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Apple Inc. Apple software includes the Mac OS X operating system. the iWork suite of productivity software. a suite of professional audio and film-industry software products. . The company's best-known hardware products include Macintosh computers. and Final Cut Studio.Introduction Apple Inc used to be called Apple Computers Inc. This American company was established in 1976. the iTunes media browser. but dropped the word computer because it wanted to expand its products beyond just computers. is an American multinational corporation that designs and manufactures consumer electronics and computer software products. The company operates more than 250 retail stores in nine countries and an online store where hardware and software products are sold. the iPod and the iPhone. Steve Jobs was a co-founder and is still the CEO today. the iLife suite of multimedia and creativity software.

Steve Jobs was a co-founder and is still the CEO today. Apple has about 35. Apple was founded in 1976 by Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak. The company was called Apple Computer. This includes a customer base that is devoted to the company and its brand. 2007 to reflect the company's ongoing expansion into the consumer electronics market in addition to its traditional focus on personal computers.000 employees worldwide and had worldwide annual sales of US$32.48 billion in its fiscal year ending September 29. For reasons as various as its philosophy of comprehensive aesthetic design to its distinctive advertising campaigns. Headquartered in Cupertino. 2008. Apple has established a unique reputation in the consumer electronics industry.History Apple Computer is one of the pioneers of the technology industry.000 employees. but dropped the word "Computer" on January 9. Fortune magazine named Apple the most admired company in the United States in 2008 and in the world in 2009. with development facilities and retail locations worldwide. CA. particularly in the United States. Inc. Apple has over 10. for its first 30 years. .

Apple Store openings can draw crowds of thousands. Apple created the Apple Fellows program. While this brand loyalty is considered unusual for any product. The New York City Fifth Avenue "Cube" store had a line as long as half a mile. with some waiting in line as much as a day before the opening or flying in from other countries for the event. Apple Fellows are those who have made extraordinary technical or leadership contributions to personal computing while at the company. Users Apple has the highest brand and repurchase loyalty of any computer manufacturer. . The opening in Tokyo was estimated in the thousands with a line exceeding eight city blocks.Apple Inc Company Culture Corporate Apple was one of several highly successful companies founded in the 1970s that bucked the traditional notions of what a corporate culture should look like in terms of organizational hierarchy. a few Mac fans took the opportunity of the setting to propose marriage. Other highly successful firms with similar cultural aspects from the same time period include Southwest Airlines and Microsoft. To recognize the best of its employees. Apple has a reputation for fostering individuality and excellence that reliably draws talented people into its employ.

Surfs the Internet the real Internet on an iPhone. . But that s not the point. Because whatever you do here. You know.Jobs At Apple Less of a job . including interns and new graduates. You could call it work. Like when someone creates their first video with iMovie. Apple welcomes applicants of all levels. more of a calling. up for any challenge. or you could call it a mission. or a sushi chef on an Apple campus (yes. Apple people. the kind of people you d want to hang around with anyway. Or uses the built-in iSight camera to video chat with their grandchildren. We make things that make an impact. People who are smart. Working at Apple is a whole different thing. Making it all happen can be hard work. we have sushi chefs). we re looking for the best. creative. And in helping people discover all the amazing things they can do with it. is it? You ll be in a very good company. License to change the world. And you could probably find an easier job someplace else. a Concierge at an Apple Retail Store. and incredibly excited about what they do. you play a part in creating some of the best-loved technology on the planet. Whether you want to be an iPod engineer. In other words. We call it a blast.

iPod. So we don't bother. bring your ideas. And do all the other stuff that makes that possible.Corporate Jobs Work behind the scenes . We don't see what any of that has to do with great work. Executive parking spaces. And of course. And suits. This isn't your cushy corporate nine-to-fiver. engineer. We've got an environment where you can make things happen. Fast.where we design. Massive bureaucracy. Collaboration. innovation. and Apple software title. A lot of big companies are about endless meetings. We also have a shared obsession with getting every last detail right. There's plenty of open space and open minds. . Leave your neckties. iPhone. Fortunately. and launch every Mac.

