Contractor to Salaried - Happen often?

Nov 3, 2018 11 Comments

Considering a contract position at an Apple affiliated company. How often do roles like these lead to working internally?


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TOP 11 Comments
  • Apple ewUJ60
    I converted from contract to FT last year. Tier 1 vendors have an agreement in place that prohibits hiring within a year, but I worked with a tier 2. It was mutually discussed and agreed by both sides that we wanted FT.
    Nov 3, 2018 2
    • Wish Sdkiva
      What is the difference between tiered vendors? Is there an external list somewhere? Does tier 3 exist?
      Nov 3, 2018
    • Apple ewUJ60
      Not sure how they are defined, tier 1 would be preferred I suppose.
      Nov 7, 2018
  • Apple / Eng aCrP17
    It simply depends on whether the org has any open reqs or not. It’s hard to find good people. Really, really hard. If you’re good and want in, most will happily convert you rather than initiate or continue a multi months long process of interviewing a bunch of mediocre people, wasting their engineers time.
    Nov 3, 2018 0
  • Apple sammax
    I’m currently a contractor, it’s basically no chance of being converted. The positions they hire contractors for are meant to always be contract positions. But the work is interesting and the name on my resume has really helped.
    Nov 3, 2018 0
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    • Apple / Eng aCrP17
      That’ll depend on the hiring manager.
      Nov 3, 2018
  • Apple zuHi65
    A friend of mine started as a contractor at Apple in a software engineering role. Got converted to FT after a year.
    Nov 3, 2018 0
  • Apple / Eng ygtg
    Most likely won't happen
    Jul 10, 2019 0
  • Apple / Eng pinkdino
    Definitely happens. Depends on the org and if they have open req slots.
    Nov 7, 2018 0
  • Microsoft Qqcx31
    Happens often enough at Microsoft
    Nov 3, 2018 0
  • New / Eng JohnWaters
    From my understanding, it does not happen often. Friend was a contractor for a year at Apple, did not convert to full time when her contract expired. She got stellar reviews throughout her time there.
    Nov 3, 2018 0


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