DM Interview - Thameslink

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  1. l0c0m0t1ve

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    Just a quick question for those of you that have been through the DM interview for GTR.

    I have an idea of what kinds of questions to expect and what I need to read up on etc.

    Just one thing bugging me is the 'tell us about yourself' part.

    Is that tell us about yourself as a person - skills/attributes etc. or do they mean tell us about your experience/what you have done previously etc?

    Cheers.
     
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    I personally didn't get asked this question I would however do research on Govia, brush up on your career to date and think about why you want to be a driver and what attributes you can bring across.
     
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  4. WDS2015

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    Still waiting for a DMI

    Starting to think they have forgotten me
     
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    I got asked this question from a personal point of view (the ice breaker), so just interests and hobbies really, what you do to escape so to speak.

    I was also asked employment history with a bit of basic detail about each position.

    Good luck :)

    had my medical today, all is well just waiting on the pee tests to come back.
     
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    Good luck guys with abut of luck we may meet on the course
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    If you dont mind me asking Train Spotter when did you pass stage 2 ?
     
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    Hi WDS2015, I passed stage 2 with another TOC earlier this year.
     
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    Still no comms, tired of waiting for this as its a huge burden on my shoulders!, no one even answers the phone when you call their HR... Has anyone got any news from the recruitment team?
     
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    I'm still waiting. Checking the emails and post daily it's very frustrating
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    Over 3 weeks ago GTR called me telling me I'd passed stage 2
     
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    Any news WDS2015?
     
  12. l0c0m0t1ve

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    Cheers for the advice guys!!

    Also, got the letter today!

    DM interview Monday 11am.
     
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    Trainingtraining not yet mate still waiting impatiently
     
  14. l0c0m0t1ve

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    Seems like their recruitment department is quite busy - possibly quite small too.
     
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    Judging by how difficult it is to get through on the phone I'd agree
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    Congrats and good luck
     
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    passed the DMI I'm over the moon! Would just like to thank everyone on this forum for the useful advise given. Cheers
     
  17. WDS2015

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    Congratulations
    Any tips ?
     
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    Would you be able to share some info about it how they start it off and end it. Things like how long it was for just to have an overall idea.

    Thanks
     
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  20. l0c0m0t1ve

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    Congrats! Well done.

    Mine is tomorrow so if you're not still out celebrating, any tips/advice would be very much welcomed. :lol::lol:
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    Well done again and cheers for the advice.
     
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    Has everyone who has been successful so far been offered the Great Northern route? I believe thameslink route interviews will commence after they have done all the Great Northern interviews as the next course in June is for Great Northern trainee drivers.
     
  22. l0c0m0t1ve

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    Hi guys, I would just like to thank each and everyone of you on here for the advice and tips. It has been most invaluable.

    I had my DM interview today 11-12

    Got a call at 12:42 to say I was successful and medical is booked for May 12th.

    :lol:
     
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    Congrats :)

    Can you please give an overview of your interview how they started and how it ended. Not asking for specific question but just an idea.

    thanks in advance.

    Ps. Also your work background just want to know how much chance people like me have who works in retail industry
     
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    Congratulations, its a great feeling :D
     
  26. WDS2015

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    Was told I would be given a date by the end of April. Only 3 days left of April and starting to get anxious

    Anyone else still waiting or heard anything ?
     
  27. traintraining

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    Did you apply for thameslink (bedford - brighton) Im still waiting and in same boat as you, i think the situation as it stands:

    the current interviews taken plcace were for Great Northern only as their course is before, once cleared then the company will focus on thameslink interviews i.e bedford to brighton

    You can call them up again for an update?
     
  28. raoa4x

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    What stage are you at WDS2015?
     
  29. WDS2015

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    Hi I passed stage 2 back in March. Awaiting driver manager interview
     
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    I'm still waiting too. I've left voicemails, but never get a reply.
     
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