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Talisman Energy Interview Questions

Updated Jan 4, 2015
Updated Jan 4, 2015
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    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
  2.  

    Graduate Geophysicist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    behavioural and technical interview in around 45 minutes

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  3.  

    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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    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
  6.  

    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
  7.  

    Accountant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 5 daysinterviewed at Talisman Energy in September 2009.

    Interview Details

    They asked" what salary do you want?" I said at least 2000 USD/month

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
  8.  

    GIS Interview

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

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at Talisman Energy in November 2011.

    Interview Details

    First, it was with the team lead. About an hour long talking about past working experience. 2 weeks later, got called for the 2nd interview with the department head. It was mostly focused on interpersonal skills.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
  9.  

    Supply Chain Analyst I Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Houston, TX
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Houston, TX
    Application Details

    I applied through a staffing agency – interviewed at Talisman Energy in August 2014.

    Interview Details

    They contact you first and not through the agency. Interview board, they decide and let the interviewee know soon after they have made their decision. Best of luck.

    Interview Questions
    • What type of oil and gas experience do you have?   View Answer
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  10.  

    Talent Management Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Houston, TX
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Houston, TX
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Talisman Energy in April 2014.

    Interview Details

    This was a professional and thorough recruiting process. One of the best I've had. Honest and engaging recruiter who knew the company, knew the role, and knew the hiring manager. Follow-up was timely and useful. Recruiter was helpful in explaining the structure of the organization and what to expect during the panel-interview process.

    Interview Questions
    • How would you handle keeping a project going while org change is happening?   View Answer
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  11.  

    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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