Talisman Energy Interview Questions

Updated Mar 20, 2015
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    Student Geologist Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Declined Offer
    Declined Offer

    Interview

    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

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    Engineering Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

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

    Interview

    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

    So so

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    Student Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Calgary, AB (Canada)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Talisman Energy (Calgary, AB (Canada)) in November 2011.

    Interview

    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
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    Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Calgary, AB (Canada)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1+ weekinterviewed at Talisman Energy (Calgary, AB (Canada)) in June 2013.

    Interview

    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

    Phone negotiation followed by written offer presentation

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    Wellsite Geologist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Calgary, AB (Canada)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Talisman Energy (Calgary, AB (Canada)) in July 2013.

    Interview

    Through networking. Interview was focused to check my experience.

    Interview Questions

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    Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Calgary, AB (Canada)
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online – interviewed at Talisman Energy (Calgary, AB (Canada)) in February 2010.

    Interview

    Interviewed by HR and 2 senior managers

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    New Grad Geophysicist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

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

    Interview

    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
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    Procurement Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

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

    Interview

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

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    Pretty relaxed

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    Lead Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Calgary, AB (Canada)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    The process took 3+ monthsinterviewed at Talisman Energy (Calgary, AB (Canada)) in February 2011.

    Interview

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

    Interview Questions

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    Accountant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam)
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 5 daysinterviewed at Talisman Energy (Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam)) in September 2009.

    Interview

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

    Interview Questions

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