has anyone in the Mac crew ever worked for Apple?

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  1. The1Ash10

    The1Ash10 Active Member

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    I'm looking at a finance position in the Austin area, and was just wondering if anyone in here has ever worked for them. It always seemed like a cool company to start a career with, but I have never met someone that worked outside of the Apple stores.... :dunno:
     
  2. TheWeasel

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    I was hired but later turned the job down before starting training. Those I know that work for them enjoy their jobs and the opportunity for career advancement is good. Pay is good (outside of the Apple Stores) and benefits are good.
     
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    Am looking at a Channel Sales job but still unsure. It would most likely mean working within Best Buy as an Apple Solutions Consultant if I understand correctly. However, it is more directly related to a corporate type job as opposed to their retail division.

    Needless to say, I'm interested in learning of anyone's experiences as well.
     
  4. kidhero

    kidhero not really a hero, really just a big fat phony

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    i liked the austin campus and the vibe.

    in terms of lateral mobility: apple encourages it and you can find yourself working on other aspect of your field within a year or two.

    in terms of upwards mobility: prepare to put in years before you get switched out to bigger and betters things. it's usually the 10+ year veterans that get into the higher up positions. in fact a lot of the people i work with have put in 20+ years to the company.
     
  5. TheWeasel

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    Hmmmm, that's interesting. Much different then what I've seen at Cupertino and Reston. Good number of people that have moved up into better positions but also like you say, there are plenty that stay in the same area for quite some time. Lots of long-termers.
     
  6. kidhero

    kidhero not really a hero, really just a big fat phony

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    it's a cult. the only reason people leave is because they get jammed up for advancement by politics and get poached or get fed up and leave over disagreements.
     
  7. TheWeasel

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    Very true. I know some that have retired and have been brought back with HUGE incentives. Lots of those I know have been there for 15+ years or more.
     
  8. omgwtfbbqryan

    omgwtfbbqryan OT Supporter

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    i work as an apple campus rep :naughty:
     
  9. dorkultra

    dorkultra OT's resident crohns dude OT Supporter

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    i cant even get a call for a sales position
     
  10. The1Ash10

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    lol yeah, I don't know that I'll get a call back, but who knows...
     
  11. hurleyint1386

    hurleyint1386 Someone has sand in their vagina

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    You might have a little difficulty finding someone that works for an Apple Store or Apple Corporate on here only because Apple prohibits employees from addressing themselves as Apple employees on forums. So even if there are any, they aren't allowed to talk about it.
     
  12. The1Ash10

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    Odd. Why is that?
     
  13. hurleyint1386

    hurleyint1386 Someone has sand in their vagina

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    Probably just for confidentiality reasons.
     
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    lolz...Steve Jobs= Tyler Durden...first rule of Apple...Never talk about apple
     
  15. kidhero

    kidhero not really a hero, really just a big fat phony

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    This may or may not be true. :hsugh:
     
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    I work at the apple campus. It's awesome. :)
     

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