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Interviews at Network Rail

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at Network Rail.

Interview experience

Based on 489 interviews
Average

Interview difficulty

Based on 477 interviews
Medium

Interview process length

Based on 393 interviews
More than one month

Interview process at Network Rail

Overall experience

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Poor and 10 is Excellent, their rating is 6.

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Easy and 10 is Difficult, their rating is 5.

Interview process length
More than one month
37%
About a month
18%
About two weeks
17%
About a week
14%
About a day or two
14%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
64%
Background check
37%
Drug test
37%
Problem solving exercises
36%
Written test
31%
Least reported steps
Other
6%
They have no interview
2%
Take-home/sample work
1%

What candidates say about the interview process at Network Rail

  • You need to know safety rules big time.
    Shared on 1 May 2020 - Grinder - Reading, Berkshire
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Interview questions at Network Rail

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • Just basic competency questions along with one or two technical accounting questions.
    Shared on 21 March 2019 - Management Accountant - Milton Keynes

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Interview tips at Network Rail

Dress code for the interview
  • Formal (business suit)55%
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)30%
  • They didn’t have a dress code9%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)4%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)2%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at Network Rail

  • Dont congratulate someone on passing the assessments and initial screening then change your mind and say they dont meet the criteria. Absouloute waste of time applying
    Shared on 30 September 2020 - N/A - Inverkeithing, Fife

The first interview at Network Rail

How candidates got an interview
  • Other online job site23%
  • Through Indeed22%
  • Other21%
  • Recruiter contacted me10%
  • Employee referral9%

How candidates received their first interview at Network Rail

  • Application Interviews
    Shared on 19 April 2021 - Senior Construction Manager - Cross rail HS1 Paddington OOC ACton
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