Video: Learn how to sleep your way to the top

Jill Schlesinger from MoneyWatch.com (TechRepublic's newly-launched sister site) spoke to Maggie Rodriguez from CBS News about how sleep deprivation can significantly impair on-the-job performance and discusses how to get the professional benefits of a full night's sleep.

Jill Schlesinger from MoneyWatch.com (TechRepublic's newly-launched sister site) spoke to Maggie Rodriguez from CBS News about how sleep deprivation can significantly impair on-the-job performance and discusses how to get the professional benefits of a full night's sleep.

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10 career drawbacks of sleep deprivation

How to rest for success

I have to admit that I cringed when I watched this, especially since they categorized sleep deprivation as six hours or less of sleep per night. During the business week, I often get less than six hours of sleep. How much sleep do you get? Do you think sleep affects job performance? Answer our polls.

By Jason Hiner

Jason Hiner is Editorial Director of CNET and former Editor in Chief of TechRepublic. He's co-author of the book, Follow the Geeks.