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Core Laboratories Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Jun 13, 2014
All Interviews Received Offers

Getting an Interview  

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Interview Experience  

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Interview Difficulty  

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No Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

Lab Technician Interview

Lab Technician
Deer Park, TX

I applied through a recruiter and the process took 1 week - interviewed at Core Laboratories.

Interview Details – Interviewed by the supervising chemist and a chemist. Most of the interview was the chemist going into details abut the company and what they did. Other chemist went into details about benefits.

Interview Question – What equipment and procedures do you remember from college?   View Answer


No Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

Senior Accountant Interview

Senior Accountant
Houston, TX

I applied through a recruiter and the process took 1 week - interviewed at Core Laboratories in February 2014.

Interview Details – I was interviewed by the Supervisor and the Controller, both of which were very professional and pleasant. The office location is rather hidden, but the office setting is very nice.

Interview Question – How do you deal with difficult people?   View Answer


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

Laboratory Technician Interview

Laboratory Technician
Houston, TX

I applied through a recruiter and the process took 1 week - interviewed at Core Laboratories in January 2011.

Interview Details – Interview consisted of several supervisors who will ask about your work history and if you are knowledgeable about the position. They may throw in a question that pertains to your college degree ie. Geology - What is the grain density of Quartz? They will ask how flexible you are on hours.

Interview Question – What do you bring to the company?   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – No, negotiations


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Easy Interview

Mechanical Design Engineer Interview

Mechanical Design Engineer
Tulsa, OK

The process took a day - interviewed at Core Laboratories in April 2012.

Interview Details – The engineers explained their projects, didn't ask a lot of questions.

Interview Question – Showed an assembly and asked where is the highest stress acting?   View Answer

Negotiation Details – They give you the best offer, so there is no need to negotiate.


Accepted Offer

Neutral Experience

Average Interview

Engineer Interview

Engineer

I applied through a recruiter and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Core Laboratories.

Interview Details – The process of recruitment was administration screening, aptitude test, interview and medical examination. Interview was taken once only with the manager. Process of recruitment took for about a month starting from aptitude test to medical examination.

Interview Question – Only about past experiences.   Answer Question


No Offer

Neutral Experience

QA Manager Interview

QA Manager

I applied online and the process took 3 months - interviewed at Core Laboratories.

Interview Details – Interviewed for a QA Manager position. The interview process and questions asked were very generic. The hiring manager was very personable, however, asked a lot of open ended questions. Overall, not too difficult. The lobby area was very professional and welcoming, however the office area was in a state of chaos.

Interview Question – How would you manage an employee or group of employees who were more knowledgeable and experienced in a process that you are?   View Answer

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