The payroll team in Apple, Cork is one of the worst places i have ever worked. They treat the employees like slaves and there is a lot of favouritism going on. There is a blame-shifting technique that managers and team leads master and follow without a pinch of guilty.
If you love your life, then run away from this place. They boast about how much they care about their employees but it is all a white lie. 3 employees resign from a particular team within 3 months because of the manager. If you think about complaining to the HR or ER team, forget about it. The HR team is shady to an extend i can't even explain. They are rude and insensitive and are worse than con artists.
The perks that you receive in Apple will not sum up to the stress and depression yo undergo in that place.
There is zero work-life balance and the payroll analysts go home every day at 6 or sometimes 7 (remember that the shift ends at 4.30). The management boasts about the lack of micromanagement but that is a big white lie. They monitor everything you do and use that against you. Dont even think about taking sick leaves when you are on probation because they will surely use that against you. There is no training or induction for you and you are supposed to do work from the day of your joining and higher management dont seem to care even if you complain about it unless something goes wrong. And when something goes wrong, get ready to take responsibility because they want scapegoats.
Long work hours, Blame shifting policy, No work life balance, Immense work pressure, Favouritism, No training, No respect or recognition, Expected to work and take responsibility for the mistakes of management.