If you do not do 996 when you are young, when will you? Do you think never having to work 996 in your life is an honour to boast about?” he said. “If you don’t put out more time and energy than others, how can you achieve the success you want?
No one likes working at a company that forces you to do '996'. Not only is itinhumane, it's unhealthy and even more unsustainable for long periods – plus workers, relatives and the law do not approve of it. In the long term, even if you pay a higher salary, employees will all leave.
Echoing Jack Ma, Richard Liu Qiangdong, founder and CEO of Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com, said on Friday that in his company "slackers are not my brothers." He added that JD would never force employees to adopt the "996" culture.