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Phenomenal people, excellent culture, lack of opportunity for growth

  • Comp & Benefits
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Mac Genius in Madison, WI
Current Employee - Mac Genius in Madison, WI

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

Pros

When you work for Apple, you are working with a group of people that are absolutely amazing. Great customer focus, intelligent, driven, communicative...it's just awesome. The leadership team is great, when they have the time to provide direction.

Cons

Time. It's simply near-impossible to strategize with your team, develop yourself with leadership, and to review your interactions.

There is a culture of pulling leadership from external sources, so much so that it causes you to think that it's impossible to grow with the company.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

There needs to be intermediary paths of growth for positions such as Genius/Expert/Creative. You have brilliant and talented people in these positions, but they grow complacent and lose the passion for the company since they essentially get "stuck" in this position. This leads to decreased job satisfaction and causes us to look elsewhere for other opportunities. If the credo really does put the internal customer at the heart and soul, please live up to this giving us the opportunity to stay with the company. Despite how much management talks about it, these are NOT career positions.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    Amazing company with great values

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Apple Expert in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Apple Expert in New York, NY

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

    Pros

    Incredible work place. Easy to excel if you put your mind and personality into the work. Lots of great, fun, unique, and smart people there.

    Cons

    Difficult to get promoted. Bad communication. Unclear objectives for development. Backroom politics.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Amazing people, amazing products.

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Apple

    Pros

    If you love Apple technology, love talking to people, and embrace personal and professional development, this is a great job for young people. Great benefits.

    Cons

    Retail hours. Retail pay. Can be intense on the sales floor.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Walk the walk, don't just talk the talk.

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