Foxconn Abruptly Halts Hiring at iPhone Factory Amid New Lockdown and iPhone 14 Delay Concerns

Roughly 24 hours after saying it would ramp up hiring and incentives for new employees, Foxconn, Apple’s main iPhone supplier, said today it would abruptly stop hiring new workers for its plant in Zhengzhou, China, after new COVID-19 lockdowns and restrictions were imposed on the city of nearly 11 million residents. Just yesterday, Foxconn was … Read more

Apple Hiring Fewer ‘Genius’ Employees at Some Retail Locations

Apple has slowed down on filling technical support or “Genius” roles at some of its retail stores, according to a report from Bloomberg. Employees at some locations have been informed that Genius positions will not be filled after the departures of people who previously filled those roles. Bloomberg cites reports from several retail workers, who … Read more