10 LinkedIn Charts That Show How Apple's Hiring Practices Set It Apart

We pulled a bunch of detailed information about Apple's employees from LinkedIn - which is all available on the site. It turns out Apple employs way more general and administrative people than research and development engineers, according to the LinkedIn data. It also hires way faster than most other tech companies in the industry.

Those are just some of the tidbits of information we've dug up from mining LinkedIn's information about employees at Apple. We've assembled a list of charts that show what's going on with its employees. It's not perfect data, but it does paint a pretty good picture of what's going on.

[Original article appeared at Business Insider]

10 LinkedIn Charts That Show How Apple's Hiring Practices Set It ApartS

Apple, surprisingly, employs fewer research and development personnel than other similar tech companies - and way more general and administrative personnel.

10 LinkedIn Charts That Show How Apple's Hiring Practices Set It ApartS

Almost every employee at Apple has more than 5 years experience - most have more than 10.

10 LinkedIn Charts That Show How Apple's Hiring Practices Set It ApartS

Apple isn't picky about education - it hires a ton of college graduates without masters degrees or doctorates.

10 LinkedIn Charts That Show How Apple's Hiring Practices Set It ApartS

San Jose State University seems to be the top draw of talent for Apple, followed by other San Francisco Bay Area schools.

10 LinkedIn Charts That Show How Apple's Hiring Practices Set It ApartS

Apple's hiring employees like crazy, though that growth has started to slow.

10 LinkedIn Charts That Show How Apple's Hiring Practices Set It ApartS

It hires way more general and administrative staff than the rest of the industry.

10 LinkedIn Charts That Show How Apple's Hiring Practices Set It ApartS

Same for sales and marketing employees - though the difference isn't quite as drastic.

10 LinkedIn Charts That Show How Apple's Hiring Practices Set It ApartS

The hiring growth appears to be slowing though, especially in the R&D sector of Apple.

10 LinkedIn Charts That Show How Apple's Hiring Practices Set It ApartS

Apple's executive hiring growth has also slowed under Tim Cook's regime.

10 LinkedIn Charts That Show How Apple's Hiring Practices Set It ApartS

It also appears that there's less room for movement within Apple, compared to other similar tech companies.