Application Processes
Tackling virtual interviews
Complexity Easy Duration 10 - 15 min
In the current climate, it's more likely that your interview will take place virtually rather than face to face. In this module, our expert Ben Triggs gives you top insights into how you can best prepare along with, sharing key techniques that will help you succeed in a virtual interview.
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Presenter
Ben Triggs
Ben Triggs
Bright Network, Head of Membership
Ben works with university students, helping them make the best educational and career-related decisions. As Head of Membership at Bright Network, he oversees all the upskilling work the team does on campus and beyond. With a keen interest in commercial awareness, Ben edits Bright Network’s weekly Commercial Awareness updates, which have a readership of 16,000 students/graduates.
Ben works with university students, helping them make the best educational and career-related decisions. As Head of Membership at Bright Network, he oversees all the upskilling work the team does on campus and beyond. With a keen interest in commercial awareness, Ben edits Bright Network’s weekly Commercial Awareness updates, which have a readership of 16,000 students/graduates.
Lessons in this module
2
1. Introduction
In this introductory lesson Ben looks at the way firms have been impacted recently in terms of hiring and shares the different application stages that will now be virtual.
1 - 2 minutes
2
2. Think about the set up
If you've never completed a virtual interview before, it can be daunting to know how to prepare. This lesson gives you the tools you'll need to gain confidence with virtual interviews.
4 - 5 minutes
2
3. During the interview
Now you're set up, it's time to start thinking about the actual interview. Although it can be more difficult to build a rapport with the interviewers, Ben shares his recommendations for remaining calm along with the types of questions interviewers could ask.
3 - 4 minutes
2
4. Same interview principles apply
It's important to remember that even though your interview is virtual, the way you answer questions shouldn't differ that much from if your interview was taking place in-person. In this final lesson, Ben takes you through his top five tips for succeeding at a virtual interview.
2 - 3 minutes
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