CN Overview

  • 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

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Tracy Robinson
Tracy Robinson
75 Ratings
Current Employee, more than 3 years

"Great if you are a worker"

Mar. 9, 2023 - Train Conductor in Humboldt, SK
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO


Good money if I have seniority


No job is perfect but it pays for the toys
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Diversity & Inclusion at CN

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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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Does there seem to be diversity at CN?

...difficult with children Previous management deteriorated the operating results and didn't focus on the right things, then made significant cuts to workforce, previous CEO was not an inspirational leader, engagement and morale was low, lack of trust from top management, not as much diversity as there could be and harder for women in the company to have mentorship opportunities...Read More

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CN Interviews

Getting an Interview
Applied online81%
Employee Referral7%

  1. Intern Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Canada
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview


    It was a pre-recorded video interview with 4 questions. Each question takes 2 mins. 2 attempts are allowed for the first 2 questions and 1 attempt for the last 2 questions.

    Why do you choose your major? Where do you see yourself in 5 years? Why would you like to work for CN? What are the skills that make you an asset for the position?

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CN Awards & Accolades

  • Canada's Top 100 Employers - 100 meilleurs employeurs au Canada (2014-2022)Eluta2022
  • Montreal’s Top Employers - Meilleurs employeurs de Montréal (2015-2022)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

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...Solid compensation and benefits package....

January 1, 2021

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People Also Ask about CN

Employees rate CN 3.2 out of 5 stars based on 1,305 anonymous reviews on Glassdoor.

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Overall, 53% of employees would recommend working at CN to a friend. This is based on 1,158 anonymously submitted reviews on Glassdoor.

58% 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.

57% of employees think that CN has a positive business outlook. This is based on anonymous employee reviews submitted on Glassdoor.

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