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    Northern Rail - Jobs

    I'm in the same position also. I've been offered a conductor job from the talent pool. But my offer is in a bit of trouble. I used to be a guard for another company, and it appears that on my record is a reference to an incident where i was seen using my phone as my train was leaving the...
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    Who has traveled with Grand Central between Bradford and London?

    this is all great news, ill be taking some of these comments and using it for my prep. lets hope i get the usual question "what do you know about the company?" lol. between wikipedia, their own site, ATOC and all of you guys I cant fail to be prepared. Thanks again.
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    Who has traveled with Grand Central between Bradford and London?

    these are great replies, thanks to everyone. more replies always welcome though.
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    Who has traveled with Grand Central between Bradford and London?

    Who has traveled with Grand Central between Bradford and London? I have an interview next week for an on-board job with Grand Central, I just wondered if anybody can tell me about the on-board experience you had whilst traveling. What do the on-board staff deliver? and how good would you say...
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    Career advice

    assessment day advice. Ive been in a Virgin TM assessment day in the past, and messed up on the role play. you have to remember that virgin promote good customer service, even if this means people travel in first class for free. ALWAYS REMEMBER GOOD CUSTOMER SERVICE. good luck, let us...
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    Does anybody know an email address for Greater Anglia recruitment?

    thats a fantastic start. thank you. do you also know how email addresses are constructed? might be seen as a bit rude to cold call.
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    Does anybody know an email address for Greater Anglia recruitment?

    Only just come across a few positions I'm interested in with Greater Anglia. Its gonna be too late to put together decent applications and have them posted in time. So does anybody know an email address or telephone number for them? Hope someone can help, thanks for reading.
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    Virgin Trains CSA

    haha, lol. i have applied. and i know its a good application. when i was working for them, this very same application form got me assessment for many jobs, revenue inspector, ticket office, train manager, and before they let me go this form even got me an assessment for my own job (kick in the...
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    Virgin Trains CSA

    your interview will have similar questions to the ones you answered on ur application form. you'll have competency based questions so get thinking of scenarios you've experienced. you'll also be asked what you know about the role. my advice would be go into the lounge at euston and ask some...
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    Virgin Trains CSA

    completely right, but it wont be 3 weeks at crewe. 2 of those are on-board shadowing a service manager from manchester.
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    Virgin Trains CSA

    tried cabin crew assessments. feedback was i was too big built. got big shoulders, too much weight training, blows my bmi way out of proportion.
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    Virgin Trains CSA

    i really wish you the best of luck. let me know if you get an assessment. think you stand a good chance with ur experience. ill help you all i can, even on the day, if you want my number you can text me and ill answer ur questions as the assessment goes on. i know i wont be there. lol
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    Virgin Trains CSA

    i always apply. but since they let me go ive never even made it to an assessment day. i started ringing up for feedback and go nowhere. but what i did find out was that they have the assessment day before they inform failed applicants. dont take my word for that, but thats the decision...
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    Virgin Trains CSA

    it is definitely only for weekends. im not sure how many position their are but its also for internal applicants too. they say for external its a temporary position and for internal its a permanent position. so to me that says, we already have people we want on permanent contracts. unless we...
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    Northern Rail - Jobs

    think thats a good idea too. just dont want to be nagging them. took loads f effort to make sure they looked at the national database to make sure i didnt have to retake assessments.

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