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Canadian Pacific Railway Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Jun 10, 2014
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Difficult Interview

Marketing Analyst Interview

Marketing Analyst

I applied online and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Canadian Pacific Railway.

Interview Details – Initial interview was in telephone format and it was with 3 individuals. One two were department managers, and one was a representative from Human Resources. The second interview was in person, and with the two departmental managers mentioned earlier. There were only two rounds of interviews for this position. They had ashed a series of behavioral and situational questions concluding with why i had wanted to work at CP

Interview Question – The most difficult question face had to do with "What types of variables would you consider in a Financial model when running a special train service". Given that I had no exposure to the railway industry I found this question extremely challenging   View Answer


Accepted Offer

Neutral Experience

Supply Chain Analyst Interview

Supply Chain Analyst

Interviewed at Canadian Pacific Railway

Interview Details – 3 interview in total. the first one is telephone interview which lasted about 30 minutes. the second one is onsite with HR. the last one is with the hiring manager. the whole process lasted more than 3 weeks.

Interview Question – easy interview which is good   View Answer

Negotiation Details – no negotiation phase


No Offer

Negative Experience

Difficult Interview

Coordinator, E-Business Interview

Coordinator, E-Business

I applied online and the process took 1+ week - interviewed at Canadian Pacific Railway in December 2013.

Interview Details – The interview was a "behavioural interview" with only four questions. The situations did not directly relate to key experience so it was difficult to respond appropriately.

Interview Question – Tell us how you would improve our websites?   View Answer


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

IT Professional Interview

IT Professional

I applied online - interviewed at Canadian Pacific Railway in February 2010.

Interview Details – Remotely by phone, technical and behavioral interviews

Interview Question – How do you handle confict   View Answer

Negotiation Details – Short


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Difficult Interview

Manager Collections Interview

Manager Collections
Calgary, AB (Canada)

I applied online and the process took 4 weeks - interviewed at Canadian Pacific Railway in February 2010.

Interview Details – Online application process followed by behavioral interview

Interview Question – Tell me about a time when you took initially took credit for a successful outcome but later had to give credit to another person.   View Answer

Negotiation Details – I didn't negotiate as already an employee of the company and offer was high end of compensation policy. In addition, I was very familiar with the hiring department and had previously worked with the director.


No Offer

Neutral Experience

Average Interview

Market Analyst Interview

Market Analyst

I applied online and the process took a day - interviewed at Canadian Pacific Railway in July 2011.

Interview Details – Applied online. Received a call from the the HR coordinator for a Group Interview. The interview took place in Mississauga. It was an hour long. Included behavioral questions and a technical questions. Two individuals alternated with the questions. The last bit of the conversation was a regular conversation. Follow up took place a couple of weeks after the interview.

Interview Question – Tell me about a time you led a team?   Answer Question

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