Are Longer Shifts Better?
I am asked all the time, “Are longer shifts better?” More commonly, the question is, “Isn’t it true that 12-hour shifts are more dangerous (or less productive) than 8-Hour shifts?” It depends. Given a choice, most employees I encounter – and it doesn’t matter what their job is – would like a schedule that gives them more days off. The only way to get more days off with the same paycheck is to work more hours in fewer days. For example, if you work four 10-hour shifts, you wor