Type
Business expansion
Country
Czechia
Region
Jihovychod; Jihomoravsky;
Location of affected unit(s)
Brno
Sector
Information / Communication
Computer Programming, Consultancy And Related Activities
Computer Programming, Consultancy And Related Activities
62.09 - Other information technology and computer service activities

100 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
11 November 2015
Employment effect (start)
1 January 2016
Foreseen end date
31 December 2016

Description

Red Hat, an American multinational software company, is expanding its Brno site and envisages to add at least 100 new jobs to the existing 900 during 2016. According to experts, the market is getting saturated and it becomes increasingly difficult to hire new IT specialists. There is a general shortage of technically educated people in the Czech Republic. Globally, the firm employs 7,900 people.


Sources

  • 11 November 2015: Hospod├írske noviny

Citation

Eurofound (2015), Red Hat, Business expansion in Czechia, factsheet number 85400, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/85400.