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: