Anyone Notice Apple Store is Diverse?

Discussion in 'Apple, Inc and Tech Industry' started by ComicStix, Jan 28, 2010.

  1. ComicStix macrumors member

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    Well in my local apple store which is in Braintree Massachusetts it's very diverse. I mean you have white, black, indian and asian people working there. Also they have a person in a wheelchair and someone who looks like they have some developmental disabilities but were quite helpful! Anyone else this at their local stores or do i just have a special store :)
     
  2. appleguy123 macrumors 603

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    I am not sure how to comment on a thread like this. America is a diverse country, why shouldn't the Apple Store be?
     
  3. GoCubsGo macrumors Nehalem

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    While America is diverse there are also laws for that. ;)
     
  4. ComicStix thread starter macrumors member

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    True but they don't have to accept them (Well on a certain level yes) but some apple stores I have went too just have a lot of Caucasian people and no minorities. :mad:
     
  5. lionheartednyhc macrumors 65816

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    Have you ever noticed how, when you drive on the freeway, there are many different colors of cars?
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    Did you just say that Apple doesn't have to accept minorities (you're on the way to getting this thread locked) as if they were of inferior quality?
     
  7. MTI macrumors 65816

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    However, I have noticed a serious lack of women employees that could moonlight as Victoria Secret models. Apple's HR should get to work on that. Oh, perhaps that would frighten all the nerdlings that congregate around the Power Macs . . ;)
     
  8. localoid macrumors 68020

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    I didn't take the OPs reply at all that way. I think he was simply saying that employers can often find (legal) ways around EEO laws to select only the particular type of persons they want to hire. That sort of thing does occur...

    My thoughts on this subject, after working several years in EEO compliance: Businesses that have a well-rounded group of employees usually have to be willing to make some extra effort to achieve a diverse workforce.
     
  9. ComicStix thread starter macrumors member

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    OMG Why lock this thread if I am a minority myself!!!!!! When I started it I didn't mean for it to fail this badly LOL
     
  10. miles01110 macrumors Core

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    I think they make an effort to hire a diverse sales floor staff. See link in signature.
     
  11. FrankieTDouglas macrumors 65816

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    Laws that actively promote hirings based on factors other than merit.
     
  12. roadbloc macrumors G3

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    This topic is disgusting and discriminative. All people have equal chances, no matter how they are, why are you bothered about it? Someone please lock this thread.
     
  13. JuanGuapo macrumors 6502a

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    Some of the replies to this thread are just comical. I don't think there's anything wrong w/ what the OP said--he's just saying he noticed more ethnic diversity working inside Apple. There's nothing wrong w/ that--I think the ppl who get bent about it are the ones with issues, not the OP.

    Anyway, back to the topic... I don't know about racial lines, but certainly there are certainly more women working behind the genius bar at the store I go to. Women Genius' a lot more through and less ego-maniacal than their male counterparts.... the last guy who looked at my computer looked like a drug addict and smelled bad. If "image" is what Apple is trying to sell, then I find it ironic that they had this guy working there. I wouldn't want him handling my food, let alone a notebook.
     
  14. jclee macrumors newbie

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    Yes the apple store does seem to be diverse. America is becoming more and more diverse and intercultural marriage is contributing. I read in one of my family text books that by 2050... the "cultural section" of family studies will be taken on because it will no longer be relevant.
     

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