Are H1Bs about to lose their jobs due to several failed products? Of course, the full-time employees who are from USA (citizens) will lose their jobs first, I'm sure since they don't have to pack up and leave.
Is Apple hiring for newly-minted edX grads? https://www.highereducationinquirer.org/2023/09/2u-crash-exposes-latest-wage-of-edugrift.html
I'm assuming Apple will have to layoff those who worked on and interacted with the 5G Modem Chip project especially since they have signed a 3-year contract with Qualcomm. Also, 5G hasn't taken off that well, so revenues/profits will most likely... — read more
When is apple’s much anticipated 5g modem going to be ready? They took our (Intel) fully formed and very performant 4g modem and all the resources, but have not yet finished the 5g design. Meanwhile Huawei/Hisilicon steal the thunder.
Seems there is rumor of upcoming 5percent cut
Apple has registered a 2.3% rise in job vacancies from April to July 2023 during an economic downturn which has seen its fellow Big Tech peers resort to mass layoffs... — read more
AMD and Apple seem to be the only ones not laying people off. Also, are you hiring?
This is encouraging… https://www.cnbc.com/amp/2023/05/04/apple-layoffs-are-a-last-resort-tim-cook-says.html
If Apple Mac shipments dropped more than 40% in the first three months of 2023, then I wonder how bad are the numbers for tablets and smartphones shipments? No one I know got themselves a new Apple tablet or smartphone recently. People must be saving... — read more
Time to update your resume and start applying. Better to find a job while you have your current job then wait till you get layoff. Even if the pay is lesser then current pay, at least you will have a steady flow of income still coming in.
Apple will have no choice but to do more layoffs. They might not announce it officially in the media. Depending on the laws required by WARN notices in different states. The downhill side is beginning. Not many people need to upgrade their current... — read more
Even though many companies are trying to move out of China and into India, these companies will have a tough time outputting the same product, at low cost, high quality, and rapid pace. Why? Cause nothing happens in India without under the table... — read more
After badging in to the office, how many minutes am I required to stay in the office. Would I be breaking policy, if I badged in, had breakfast, and then left?
"...recent accounts report that Apple is tracking employee attendance and threatening action against those who refuse to work from the office at least three days a... — read more
I’m safe for now, but I wasn’t surprised by layoffs. I knew it was going to happen. They said in the news that affected employees can apply to another internal position. I’m interested in how that works out in practice?
I really hoped Apple would be the last FAANG left standing after the whole tech layoffs craze subsided (which has to happen, sooner or later) but I guess I was wrong. Now I'm starting to think Apple was just waiting to see how things would play out... — read more
Here it goes: https://www.reuters.com/technology/apple-cut-small-number-jobs-some-corporate-retail-teams-bloomberg-news-2023-04-03/
Some colleagues are so used to government handouts that they think of work as a handout. The rest of us put in the hours and get the work done. The weakest link needs to be removed. Give these entitled brats a pip and show them the door.
If you are protected class a woman, minority, disability, veteran, lgbtq, whistleblower, age 40 or over you tell them you are being discriminated against and you don't appreciate the harassment. You send your manager, hr rep, and let it rip If... — read more
Of course you should expect layoffs. https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/how-california-took-over-the-world-180981660/
Granted, right now it's only third-party contractors but I'm thinking this is just the start. Especially since it's not that Apple is not renewing their contracts, but getting rid of people before their contracts expire. If you weren't nervous about... — read more
The next phase of Big Tech... https://novum.substack.com/i/101103540/big-tech-stagnation
@CWAUnion has filed an unfair labor practice charge against @Apple ’s Fifth Avenue Flagship store in NYC. The charge alleges management held mandatory captive audience meetings + falsely implied benefits would be withheld if employees chose to form... — read more
$3K mixed reality devices to 1 million consumers. What could possibly go wrong? What's the worst you could imagine?
I think there is some trimming going to happen at Apple. I was doing good at my job, and my manager spoke to me about Performance Improvement Plan (with a timer on my head). I am not sure how many of you folks in Software Tech roles have gone... — read more
Discussions ongoing on the severance package.
Just a couple of days after finding out that Google's planning to cut 6% of its workforce, we are hearing similarly gloomy info for Apple employees. AppleInsider reports that Apple has now started to lay off non-seasonal employees in its retail... — read more
Apple is the only tech giant that still hasn’t announced layoffs — these charts may explain why Many of the biggest technology companies are laying off staff as fears of a recession rises. But the job cuts come after a few years of voracious... — read more
Ill just leave this here https://edition.cnn.com/2023/01/13/tech/tim-cook-apple-pay-cut/index.html What difference will his pay cut make for us?
I'm guaranteeing you we're next.
"We live in an economic system that is unsustainable, unjust, and exploitative. While many of us in academia and the thought industry have known this for decades, those with greater wisdom have known for centuries. Techies and disrupters think it can... — read more