CN Overview

  • https://www.cn.ca/careers
  • Montreal, Canada
  • 10000+ Employees
  • 1919
  • Company - Public (CNI)
  • Rail Transportation
  • $5 to $10 billion (USD)

CN is a world-class transportation leader and trade-enabler. Essential to the economy, the customers, and the communities it serves, CN safely transports more than 300 million tons of natural resources, manufactured products, and finished goods throughout North America every ...
Mission: CN’s mission is clear: Powering sustainable growth for our customers, people, and communities.

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CN Reviews

3.2
53%
Recommend to a Friend
50%
Approve of CEO
Tracy Robinson
Tracy Robinson
35 Ratings
5.0
Former Employee, more than 3 years

"Getting better"

May 21, 2022 - Conductor
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

Pros

Good pay, good benefits, good people.

Cons

You have to put in a lot of time.

Advice to Management

There is a noticeable shift, for the better, when this current COO (Riley) came on board. He is driving a culture where people actually matter. Need more like him.
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Diversity & Inclusion at CN

3.2
(361 Reviews)

Diversity Programs & Initiatives

Our Vision and Commitment to our People

At CN, we believe our workforce should reflect the diverse communities we serve. Working with a broad range of strengths, perspectives, and experiences makes us better. Our commitment to diversity helps us attract and retain qualified talent and fosters innovation by bringing the best solutions to the table. We partner with groups such as Women Building Futures, Veteran Affairs Canada, and AMIK to advance diversity and inclusion in our workplace.

Our Indigenous Vision

Employment outreach is an important part of our ongoing engagement with Indigenous peoples across our network. CN Operates within

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Diversity & Inclusion FAQs

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How is diversity at CN?

...Lack of true diversity and inclusion (respect for other opinions)....Read More

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CN Interviews

Experience
Positive60%
Negative19%
Neutral22%
Getting an Interview
Applied online80%
Employee Referral8%
Recruiter5%
Difficulty
2.6
Average
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  1. Conductor Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Canada
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Interview

    it took 15min short. but very efficient. was quite impressive HR were dealing around 30-50 attendees within 5-hrs time window to manage all of attendees' screenings. the orientation that was held priorto was also informative.
    Interview

    what was the most physically demanding job you ever had?

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CN Awards & Accolades

  • Canada's Top 100 Employers - 100 meilleurs employeurs au Canada (2014-2022)Eluta2022
  • Canada's Best Employers - Meilleurs employeurs au Canada (2018-2022)Forbes2022
  • Canada's Best Employers for Recent Graduates - Meilleurs employeurs au Canada pour les diplômés récents (2020-2022)The Career Directory2022
  • Canada’s Best Diversity Employers - Meilleurs employeurs de la diversité au Canada (2017-2020)Eluta2020
  • Progressive Aboriginal Relations - Relations progressistes avec les Autochtones (2017-2019)Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business2019

Pledges & Certifications

  • Veteran Hiring Commitment

    Committed to helping America's military veterans find work

  • Pay Equality Pledge

    Committed to paying equitably for equal work & experience

  • Career Advancement Program

    Helping employees "upskill" into higher-paying positions

  • Social Responsibility Pledge

    Formal programs or foundation to give back to communities

  • Diversity Commitment

    Has programs that support a diverse and inclusive workforce

  • Pledge to Thrive

    Taking steps to prioritize employee well-being

  • First Job Programs

    Maintain entry-level hiring and career development programs to give people career starts

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CN FAQ

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What is paid time off like at CN?

...Little time off, always tired, home life terrible, treated horrible by management...

March 16, 2021

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People Also Ask about CN

Employees rate CN 3.2 out of 5 stars based on 1,166 anonymous reviews on Glassdoor.

To get a job at CN, browse currently open positions and apply for a job near you. Once you get a positive response, make sure to find out about the interview process at CN and prepare for tough questions.

Overall, 53% of employees would recommend working at CN to a friend. This is based on 1,028 anonymously submitted reviews on Glassdoor.

60% of job seekers rate their interview experience at CN as positive. Candidates give an average difficulty score of 2.6 out of 5 (where 5 is the highest level of difficulty) for their job interview at CN.

55% of employees think that CN has a positive business outlook. This is based on anonymous employee reviews submitted on Glassdoor.

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