New Dilbert Comic Mocks Google Employee 20% Time

A new Dilbert cartoon makes fun of the Google employee 20% time to work on whatever they want.

As many of you know, Google has a policy to let their engineers spend 20% of their time work on anything they want. Products like AdSense came from it. But is the 20% time really all that great? The Dilbert cartoon pokes fun that although Googlers do have 20% time, they also on average work 60-plus hours per week.

This is not the first time Google was featured in Dilbert, here are some of the other times:

Related Topics: Channel: Consumer | Google: Employees | Google: Parodies

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  • http://tuckerstuesday.typepad.com George Tucker

    What I would like to know is – Do You know anyone who works less than 50 hours a week? Besides the unemployed or unionized shops, who?

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