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    The people make working at Red Hat worth it.

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    The best part about working at Red Hat is being able to collaborate with highly intelligent and passionate colleagues. It is an environment which encourages learning and development. Employees are treated as adults and trusted to manage own schedules.


    Some silos make it difficult to cooperate across different departments and geographies. However Red Hat is still in the midst of transitioning to a large company, so with proper management its internal procedures should catch up eventually.

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Red Hat Interviews

Updated 23 Jan 2015
Updated 23 Jan 2015

Interview Experience

Interview Experience


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Getting an Interview


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    Senior Recruiter Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Farnborough, Hampshire, South East England, England
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Farnborough, Hampshire, South East England, England
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at Red Hat.

    Interview Details

    Very Structured, very well throughout interview process. overall very good experience from a candidate prospective. Good constant communication.

    Interview Questions
    • They will ask you do a practical demonstration based on a scenario.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    Straight forward, but has to be in my type of position within Talent Acquisition
    Accepted Offer
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Red Hat Awards and Accolades

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America's 200 Best Small Companies, Forbes, 2009
Top 100 Best Places to Work in IT, ComputerWorld, 2009
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Additional Info

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Headquarters Raleigh, NC
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1993
Type Company - Public (RHT)
Industry Information Technology
Revenue £1 to £2 billion (GBP) per year
Competitors VMware, Oracle, Microsoft

At Red Hat, we connect an innovative community of customers, partners, and contributors to deliver an open source stack of trusted, high-performing technologies that solve business problems. We’re a billion dollar S&P 500 company offering solutions from Linux to middleware, storage to cloud, together with award-winning global customer support, consulting, and implementation... More

Mission: To be the catalyst in communities of customers, contributors, and partners creating better technology the open source way.

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