Canadian Pacific
Happiness score is 44 out of 100
2.9 out of 5 stars.
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Interviews at Canadian Pacific

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at Canadian Pacific.

Interview experience

Based on 523 interviews

Interview difficulty

Based on 532 interviews

Interview process length

Based on 498 interviews
More than one month

Interview process at Canadian Pacific

Overall experience

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Poor and 10 is Excellent, their rating is 5.

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Easy and 10 is Difficult, their rating is 4.

Interview process length
More than one month
About two weeks
About a month
About a day or two
About a week
Most reported steps
Drug test
Background check
On-site interview
Phone call/screening
Group interview
Least reported steps
Take-home/sample work
They have no interview

What candidates say about the interview process at Canadian Pacific

  • Behavioral based questions.
    Shared on 4 October 2022 - Toplift Operator - Vaughan, ON
  • In person interview in a conference with multiple people some online.
    Shared on 12 March 2022 - Information Technology Specialist - Canada / US
  • More then I had pictured
    Shared on 22 October 2021 - Conductor - Vancouver, BC
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Interview questions at Canadian Pacific

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • Can do Outside work, work in a group, physical work. Continues working.Follow safety rules.
    Shared on 23 June 2022 - Track Maintainer - Edmonton, AB
  • Behavioural-based questions that ask about how you have lived your values as well as your work experience.
    Shared on 17 May 2022 - HR Administrator - Winnipeg, MB
  • They didn’t really ask any major just the normal rotation questions of hiring someone
    Shared on 19 August 2021 - Diesel Mechanic - Golden, BC

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Interview tips at Canadian Pacific

Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)45%
  • Formal (business suit)18%
  • They didn’t have a dress code17%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)15%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)5%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at Canadian Pacific

  • Ask them to be sincere and honest about what training you'll be receiving, and the actual working conditions
    Shared on 12 September 2022 - Rcm - Canada
  • If you are a willing person that can take on challenges, disciplined and a go getter, this is the workplace you will admire.
    Shared on 6 June 2022 - Talent Acquisition Advisor - Calgary, AB
  • Tell them you are willing to be available to them at any hour any day every weekend and are willing to sacrifice your family life for the movement of railcars.
    Shared on 8 June 2020 - Operations Manager - NSC Winnipeg - Winnipeg, MB

The first interview at Canadian Pacific

How candidates got an interview
  • Through Indeed22%
  • Employee referral19%
  • Other18%
  • Other online job site14%
  • Paper application7%

How candidates received their first interview at Canadian Pacific

  • Apply online at indeed
    Shared on 17 October 2022 - Train Conductor - Calgary, AB
  • applied online
    Shared on 26 August 2022 - higher up in mechanical - Somewhere
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