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A menial job that is perfect for those who are quick to drink the "Kool Aid". Looks good on one resume though.

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Former Employee - Specialist in Allentown, PA
Former Employee - Specialist in Allentown, PA

I worked at Apple

Pros

-Apple (corporate) is "hands down" the most innovative and intelligent IT company in the world.
-Looks great on the resume (have to not include the retail part.)
-Decent product discount on computers and ipods (no iphone)
-health care after 1 year of part time service.
-cool to talk about technology all day and get paid.
-great college job

Cons

-Low pay
-low respect
-Depressingly dead end
-There is a perpetuated story that retail employees will have chances to move to corporate, this is pure fiction.

-Full of "failed to launch" art school alumni
-It is easier for unexperienced outsiders to be put into management positions than current employees.

-the GAP-ple retail joke is true

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Allow the ground troops to move within the company. There is a lot of genuine talent in retail, but it all leaves when better jobs come around. Low pay really exacerbates this.

-To Stop the leaks at the bottom, allow upward expansion.

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    Amazing

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in State College, PA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in State College, PA

    I have been working at Apple

    Pros

    Best Ever in the world.

    Cons

    Best! Crazy good in every way

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Great job. Keep it up.

    Recommends
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    Apple A.SJ.

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    • Senior Management
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Austin, TX
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Austin, TX

    I have been working at Apple

    Pros

    People, products, being on the cutting edge, never a slow period

    Cons

    secrecy of new products, lack of promotion from within

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Weed out the incompetent management, there are a number of talented individuals waiting in the wings

    Recommends
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