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  • San Francisco, CA
  • 51 to 200 Employees
  • 2005
  • Subsidiary or Business Segment
  • Internet & Web Services
  • Unknown / Non-Applicable


HotPads® is a leading map-based apartment and home rental search brand, and a top destination for renters in urban areas across the United States. With features focused on recency and speed of listings content, HotPads helps renters find their next home quickly and easily, with ...
Mission: We're on a mission to make the Internet a better place to find a place.

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HotPads Reviews

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"The best!"

Jul 20, 2017 - Senior Software Engineer in San Francisco, CA
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i have been with HotPads for close to a year and so far it's been a great experience. Right from the interview setups, the hiring process and everything else since then has been awesome. Zillow


I can't think of anything thats really bad here. Commute might be an issue for those living in south bay/east bay but when you work at such a cool place, you look forward to coming in to work every

Advice to Management

Keep doing the great work. As the team grows, (and boy we are growing fast) you will face new challenges and I hope you can still retain and continue the current culture and the fun working
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HotPads Interviews

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  1. Frontend Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
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    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    I applied through an employee referral The process took 4 weeks. I interviewed at HotPads (San Francisco, CA) in Apr 2018


    There is one phone screen and one take home coding challenge, followed by interviewing with the hiring manager. Very pleasant experience and the instruction of the coding challenge is very clear.

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Company Updates

January 22, 2018
HotPads' parent company Zillow Group has been named to Bloomberg’s inaugural Gender-Equality Index (GEI). As one of only seven tech companies selected on the index, we are proud of our policies and practices that have helped us create an environment of inclusiveness.
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October 23, 2017
Zillow Group is focused on our long-term mission and we are honored that Fortune has recognized us on their Top 50 Fortune Future list! This award is granted to companies with the best prospects for growth.
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HotPads Awards & Accolades

  • 2018 Bloomberg Gender-Equality IndexBloomberg2018
  • Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Best Places to WorkGlassdoor Employees Choice Award2017

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