Talisman Energy Interview Questions

Updated 20 Mar 2015
18 Interview Reviews

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    Architect Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Average Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online – 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

  2.  

    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

  3.  

    Information Technology Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

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

    Interview

    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
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    Geoscience Information Technologist Summer Interview

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

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed 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
  6.  

    Supply Chain Analyst I Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX (US)
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a staffing agency – interviewed at Talisman Energy (Houston, TX (US)) in August 2014.

    Interview

    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?   1 Answer
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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

  8.  

    Talent Management Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX (US)
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Talisman Energy (Houston, TX (US)) in April 2014.

    Interview

    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?   1 Answer
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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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    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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    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Interview

    behavioural and technical interview in around 45 minutes

    Interview Questions

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