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Engaging Minds sponsored The FIRM (Forum for In-House Recruitment Managers) event in Manchester last week. You’re reading the seventh and final blog post in a series inspired by presentations and conversations from the day.

If you see people for who they are, without assumptions, truly listening and learning about them, biases fall away.

When someone experiences a professional strengths interview they feel seen and valued for who they are.

That leads to appointing people who have the natural strengths, deeper motivations and values that make them a good fit for the role. This is all you need to know about someone. From strengths-based selection, diversity follows.

Watch this clip of candidates (below or on our YouTube channel) talking about the experience of an interview where they have been able to be themselves:

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Read the sixth post in this series inspired by presentations and conversations at The FIRM Manchester 2019:
The strengths of a great recruitment professional
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Read the fifth post in this series inspired by presentations and conversations at The FIRM Manchester 2019: The cost of faking it.

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Read the fourth post in this series inspired by presentations and conversations at The FIRM Manchester 2019: What marketing can teach us about attracting great candidates.

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Read the third post in this series inspired by presentations and conversations at The FIRM Manchester 2019: Three myths about strengths-based selection.

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Read the second post in this series inspired by presentations and conversations at The FIRM Manchester 2019: Recruiters, let’s go retro!

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Read the first post in this series inspired by presentations and conversations at The FIRM Manchester 2019: Three shocking recruitment statistics.

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Sally Bibb’s book Strengths-based Recruitment and Development: A Practical Guide to Transforming Talent Management Strategy for Business Results (for organisations) is available from Amazon worldwide, or use discount code HRSBRW at the Kogan Page website.

Sally BibbDirector, Engaging Minds
Sally Bibb is the author of Strengths-based Recruitment and Development: A Practical Guide to Transforming Talent Management Strategy for Business Results and The Strengths Book: Discover How to Be Fulfilled in Your Work and in Life, and is a leading strengths expert.