China tech workers get to sleep on the job - with the boss's blessing
Thu, May 12, 2016 - 5:50 AM
Du Xianchang, an R&D engineer at BaishanCloud, climbing up to his bunk bed in the Beijing office after finishing work at midnight. Business at China's tech sector is booming so fast that many workers are forced to work overtime every day to meet deadlines.
DAI Xiang has slept his way to the top.
The 40-year-old Beijinger got his start as an engineer, pulling 72-hour shifts at a machinery company while catching naps on the floor.
After a switch to the tech industry and around 15 years of catching naps on desks and other...