One young couple who work in the tech industry have been trying for months to conceive a child but are too tired for sex on weekdays. Illustration: Perry Tse/SCMP

No sleep, no sex, no life: tech workers in China’s Silicon Valley face burnout before they reach 30

  • ByteDance has introduced a ‘big/small week’ policy, where most of its employees work a six-day week every second week
  • The average tenure in Silicon Valley is 3.65 years, whereas in Chinese tech firms the figure is less than 2.6 years
Topic |   China technology

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One young couple who work in the tech industry have been trying for months to conceive a child but are too tired for sex on weekdays. Illustration: Perry Tse/SCMP
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