If you are looking for your career in Alibaba Group Holding Ltd., then you must know about its work schedule of 12 hours a day, six days a week. This is how the billionaire Jack Ma demands of his staff at China’s biggest e-commerce platform.
This comment of Jack Ma attracted a lot of agitation among the employees. In fact, this made the website popular with more than 211,000 stars.
Mr. Jack Ma openly expressed his view that he is not looking for such employees who look forward to a typical eight-hour office lifestyle, according to a post on Alibaba’s official Weibo account. Jack Ma wants people to approach the industry’s notorious 996 work culture that is, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., six days a week.
However, Jack Ma's statement has not received, enough positive views through commenters on the Weibo post. The fact of working overtime without compensation is not going good with the everyone and so commentators are expressing their disregard.