What are the Best and Worst things about your job?
Lots of learning and training opportunities. Clear career progression path and buy-in from senior leaders to support you. Access to coaches and mentors and rotations across a range of specialist and generalist teams. The opportunity to study for an apprenticeship alongside my graduate role. There are employee support networks and a huge amount of awareness and support given to improving general and mental health. Flexible working is also highly encouraged.
Slightly unstructured skills and development pathway which means that we are picking up key skills and experience slower than expected.
What is the annual salary for this role?
Starting salary: £25,000 - £27,000
Current salary: £25,000 - £27,000
What advice would you give to someone applying to this role?
Show any international experience you have e.g. year abroad, travelling, language learning etc. Also feel comfortable disclosing disabilities, as NR is very supportive and inclusive. They will want to give you any support needed.
Do you have any interview tips?
Bring lots of examples of teamwork, resilience, learning from mistakes and innovation. Be curious about the railway, company structure and HR department's structure at NR.
Commercial Officer (previous Commercial Graduate), Marine at Babcock International Group
Graduate, Human Resources at Network Rail