How to reach out to Red Hat recruiters

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Find company recruiter email addresses

Once you find an open role that interests you, apply on the company's website. But, don't just sit back and wait for a response. Instead, find a recruiter with whom you have a connection (same university, hometown, hobbies) and send a cold email that follows up on your app.

At Pathrise, candidates who send these cold emails along with their applications triple their response rate. Make sure you personalize the email based on the recruiter and company. If you are not sure what to write, use this guide with our cold email template to help you.

In order to help you successfully send cold emails, we have compiled email addresses for recruiters at many of the top tech companies. Check it out so you that you can reach out to recruiters with confidence.

How to get a job at Red Hat

Always start the process by researching the company, before you even send in an application. When you learn about their mission, culture, values, and products, you can plan your responses to interview questions with that information in mind. You want to show them that your goals align with the organization's.

About Red Hat:

Mission: Our mission is to be the catalyst in communities of customers, contributors, and partners by creating better technology the open source way.

Get more inside information on Red Hat, including interview questions and processes, in our How to get a job at Red Hat guide.

Personalize the email for your role

When you reach out in your cold emails, you need to hit the right points for your role. Use these tips to ensure you are catching their eye so they move you forward.

When you email the:

 Red Hat software engineering recruiter, make sure you research the programming languages that they use and highlight your expertise in each one.

Red Hat product design recruiter, make sure your portfolio showcases all of your skills throughout the entire design process.

Red Hat data science recruiter, make sure you mention relevant projects that match the goals of the company.

Red Hat marketing recruiter, make sure you quantify the results in your background statements because it is more impressive.

 Red Hat product management recruiter, make sure you research their products heavily and talk about how your background connects to their current work.

Red Hat sales recruiter, make sure you focus on how you approach your funnels differently and why you are the right fit for this specific team.

How to write cold emails for job applications

You can use our template to send strong cold emails along with your applications.

Hi [recruiter name],

[Personal greeting and intro]. [Include reason for reaching out].

[Insert interest in company’s product/values/mission and a follow up statement tying in your background]. [insert any other relevant background information - tie it into the job description].

[Tie interest in company and background into a closing statement]. [End with an ask to connect or to move forward in the process].

Best, [Your name]

Here is the template filled out so you can get a sense for how to do it yourself:

Hi [recruiter name]

I recently applied for the [position] I saw on [platform] and noticed you are a [role] at [company]. While I am not sure if you are the right person to contact, I definitely have the experience that the team is seeking.

As a Math major, I’ve taken the time on the side to perfect my code to analyze data problems. I’ve worked on 10+ data projects focusing on data cleaning, visualization, and prediction models using machine learning, neural network, and topic modeling. For example, with work in [impact statement], I can see myself leveraging those experiences to scale the data mountain at [company].

I know you are super busy, but I would appreciate the opportunity to hop on a quick call to learn more about [specific role/team]. Would you be free for a 15-minute call either [timeframe 1] or [timeframe 2]?

Best, [your name]

With recruiter email addresses and cold email templates at your disposal, you should be on your way to more application responses and interview requests.

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