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Bizarre HR: Will you take up the challenge to sleep 9 hours/night for 100 nights?

Should be able to fall asleep within 10-20 minutes of hitting the pillow Attention to detail and a passion for clean bedsheets, cosy blankets and funky pajamas A history of falling asleep during class will be counted as relevant experience 

If you find yourself checking off all these pointers, then you're probably a good candidate for the Wakefit Sleep Internship Initiative, launched by India-based sleep solution company, Wakefit.co, which is looking for candidates to sleep for nine hours every night for a period of 100 nights.

The chosen candidates will be asked to send in video testimonials validating their love for sleep, in order to zero in on 5-8 winners. They will be further interviewed by an expert panel, who will grill them on their commitment towards sleep.

Once selected, they will be provided a mattress by the company, a fitness and sleep tracker, counselling sessions from sleep experts, and a stipend of ₹100,000 (approximately S$1,900).

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As shared by the company: "Absenteeism from sleeping diligently, laziness in going to bed on time, using laptops on during the time of the internship will be highly frowned upon," adding that their only KRA will be to "sleep, sleep and sleep".

Check out the job description for the internship, and a snippet below:


Chaitanya Ramalingegowda, Director and Co-founder, Wakefit.co, said: As we continue to live life in the fast lane, sleep is unfortunately becoming a common casualty, adversely affecting our health, productivity and quality of life.

"The Sleep Internship initiative aims to bring back the focus on sleep health by celebrating and applauding people who obsess about sleeping well. We are looking to recruit the best sleepers in the country who are willing to go to any lengths to make sleep a priority in their lives."

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