It is after 7 p.m., and the statement could be interpreted as well-intentioned care: “Don’t stay too long, you still have a small child at home,” says the boss of a company with billions in sales and more than 1,000 employees in China to one of his female employees. But in the case of the 35-year-old Beijing woman, the statement, which may have been meant in a nice way, rather leads to concern that she can no longer hope for any great opportunities for promotion in the department – because her male colleagues have also heard the boss’s words, and they too have children at home. But they are not indirectly expected to juggle children and work (China.Table reported).
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