I truly benefitted from the mentorship opportunities and exposure to senior leaders at Barclays through the Encore programme – a huge support system that made my transition back into the workplace more comfortable.Leilani Soto , Assistant Vice President, Real Estate Banking, EMEA
I was incredibly lucky to find an opportunity that brought me right back to the seat I had left 15 years earlier. I am delighted to be back in the markets doing what I love.Linda Laret, Vice President, Securitized Products Sales
Now in its fourth year, Encore!, one of Barclays’ flagship diversity and citizenship programmes, helps experienced professionals who have taken a career break for at least one year prepare to reenter the workforce. Barclays values diversity of experience and perspective among its talent and views Encore! as a way to achieve this. The programme provides leadership and development training sessions, mentorship, networking opportunities and a pathway to joining Barclays as a full-time employee upon completing the 12-week fellowship.