How to reach out to Apple recruiters

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Find company recruiter email addresses

Once you find a role that looks right for your background, the first step is to apply on the company website. But, that is not the only step. In order to increase your chances of hearing back, you should send a compelling and concise cold email to the recruiter after applying. This is especially beneficial when you are applying to roles at big companies like Apple because you can be competing against hundreds or even thousands of other candidates.

At Pathrise, we have found that sending a cold email to the recruiter after you submit your app can triple your response rate. These cold emails should be short and personalized based on the company and the recruiter. If you are not sure what to say, use this guide with our cold email template to help you.

In order to help you successfully send cold emails, we have compiled email addresses for recruiters at many of the top tech companies.

How to get a job at Apple

Before you apply for a job, you need to research the company. That way, you can learn about their mission, values, culture, and products before you speak with recruiters, hiring managers, and any other employees in your interviews.

About Apple:

Apple designs Macs, the best personal computers in the world, along with OS X, iLife, iWork and professional software. Apple leads the digital music revolution with its iPods and iTunes online store. Apple has reinvented the mobile phone with its revolutionary iPhone and App Store, and is defining the future of mobile media and computing devices with iPad.

Apple values:
  • Empathy for customers/users
  • Aggressiveness/achievement
  • Positive social contribution
  • Innovation/vision
  • Individual performance
  • Team spirit
  • Quality/excellence
  • Individual reward
  • Good management

Get more inside information on Apple, including interview questions and processes, in our How to get to a job at Apple guide.

Personalize the email for your role

When you reach out in your cold emails, you need to hit the right points for your role. Use these tips to ensure you are catching their eye so they move you forward.

When you email the:

Apple software engineering recruiter, make sure you research the programming languages that they use and highlight your expertise in each one.

Apple product design recruiter, make sure your portfolio showcases all of your skills throughout the entire design process.

Apple data science recruiter, make sure you mention relevant projects that match the goals of the company.

Apple marketing recruiter, make sure you quantify the results in your background statements because it is more impressive.

Apple product management recruiter, make sure you research their products heavily and talk about how your background connects to their current work.

Apple sales recruiter, make sure you focus on how you approach your funnels differently and why you are the right fit for this specific team.

How to write cold emails for job applications

You can use our template to send strong cold emails along with your applications.

Hi [recruiter name],

[Personal greeting and intro]. [Include reason for reaching out].

[Insert interest in company’s product/values/mission and a follow up statement tying in your background]. [insert any other relevant background information - tie it into the job description].

[Tie interest in company and background into a closing statement]. [End with an ask to connect or to move forward in the process].

Best, [Your name]

Here is the template filled out so you can get a sense for how to do it yourself:

Hi [recruiter name]

I recently applied for the [position] I saw on [platform] and noticed you are a [role] at [company]. While I am not sure if you are the right person to contact, I definitely have the experience that the team is seeking.

As a Math major, I’ve taken the time on the side to perfect my code to analyze data problems. I’ve worked on 10+ data projects focusing on data cleaning, visualization, and prediction models using machine learning, neural network, and topic modeling. For example, with work in [impact statement], I can see myself leveraging those experiences to scale the data mountain at [company].

I know you are super busy, but I would appreciate the opportunity to hop on a quick call to learn more about [specific role/team]. Would you be free for a 15-minute call either [timeframe 1] or [timeframe 2]?

Best, [your name]

With recruiter email addresses and cold email templates at your disposal, you should be on your way to more application responses and interview requests.

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