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Apple Reviews in Calgary, AB

Updated August 8, 2014
Updated August 8, 2014
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  • Apple retail had great benefits for their employees from perks to policy (in 246 reviews)

  • Great staff, excellent work environment nothing beats apple when it comes to computers (in 215 reviews)


Cons
  • Time off needs to be requested well in advance making work/life balance a challenge (in 252 reviews)

  • Work can be very demanding with long hours depending on the group you are in (in 151 reviews)

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  1.  

    Fulfilling to an extent

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    Former Employee - Specialist in Calgary, AB (Canada)
    Former Employee - Specialist in Calgary, AB (Canada)

    I worked at Apple part-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    They pay well and schedule around school very well. Every day is eventful and they do a good job of picking well-rounded employees. Great employee benefits and discounts.

    Cons

    It CAN be cult-like and some people are closed minded against non-Apple fanatics. It gets VERY busy and hectic- which can be expected with any retail job- and sometimes it's easy to feel overworked.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Transparency and consistency are key. When one manager says something, I expect that other managers are also on board and follow the same policies. If we're making an exception for one person, it shouldn't become the 2nd rule. An exception is an exception and if there are too many, the rule gets lost.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    The best place to work retail

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Apple Family Room Specialist in Calgary, AB (Canada)
    Current Employee - Apple Family Room Specialist in Calgary, AB (Canada)

    I have been working at Apple full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Apple is job that helps make all of its workers progress and be their best. The managers are super friendly and are willing to take feedback. If you ever have an issue with another worker, you can talk to them directly or let a leader know and the issue is quickly resolved. Apple really cares about its employees and will implement almost anything to make them happy.

    Cons

    Apple is like any retail store in that you have to work retail hours. There are some days that you will work till 9 or 10pm.

    Recommends
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    Approves of CEO
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    A reasonable place to work.

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    Current Employee - Apple Solutions Consultant in Calgary, AB (Canada)
    Current Employee - Apple Solutions Consultant in Calgary, AB (Canada)

    I have been working at Apple full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Great pay and culture with solid training resources. Great benefits package, ESPP plan and RRSP matching.

    Cons

    VERY harsh management. Can be a very stressful place to work. Zero sympathy for failure and high expectations of success, even if it's nothing you have direct control over.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Give props and kudos where they are deserved. My upper management NEVER reached out after a success. Only when times were tough and sales were down did I hear from management.

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  5.  

    Amazing experience. I'd recommend it to anyone.

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    Current Employee - Mac Specialist (Apple Store) in Calgary, AB (Canada)
    Current Employee - Mac Specialist (Apple Store) in Calgary, AB (Canada)

    I have been working at Apple full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    a very innovative, and intensive 13 day training process, good wage, excellent work environment.

    Cons

    it is retail... so there are odd hours, and sometimes pissed off customers, but overall, its the best it gets for a job in retail.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    This is an amazing place to be every day.

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    Current Employee - Creative (Apple Store) in Calgary, AB (Canada)
    Current Employee - Creative (Apple Store) in Calgary, AB (Canada)

    I have been working at Apple full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Incredible products, passionate people, and a stimulating environment.

    Cons

    It can get incredibly busy from time to time.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
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