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HostGator.com – Why Work For Us?

HostGator.com LLC is a world-leading provider of shared, reseller, VPS and dedicated web hosting.  Founded in 2002, HostGator has grown into an industry recognized hosting provider with over 15,000 servers currently under management. 

Having won numerous awards throughout the past decade, HostGator has been recognized across the board as a reputable and distinguished company within the hosting industry.

HostGator relocated from Boca Raton, FL, to Houston, TX, in 2007 due to the rapid growth of the company.  The company headquarters remains in Houston, but now with offices in Austin, TX, and around the globe in order to best serve its international customers.  The rapid growth remains to this day; HostGator is now hiring!

There are many benefits to working at HostGator. If job security and a career are what you are seeking, HostGator may be your match. With the rapid growth and expansion we have experienced, we are searching for qualified candidates to share our many benefits with.

 At HostGator, we believe that by providing employees with an environment that they want to work in, the customer support they provide will be at their best. We have a relaxed work environment that encourages the exchange of new ideas and team work.

 Each employee at HostGator is valued for their unique set of skills, experiences and perspectives brought to work each day. HostGator is a company with employees who share a wealth of knowledge with fellow coworkers. It is those employees we have to thank for HostGator being where it is now.

 It would be a great opportunity to work with one of the fastest growing hosting companies along side some of the most experienced and knowledgeable professionals.

  • Competitive compensation
  • Up to 3 weeks paid vacation
  • Free lunch provided daily to all employees
  • Relaxed, but professional environment
  • Flexible scheduling
  • No dress code
  • Medical/Dental/Vision packages available
  • Life insurance packages available
  • Relocation assistance for those who qualify
  • Company outings (ex. Paintball)
  • HostGator fitness gym
  • Game Room with a air hockey, ping pong and pool table
  • Dual 23" monitor work stations for all employees

HostGator Named a Top Place to Work

Hostgator acheived this award through an anonymous survey completed by their Austin employees ranking them across numerous factors.  For example by: managers, culture, benefits and salary, direction, execution, conditions, careers, etc.

They were ranked the #10 best place to work in Austin for mid-size companies!

HostGator.com Reviews

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HostGator.com CEO Adam Farrar
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    Not what it used to be

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at HostGator.com full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Free lunch Company outings Decent pay Full time work available Semi flexible schedules Full training if you are entry level

    Cons

    Overworked with new sales schemes Loss of integrity over time Doesn't think a product thoroughly through before releasing it to the public Has failed to consider employee impact and creates a huge swinging door.

    Advice to Management

    Learn from Success of the brands you bought. Many no longer hold the value they used to and corporate isn't taking into consideration what made the brands they bought such a success in the first place.


HostGator.com Interviews

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    Junior Systems Administrator Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Austin, TX
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    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at HostGator.com (Austin, TX) in July 2015.

    Interview

    The recruiter asked me about my past employment, basic technical questions, and my availability. I applied through WorkinTexas.com by sending the recruiter my resume by email. I got an email to do an aptitude test. After that, I got an email scheduling an interview with the recruiter. The whole process took three weeks.

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HostGator.com Awards & Accolades

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#2 Best Web Hosting , Find My Host, 2012
#1 Host for Bloggers , Blogging.org, 2012
Best Host , Wordpress Hosting Reviews, 2012
Best Host , Wordpress Hosting Review, 2011
Best Host , Joomla Hosting Review, 2011
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Additional Info

Website www.hostgator.com
Headquarters Houston, TX
Size 150 to 499 Employees
Founded 2002
Type Company - Private
Industry Business Services
Revenue $10 to $25 million (USD) per year
Competitors GoDaddy, Rackspace

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