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What companies are "making your friends jealous" kind of companies to work for? I'll start with a few: Google, Facebook, Apple, Waymo, what else?

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That poll got me thinking - do you think the government should move to break up Big Tech cos like Facebook, Google, and Amazon? Also why does no one ever mention Apple?

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Our group of friends consists of 3 couples. The other two couples are double high income earners. My wife is in school. So we are not as well off financially as the others. One couple had a 40th birth… more

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I hate that feeling of seeing everyone I went to ad school with do so much better than me: promoted to ACD, work anniversaries at W+K and 72&Sunny, just hired at Arts&Letter and Apple and Face… more

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I have always wanted to work for the big 4. Found the idea of working with different clients, travel and the learning experience to be exiting . Not sure if this is just in my head and the grass looks… more

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Went out to a party and gave my phone to a girl to put her number in. She said she was saving it / texting herself, then flipped the phone around cause she said it needed my face ID, then proceeded to… more

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210k at Apple in San Jose vs. 199k at Dallas F50 company, which one might make more sense? I've heard Apple WLB is bad right?

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Big 4 vs Goldman Sachs? Current an as in big 4 for implementation but got an offer from gs to work on the Apple Card. Honestly after working at big 4 and telling people where I work no one knows of it… more

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Said no to Apple to join consulting. Been a year now and I keep thinking how life would've been, if I chose the other way.

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Apple, Instacart or Robinhood - Which is a better exit from big 4? Any thoughts? Growth & money are my priorities

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So Apple just announced that it will be scanning users photos on their iPhones for illegal images, comparing hashes of photos against FBI records. Thoughts? Do the ends justify the means?

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Is it weird to wear an Apple Watch with a suit?

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Apple Watch owners, how long does the battery life typically last? Thinking of getting one, and I’m fine with a daily charge at night, but the nameplate 10hrs feels a bit low. Especially on fly days w… more

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How do you get over feelings that you’ve missed massive market gains? Over the last 7 years, I’ve sold things like Apple, Nvidia, Facebook, Amazon, BTC and a whole bunch of other cryptos. Granted it w… more

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Is it possible for a company to require working in-office and mandating the vaccine to be in office? E.g. Apple - They are requiring 3-days in the office but can/will they mandate the vaccine on top… more

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Green texts. We all know the stigma. Considering it’s a way Apple shames people into buying their products, could there ever be a world where the color distinction is banned?

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Sorry this is not about work - but is Apple TV worth it?

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How do you feel about Apple watches and suits?

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Exec flaunting wealth? C Suite exec told people to go buy air pods because they “eliminate background noise.” He said he could hear kids, dog snoring, and spouses (who also WFH) on calls. No expense o… more

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Starting a new job soon in private, the employer doesn’t provide a computer! So I need to get a personal computer to work remotely. Should I get an apple computer or a regular one with windows operati… more

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Somewhat ethical question here— Was approached by an Apple recruiter. What are the chances I don’t get in, off the fact that I use an iPhone from 2015? I hold onto it because I hate getting rid of … more

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Hey Fishfam, anyone willing to share TC for GSM at Apple? Got an offer: Base $140k, Joining bonus $30k, RSU $160k over 4 years.… more

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Sticking to the good ol iPhone 7. Apple has run out of ideas to innovate.

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Apple watch - should I buy with or without cellular?

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My friend just got an offer at Apple, and I feel a tinge of jealously since I applied a few times and got rejected. I want to feel happy for her, but my heart is feeling another way. Is this normal? I… more

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Rank where you'd want to exit to among the tech giants? Facebook Apple Amazon Netflix Google Microsoft

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Netflix, Prime Video, Hulu, Apple TV etc. In my opinion, none are substantially ahead of the others competitively - and in the end, if you watch a lot of TV, Movies, Documentaries, etc.; you will prob… more

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Does anyone still get excited for the Apple announcement events?

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Hi Apple Watch wearers - I just got one myself. Any tips on how to make the most of it, good fitness apps, etc?

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Saw a person wearing an Apple Watch on one wrist and an actual watch on the other. Is this a thing…?

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Spotify vs Apple Music?

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What do you like/dislike about your Apple Watch? What model is it? Considering getting one

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Just got an offer from Apple for $130k, 30k sign on, and 100k in stock options. 4 YOE and currently at 92k in DC which would require relocation to CA. I really don’t want to leave the area, but is thi… more

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Please rank the following persons from a success level perspective based on your perception: A: Senior Program Manager at Apple, base 200k, TC 300k, 10 YOE B: Senior Manager at EY, base 220k, TC 260k,… more

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What does everyone have for a personal laptop? Do you wish you had something different? I'm in the market for one and it has been a long time since I've bought one. I'm eyeing either a Del… more

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What cloud storage or any other method do you guys use for storing your personal pics/docs? Should I bend and pay for Apple cloud or are there safe/free options? Prob with hard disks is they get corru… more

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My sister just got engaged, thinking of getting her and her fiancée an Apple Watch , the best ones. Should I get one for the boys parents too?

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Fellow watch enthusiasts, do you own/use an Apple Watch? Where does it sit in your rotation? My wife is planning on buying me one for my birthday, and I’m not sure how I feel about wearing it honestly… more

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I can’t believe for how hard Rolexes are to get, how many Subs and GMTs (and datejusts which are also waitlists these days) I see casually in the wild. Meanwhile I never see any Omegas/Zeniths/JLC/eve… more

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If you had an opportunity to name your salary and set your billable hours, what would be the ideal ratio per month? Say for example your hourly rate is 400.

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Graduation in May with a Master in Business Analytics, and I plan on apply for a few Data Scientist position at a few firms. Would y’all have any advice on how should I prepare for an interview?

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