You heard it right a software tech company Chain Fin in China, is searching for Women who are attractive and have skills to charm codding programmers and give them relaxing massages.
In this Software tech company, women are hired as Programmer Motivator. These women should chat and calm the stressed out programmers in the company by being a part of cheerleader, part psychologist etc.
Qualifications: Females Must be attractive obviously, and should know how to comfort codding programmers and give relaxing massages to overcome there frustration and stress.
Information Technology i.e IT jobs are increasing in China, working professionals are mostly male. male programmers who have no social life they suffer from the pressure of work they deal with. Ms Shen, a worker in the company shared her thoughts about this problem, “They really need someone to talk to them from time to time and we organize different activities for them to overcome the pressure they face during there work.”
China’s tech industry is so creative and hardworking that the reason they have a lot of companies which are rivals of Facebook, Google, and Amazon in power and wealth.
However, in the tech industry of China, men are dominating the top ranks. For example, on the 11-member board of Alibaba, there is only one woman. At Baidu, a Chinese search engine company, and Tencent, a gaming and socializing company, there is no woman on the committee of board members. If we Compare these numbers with American companies there are three women on its nine-person board committee at twitter. At Facebook, there are two women among the nine directors.
The women in China have made huge progress in the workplace since the country has the largest number of self-made female billionaires and many start-ups founded by them.
Some of the Chinese tech companies are worried about the gender bias in their job ads which would lead to some other Beautiful Women Are Being Hired To Comfort Codding Programmers problems in near future. Top companies like Baidu, Alibaba, and Tencent have published many recruitment ads saying ‘beautiful girls’ working for the companies to attract men. Other players in China’s tech industry have questioned the objectification of women by start-ups and such practices in the companies.
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While critics say that this will certainly put a negative impact on the society if the tech world follows posting ads like Chain-Fin posts. Many other who support responded to the critics where men said, “If there are more beautiful women, I’ll be happier in my job. What’s the issue?” and a woman on social media posted, “As a woman, I don’t think this is a problem at all.”
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