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Talisman Energy Interview Questions

Updated Oct 12, 2016
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    Supervisor Interview

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

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at Talisman Energy (Calgary, AB (Canada)) in February 2012.

    Interview

    They will set up with phone preliminary interview for screening process and then select few strong candidates for further interviews with hiring managers. The whole process takes over two months.

    Interview Questions

    • Describe your strength and weaknesses. How can you contribute to the department? Tell us about your work experience.   Answer Question
    • Are you comfortable with Excel VBA and macros?   Answer Question
    • What is your frustration at current role?   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    Vacation time

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    Network Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 5 days. I interviewed at Talisman Energy in June 2013.

    Interview

    Very direct and to the point. Quite a few technical questions were asked and the process was very well communicated. By the end of the interview I had a good understanding of what they were looking for and we both knew that I was not a right fit for the company.

    Interview Questions

    • Describe in detail the TCP handshake   1 Answer
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    Student Contracts Analyst Interview

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

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a week. I interviewed at Talisman Energy (Calgary, AB (Canada)) in December 2011.

    Interview

    Application was submitted through the website and was contacted by phone from HR to schedule one interview at the head office in downtown Calgary.
    The entire process took about a week and HR contacted within 2-3 days to notify me of an offer that is on the way.

    Interview Questions

    • Questions were mixed with general + behavioural to about 40:60 allocation.   Answer Question
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    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Pittsburgh, PA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2+ weeks. I interviewed at Talisman Energy (Pittsburgh, PA) in October 2014.

    Interview

    I had an interview on campus. The interviewers were extremely nice, and I learned a lot about them as well as let them know about myself. I got the interview through my campus, and had the interview on campus with a couple of my classmates.

    Interview Questions

    • The activities I was involved in as well as what I was learning in classes that would help with the job.   Answer Question
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    Safety Interview

    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took a week. I interviewed at Talisman Energy (New York, NY) in February 2011.

    Interview

    They flew me to the location, put me into a good hotel and had a limo pick me up to take me to the interview. The team was assembled into a room and all asked questions. After the interview I was asked if I wanted to go see some locations, which I said I did. We departed and visited the locations and the interview went on at an informal rate.

    Interview Questions

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    Student Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    The process took 1+ week. I interviewed at Talisman Energy.

    Interview

    Telephone interview, with HR rep and your supervisor. Typical interview questions, just practice them but don't be robotic about the answers. Humour was appreciated. They ask for 3 strengths, so be prepared for 3 answers.

    Interview Questions

    • What was the most challenging conversation you had?   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    No negotiation... I tried.

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    Business Analyst Interview

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

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2+ weeks. I interviewed at Talisman Energy (Calgary, AB (Canada)) in January 2011.

    Interview

    Panel interview, normally at least two, sometimes three people, focused more on your work experience and technical skills, Did not ask too many behavioural questions. Also, they may go with only one interview, not multiple sessions.much You should always be prepared to provide details of your prior work experience, good if you can relate them specifically to the job you are applying for.

    Interview Questions

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    Geoscience Information Technologist Summer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Calgary, AB (Canada)
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Talisman Energy (Calgary, AB (Canada)) in November 2014.

    Interview

    Interviews from the managers , behavioural question, after interview request for 5 referees which are done online 1 hr interview different question asked and average of 20 questions, call given from the hr then passed on to the management in the department that was applied for

    Interview Questions

    • What will you do if your manager asked you to use a software you are not familiar with ..   Answer Question
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    Architect Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Talisman Energy.

    Interview

    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

    that time it was good as they had some very experienced HRD

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    Student Geologist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    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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