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Workday nap improves worker performance

Monday, November 11, 2013
Everybody at The Capitol Factory in Austin gets 20 minutes in the middle of their shift to lie down and, if they choose, take a nap.

Everybody at The Capitol Factory in Austin gets 20 minutes in the middle of their shift to lie down and, if they choose, take a nap.

A Texas company has decided its workers do their best when they get plenty of rest.

So everybody at The Capitol Factory in Austin gets 20 minutes in the middle of their shift to lie down and, if they choose, take a nap.

Company bosses say they are responding to scientific medical research that shows well-rested people perform better in creative environments.

The workers say it's become a perk they wouldn't want to do without.

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