As you probably know, Apple is on the cusp of becoming the first $ 3 trillion company. Unfortunately, this record is now marred by social movements who accuse the firm of discrimination in remuneration. But a new bonus could perhaps come to put an end to it …
Bloomberg, often well informed on this subject, reports that Cupertino offers options ranging from $ 50,000 to $ 180,000 to certain employees to prevent them from leaving the ship. The motivations for their eventual departure, for their part, would rather be the competition which debauchery in every way. Meta, in particular, would draw from the teams of the Apple.
Several years of commitment
Of course, engineers and other developers who choose this giveaway will have to stay at Apple for a while before they can unlock it. The shares would thus only be delivered as they went along, over a period of four years, with an operation similar to that of our BSPCE in France.
The offer is not for all that less attractive: indeed, over this same period going from the end of 2017 to today the capitalization of the AAPL title on the Wall Street stock exchange has quite simply jumped by nearly 300%. A major increase, due among other things to the advent of services (TV +, Music, Arcade, iCloud, Fitness +, News +) and of course to the sale of iPhone, iPad or Mac.
This is not a first
In fact, Apple is already known to offer stock options with its long-term contracts. But they would never have reached such amounts, or at least not with this magnitude. Bloomberg indeed reports that they are no less than 10 to 20% of teams of society who would have been offered this advantage, obviously not insignificant.
Meta (the parent company of Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp) has already hired nearly a hundred people previously at Apple. Mark Zuckerberg’s firm is recruiting in particular for augmented reality, but would also prepare a connected watch that would have nothing to envy to the Apple Watch Series 7 …