Talisman Energy Interview Questions

Updated 29 Sep 2014
Updated 29 Sep 2014
14 Interview Reviews

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    Supply Chain Analyst I Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Houston, TX (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Houston, TX (US)
    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
  2.  

    Engineering Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

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

    Interview Details

    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 Details
    So so
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
  3.  

    Talent Management Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Houston, TX (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Houston, TX (US)
    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
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    Wellsite Geologist Interview

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

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Talisman Energy in July 2013.

    Interview Details

    Through networking. Interview was focused to check my experience.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  6.  

    Manager Interview

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

    I applied online. The process took 1+ weekinterviewed at Talisman Energy in June 2013.

    Interview Details

    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 Details
    Phone negotiation followed by written offer presentation
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    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
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    Student Interview

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

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Talisman Energy in November 2011.

    Interview Details

    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
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  9.  

    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
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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
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    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

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