HostGator Employment Application

Dear Candidate,

Thank you for your interest in working at HostGator! We're glad you have decided to take the time to fill out an employment application at this web site. This is the first step to apply for and hopefully obtain a position at our company.

At HostGator, we're a rapidly growing company that depends on its people to succeed and provide the level of customer service and support that we're known for. We want to work with the best people available and feel this application helps us learn more about you, what you have done, and what you are looking to do in the future.

HostGator is a great place to work. Not only do we offer competitive compensation, flexible scheduling, and a wide range of benefits, but we also provide a plethora of additional benefits such as double and triple monitor work stations, a break room with air hockey, ping pong, and a pool table, free lunches, company outings, and an on-site gym.

To navigate this application, click the "Next" link below, and fill out each section. Some fields have a [?] next to them, indicating you can hover your mouse over the field for a further details. When you are finished, review what you are about to submit, read the terms, and then click on the "Submit Your Application" button.

If you have any questions about this application or the hiring process, please do not hesitate to contact us. Thank you again for your interest in HostGator and we look forward to hearing from you soon.


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Section 1 - General Information

First Name: 
Last Name: 
Home Address: 
State / Province: 
Home Phone: 
Cell Phone: 
Note:  Please complete all General Information fields or your application will not be submitted.
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Section 2 - Job Information

Position Applying For: 
Select the position for which you would like to apply.
Expected Hourly Wage:
Please list your ideal hourly wage in USD
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Section 3 - Work History

Including your current or most recent position, how many jobs have you had in the last three to five years? 
Current / Most Recent Employer
Employer Name: 
Employer City: 
Employer State / Province: 
Type of Business: 
Please enter the industry or general type of business that your employer was engaged in at your time of employment.
Employed from (mo/yr): 
Please enter the month and year that you started at this employer.
Employed to (mo/yr): 
Please enter the month and year that you ended your employment at this company. If still employed, enter "Presently employed"
Title at Employer: 
Please enter your most recent or current title at this employer.
Initial Total Compensation: 
Please enter your starting total annual compensation at this employer, including bonuses.
Final Total Compensation: 
Please enter your final or most recent total annual compensation at this employer, including bonuses.
What do/did you like most about your job? 
What do/did you least enjoy? 
Reasons for leaving or desiring to change: 
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Section 4 - Military Experience

Have you ever served in the military?: 
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Section 5 - Education

High School: 
Indicate number of years of high school completed.
College / Graduate School:  0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Select the number of college or graduate school years completed. More than four years indicates graduate school.
Name of High School: 
Final Grade Point Average: 
On GPA scale, an A is equal to: 
SAT / ACT score: 
Extracurricular activities: 
Offices, honors/awards: 
Part-time and summer work: 
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Section 6 - Personality

What qualifications, abilities, and strong points will help you succeed in this job at HostGator? 
What are your weak points and areas for improvement? 
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Section 7 - Technical Expertise

Describe your experience with web development. Be as specific as possible. 
Describe your experience with web hosting. Be as specific as possible. 
Describe your experience working with cPanel and WHM. Be as specific as possible. 
What technical skills do you have that might make you a strong employee at HostGator? 
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Section 8 - Career Needs

All available positions are at our Houston and Austin offices. Relocation to either of these Texas cities would be required as remote positions are not available at this time.
At which location are you interested in working?
Are you willing to relocate? If no, please explain. 
HostGator requires that all employees work in its Houston or Austin, TX office.
What are your career objectives?   
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Section 9 - Customer Service


What does customer service mean to you?

How would you work with an upset customer?

What customer service experience do you have?

Describe a recent customer service experience that you had - either positive or negative - and discuss what factors made it that way.

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Section 10 - Sales Experience


Please provide a detailed explanation of the types of sales positions that you have held.

Have you ever worked in a call center? If so, what were your responsibilities?

Do you have experience with online marketing (Ex: SEO, PPC, etc.) If so, please explain in as much detail as possible.

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Section 10 - Complete Application

Do you have the legal right to work for any employer in the United States? Yes No
Have you ever been convicted of a crime (other than a minor traffic violation)? If yes, explain.
Would you be willing to consent to a background check? Yes No
What days and hours are you available for work?  
Please enter the days and times you would prefer to work.
Have you ever applied for a position at HostGator in the past? If yes, what was the outcome?
From where did you hear about this position?
Do you certify that the information provided in this application is true? Yes  No
Please attach your resume here.

By submitting this application, I hereby certify that this application and any other materials and/or documents provided in this application process contain no willful misrepresentation and that the information given is true and complete to the best of my knowledge. I am aware that should investigation at any time disclose any such misrepresentation or falsification, my application may be rejected, my name may be removed from consideration, or if employed, I may be discharged from my employment.

Please review your entire application again before submitting. Ensure all applicable fields are completed. Your application cannot be altered once you press the submit button.

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