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Updated Sep 23, 2019

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72%
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CN CEO Jean-Jacques Ruest
Jean-Jacques Ruest
59 Ratings
  1. "CN"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at CN full-time

    Pros

    Use Cases are very interesting

    Cons

    Big company and too many people involved for small projects

    CN2019-09-23
  2. "Bare minimum"

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    Current Employee - Railroad Conductor in Proctor, MN
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at CN full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good money and benefits

    Cons

    Don’t care about the safety of workers

    Advice to Management

    Hire leaders not managers

    CN2019-09-22
  3. "Travail et famille incompatible"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at CN full-time

    Pros

    Bon salaire et avantages sociaux

    Cons

    Difficile pour les familles. Si il vous en reste une après ça.

    Advice to Management

    Des horaires de jours

    CN2019-09-19
  4. "Strong market leader in its industry"

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    Former Employee - Manager in Montreal, QC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at CN full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Big IT footprint, multiple proffessional services required

    Cons

    Work environement can be toxic

    Advice to Management

    Keep in mind that your resources are key tot he company success

    CN2019-09-18
  5. "Undergoing major digital transformation starting in 2019."

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    Current Employee - IT Professional in Montreal, QC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at CN full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Good overall benefits, work environment, yearly bonus, career opportunities, and people.

    Cons

    Heavy bureaucratie and paperwork, lack of decision-making authority.

    Advice to Management

    Need to keep and value the top contributors.

    CN2019-09-15
  6. "Becoming too reactive"

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    Current Employee - Systems Analyst 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at CN full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Easy to move around into different jobs

    Cons

    The culture has taken a turn for the worst . Everyone is on edge and lack of direction is hurting us

    CN2019-09-14
  7. Helpful (1)

    "Great Salary"

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    Former Employee - Railroad Conductor in Homewood, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at CN full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Excellent salary, benefits and off days

    Cons

    Old equipment, dangerous engineers and facilities

    Advice to Management

    Improve employee relations and communication

    CN2019-09-05
  8. "Not bad but not great"

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    Current Employee - Diesel Locomotive Electrician 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at CN full-time

    Pros

    Good wages Relaxed work environment Job security

    Cons

    Divide between works and management Working hours

    CN2019-09-04
  9. "CN’s road on becoming a digital company"

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    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Montreal, QC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at CN full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Good benefits, great people, opportunities to work on different types of projects, good salary

    Cons

    Has gone thru some recent downsizing

    CN2019-09-04
  10. "Great place to work in"

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    Current Employee - Facilities 
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at CN full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good people around you, great pay and benefits

    Cons

    Lack of career progress and visibility

    CN2019-09-01
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