Our Insight

Network Rail runs Britain's rail infrastructure. Gradcracker's Carla and Jessica visited their HQ in Milton Keynes and were really impressed by the campus-style nature of the facilities: shops, library, gym and gaming areas! There was a really vibrant, friendly and open atmosphere.

Watch/listen to the videos and podcasts below to get a real insight into Network Rail. (Also, after our visit, we recorded a webinar with Network Rail that's well worth a watch.) 


Network Rail’s HQ<br>The Quadrant:MK

Shops, gymnasium, auditorium, gaming area, break-out spaces…

Network Rail graduate, Omar, introduces the day.

Meet the recruiter

Runtime: 3 minutes 43 seconds

Boglarka, Talent Acquisition Advisor, tells Carla about the company’s plans for the future and how safety is paramount.

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Runtime: 21 minutes 27 seconds

Boglarka takes us through their application process and tells us what she’s looking for in the perfect candidate.

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Runtime: 2 minutes 21 seconds

Their graduate programme is rotational. It gives you the chance to find your favourite specialism whilst working on some really cool projects.

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Runtime: 7 minutes 27 seconds

The importance they attach to work-life balance - volunteer days, health and fitness facilities etc.

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Meet the graduates

Runtime: 16 minutes 55 seconds

Michael, Omar and Hamza tell Jessica about their journey so far with Network Rail - and how it started with Gradcracker!

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Runtime: 18 minutes 30 seconds

The inside track on how you can successfully land a job with Network Rail and achieve Chartership within five years.

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We get to know our advertisers by talking to their employees and working with their recruiters on content for their company hubs. We often visit their offices, spending a full day touring their facilities, and hear what they’re getting up to during calls and webinars.

This gives us a real ‘insight’ into their working environment, their culture and the things they are working on. We also learn about their recruitment processes and the things each company looks for in their ideal candidate.

All of this is useful stuff for you to know if you’re considering applying to them – so we thought we’d share it with you!

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