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"Great products, damaging culture"

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Former Employee - Software Engineer IV in Cupertino, CA
Former Employee - Software Engineer IV in Cupertino, CA
Doesn't Recommend
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

I worked at Apple full-time (More than 5 years)

Pros

- Work on world-changing products that have great design and strong technology.
- Very talented people that know their stuff.
- Good benefits.

Cons

- Culture of secrecy for the sake of secrecy is extremely damaging.
- Impossible or extremely difficult to build your career through public presentations / publications, open-source, etc.
- Very ad-hoc and poor software engineering practices and support systems.

Other Employee Reviews for Apple

  1. "worked in retail store as a specialist"

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    Current Employee - Mac Specialist (Apple Store) in San Diego, CA
    Current Employee - Mac Specialist (Apple Store) in San Diego, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Apple part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    cool products, fun store environment

    Cons

    everybody wants your discount and the retail teams are not closely tied to the HQ / corporate teams


  2. "My job in Apple Coproration"

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    Former Intern - Intern in Charlotte, NC
    Former Intern - Intern in Charlotte, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Apple as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good food, nice people, very cool CEO

    Cons

    a lot of work, far from home

    Advice to Management

    More food

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