The Positions Mac Hardware Engineering Marketing Applications Operations Human Resources Finance Legal Facilities Software Engineering .

and get the most out of their Apple products. You can lead customers on individual tours. The Apple Retail Store is the one place where people can find everything Apple. Creative pros.help people learn about. and business consultants have a place here. You'll get used to it. . Or help them map out the right technology plan for their businesses. too. but you'll never get tired of it. Whether you're leading a free workshop. there's one thing you'll definitely see people's faces light up when you show the something they never knew they could do. technical experts. shop for. or giving expert technical advice at the Genius Bar. teaching a One to One personal training session. This isn't shopping as we know it. Take them on product test-drives. That means we're not just looking for people with retail experience.Retail Jobs Be the face of Apple . and the experts on everything Apple.

The Positions Store Manager Creative Assistant Store Manager Genius Specialist Business Partner Personal Shopping Specialist Concierge Inventory Specialist .

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It first appears on Mac OS X Panther and also on start-up of the iPhone. iPod Touch. It is still used and often appears in various colors on various products.The Logos The original Apple logo featuring Isaac Newton under the fabled apple tree. . used from late 1976 until replaced in 1998 by monochrome theme The monochrome-themed logo maintained the same shaped as the rainbow theme it replaced. The "glass"-themed Apple logo. such as packaging and advertisements in 2003. used from 2003 to present. The Aqua-themed Apple logo. fifth generation video iPod. used from 2001 to 2003 on packaging and advertisements. The rainbow "bitten" logo. and on early versions of Mac OS X before Panther. and all subsequent versions of these products. iPod Nano.

email. You may use your own CDs to put music on an ipod or find music on the software itunes. There are 4 types of iPods: the iPod Classic. .Apple Products Apple designs and manufactures software products such as: The Mac OS operating system iTunes iLife Final Cut Studio There are three main electronic products: Mac computers iPods iPhone Mac Computers The first Macintosh computer was called 128K. multimedia. Apple now make: Macbooks. Macbook Air. Macbooks are portable laptop computers. or find music on the iTunes software. iPod Shuffle. You may use your own CDs to put music on an iPod. iPhones The iPhone was announced on 9 Jan 2007. Macbook Pro and the iMac. and the iMac is a desktop computer. and the 3G version was launched on July 11 2008. Ipods An ipod is a portable media player. iPod Nano. and the iPod Touch. portable media player. text messaging. visual voicemail. The ipod was launched October 2001 and by September 2007 there were more than 150 million ipods sold world-wide. Some features of an iPhone are: camera phone. iPhones are internet connected. It was the first computer to ever feature a mouse. smart phones with a touch screen. web browsing and a virtual keyboard onscreen.

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Onsite fitness center.and long-term disability coverage. Personal and family counseling. Long-term care insurance. And there s plenty of flexibility built in for you and your family. 401(k) Plan with company match. Short. Product discounts. Financial education seminars. and years with the company. Paid vacations and holidays.Benefits To Employees Your particular benefits package will depend on your position. Wellness programs. Employee Stock Purchase Plan. . Here s a sneak peek at what you might be eligible for: HEALTH INSURANCE Flexible Spending Accounts (for health care and dependent day care). location.

Certain states may cover additional groups and. should contact his or her supervisor. U. Apple extends its EEO policy of non-discrimination to those groups. and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race. sex. recalls. including sexual harassment. training. Furthermore. etc. disability. religion. in those states. social and recreational programs. marital status. or any line manager. hiring. age. . any member of the Human Resources department or the Employee Relations office. medical condition. sexual orientation. transfers. up to and including the CEO.. training and promoting. Apple will not retaliate against any employee for filing a complaint and will not tolerate retaliation by management employees or co-workers.S. Any employee who feels that he or she has been treated contrary to this policy. shall continue to be administered so as to reflect the above policy. color. This policy prohibits unlawful harassment of any kind. terminations. All other aspects of employment such as compensation. Military or veteran status in recruiting. including any harassment by company personnel or work-related harassment by any other person. benefits. national origin.Equal Employment Opportunity Apple is an equal opportunity employer. gender identity characteristics or expression. and slurs or jokes based on any protected class. Any employee who is found to have violated this policy shall be subject to disciplinary action up to and including termination of employment. layoffs. tuition assistance. It is the responsibility of every employee to conform with this policy.

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