Apple Has Employees Work On Fake Projects To Gain Their Trust

Posted Jan 30, 2012

Adam Lashinsky, the author of “Inside Apple” appeared at the LinkedIn headquarters. He discussed Apple’s culture with a former engineer that came to the microphone to ask a question. In the discussion, the former Apple engineer revealed that some employees work on “fake projects” to gain the trust of the company.

The engineer said this:

A friend of mine who’s a senior engineer at Apple, he works on — or did work on — fake products I’m sure for the first part of his career, and interviewed for 9 months. It’s intense.

Check out the video interview: