New studies have come around in recent years suggesting that a nap during the day can actually increase productivity in employees, reports Business in Savannah.

30 years ago, if you were caught sleeping on the job, depending on your boss, the punishment could be docking pay, sent home for the day, or fired, but today things are a bit different. Companies throughout the world are realizing that nap periods are beneficial.

Companies such as Google have even extended breaks for employees to allow their employees to get a little rest. Companies throughout the world are utilizing a variety of different sleep options from simple sleep pads to suspended hammocks for employee use.

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