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    Former Employee - Technical Summer Student in Calgary, AB (Canada)

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    Nice people to work with.


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Nexen Interviews

Updated 12 Aug 2014
Updated 12 Aug 2014

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    Human Resources Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    What do you think it takes to be successful in this position?

    Tell me about a time when you were forced to make a difficult decision.

    Walk us thru a situation where you generated new ideas.

    How do you define success?

    Why do you think you will fit with the company culture?

    How do you contribute to building trust and respect in your team or group?

    What are the areas in which you need to grow?

    Why are you the best candidate for this position?

    Interview Questions
    • Provide a previous situation that best demonstrates your ability to manage multiple tasks, while providing strong attention to detail and meeting required deadlines.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer

Nexen Awards and Accolades

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Canada's Top 100 Employers, Mediacorp Canada, 2012
Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations List, Corporate Knights, 2010
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Headquarters Calgary, Canada
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded Unknown
Type Subsidiary or Business Segment
Industry Oil, Gas, Energy & Utilities
Revenue $5 to $10 billion (AUD) per year
Competitors Cenovus, Suncor, BP

"Where next?" is the question asked by Nexen, a globe-trotting oil and gas company. It has exploration and production activities primarily in the UK North Sea (which account for more than half of Nexen's total annual oil and gas revenues), the US Gulf of Mexico, western Canada (including unconventional natural gas resource plays such as coalbed methane and shale gas, and the Athabasca oil sands of Alberta), Yemen, offshore West Africa, and Colombia. In 2010 the company reported proved reserves of 987 million barrels of oil equivalent. Nexen is also involved in power... More

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