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Great experience, don't expect it to get you to the mothership

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Former Employee - Stock Broker in Scottsdale, AZ (US)
Former Employee - Stock Broker in Scottsdale, AZ (US)

I worked at Apple full-time (less than an year)

Pros

Diverse work experience and an opportunity to take ownership of the role.

Cons

Not necessarily a track to a corporate position.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Add opportunities for growth following graduation.

Recommends
Positive Outlook

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    Great exp. but don't expect to be properly reward

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    Former Employee - Mac Specialist (Apple Store) in Natick, MA (US)
    Former Employee - Mac Specialist (Apple Store) in Natick, MA (US)

    I worked at Apple full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Apple is great to build experience with sales.
    Encouraging management.
    Clearly articulated goals.
    Amazing onboarding and training program.
    Discounts.
    Camaraderie amongst co-workers.
    Engaging with customers and helping them learn something new.

    Cons

    Little room for growth. Don't expect to start as a specialist and move to genius. They're two different worlds according to management.
    Often found that although I was better at helping/repairing software/hardware issues, got stuck in specialist position and told to focus on sales.
    You end up selling $10k+ a day with no commission.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Such an inspiring and motivating environment

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    Current Employee - Store Manager in San Diego, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Store Manager in San Diego, CA (US)

    I have been working at Apple full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    The people that I work with are some of the smartest individuals that I know.

    Cons

    You are not always in the "know" so you must be able to deal with ambiguity

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    My advise would be to try and keep the feeling of Staying small. The bigger you get the harder it is for team members to know what the priorities are.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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