Nasty virtual interview questions and how to answer them

26 May 2021, 4 p.m.
Application deadline was 25th May 2021, 6:00pm

We’ve all been there - frozen by an unexpected interview question that just completely throws you off your game and leaves you stuttering for an answer.

Inevitably, unexpected interview questions are bound to crop up in your career journey, and there’s nothing worse than not feeling prepared for those moments. That’s why we’re bringing our application experts together for an exclusive one-hour workshop to give you our top tips on how to tackle nasty interview questions like a pro.

Join us virtually at 4pm on Wednesday 26th May as we break down the top answers to some of the toughest interview questions our members have been asked. From “Where do you see yourself in five years?” to “Would you rather fight a bear-sized spider or a 1000 spider-sized bears?” you’ll leave this event with:

  • Step-by-step guidance on how to answer tough interview questions
  • Top tips on maintaining composure
  • Insights on what employers are really looking for in candidates
  • Practical advice for standing out in your virtual and face-to-face interviews

With the end of lockdown approaching and the interview season in full swing, this one hour event is the perfect chance for you to make sure you’re ready for whatever comes your way.

Apply now to secure your place.

Why attend

Gain practical advice for standing out in your virtual and face to face interviews

Discover insights into what employers are really looking for in candidates

Boost your confidence and composure when faced with tough interview questions


26 May 2021

4 p.m. - 4:05 p.m.

Welcome and overview

We'll delve into our latest insights on what graduate employers really want to see from candidates.

4:05 p.m. - 4:10 p.m.

Top tips for standing out in virtual interviews

How to stand out and show your professionalism in a virtual context

4:10 p.m. - 4:40 p.m.

10 nasty virtual interview questions and how to answer them

We'll break down 10 tough interview questions, what employers are looking for in your answers and how to maintain your composure.

4:40 p.m. - 5 p.m.


We've included time for an extended Q&A for you to pick our brains and get extra expert tips for your interviews.


Frequently asked questions

Is the event free? As always, our events are free to attend.

How long will the event last for? This event will last for one hour.

What time will the event be held? You’ll be able to join the virtual link from 3.55pm ready for the event to start at 4pm. Please note all timings for the BrightLive sessions correspond with Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), so if you are tuning in from abroad please check your local timezone.


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