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The Work-Life Bowl
Just applied for a job with Amtrak as a PASSENGER ENGINEER TRAINEE in Oakland, California one week ago. A few days later, I received an email from Amtrak stating that they would be "pursuing other applicants". There was no explanation why they had rejected my application. Not to mention they did this without giving me a chance to interview. I have since tried applying to other jobs with Amtrak only to receive the same email almost immediately afterwards. Can anyone explain what's going on?
Customer Service Representative
Hi. If this isn't the appropriate place to post this, then sorry. I'm going to Amtrak's hiring event tomorrow and I'm not quite sure what to look for. I have experience in customer service with the food industry, but I'm not sure what to look for. Advice?
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- "Amtrak pays great and the benefits when employed full time are great." (in 148 reviews)
- "Benfits..the pay is good room for growth...you get to see a lot of america by train." (in 141 reviews)
- "Great team and people." (in 62 reviews)
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- 2.0Oct 6, 2021OBS Trainee - LSACurrent Employee, more than 3 yearsChicago, IL
Money, tips, scenery, people, health insurance.
Call period hassle; little sleep; diesel fumes in your roomette at night; late trains; no quality layover time on trips; sometimes 17 hour days on trips; clueless mgmt; away from home up to 6 days a week.