I applied through a recruiter and the process took a day - interviewed at TOTAL in February 2013.
Interview Details – There are 2 rounds of interviews - first by the HR Manager and then by the direct reporting manager. HR Manager will assess if the candidate has the right qualities to fit into the organisation while the direct report will assess the candidate based on his/her skills and qualifications.
Interview Question – Nil. Answer Question
I applied in-person and the process took 2 months - interviewed 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 Question – Why did I transferred from geological engineering to reservoir engineering. Answer Question
I applied in-person and the process took a day - interviewed at TOTAL in December 2012.
Interview Details – Had an interview after a three months internship. Talk to three people, one former reservoir engineer, a person in management and the head of the reservoir department. Questions were over my achievements and also stuff from my resume. It each lasted about 45 min. Basic questions as like why I wanted to join the company, what I will bring and why I believed I was qualified for the job.
Interview Question – The questions were all very straightforward. Answer Question
I applied through a recruiter and the process took 2 months - interviewed at TOTAL in December 2012.
Interview Details – Phone interview, face to face interview with panel of interviewers, one on one with line manager and presentation
Negotiation Details – No negotiation. Take it or leave it.
I applied online and the process took 1+ week - interviewed at TOTAL in September 2012.
Interview Details –
I was called for an online interview with total.com after they reviewed my resume / CV posted online. I was given 28 questions which are very hard to answers. Most of the questions are about my previous job.
I have went through a number of interview sessions before and the most important is we must be presentable,good-looking and well-prepared to attend the interview session.
Some of the people at the interview sessions are very nice,soft-talking people,very helpful.and we should know that it is shown who they really are at work. So we should be able to be like them while at work,at least.
It shown to us, a good employee will always good to everyone. Mostly they have a good communications among them,guests / clients and able to handle any situations. These are their work culture that we must absorb.
Plus,they also have a nice office and enviroments
Interview Question –
Please always be prepared of unexpected question...especially regarding the role you play. So be focus on your responsibilty.
I was asked about how to work with difficult persons and those who have different views of opinions.I was also being asked if there are an arguement with other colleagues on what decision to be made in related job,
What justification / criteria should be take into account to handle the situations. View Answer
Negotiation Details – No negotiations will be entertained as all the compesations and other benefits offered are very good.If you agree with their offers,take it.
Interviewed at TOTAL
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 Question – The most difficult achievement in your life... Answer Question
I applied through a recruiter and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at TOTAL in July 2012.
Interview Details – The CV are sent to the various agents responsible for recruitment into contract positions in the company. The Company make request to agents for positions based on their company requirements for the positions. Agents will send the CV to company for review. If the CV sent to the company meet the requirement, the individual are informed by the agent on agreed date of interview with the company. The interview for contract position are usually done by panels usually made up of 4 to 5 persons.
Interview Question – Interview are conducted based on what is contained in the individual CV Answer Question
Negotiation Details – Is one sided because the agent offer you what they want
I applied through college or university and the process took 2 days - interviewed at TOTAL in July 2012.
Interview Details –
Round 1: Interview on University Campus - Boston (Fall 2007)
Personality check, motivations, general background, etc.
Proposed 3 different profiles (drilling, process, operations)
Round 2: Paris (January 2008) - External Company (Third Party)
Personality check , HR, behaviour check, etc.
Round 3: Paris (January 2008) - Same day as that of Round 2 - Company HQ
3 Interviews - Panel of people from HR, Operations, Process
General questions on my technical background, thesis, why oil and gas, etc.
Offer received in March 2008.
Negotiation Details – Since I was a fresh graduate and it was my first job, I hesitated to negotiate.
I applied online and the process took a day - interviewed at TOTAL in June 2012.
Interview Details – it was good and friendly.
Interview Question – why are you leaving ur current employer? View Answer
Reason for Declining – because my current employer is friendly towards my education.
Pros: “- Swimming pool, squash etc - Great management - High salaries - Great CE” – Full Review
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