A young Chinese woman joined a graveyard shift after her degree to escape the stressful life. Tan, a 22-year-old woman, also chose to work as a cemetery attendant after completing her degree to achieve a better work-life balance and to avoid the stress and politics of the workplace, the South China Morning Post reported.
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China: To stay away from stressful life China After her degree, the young woman joined a graveyard shift. Tan, a 22-year-old woman, also chose to work as a cemetery attendant after completing her degree to achieve a better work-life balance and to avoid the stress and politics of the workplace, the South China Morning Post reported. A graduate of a Chinese university, she says she does not believe in technological life. Tan shared a video and photo of herself working at the cemetery. Last week the videos were shared on Douyin, the Chinese version of TikTok, and it is a mountainside cemetery in western China’s Chongqing municipality.
Let me show you the work environment of a Gen Z tomb keeper. It is a simple and smooth work. She said there are cats and dogs and internet to keep me company. Tan described her work as a life without retirement, the portal reported. She writes that her work offers free time, scenic views, an atmosphere free from office politics and long commutes.
Wondering what her job is here? Here she does work that includes receiving the dead, selling graves and sweeping the graves of the dead, a website said. Tan works six days a week from 8.30am to 5pm and gets a two-hour lunch break. She earns a monthly salary of around 4,000 yuan (Rs 45,766).
Social media users expressed concern about Miss Tan. He commented that such work may have been considered unlucky in the olden days but for modern people it is a peaceful practice. Another user likes this job too. He said you don’t need to deal with people and there is no office politics.
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