| The most valuable tech company, Apple, is one of the most challenging places to work. All best minds in the industry work at Apple. You are always surrounded by geniuses and there is always the pressure to perform at the top of your team. Apple also has a stressful work environment. Despite of all the constant work, Apple employees are still satisfied with their job.|
The company has best reviews and ranking on Glassdoor. Some posts by Apple employees on Quora also suggest that Apple treats its employees really well. Here are ten reasons why Apple employees love their workplace and culture.
1. Big Impact:
The biggest part about working at Apple is its products. Apple’s products are most talked about all over the world. One of the former Apple employees has written on Glassdoor that, creating innovative products and taking part in developing new product categories are most rewarding things about working for Apple. Another current Apple engineer says, "This is a great opportunity to work with some really fantastic, dedicated people, who genuinely want to use technology to make the world a better place.”
2. Smart People:
Apple hires very smart people. Steve Jobs was always concerned about hiring only A-level staff in all departments of the company. All current and past employees have always appreciated working with really really smart people. All reviews on Glassdoor indicate the amazing work culture of Apple. Everything at Apple is about teamwork.
3. Lifelong Friends:
Apple has a great work culture. The teamwork has played key role in the company’s success. Apple employees always appreciate the company’s welcoming work culture. A former Apple employee has written on Quora, “Apple has amazing sense of belonging and community.” This community is ever lasting. Apple employees are great friends with each other.
4. Mature Work Environment:
An anonymous Quora user says, “Apple has older demographic of working. Most people in the company are in their 30s or 40s. They have tons of experience that they bring to the workplace.” There are no nerf guns or slackers in Apple.” Apple has much more mature work environment than other tech companies.
Many employees on Glassdoor have cited compensation as the main benefit of working at Apple. Overall salary and other benefits offered by Apple are great. According to data on PayScale, an average software engineer at Apple makes $76,000 per year. Most employees at Apple have salary package more than $100,000 per year.
6. Part-time Workers:
Workers at Apple’s retail division have comparatively less salaries than engineers and core team. But yet, many of them have praised Apple for providing benefits even if they work part time. There are many part-time Apple employees who are happy with the benefits that Apple offers them.
7. Flexible Positions:
Apple encourages employees to try different job roles in the company. Apple employees love the flexible job positions. There is plenty of room to move internally within the company. Specially Apple’s retail positions are very flexible. Employees can change their position within the company or even to a different Apple retail location.
Apple products are expensive. Apple employees get impressive discounts on all Apple products. Many Apple employees on Quora and various other social networking sites have claimed that discounts in Apple are amazing. Apple also offers discount on stock to employees.
9. Free Apples:
This is a funny part. Apple represents Apple fruit and hence, Apple offers free apples to its workers. Few current Apple employees in Cupertino are quite enthusiast about the fact that company supplies free apples to its workers.
Apple makes commuting very easy for its employees. Apple has its own shuttle service that transports employees from Bay Area to Apple’s HQ in Cupertino. Apple employees have given high rating to this shuttle service. Apple also offers good amount of stipend to those who travel by other public transport medium.