JD.com founder and chief executive Richard Liu Qiangdong attends a business forum in Hong Kong on June 9, 2017. Photo: Reuters

JD.com targets deep job cuts as morale sags at Chinese online shopping firm

  • JD.com told managers it is looking to reduce headcount across the company, cutting some teams by as much as half
  • JD.com is reneging on some work contracts and offering affected college graduates token compensation
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JD.com founder and chief executive Richard Liu Qiangdong attends a business forum in Hong Kong on June 9, 2017. Photo: Reuters
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An employee works at a JD.com logistics centre in China. Photo: Reuters

Can you go ‘all in’ as an employee and still have a healthy approach to work? Chinese e-commerce firm JD.com thinks so

  • JD.com employee asks on social media if company is implementing ‘995’ work hours
  • Social media post reignited debate about the work culture of China’s tech industry
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An employee works at a JD.com logistics centre in China. Photo: Reuters
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