New Job.. No forum?

Discussion in 'Community Discussion' started by Obsidian6, Aug 13, 2006.

  1. Obsidian6 macrumors 6502a

    Obsidian6

    Joined:
    Apr 29, 2006
    Location:
    Laguna Niguel, CA
    #1
    Well. I'm gonna come out with it.

    A couple of you know something I've been keeping on the down low for the past couple weeks.

    I just got hired at Apple.

    As such, I am going to take it easy when it comes to regularly visiting and posting on these forums. I would like to still be a part of this community, but not at the cost of my new job. So just in case, I won't be on too often. I'll try to stop by every now and again to make sure you haven't all gone crazy ;):D

    I know im not super famous or well-known on here, but I sure have made some worthwhile contacts and people to talk to in general.

    If anyone will miss me lol, feel free to email me or IM me. It's all in my profile.

    thanks for the good times.


    wish me luck!


    take care,

    Abram
     
  2. Lollypop macrumors 6502a

    Lollypop

    Joined:
    Sep 13, 2004
    Location:
    Johannesburg, South Africa
    #2
    Cool man, congrats! So fess up... how did you get hired by them, share the secret? :D
     
  3. KingYaba macrumors 68040

    KingYaba

    Joined:
    Aug 7, 2005
    Location:
    Up the irons
    #3
    Yeah seriously, how did you score a job with Apple?
     
  4. Abstract macrumors Penryn

    Abstract

    Joined:
    Dec 27, 2002
    Location:
    Location Location Location
    #4
    Who are you? ;)


    No no, I keed, I keed. Good luck working for Apple. I didn't know you were so lucky.

    And tell us how great those top-secret PowerBook G5s and iPhones are. ;)
     
  5. SpookTheHamster macrumors 65816

    SpookTheHamster

    Joined:
    Nov 7, 2004
    Location:
    London
    #5
    I hope you didn't give the same contact details when you started for Apple, they don't like employees on here.
     
  6. Deefuzz macrumors 6502a

    Deefuzz

    Joined:
    Jan 27, 2004
    Location:
    St. Louis, MO
    #6
    Congrats!

    What are you doing for them, and yes how did you score a job?
     
  7. Obsidian6 thread starter macrumors 6502a

    Obsidian6

    Joined:
    Apr 29, 2006
    Location:
    Laguna Niguel, CA
    #7
    more or less its just doing retail sales, i went in about a month ago because through the Apple jobs website, there was a position available at the store that i frequent. they pretty much told me that they had the people chosen.

    I didn't want to settle for that answer ;)


    So I continued to go back each week until I got to talk to the right people and they told me they would see what they can do. 2 days later they call me and say they want to do an interview. All went well with that 1st interview so they ran a background check on me and had me do a different interview with the Senior Assisstant Manager. My BG check came back clear. I'm not a terrorist :)

    2days after that they called me over the weekend and said they would like to extend a job offer.

    So I gladly accepted and went in to negotiate my terms, needless to say, I am happy with what they offered.

    I just wanted to give it a go since I will be going back to school in that area ( took 8 months off of school to do my photography work ). I think it'll be a fun job, plus I get a cool title " Mac Specialist" ;)


    (sorry if anyone thought i was referring to the head company up in cupertino)
     
  8. Obsidian6 thread starter macrumors 6502a

    Obsidian6

    Joined:
    Apr 29, 2006
    Location:
    Laguna Niguel, CA
    #8

    that's why i am saying i wont be on the forums very much, if at all.
     
  9. aristobrat macrumors G4

    Joined:
    Oct 14, 2005
    #9
    Nor did you ever work in the media or for another computer manufacturer, apparently. ;) Congrats man!
     
  10. Lollypop macrumors 6502a

    Lollypop

    Joined:
    Sep 13, 2004
    Location:
    Johannesburg, South Africa
    #10
    I almost had the same kind of thing (or at least I hoped to), check their website, and there were a few cool jobs in the US, but none over here :( Im working on another way in now...
     
  11. clayj macrumors 604

    clayj

    Joined:
    Jan 14, 2005
    Location:
    visiting from downstream
    #11
    Congratulations, Abram Goglanian!

    Might I suggest you retire your existing MR username and register with a name that can't be traced back to you if you intend to do any posting here whatsoever?
     
  12. Obsidian6 thread starter macrumors 6502a

    Obsidian6

    Joined:
    Apr 29, 2006
    Location:
    Laguna Niguel, CA
    #12
    im considering that option. in discussions with DoctorQ currently.
     
  13. Counterfit macrumors G3

    Counterfit

    Joined:
    Aug 20, 2003
    Location:
    sitting on your shoulder
    #14
    Well, I was just about to post a new thread, but I guess it can wait. I have an interview for the upcoming Apple store in the Providence Place Mall in a little over 7 hours from now. Presuming I get the job (IhopeIhopeIhopeIhopeIhopeIhope), I'll probably cease my posting here. :(

    Well, unless Arn wants to pay me $12/hr to post. :D
     
  14. tedrjr03 macrumors regular

    tedrjr03

    Joined:
    Feb 9, 2006
    #15
    congrats on the job, i sure alot of people here would love to have it
     
  15. Abstract macrumors Penryn

    Abstract

    Joined:
    Dec 27, 2002
    Location:
    Location Location Location
    #16
    Well if your real name isn't Counterfit, I doubt anyone would know. Also, you wouldn't be the first regular here to also work for Apple retail...

    Just don't be stupid and start telling people how much you know. If you know something we're not supposed to know, or if you saw something interesting that may or may not be related to a new Apple product or update, then keep quiet about it and you really wouldn't be doing anything bad. You just post here for fun most of the time anyway.
     
  16. Obsidian6 thread starter macrumors 6502a

    Obsidian6

    Joined:
    Apr 29, 2006
    Location:
    Laguna Niguel, CA
    #17
    agreed. I will not be disclosing ANYTHING I learn. Today they told us " the fastest way to get fired is to post on rumors sites " lol. great.

    you guys won't be seeing too much of me for a while ;)
     
  17. DJMastaWes macrumors 65816

    DJMastaWes

    Joined:
    Jan 14, 2006
    Location:
    Montreal, Quebec
    #18
    Congrats! So whens the long awaited merom MacBook Pros comeing out?

    Good luck!
     
  18. Obsidian6 thread starter macrumors 6502a

    Obsidian6

    Joined:
    Apr 29, 2006
    Location:
    Laguna Niguel, CA
    #19
    when i do find out. I won't be telling ;) I will just sit there with glee of my new knowledge and power. and then put one on order.


    I'm not at liberty anymore to speculate about upcoming products though. sorry.
     
  19. Counterfit macrumors G3

    Counterfit

    Joined:
    Aug 20, 2003
    Location:
    sitting on your shoulder
    #20
    Next Tuesday™ :p

    Actually, I don't think the interview went as well as I could have managed. Oh well, we'll see what the weekend brings...
     
  20. Counterfit macrumors G3

    Counterfit

    Joined:
    Aug 20, 2003
    Location:
    sitting on your shoulder
    #21
    Well, the weekend didn't bring anything.

    Monday, however, brought a "we've decided to go with another candidate" call. :(


    So Arn, how does $12/hr sound to you? :D
     

Share This Page