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    Engineering Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 7+ monthsinterviewed at Talisman Energy.

    Interview Details

    I was initially referred by a Talisman employee, this did not work internally, i got selected when referred by a pricy international head hunter. I meet with 6 different highly ranked VPs, more of a social chat than a competency assessment.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    So so
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
  2.  

    Wellsite Geologist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Calgary, AB (Canada)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Calgary, AB (Canada)
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Talisman Energy in July 2013.

    Interview Details

    Through networking. Interview was focused to check my experience.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  3.  

    Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Calgary, AB (Canada)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Calgary, AB (Canada)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 1+ weekinterviewed at Talisman Energy in June 2013.

    Interview Details

    Contacted shortly after applying;
    Had a brief phone interview (30 min. or so)
    Met with Hiring leader and VP for interviews
    Received a verbal offer of employment day or so later.
    Received written offer of employment 2 days later.
    Had welcome lunch with Hiring leader and colleague.
    (Brought into planning discussions prior to my first day on the job)

    Interview Questions
    • Why was I leaving my current employer at the time when I hadn't been there that long?   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    Phone negotiation followed by written offer presentation
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Student Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Calgary, AB (Canada)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Calgary, AB (Canada)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Talisman Energy in November 2011.

    Interview Details

    1 interview- over the phone if you are located out of town and in office if you are in Calgary. Usually two people taking the interview( one HR manager and one specific job manager).

    5 to 10 min spent on their introduction.
    10 min on resume overview
    20 to 25 minutes on behaviorial questions from there end.
    5 min for your questions

    overall 45 to 50 minute interview.

    Interview Questions
    • Typical behavioral interview- 10 to 15 minutes spent on resume overview and then behavioral questions extracted from the resume. e.g. what did you do in this team ? give example of a situation when one person was not cooperative in the team. etc.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  6.  

    Finance Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at Talisman Energy in March 2011.

    Interview Details

    First round was a group interview. If you successfully made it through that, you get put through to the second and final round which is a 1:1 interview with a manager.

    Interview Questions
    • Why do you want to work at Talisman?   Answer Question
    • Why do you want to work in the oil and gas industry? What do you know about the industry?   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  7.  

    Lead Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Calgary, AB (Canada)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Calgary, AB (Canada)
    Application Details

    The process took 3+ monthsinterviewed at Talisman Energy in February 2011.

    Interview Details

    Initial phone interview, followed by group interview and interview with Executive.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  8.  

    Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Calgary, AB (Canada)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Calgary, AB (Canada)
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at Talisman Energy in February 2010.

    Interview Details

    Interviewed by HR and 2 senior managers

    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
  9.  

    Procurement Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    The process took a weekinterviewed at Talisman Energy in March 2009.

    Interview Details

    One interview face to face and one with senior manager to get acceptance

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    Pretty relaxed
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  10.  

    New Grad Geophysicist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took a dayinterviewed at Talisman Energy in May 2008.

    Interview Details

    Fairly run of the mill interview. The interview was behavioural based and included me describing my past experiences. The interviewer was very enthusiastic and I could tell we was very interested in my skill set. He made an effort to follow-up after the interview and set-up a meeting with key personnel after I had been offered a job.

    Interview Questions
    • When have you had a conflict with a coworker at work and how did you handle it.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

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