Job Alert! Apple begins hiring workers for retain stores in India

Apple has started hiring employees at retail stores in India. The company also plans to take on other roles as the tech firm prepares to open stores in the country, according to a Bloomberg report citing the Financial Times.

The company’s career page lists several opportunities for Indian workers, including business experts, ‘geniuses’, operations experts and technical specialists.

According to Apple’s website, the company is currently displaying more than 100 job listings in India. Several retail job vacancies were also posted on Saturday in various locations across the country, including Mumbai and New Delhi.

The Cupertino, Calif.-based tech giant has long planned to set up a physical store in India, one of the fastest growing smartphone markets in the world, Bloomberg reports.

The company launched direct online sales in 2020, but plans for a brick-and-mortar store have yet to materialize. Apple reached out to his FT for comment but did not immediately respond.

Earlier, Apple Inc announced plans to start manufacturing some of its latest iPhone 14 series models in India, in a move noted as a key milestone in the company’s strategy to diversify its production in India. Did.

Foxconn’s division in Chennai already started assembling iPhone 14 series smartphones for the Indian domestic market in September last year. Currently, more than 80% of his iPhones manufactured in India in partnership with Foxconn meet domestic demand.

Meanwhile, Apple iPhone production faced turmoil ahead of the Christmas and Chinese New Year holidays in January, as restrictions to control Covid-19 pushed thousands of workers to Foxconn in the Chinese city of Zhengzhou. Foxconn has offered bonuses to attract new employees and persuade others to stay.

But the company said output at its iPhone factories in China had “basically returned to normal,” with December revenue down 12.3% year-on-year, signaling the beginning of a recovery.

(Including Bloomberg information)

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