GATX Reviews

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GATX Chairman, President, and CEO Brian A. Kenney
Brian A. Kenney
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  • Helpful (1)

    Good company to work for. Good employee retention and favorable total compensation

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at GATX full-time (More than 10 years)

    Recommends
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    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Good employee retention and favorable total compensation. In general employees act as good teammates and the business is efficiently run.

    Cons

    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.


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  1. Helpful (1)  

    Recruiter Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at GATX (Chicago, IL).

    Interview

    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.

    Interview Questions

    • 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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Website www.gatx.com
Headquarters Chicago, IL
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1898
Type Company - Public (GMT)
Industry Business Services
Revenue $1 to $2 billion (USD) per year

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... More

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