All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘20% time’

Google’s 20% Reported To Be Dead, Then Reported To Be Not Dead By Same Publication

Update: Quartz has posted a follow-up after Googlers came out and said that 20% time is still part of the company’s culture. Google has long had an interesting approach to innovation called 20% time, which has historically enabled Google employees to take one day out of each work week to work on side projects, which if good enough, could go …

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LinkedIn Offers Employees a Shot at 3-Month Projects

Google’s 20% time became famous for the wild innovation it bred when the search engine was in its infancy. The idea was that talented people should be given one day a week to use company resources for something creative. Soon, Google released gmail, Google Maps, and had moved into nearly every niche on the web. Since then, tech companies have …

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