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"Onsite Vendor at Apple through Red Oak Technologies"

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Former Contractor - Front-End Web Developer in Cupertino, CA
Former Contractor - Front-End Web Developer in Cupertino, CA
Recommends
Negative Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

I worked at Apple as a contractor (More than a year)

Pros

Reputation of company helps future prospects. The development environment on the front-end is fairly modern, and getting more so as time goes on... though I found the online store to be less cutting-edge than I had hoped.

Cons

Low hourly rate (1$ per minute). Manager openly stated that they do not want to hire "rockstars" full time at the Apple Online Store! There is a fairly anti-competitive atmosphere, especially from some of the senior people trying to hold on to their jobs. It's better to either get on board early after college, or later after establishing yourself at a higher level.

Advice to Management

Don't be afraid to hire rockstars! Resist the urge to hire too many people under you then leave for a Director-level title (only happened once while I was there). Send your workers to conferences more often, sheesh.

Other Employee Reviews for Apple

  1. "You can make it a career if you're creative"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    You can get lots of flexibility in your role once you become liked and trusted. The pay is much better than other retailers.

    Cons

    You can gain a lot of experience doing different jobs but not work your way up. You are working in retail and that means you need to be prepared to work with customers.

    Advice to Management

    It would be nice if not only managers got bonuses if the stores meet their goals.


  2. "It was okay"

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    Former Employee - Mac Specialist (Apple Store) in Portland, ME
    Former Employee - Mac Specialist (Apple Store) in Portland, ME
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Apple part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great co workers and the store was always busy..time flew by!

    Cons

    A little fake. You had to act extremely excited everyday, but it is just another job

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