IT Companies In China Are Hiring Cheerleaders To Boost Job Efficiency

Do they come with pom-poms?

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Programmers and tech personnel are the backbones of many companies. Without them, websites will crash and servers will break down...

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Due to immense workload and long working hours, many of them don't have much time for themselves...

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Ok, not too sure about the 'money' part.

... let alone any forms of social life

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Of course, not ALL programmers are like that - it is after all a stereotype. But some IT companies in China are taking this rather seriously.

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According to a Facebook post uploaded by Trending In China, IT companies in China are hiring cheerleaders to help create a fun and energetic working environment

Internet companies across China are embracing programming cheerleaders, pretty, talented girls that help create a fun...

Posted by Trending in China on Wednesday, August 19, 2015

At the time of writing, the post has been shared over 1k times and gained over 1k likes.

They help everyone destress...

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... by bringing in some laughter to the office

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A good game of ping-pong is always nice!

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According to an HR manager, many male programmers have difficulties in relaxing at work and are terrible at social life

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"According to the HR manager of an Internet company that hired three such cheerleaders, programmers are mostly male and terrible at socialising, and the presence of these girls have greatly improved their job efficiency and motivation," the description says.

Meanwhile, a Chinese filmmaker was recently accused of plagiarising Pixar's 'Cars' in a newly-released animated feature.

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