Acing an interview
45 - 60 minutes Easy Lewis Collier
In partnership with Willis Towers Watson, this module will help you prepare for upcoming interviews. With a key focus on video interviews, Willis Towers Watson's graduates and recruitment team give you their essential insights into what companies look for.
Bright Network, Head of Candidate Screening
A graduate from Royal Holloway, Lewis works with established graduate employers, consulting them on their early talent selection. An expert on interview and assessment centres, he shares his advice and years in the industry with students across UK universities.
1. An introduction to interviews
Lewis discusses what interviews you're likely to face in an application process for a graduate role.
2. Types of interview question
There are four key types of interview question you'll face. Discover how you can develop your technique to ask them effectively.
3. How to approach competency questions
Connor, a Lead Associate at Willis Towers Watson, walks you through the STAR technique for answering competency questions and how you can implement it at interview.
4. Try a practice question
Use our worksheet to set up a module answer for yourself.
5. Getting a video interview right
The automated video interview is part of many firm's recruitment process at graduate level, including Willis Towers Watson's. Recruitment experts give you the insights and there are some top tips from recent graduates.
6. Skills employers are looking for
Cara, a member of the graduate recruitment team at Willis Towers Watson, gives you an insight into what she wants to see at interview.
7. Interview quiz
Recap on everything you've learnt in this module with this quick quiz.
8. Practice video interview
Try the software and do a live practice of a video interview. It's the best way to be prepared before the real thing.