is it time to spell out the ‘F’ word?
Making sure that female talent in the workplace is properly cultivated requires a concerted effort. Nicky Garcea of people management firm, Capp, offers some tips to make it happen.
June: FMWF – The Queen: 60 years of being a female role model
In this blog post, Nicky Garcea analyses the strengths of The Queen, helping aspiring women to find inspiration in her majesty’s reign.
June: Training Journal Online – Future fit talent
Here, Nicky Garcea and Alex Linley explore whether or not current approaches to talent management will be fit for the future.
June: Strategic HR Review – Future female talent development
This article sets out to highlight some of the positive outcomes in the development of rising female leaders. Copyright Emerald Group Publishing Limited.
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