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How many people usually get invited to a recruitment session? And how many get hired?
A bud of mine went to one of them and turns out there's a surprise test called "switch test"... He said there were at least 150 people on that session, many failed the test.
Ya I know about the switch test, a few of my friends here in kenora are conductors for CP
Do you know where can I find practice tests for that switch test?...
I keep looking all over the net, but nothing.
Closest are some "railroad shunning tests" but they're not the same as the written version CN uses... CN is more like simple diagrams. So simple that many people failed...
Bud says they announced they are hiring 500 conductors because many are retiring soon.. and most of them are needed out west.
The switching test is something like......train cars = ABCXYZ, with fewest switchs as possible make it ABCZYX, something like that, it's just to prove you have common sense, I'm going to an interview with CP in Winnipeg on Thursday to work on the gangs in saskatchewan, the conductor recruitment session for CN is in Sudbury which is an 18 hour drive, so hopefully I can get on with the gangs and not have to drive so far
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