Working at HostGator.com | Glassdoor

HostGator.com Overview

Houston, TX
51 to 200 employees
2002
Company - Private
Business Services
$25 to $50 million (USD) per year

HostGator.com Video

Provided by employer [?]

Loading...

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

2.8
Star Star Star Star Star
Rating Trends Rating Trends
Recommend to a friend
Approve of CEO
HostGator.com CEO Adam Farrar
Adam Farrar
179 Ratings
  • "50/50"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at HostGator.com full-time

    Pros

    Excellent path of escalation for learning
    Laid back environment (when not doing chats/calls )
    Free meals

    Cons

    After the buyout, the company culture took a hit
    semi-high turnover rate
    Upselling

    Advice to Management

    N/A

See All 334 Reviews

HostGator.com Interviews

Interview Experience

Interview Experience
61%
23%
15%

Getting an Interview

Getting an Interview
78%
6%
6%
4
1
1
1

Interview Difficulty

2.2
Average

Interview Difficulty

Hard

Average

Easy
  1.  

    Chat Tech Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at HostGator.com.

    Interview

    It was pretty straightforward. They asked me several questions that, since I'm a web developer by trade, were a piece of cake for me to answer. I could tell early on that due to the detailed nature of my answers the interviewer was very impressed with my knowledge and was going to recommend me for the job. What really gave it away was him repeatedly mumbling, "You basically already answered that, and that, and that, and..." after each answer I gave. That and the fact that he told me, " Well you are certainly qualified for this job." It was a pretty comfortable interview with no pressure at all once I realized the guy was wearing flip-flops and noticed how laid back he was about the whole thing.

    Interview Questions

    • For example: How would you set up an email account in CPanel?   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    There really wasn't one. They were pretty firm on "start out pay". Claiming that all new hires currently start at that rate.

See All 85 Interviews

HostGator.com Awards & Accolades

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

Work at HostGator.com? Share Your Experiences

HostGator.com
  • Star
  • Star
  • Star
  • Star
  • Star
 
Click to Rate
or