You can learn a lot about the oil and gas accounting business, and also develop technical skills which can be useful for the future
The pay is not as great as the amount of work given. Sometimes work can get overwhelming because you're thrown into things you're not familiar with - sink or swim
Advice to Management
Need more technically skilled management who can assist with technical support/project issues. Managers seem to be overworked so they're unable to help others who could be in need of quick help for support/delivery
I applied through college or university. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Quorum Business Solutions, Inc. (Calgary, AB) in October-2012.
Went to an campus recruiting info session and they really emphasized on on building relationships, a minimum GPA of 3.0, and that you must be a Canadian citizen in order to be considered. They don't seem to valuable previous technical skills and use your GPA to determine your work ethic because they will invest in training you technical skills.
The interview was held on campus and the entire process consists of three rounds. The first interview had me come in to talk to a guy who conducted a sort of pre-interview where he would talk to you and let you know a little about the company. He than took me to the next room where a lady, who was a manager, performed the actual interview. She would ask you a series of behavioral type of questions to determine if you are a good fit for the company. She stated that no technical component is ever given through the whole process. She said that the second interview would be with one of their executives that would consist very much of the same thing in a more relaxed setting to determine if they feel you are a good fit for the company since the Calgary office consisted of only 17 people. The third, and final round, would take you to their office where you would meet the rest of their staff. If everyone feels that you are a good fit, they will hire you.
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