“Apple Inc promoted Denise Young Smith to lead human resources, selecting an insider with experience in the retail-store division as the iPhone maker seeks to attract and retain top talent,” Peter Burrows reports for Bloomberg.
“Smith is replacing Joel Podolny, who will focus full-time on Apple University, according to Kristin Huguet, a spokeswoman for the Cupertino, California-based company,” Burrows reports. “As growth slows, Apple is competing for employees in Silicon Valley. The company ranks 35 in a survey of best places to work by Glassdoor Inc., down from 10th place in 2012.”
Burrows reports, “Young previously led human resources for Apple’s retail operations, which employed 42,800 of Apple’s 80,300 workers in the latest fiscal year.
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