CN Conductor interview (US)

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#1
Im laid off from another Class 1 railroad. I put in a application for CN about 4 days after layoff. Took the online test. Then I received an email update stating I passed the test and someone would contact me.

I looked at my online portal for CN. It got updated to "Invited to interview".

Ive interviewed for CN a few years ago. Different railroad trade but I had the interview a month after I submitted the app.


Ive been going stir crazy sitting at home waiting for a phone call. Its been almost 3 weeks since that was updated.

Does anyone know the time frame it usually takes? Do they do a group hiring session? or is it a more personal 2 on 1 interview now?
 

CS641

Tennessee Pass Groupie
#2
Can't tell ya about CN but with the UPRR there is a ton of nail biting and waiting then there's an automated phone call a week or less before the interview date telling you to show up. The eventual interview is one on one but first there is a group presentation of the job then a reading comprehension test followed by the interview.

Usually you can expect to spend most or all of the day there. Don't be surprised if there are 30 or 40 other people there when you show up.

I see you've worked for another class 1 so you should already know that safety is #1 first and foremost and you love working all shifts at odd hours with little to no notice. ;)

Good luck and keep us posted!
 
#3
30 or 40 guys. That would be the smallest hiring session Ive ever been too. I could only hope.

Ill probably get called back to work before CN calls me. Thanks for your input.
 



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