Apple retail jobs, whats the hold up?

Discussion in 'Apple, Inc and Tech Industry' started by Pro-Metal, Apr 14, 2010.

  1. Pro-Metal macrumors newbie

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    Hey, I have applied for a job at apple retail and passed the first stage of the interview and had my second around 2 weeks ago and still no reply, i emailed them recently and they said that the result of the interview was 'Positive" however "There are some problems with my working hours and they need to speak to the other manager" and i last heard from them a week ago, whats the hold up?, do you guys think this is good or bad news? im sitting here by the computer waiting day after day for an email.

    Many thanks :)
     
  2. miles01110 macrumors Core

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    Keep calling. The squeaky wheel gets the oil.
     
  3. Pro-Metal thread starter macrumors newbie

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    But surely that will pee them off if i keep on pestering them?
     
  4. Pro-Metal thread starter macrumors newbie

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    Im guessing that no response from apple for 2 weeks is a bad thing concerning A job?
     
  5. miles01110 macrumors Core

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    As long as you don't call them every day, I don't see why it would be "pestering" them, especially since you already had an interview.
     
  6. Pro-Metal thread starter macrumors newbie

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    Very true however i did contact them a week ago via email asking them "Whats taking so long?" and they replied "So about the wait, but there are some problems with your working hours and when I'am back in the office on tuesday i will let you know as soon as i can" and its now thursday and still nothing. do you think its best to email them again ?
     
  7. Pro-Metal thread starter macrumors newbie

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    WOW Just ran downstairs as my house phone rang thinking it was going to be another company trying to sell stuff but it wasn't, instead it was the deputy manager of Apple she said that the interview was "Really positive and the manager really liked me" however there is a problem because I'am only going for part time they can not offer me anything at this time but she said she would put me in the "Pipe-line" and save me in her email to contact me when a part-time job is available and she asked if that was ok and i replied "Defiantly" and she said that they would love to have me on board ATM but they don't have the vacancy but she said "That defiantly isn't the last i will be hearing from them" I think this is a good result what do you guys think?
    :apple::apple:
     
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  9. Pro-Metal thread starter macrumors newbie

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    Yeah sorry about my bad grammar their "Definitely".

    All apart from that do you think thats a good result ?
     
  10. gkarris macrumors 604

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    With me, it may have been a delay in the background checks (credit and criminal)...

    IMHO - I didn't get it because they saw something they didn't like...
     
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    It's good that you remained positive and polite to the manager. I'm curious, what were the hours you said you were available for?

    Your store might not be hiring for summer yet, which is why they couldn't give you a part time position. I know some stores hire for summer very early, while others don't start in earnest until May.
     
  12. Pro-Metal thread starter macrumors newbie

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    I'am only applying for A part time rather than a full time role.
     
  13. Gator24765 macrumors 6502a

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    Im looking to work in an apple store as well.

    What position did you apply for? When they day full time, is their full time 40 hours a week? What is the entry level hourly wage?
     
  14. Pro-Metal thread starter macrumors newbie

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    Well Im from the Uk so it might be different but over here i applied for Specialist and full time is 35-40 hours a week and the entry level for pay is £8.00
     
  15. Gator24765 macrumors 6502a

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    ah ok. Sounds about right.

    Did you apply online? and how long did it take for them to contact you after you sent in resume etc.
     
  16. Pro-Metal thread starter macrumors newbie

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    Yep I applied online and it took around 2 months to hear from them so not too bad.
     
  17. Gator24765 macrumors 6502a

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    cool. Anyone else have experience working at an apple store?
     
  18. rorschach macrumors 68020

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    This was a few years ago, but when I was first hired it went VERY quickly. Looking back at my emails:

    -Entered my resume at around 7am. Got an invitation to a 'hiring event' that day at around 4pm.
    -Hiring event was 2 days later. Got an email the same night of the group interview inviting me to a 2nd interview the next day.
    -Got hired the next day a few hours after the 2nd interview.

    So yeah, it really varies.
     
  19. Pro-Metal thread starter macrumors newbie

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    WOW! you are really lucky mate.
     
  20. Gator24765 macrumors 6502a

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    damn very lucky. Im not expected a call back. :/
     

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