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I have been working at GATX full-time (More than 10 years)RecommendsNeutral OutlookRecommendsNeutral Outlook
Good employee retention and favorable total compensation. In general employees act as good teammates and the business is efficiently run.
Lack of growth and new opportunities. Very risk adverse and many times backwards and stubborn in its approach. the company is comfortable and good at what it does, but has trouble with new ideas and expansion.
Getting an Interview
Getting an Interview
Helpful (1)No OfferNegative ExperienceDifficult Interview
I applied online. The process took 2 days – interviewed at GATX (Chicago, IL).
I interviewed for a Recruiter position that had been posted for quite some time. The initial phone screen with was actually nice, personable and scheduled a time to meet. The interview started off fine, but my interviewer's attitude changed after I answered a question that apparently wasn’t satisfactory to her liking and then the interview became uncomfortable. So unpleasant that I almost stopped in the middle to tell say I wasn’t interested. I’m able to handle rough interviews and challenging questions, but my interviewer's attitude was rude and found it to be quite unprofessional. Needless, I had no interest working there afterwards and did not care to follow up.
- The questions weren't difficult, but the negative tone made it uncomfortable and body language made it difficult to sit there any longer than I had to. Answer Question
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GATX never tried to unite Georgia and Texas, but the holding company does bring together some diverse businesses. Short for General American Transportation Corporation, GATX operates three business segments. Rail, with about 167,000 railcars (mostly tank and freight, plus 550 locomotives), is the company's biggest unit, handling tank, freight car, and locomotive leasing in the US and Europe. Its Specialty segment handles leases, affiliate investments, and loans for the marine, power generation, aircraft engines, construction and mining, and manufacturing equipment...