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Apple Reviews in Houston, TX

Updated May 19, 2014
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4.1 38 reviews

                             

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Apple CEO Tim Cook

Tim Cook

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97% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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    Retail's best kept secret

    Creative (Apple Store) (Current Employee)
    Houston, TX

    ProsAmazing job with amazing compensation, opportunities that are not normally available outside of this company are plentiful inside and the form of management and business being done is unparalleled in todays's retail world. I have worked the retail side for 5 years and can honestly say I have never loved a job so much.

    ConsRetail is always retail, so the hours are never going to be as favorable as a 8-5 office job, and it definitely has it's disadvantages when discussing compensation when trying to take care of an entire family, but that is it on a retail level, and the opportunities to branch into corporate are the answer to that.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Best Company TO Work For

    Apple At Home Advisor (Current Employee)
    Houston, TX

    ProsEverything, Management, Pay, coworkers, training. evironment. everything

    Consno cons that i can think of as of now. great company truly. i have bene here 6 months and love it

    Advice to Senior Managementnon right now

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Family Room Specialist (Current Employee)
    The Woodlands, TX

    ProsBest retail environment ever!
    -every store is different but, mine has great co-workers and excellent management
    -great benefits
    -learn valuable life skills (communication, dealing with ambiguity, etc.)

    ConsGet some bad apples every now and again.
    -essential to have good management at your store to maintain a health ecosystem.

    Advice to Senior ManagementCareful with new hires. I feel like we let some employees in how are not a match for our culture. This may be in the name of diversity, short staffing, or something else but it has a negative impact on our team and our customer experience.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Apple is an amazing company to work for.

    Specialist (Current Employee)
    Houston, TX

    ProsApple Retail is unlike any other retail job. Not only are you encouraged to learn, you are also given time (paid) to do so. You never stop learning and they help you to grow into a better employee.

    ConsAs with any retail job, the hours and customers can cause quite a bit of strain on you. The difference is Apple is a customer-focused company through and through.

    Advice to Senior ManagementThey need to increase the yearly wage increase. Especially if you exceed expectations.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Great place

    Store Leader (Current Employee)
    Houston, TX

    ProsWork/Life Balance is a plus

    ConsExtreme transitions make little sense.

    Advice to Senior ManagementTalk to the teams in the stores and listen to their ideas

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Learning experience that you will NEVER forget!

    Mac Genius (Former Employee)
    Houston, TX

    ProsIn a nutshell, Apple helps you grow as a person, teaches you things school never did. Any experience you have here, you will take it with you forever. Good pay, diversity, positive, a happy place to be!

    ConsIt may get very political, if management does not approve of you and they are not willing the help you, they will find a way to get you out. Just like any company, sometimes scumbags slip through the cracks, unfortunately, these people make it to the top and run away the people that are worth it.

    Advice to Senior ManagementListen to your employees, if they raise a concern over a a peer or someone above them, try to find out the true reason of the concern. Sometimes things are forgotten and the bad people get rewarded.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Fun, Exciting Place to be

    Creative (Apple Store) (Current Employee)
    Houston, TX

    ProsLike no other retail.
    Huge room for growth
    job security
    benefits
    the best people in the world
    work-life balance
    company values

    Conssome bad attitudes (rare)
    inconsistencies between stores and markets

    Advice to Senior Managementcommunication is key

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Very rewarding experience, working with some of the most talented employees.

    Specialist (Current Employee)
    Houston, TX

    ProsGreat learning experience - Apple photo, audio, and video are great tools for development.
    Tests your limits with multitasking.
    Great coworkers, best and brightest work here.

    ConsSometimes difficult to overcome some customer expectations.
    Retail hours can be grueling especially on weekends and holidays.
    Stores have difficulty balancing staff hours. A lot of times understaffed/overstaffed.

    Advice to Senior ManagementKeep innovating.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Great environment to build skills

    Family Room Specialist (Current Employee)
    Houston, TX

    ProsApple gives you the opportunities to develop real-world skills at your pace.

    ConsThis is still a retail job with retail hours

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    As good as retail gets. But it's still retail.

    Manager (Former Employee)
    Houston, TX

    ProsIntelligent staff, strong company mission and vision, multiple training opportunities, excellent focus on development. It's great getting to be a boss with employees so much smarter than you. Training is in depth and development of team through touch bases and quarterly meetings is wonderful in the world of retail.

    ConsLimited upward mobility, numbers over value focus, overly customer focused - sacrificing integrity to please customers. It's retail, so the hours are hard, the expectations of the employers are harder, and the customers expectations are the hardest.

    Advice to Senior ManagementListen to your employees and keep your word.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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