Apple CEO Tim Cook said Apple will continue hiring, but in a very “judgmental manner” after the company reportedly had plans to slow its hiring pace amid fears of an economic recession.


“We make conscious decisions about where we put our money, but we keep hiring, but we just do it in a very conscious way,” Cook said in an interview with The Wall Street Journal. earlier this month, Bloomberg reported that Apple had planned to slow the pace of hiring and spending growth and only focus on key positions.

Cook’s comment came after Apple reported all-around positive earnings for the third quarter of this year, slightly ahead of analysts’ expectations.

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