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Apple experimenting with new ways to keep employees happy

0. phoneArena 13 Nov 2012, 04:26 posted on

According to a number of sources that seem to be well-informed when it comes to the stuff that's going on inside Apple, under the new CEO, Tim Cook, the company has been trying to find new ways of keeping its employees happy and satisfied...

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posted on 13 Nov 2012, 04:39 3

1. wendygarett (unregistered)


Just saw a news that many of the Apple retail store hire a lot of low wage staff in US and yet they seems quite happy and motivative... I just dont know why...

posted on 13 Nov 2012, 05:23 2

11. anywherehome (Posts: 971; Member since: 13 Dec 2011)


so children in China have now 20 % time more for themselves? great! :-D

posted on 13 Nov 2012, 10:40

20. Jobes (Posts: 364; Member since: 27 Oct 2011)


China?? They are talking about here ;)

posted on 13 Nov 2012, 04:41 3

2. andro. (Posts: 1927; Member since: 16 Sep 2011)


Perhaps the hypnotherapy and brain waving of apple employees is no longer enough to keep them happy and readily willing to spread the Apple 'experience'. If only apple cared more for their unofficial employees in slave labour conditions in foxconn camps

posted on 13 Nov 2012, 04:44

5. darkkjedii (Posts: 9349; Member since: 05 Feb 2011)


Hush please

posted on 13 Nov 2012, 07:01 2

17. chaoticrazor (Posts: 2347; Member since: 28 Aug 2012)


Can't you hush, you that sensitive lol

posted on 13 Nov 2012, 04:43

3. jstahl (Posts: 79; Member since: 03 Sep 2012)


Little things like these make Apple the greatest company in the world.

posted on 13 Nov 2012, 05:21 5

10. anywherehome (Posts: 971; Member since: 13 Dec 2011)


you mean steal this from Google again?
Google has had this for years ;)

posted on 13 Nov 2012, 05:52

13. rbasky61 (Posts: 14; Member since: 21 Jan 2012)


this is no problem. stealing others ideas to help people is incomparable. pls don't mislead people..

posted on 13 Nov 2012, 06:34

16. anywherehome (Posts: 971; Member since: 13 Dec 2011)


please, tell this to Apple.....

posted on 13 Nov 2012, 08:20 2

19. PapaSmurf (Posts: 6658; Member since: 14 May 2012)


Ummmm, Google has been doing this for years; their working environment is a child's playground basically.

posted on 13 Nov 2012, 04:43

4. darkkjedii (Posts: 9349; Member since: 05 Feb 2011)


Check it out
http://m.washingtonpost.com/business/technology/apple-htc-settlement-signs-of-disarmament/2012/11/12/02c8dc30-2cdb-11e2-a99d-5c4203af7b7a_story.html

posted on 13 Nov 2012, 04:47 4

6. gothicheart (Posts: 82; Member since: 17 Oct 2012)


how about the underpaid sweathouses in China that actually make their products, any move to make them happy?

posted on 13 Nov 2012, 04:49 9

7. someones4 (Posts: 614; Member since: 16 Sep 2012)


Tim: 'to keep everyone happy, we will fire anyone who is unhappy.'

posted on 13 Nov 2012, 05:08 5

8. wendygarett (unregistered)


Most Apple workers are fanboy... They still satisfied their work enenthough they miss 3 month salaries :)

posted on 13 Nov 2012, 05:14 1

9. someones4 (Posts: 614; Member since: 16 Sep 2012)


So.. they are like the house elves in harry potter? Taking absolute pleasure in serving their masters. Just an analogy though... based on what you said. No offence to anyone.

posted on 13 Nov 2012, 05:49 1

12. Aeires (unregistered)


I've read a lot that points to this being true, the working conditions are extremely stressful, they don't get paid as well as other tech companies, and they do it because they totally buy into the Apple philosophy

IMO, if I worked for a company as rich as Apple, I'd be asking for a lot more pay than what they offer.

posted on 13 Nov 2012, 06:03 2

14. wendygarett (unregistered)


as much as i love apple, i just wanna share this truth, they are all 'brainwashed' and well trained by steve job.. Remember the steve job 'one soldier kill ten leutenants' plan? He is only hire a staff who can kill ten directors and that is fanboy...

posted on 13 Nov 2012, 06:05

15. wendygarett (unregistered)


as much as i love apple, i just wanna share this truth, they are all 'brainwashed' and well trained by steve job.. Remember the steve job 'one soldier kill ten leutenants' plan? He is only hire a staff who can kill ten directors and that is fanboy...

posted on 13 Nov 2012, 08:03 1

18. Bluesky02 (Posts: 1439; Member since: 05 Dec 2011)


Apple to make staff happy? That's gotta be hard for them because they lack integrity.

posted on 13 Nov 2012, 10:42

21. gwuhua1984 (Posts: 1237; Member since: 06 Mar 2012)


That's weird, I thought all Apple employees are happy at their job.

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