Recruitment fraud

At Red Hat, we’re committed to the privacy of our candidates. It has come to our attention that there may be people posing as recruiters online, particularly on social media, attempting to get financial information from candidates who believe they’re applying for jobs at Red Hat. Here’s some information to help you identify and avoid these scams.

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What is recruitment fraud?

Recruitment fraud is a sophisticated scam offering fake job opportunities to job seekers. This type of fraud can happen through fake websites, social media, or through email accounts claiming to be from or on behalf of a company. The scammers often request sensitive personal information and payments as part of their fake recruiting process.

Keep in mind:

  • Red Hat will not ask for your personal financial or banking information or require any financial commitment as part of our candidate search or application process.
  • No job offers will be made at Red Hat without a formal interview process.
  • If you receive an email from a sender that does not contain the address, please treat it as fraudulent.
  • If you’re interested in working at Red Hat, browse our job openings and apply.