Apple Chicago Reviews

Updated Aug 6, 2020

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3.9
72%
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89%
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  1. "Good Job Good Team"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Apple Sales Specialist in Chicago, IL

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

    Pros

    Fun environment and very Fast Paced Good pay Fun team

    Cons

    Not enough hours at times

  2. "Upward Movement Encouraged"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Technical Specialist in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Apple part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    So many opportunities to grow in the company, Great Benefits, Supportive Leadership that is Individual focused, on par with progressive work culture

    Cons

    time-commitment is beyond that of other part time work, trainings are often, retail can be chaotic


  3. "Good and Bad"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Apple At Home Advisor in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Friendly and reliable colleagues Plenty of growth potential

    Cons

    6 month rotating schedules are not ideal

  4. "Great Benefits. Thats it."

    1.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - AHA Advisor in Chicago, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Work from home, employee discounts, other benefits

    Cons

    There is no room for growth, you are monitored your whole shift with any number of people listening to your calls, raises and pay are ridiculously low for a trillion dollar company, you change shifts every six months based on you metrics which Apple is nontransparent about, overworked, underpaid

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  5. "good"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer in Chicago, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Apple full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    nice environment best wost must

    Cons

    low salary high medium cons

  6. "Depends on Location"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Red Zone Specialist in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Opportunity to learn a lot about tech

    Cons

    You are a number, not a person.

  7. "A Wonderful & Supportive Workplace"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Technical Specialist in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    - Robust benefits package for part-time employees - Full medical, dentist, and vision insurance - Diverse workplace that feels authentic

    Cons

    - Unpredictable scheduling that varies quite a bit - Retail hours are 9am - 9pm so employees can be scheduled from 8am - 10pm - The company is enormous so it can be easy to feel unseen

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  8. "Technical Specialist Part Time Position"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Air Traffic Control Specialist in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Benefits are really nice, as a part time employee I had a good health plan along with public transit reimbursement and tuition reimbursement. Good pay, great coworkers.

    Cons

    If you're in school, it's a lot of hours and mental/physical energy, can get in the way of classes. Pressure can be quite high, customers can be jerks

  9. "A thrill a minute"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    The smartest people on the planet work at Apple. They really enjoy technology and being a part of the company the is the leader in the market.

    Cons

    Apple does not have a culture of training

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  10. Helpful (1)

    "Lots of fun, Lots of burning out"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Technical Specialist in Chicago, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Benefits are insane for a retail job

    Cons

    Again, it is a retail job so it has high crunching time during the holiday seasons.

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