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www.nscorp.com
Norfolk, VA
10000+ employees
1982
Company - Public (NSC)
Transportation & Logistics
$10+ billion (USD) per year
Unknown
Transportation titan Norfolk Southern is one big train that could. Its main subsidiary, Norfolk Southern Railway, transports freight over a network consisting of about 20,000 route miles in 22 states in the eastern, southeastern, and midwestern US and in Canada (Ontario and ... Read more

Norfolk Southern Reviews

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Norfolk Southern Chairman, CEO, and Director Wick Moorman IV
Wick Moorman IV
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Norfolk Southern full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Decent pay (great if you dont consider the hours), some good people here and there, takes safety very seriously

    Cons

    Way too time consuming, no life outside of work, still very much a good-ole-boy network

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Norfolk Southern Photos

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Norfolk Southern Interviews

Interview Experience

Interview Experience
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    Carman Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4 weeks. I interviewed at Norfolk Southern.

    Interview

    Usually held in a large conference room at a hotel, 20-100 applicants. Some form of mid-level management with a HR representative will explain everything from benefits to types of schedules to working on holidays to the drug test procedure to the requirements. throughout the process of describing the work and the life style you will be put on several breaks and before each break the management representative will ask anyone who is not sure about working for the railroad to leave. After about two hours of this you will take a fifty question test and be sent to lunch once complete. Upon returning from lunch they will call out x amount names to stay and send everyone else home. This is when you will do a face to face interview with the HR and management representatives. They will then send you on your way and explain that if interested they will give you a call.

    Interview Questions

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Norfolk Southern Awards & Accolades

  • Fortune 500, Fortune, 2015
  • Best Place to Launch a Career, BusinessWeek, 2009
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