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Great company to work

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Former Employee - Software Engineer in Cupertino, CA
Former Employee - Software Engineer in Cupertino, CA

I worked at Apple full-time

Pros

Apple builds amazing products millions of people love. Working as an engineer on those products is both challenging and rewarding.
Great campus
Smart colleagues

Cons

Very long hours.
The culture of secrecy can be fairly annoying at time.

Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    Micro management is an understatement in retail stores

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    Former Employee - Creative (Apple Store) in Columbus, OH
    Former Employee - Creative (Apple Store) in Columbus, OH

    I worked at Apple full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Lots of fresh talent in these stores. I learned so much within the course of three years. Made a lot of friends for life in this company. They love to promote from within.

    Cons

    management is usually not experienced in computers, you will be micro-managed, drink the cool-aid or be shunned. Don't be even 5 minutes late or you will be on your way out in no time. Once your a Genius or a manager you've hit the ceiling and corporate does not seek to hire retail employees.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Stop micro-managing. Most of your employees may look and act young but are a great source to team up with. You burn them and they will make your life hell.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    This only relates to Sales Dept.

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    Current Employee - Account Executive in Austin, TX
    Current Employee - Account Executive in Austin, TX

    I have been working at Apple full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great company. Excellent benefits. Innovative products.

    Cons

    Lots of politics. There has been little promotion from within. Senior management has been hiring people from outside Apple that are bringing the negative corporate culture to Apple. Way too many business processes and a very generic approach to running a sales organization.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Stop hiring people from outside the company and develop internal candidates.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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