Compare And Contrast Day Shift Vs Morning Shift
Companies that specifically operate in the service sector have designed schedules that ensure uninterrupted supply of its services to the customers. In doing so, the working day is divided into shifts such that the work is carried out in set of periods during which different group of individuals perform their duties. Usually the day is divided into three shifts, First shift, second shift, and the third shift. The first shift is also known as the morning shift, and according to the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics, the timings of the morning shifts are from 8 A.M to 4 P.M. The second shifts begins after the end of morning shift and ends in the mid-night. The third shift or …show more content…
The reason for this is our bodies are governed by circadian rhythms. Circadian rhythm is nothing but an intangible body clock that runs in the background of your brain. We tend to feel energized and drowsy same time during the course of the day, it is this clock that governs sleepiness, alertness, and hunger. Your circadian rhythm works best when you have regular sleeping and eating habits. Individuals attending schools and colleges normally work during the day and sleep during the night. Thus their body is accustomed to this lifestyle and thus they have circadian cycles that run in tandem with their daily schedule. But as they enter the workforce, it can cause disruption in this cycle if they are required to work in the night shift or rotational shifts. Study points out that working in night shifts increases a risk of disorders including hypertension, obesity, cardiovascular disease, diabetes …show more content…
They have their offices in countries that have erratic time zones. There is also an increased incidence of business outsourcing to different parts of the world. Therefore in order to co-ordinate with the day to day business activities the companies need to be operative in accordance with the time zones of the countries where they operate. Thus companies need people other than their employees who can carry out the work in rotational shifts, subsequently creating more job opportunities.
2)Opportunities to learn while you earn: For college dropouts or for people who didn't receive formal education,working in a night shift job is a silver lining. They can attend classes in the morning while working in a night shift job.
3)Good compensation: Employers are obligated to pay an allowance to the people who work in night shift or rotational shifts. Thus It can be a good opportunity for those who would like to make a few extra bucks.
4)Pain free commute to work: Working in night shift offers you to travel to your workplace without going through the pain of daunting