Tuesday, September 14, 2021
Noon – 1 p.m. ET

Registration for this event is free to all attendees.

The global pandemic exposed cracks in traditional early career recruiting practices and accelerated the pace of change. Diversity, equity, and inclusion have become a business priority due to economic and social shifts. In parallel, recruiting strategies that incorporate behavioral science are helping national and global organizations source diverse candidates and win the war for talent.

Join this session to discover how work simulations as well as behavioral assessments and interviews are helping recruiters identify strong matches. Presenters will discuss recent case studies,  share the impact of practices, and offer recommendations that accelerate time to hire AND support DEI.

Following this program, you will be able to:

  • Take away strategies to evolve the recruiting process to attract a wider, more diverse talent pool;
  • Understand the measurable benefits to enhancing the candidate experience; and
  • Learn the latest innovations in assessment for optimal candidate selection.


Nicky Garcea, Co-founder and Chief Customer Officer, Cappfinity
Nicky Garcea is the co-founder and chief customer officer at Cappfinity. She is an IO psychologist who has been designing and delivering strengths and essential skills products for the last two decades. She has led on several industry award-winning solutions that have been recognized for innovation and diversity.

Bob Athwal, Global Lead for Racial Diversity and Early Careers, Skyscanner
Bob has a unique background and perspective as he has been an employer, a vendor and a University senior leader.Currently Bob is the Global Lead for Racial Diversity & Early Careers at Skyscanner. He is also the co-founder of three nonprofit organizations.
Jada Green, Candidate Experience Lead, Accenture
Jada Green is the Candidate Experience Lead for North America Recruiting Accenture. Jada is responsible for shaping the experience strategy for all North America recruiting candidates – including spearheading transformation initiatives that enhance the way Accenture interacts with.
James Boyle, Director of Recruiting, Latham & Watkins LLP
James Boyle is the Director of Recruiting at Latham & Watkins LLP, where he oversees the firm’s recruiting initiatives for associate hiring across the firm. Prior to joining Latham in 2019, James worked at Barclays Bank as Global Head of Campus Recruiting and before that spent almost 10 years at Pricewaterhouse Coopers.