7 Shocking Statistics About Work

You Won't Believe These Stats About the State of the Workplace

4. Americans Are So Tired They're Falling Asleep at Work

Speaking of sleep, it’s funny to joke about sleeping on the job – except it’s not a joke.

This recently released survey found nearly half – 47% of respondents – have fallen asleep on the job at some point during their careers. While most people (51%) wake themselves up, 10% of office sleepers are caught by their bosses and 7% were found sleeping by their clients. More importantly for employers, 25% said they made mistakes due to sleep deprivation, while 47% feel less productive.