Alibaba Founder Jack Ma criticizes international employment system
We have known for a fact that Alibaba is one of the biggest companies in China and all over the world as well. Now, the founder of Alibaba who is Jack Ma decided to leave his position as the CEO of Alibaba earlier this year. However, we know that he is still the CEO and his decision to leave the company will be taken soon. But it is also inspirational as to how he has achieved what he with his company.
But we also know that he is somewhat controversial for his thoughts on work culture inside Alibaba. He has often said that employees at Alibaba work 12 hours a day for 6 days a week. This has been criticized by people who say that every company should only make people work for 9 hours a day and 5 days in a week. Now, Alibaba CEO Jack Ma has stirred the post once again as he has bashed the employment system internationally. Jack Ma even claims that he might not be selected by his company according to the current employment standards.
Surprisingly, Jack Ma even criticized his own company’s hiring process including others at the Forbes Global CEO conference held in Singapore. According to CNBC, Jack Ma claimed that “too much emphasis is placed on a person’s diploma” in the current recruitment process. Since Jack Ma is not qualified well, he said that his own company would not pass him from the first round since emphasis is laid heavily on a person’s diploma.
He also said that “People judge you by your diploma,” and added that top companies would not select him if there are candidates from Harvard and Stanford applying for the same position. He also emphasized on the fact that “We [must] teach our kids how to be innovative, constructive and creative,”