There are newer employer reviews for Apple

2 people found this helpful  

Overall good, but could use improvement in management.

  • Comp & Benefits
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Former Employee - Sales Associate  in  San Jose, CA
Former Employee - Sales Associate in San Jose, CA

I worked at Apple full-time for more than 3 years

Pros

Really awesome coworkers, good pay, fast-paced environment with great benefits (if you're full-time, not just working full-time hours), looks good on your resume, and opens a lot of doors if you know how to play your cards right and find whose ass to kiss.

Cons

Management is all over the place. It started out being about the customer experience, and then it became more about the numbers and sales. If you can't get numbers in sales, don't expect to get anywhere if you're working retail, regardless of what position you want. They only care about getting people in and out with the most expensive stuff. Oh, and they definitely don't care about you or how you express yourself. Be prepared to groom yourself to the standards they expect, even though the company is so-called "accepting of diversity."

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Give employees CONSTRUCTIVE criticism when they are seeking improvement or promotion. It does not help to be told "no" without "why."

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

3758 Other Employee Reviews for Apple (View Most Recent)

Sort: Rating Date
  1.  

    Great retail job! Fair compensation, exciting place to work, with very heavy internal marketing.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Specialist  in  Newark, NJ
    Former Employee - Specialist in Newark, NJ

    I worked at Apple part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Strong culture, friendly co-workers, great benefits/pay even for part-time retail employees (for example, the same 401k that Corporate employees have), fun place to work

    Cons

    Definitely a little brainwash-y in terms of internal marketing, have to put in a LOT of work keeping stores visually standard, some tasks can be frustrating (dealing with cell phone carriers in particular)

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Stop saying "feedback" all the time.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Better than all other retailers

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Mac Specialist (Apple Store)  in  San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Mac Specialist (Apple Store) in San Francisco, CA

    I have been working at Apple part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Fun, Energetic, and well compensated. They try to keep an upbeat environment where learning is key.

    Cons

    No room for growth or any type of way to move up into corporate culture.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    More transparent individually

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
There are newer employer reviews for Apple

Worked for Apple? Contribute to the Community!

Your response will be removed from the review – this cannot be undone.