RailAmerica Reviews

Updated March 6, 2015
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RailAmerica President, CEO, and Director John E. Giles
John E. Giles
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  1. RailAmerica underwent many changes prior to being purchased by Genesee & Wyoming.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at RailAmerica full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Very strong bias toward revenue growth.

    Cons

    Too much oversight and too short-sighted.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. Was a great company to work for

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    Current Employee - Accounting in Jacksonville, FL
    Current Employee - Accounting in Jacksonville, FL

    I have been working at RailAmerica full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Work/life balance, good compensation, interaction with various levels of managment

    Cons

    Jobs being relocated due to buy out

    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3. Company Sold

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at RailAmerica

    Pros

    A pretty good company.
    Compensation was greate.

    Cons

    Too bad the comapny was sold.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5. Nice company that has a chance to grow

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    Current Employee - Accountant in Jacksonville, FL
    Current Employee - Accountant in Jacksonville, FL

    I have been working at RailAmerica full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    Nice people with a southern mentality

    Cons

    Way overmanaged by accounting group

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Re-allocate power from accounting to sales

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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