I'm a Mac Genius

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  1. TurboDerek

    TurboDerek My favorite meal is horsemeat and rice.

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    As of 6 hours ago I am an official employee of Apple computer. :bigthumb: After a one phone and two live interviews over the last two months I was offered a position, which I accepted. I had to take a $4 an hour pay cut but it was time to move on from my present job. I’ll be one of four “Mac Genius” at the now under construction Apple Store in Rancho Cucamonga, Ca. I’m going to receive a Fed Ex letter in a few days with all the official paper work.
     
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    Congrats. What's will you be doing. I know Koolaid works at an apple store and gets 15% off all products. :eek3:
     
  3. TurboDerek

    TurboDerek My favorite meal is horsemeat and rice.

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    IcyHot4Life Str8 Ballin'

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    :bigthumb: congrats man, I'd be very interested to see your resume and experience etc, I applied part-time and I couldn't even get my foot in the door :hs:
     
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    maczter Life is trying things to see if they work.

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    :cool: congrats!
     
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    congrats :bigthumb:
     
  7. TurboDerek

    TurboDerek My favorite meal is horsemeat and rice.

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    the last 4 years I've worked at a middle school as the computer guy with over 600 macs. did all the networking in with both mac and windows servers. trained teacher and students on how to use them. Basic one man IT department.

    work for Siemens before that installing/configuring/repairing networking stuff (wiring, switches, servers, phone switches, catv systems)

    taught computer classes at the local adult education school for 2 years at night.

    over 4 years of retail. I'm 27 now and started working at 16 so thats everything.

    what helped the most was the retail and teaching classes. my computer experience is average. they need people who have experience working with the public.

    when a customer comes in like this :rant2: you are this :wiggle:
     
  8. dmora

    dmora Guest

    I made 20/hr as a genius in Miami, if that gives u any gauge.
     
  9. maczter

    maczter Life is trying things to see if they work.

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    I noticed Apple has a job posted for a part-time Mac Genius at the new Barton Creek Store...
     
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    IcyHot4Life Str8 Ballin'

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    :hsd: I'm only 21 but I had a year of retail, 3 years as a teaching assistant, and I'm the Director of Production for my college radio station which means I'm always training other people :hs:

    I'm kinda bitter at apple for that :o
     
  11. dmora

    dmora Guest

    Apparently im black listed from Apple and cant get a job with them. :mad:
     
  12. maczter

    maczter Life is trying things to see if they work.

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    :eek3:
     
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    any idea how that happened? i would guess you either knew/spoke of too much or disagreed with some manager with high-up friends...
     
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  15. ez4me2c3d

    ez4me2c3d Guest

    sweet now maybe you can help me.. i'd like to arrange my icons in the finder window (icon view). cuz after i delete an icon the rest just stay put and dont clean up the blank space in the window.
     
  16. TurboDerek

    TurboDerek My favorite meal is horsemeat and rice.

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    on osx go to the finder
    view - view options
    You can use snap to grid
    but I like arragne by - kind
     
  17. ez4me2c3d

    ez4me2c3d Guest

    thank you for the help kind sir. it works great.
     
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    Congrats! Now tell me why I've been to 5 Apple Stores and can't find another damn iSight for my girlfriend!
     
  19. maczter

    maczter Life is trying things to see if they work.

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  20. dmora

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    Apple has a silent policy of no fault admission. My manager fucked up something on a customer's purchase. Used my ID to proccess it. All while i was at lunch. They fired me. I appealed it and they realized what happened and fired him, but i still cant get rehired.
    :wtc:
     
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    maczter Life is trying things to see if they work.

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    sorry to hear that. that's really lame.
     
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    IcyHot4Life Str8 Ballin'

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    :ugh: that's fucked up, especially that they won't de-blacklist you! wtf ::wtf:
     
  23. agent0068

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    ouch, sorry to hear it...if it's of any reassurance, I've heard of people getting blacklisted (who well I wouldn't say deserved it, but were closer to it) who eventually got a position at Apple again eventually in the future...but that's not cool at all
     
  24. dmora

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    :sad2:

    Help me get a job if you can. :x:
     
  25. agent0068

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    heh, I'm but a lowly intern and today's my last day :(






    (...but I'm also in the process of negotiating a full-time offer! woo woo!)
     

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