Chinese Tech Companies Hiring ‘Pretty’ Girls to Motivate Male Employees by Chatting, Playing Ping Pong and Buying them Breakfast – Design You Trust

Chinese Tech Companies Hiring ‘Pretty’ Girls to Motivate Male Employees by Chatting, Playing Ping Pong and Buying them Breakfast

1

Because they cannot motivate themselves? Who knows! But according to Trending in China (via Tech in Asia), “programming cheerleaders” apparently exist.

2

Here’s Trending in China explaining what’s going on:

“Internet companies across China are embracing programming cheerleaders, pretty, talented girls that help create a fun work environment. Their job includes buying programmers breakfast, chitchatting and playing ping-pong with them.”

3

An HR manager at an internet company in China that hired three such cheerleaders tells Trending in China that its programmers are “mostly male” and stink at socializing.

4

Reportedly, productivity is up at the company, and supposedly, the cheerleaders are helping programmers get more work done. But it all seems rather patronizing—for both the cheerleaders and the programmers. So, uh, yeah.

5

h/t: Kotaku

If you want more awesome content, subscribe to 'Oh, Design You Trust,' our brand new Facebook page! Trust me, you won't be disappointed.

More Inspiring Stories

Read 15 Classic Books In Under A Minute
Legotypes: This Artist Creates Famous Brand Logos Out Of LEGO Bricks
Illustrator Brings His Cartoons To Life With Clever 3D Tricks
Braun - Hairy Sound
"Time In Motion": Absolutely Amazing Digital Illustrations By The Russian Artist Evgeny Kazantsev
Artist Illustrates Honest Feelings That We Keep To Ourselves In 22 Candy Heart Comics
The Incubator of Mad Dreams: Concept Art by Rael Lyra
French Artist Adds Celebrities Into Classical Paintings
The Brutal but Friendly Munchkins of Artist Claudio Fontanesi
China Unveils Colossal 1,320-ton Sculpture Of Chinese God Of War “Guan Yu”
"Haunted Beauty": Mysteriously Bizarre Photo and Art Works of Natalie Shau
What Russian Empire Looked Like Before 1917… In Color
Doodle Challenge Transforms Ordinary Cat Photo into Fantastically Amusing Scenes
Artist Uses His Feet To Create Gigantic ‘Game Of Thrones’ Snow Art In French Alps
Two Chinese Artists Created This Terrifying Hyper-realistic Sculpture Of The Falling Angel
Sekunda Glue: The Immortal Collection
Tenface Hotel Condoms
Glitch In The Matrix Across Slavic Countries
Artist Uses Melting Ice Cream As Medium To Create Unique Paintings
Russian Street Artist Uses Transparent Wrap To Spray-Paint Animals
"We Don’t Need Your Internet!": A Designer Imagined What the Logos of Famous Companies Would Look Like if They Stayed in Russia
Japanese Latte Artist Creates Beautiful And Colourful Depictions Of Various Bird Species
Artist Matt McCarthy Uses Photoshop To Create Surreal Giant Cat Landscapes
Artist Transformes Famous Paintings Into Batman Pop Art