TOTAL Interview Questions

Updated Aug 26, 2014
Updated Aug 26, 2014
14 Interview Reviews

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    Chemical Engineer Coop Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter – interviewed at TOTAL.

    Interview Details

    I have applied through my school career fair, and company interviewed around 60 people, only 3 people got the offer. I sent follow-up and thank you letter but I've never get back any news from them from 4 months ago.

    Interview Questions
    • Lots of behavioral questions asked, such as conflict with boss and team working and leadership situation.   View Answer
    No Offer
  2.  

    Reservoir Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Interview was through Skype due to time difference between the US and Aberdeen, Scotland. Questions were relatively easy, just related to experiences on resume.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
  3.  

    summer school Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Port Harcourt (Nigeria)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Port Harcourt (Nigeria)
    Interview Details

    Shortlisted while I was an intern. Took an exam (aptitude test on numerical and verbal reasoning). After passing, was flown to Port Harcourt for interviews.
    Interviews included An assessment within a group and a presentation of a topic assigned to you within 5 minutes. Then a test of your knowledge on the company.

    Interview Questions
    • Pls tell us why we should pick you ahead of the others.   View Answer
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Senior Network and Security Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in London, England (UK)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in London, England (UK)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at TOTAL in April 2014.

    Interview Details

    Applied via Linkedin and had an initial telephone conversation with HR after 2 weeks. Then a week later attended face to face technical interview in office as mentioned by HR. However no tech questions were asked and round was only meant to know the candidate profile and set expectations of the job role. Few days later got a response that Total would not proceed further with my application as they found other candidate.

    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview
  6.  

    Research Reservoir Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    interviewed at TOTAL in March 2014.

    Interview Details

    Initial communication was through a phone call from their acting agency to arrange a Skype/Telephone interview with HR. Basic HR questions- mainly based on CV- what, why and so on.
    After successfully entering the next stage, the technical interview, that was originally to be held at the Total office in Aberdeen eventually took place through Skype. The reservoir engineering manager at Total GRC, the Head of GRC and a HR personnel were in the interview panel.
    The Questions in technical were mainly based on my publications listed the CV. Nothing overly complicated.

    Interview Questions
    • HR personnel asked my expectations of the salary in the first interview.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  7. 1 person found this helpful  

    Ingénieur HPC Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Neuilly-sur-Seine (France)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Neuilly-sur-Seine (France)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 1+ weekinterviewed at TOTAL in October 2013.

    Interview Details

    Premier round des entretiens de recrutement

    Interview Questions
    • Elle a continué à me demander de préciser mes faiblesses et mes limitations. Elle s'est concentrée sur le côté négatif. Perdu le contrôle de l'entretien.

      Un essai de trois pages, avec des questions auxquelles il fallait répondre en français. Un test de p
        View Answer
    No Offer
    Easy Interview
  8.  

    Billing Executive Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Bangalore (India)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Bangalore (India)
    Application Details

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took a dayinterviewed at TOTAL in June 2013.

    Interview Details

    All simple questions and some questions about the pivot table

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
  9.  

    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at TOTAL.

    Interview Details

    Everything started smoothly. I was asked for my CV. The CV was looked through and according to it I was asked questions. About my university and the previous internship I conducted.

    Interview Questions
    • Why did I transferred from geological engineering to reservoir engineering.   Answer Question
    No Offer
  10. 2 people found this helpful  

    Ingénieur Réservoir Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in La Garenne-Colombes (France)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in La Garenne-Colombes (France)
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took a dayinterviewed at TOTAL in November 2012.

    Interview Details

    J'ai obtenu un entretien après un stage de trois mois. J'ai parlé à trois personnes, un ancien ingénieur réservoir, une personne dans la gestion et le chef de service réservoir. Les questions concernaient mes accomplissements et aussi des choses à propos de mon CV. Il a duré environ 45 minutes. Des questions basiques telles que les raisons pour lesquelles je voulais rejoindre l'entreprise, ce que j'y apporterai et pourquoi je pensais être qualifié pour ce travail.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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    Subsea Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Normal interview with the HR, with the normal questions for an intterview... more foccused on your ambitions and goals inside the company... and the roles you would like to have in the company...
    followed by an interview with the head of the subsea department with explanations about the subsea department... and some questions about your availability and yourself. As well as your will to join Total.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer

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