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Talisman Energy Interview Questions

Updated Jan 4, 2015
Updated Jan 4, 2015
12 Interview Reviews

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    Architect Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at Talisman Energy.

    Interview Details

    The interview went well. All kinds of false promises and a very positive picture was given. The questions were not tough. Any experienced candidate should be able to clear the interview. the team was much better when i joined.

    Negotiation Details
    that time it was good as they had some very experienced HRD
    Accepted Offer
    Average Interview
  2.  

    Student Geologist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    The hiring process started with an informal phone review by someone from HR. The actual interview itself was typical; i.e. hypothetical questions designed to properly assess your personality, work ethic, and likeability.

    Interview Questions
    • Nothing unexpected. Just Google "Common interview questions" and you will be fine   Answer Question
    Reasons for Declining

    For a wellsite offer

    Declined Offer
  3.  

    Information Technology Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at Talisman Energy.

    Interview Details

    Interview with the heads or team lead. Each take turns asking questions.Interview was an hour long approximately.A mixture of behavioural questions and technical questions. They will usually get back to you quickly too if you were the successful one.

    Interview Questions
    • Explain a situation where you have come up with new ways of doing things in your previous workplace   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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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
  6.  

    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
  7.  

    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
  9.  

    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
  10.  

    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
  11.  

    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

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