You've heard about the perks, the free food, and the ultra-creative environment. But have you ever wondered what it's really like to work at Google?
Refinery29 and Career Contessa recently got an inside look, following around Googler Ramya Raghavan for a day. The head of politics and causes for Google+, Raghavan's job is to be immersed in the digital trends and current events that impact the company. And from what we can see, it's about as cool a gig as it sounds.
From a ride on the company's famous shuttle to brainstorming meetings over sushi, get a peek into how a day in the life at Google unfolds here, then get the full scoop at Refinery29.
6:45 AM: Google shuttle ride to Mountain View. I use the shuttle ride to catch up on email and read the news (the buses have wi-fi so it’s like being on a rolling office).
8:00 AM: Grab cereal and tea at work. I’ve learned to avoid the cafes, which serve bacon and eggs every morning, because the “Google 15” is no joke.
9:00 AM: Lead our daily editorial meeting where we go through the calendar and talk about any corresponding programs we have planned on Google+.
10:04 AM: Watch a video of Congressman John Lewis dancing to Pharrell’s “Happy” on YouTube and share it with my colleague who manages YouTube Nation, YouTube’s new daily show about trending videos.
Photo courtesy of Aubrie Pick / Career Contessa.