Questions To Ask

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Questions To Ask

Post by MR77100 » Fri Mar 24, 2017 1:50 am

Here is a topic I have been trying to find the answers to: What are some good questions to ask AT THE END of the interview?
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Re: Questions To Ask

Post by JCB » Thu Aug 09, 2018 6:48 pm

In July when I had an interview with BNSF they asked me if I had any questions. I asked"What's the best thing about working for this company." They told me it was a great question and spent a good ten minutes talking about it

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Re: Questions To Ask

Post by Engineer Spike » Tue Aug 28, 2018 10:13 pm

Ask about your seniority district, and what you will have to cover. How big is the district, and what are the likelihood of being shipped to an outlying point. Ask about benefits, insurance, 401k, Railroad Retirement, and private pensions.

Often they will include an operating supervisor, like a trainmaster, in the interview. You can ask about the jobs that you will cover, and their challenges.

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