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HGST Reviews

104 Reviews
3.6
104 Reviews
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Mike Cordano
19 Ratings
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    Very good experience

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Finance Intern  in  Havant, England
    Former Employee - Finance Intern in Havant, England

    I worked at HGST

    Pros

    good work atmosphere, small teams

    Cons

    low wages, headquarters in US/Singapore

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Very small European Headquarters, not much decision making possible

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

HGST Interviews

Updated Sep 15, 2014
Updated Sep 15, 2014

Interview Experience

Interview Experience

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    SSD Firmware Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through a staffing agency - interviewed at HGST.

    Interview Details

    Got a call from HR, he asked me suitable time to talk to manager. Got a call from manager, asked me about my past work experience. Got another call from HR to confirm my availability and negotiate the salary. It was extremely easy

    Accepted Offer
    Easy Interview

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Website www.hgst.com
Headquarters San Jose, CA
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 2003
Type Subsidiary or Business Segment
Industry Information Technology
Revenue £100 to £500 million (GBP) per year

Hitachi Global Storage Technologies (HGST) makes external and internal hard-disk and solid-state drives for a wide range of IT products, from laptops to servers. Its data storage product portfolio ranges from 3.5-inch computer drives to solid-state drives for such applications as database analytics and cloud computing. HGST sells through distributors such as Ingram Micro and Arrow Electronics. The company has development and manufacturing operations in Asia and North America. HGST is wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi, which has agreed to sell HGST to Western Digital for... More

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