Microsoft is reportedly trying to hire away Apple's retail employees by bribing them with… wait for it, better wages. "People that have spoken to The Loop
on condition of anonymity confirm that Microsoft has contacted a number of Apple's retail store managers to work in their stores. In addition to 'significant raises,' the managers have also been offered moving expenses in some cases." It doesn't end there: once the ex-Apple managers have jumped ship, they are asked to contact their top sales employees at their old workplaces and offer them similar positions at Microsoft's retail stores, also with higher pay.