Would you rather work 4 10s or the traditional 5 8s?

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  1. BrutalBoy Green Belt

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    The 3 day weekends sound good, but doing 4 10s, I might not be able to get anything else done on workdays.


    Anyone here work 4 10s? pros/cons
     
  2. Opfer *******

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    4x10 for sure.
     
  3. PolishHeadlock Putin Belt Banned

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    I'd definitely do 4 10's.

    Hell I've had 14 straight 12-14s before it all depends what my deadlines are.

    One week last year I had this stretch.

    Sun-8
    Mon-12
    Tues-14
    Wed-18
    Thurs -20
    Fri -7am flight home.
     
  4. bootsy and elsewhere

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    4x10, no question
     
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  5. Josh Guest

    I work 10 hour days or 14 hours nights. I only have to work 8 shifts a month to keep accruing seniority, but I can work as few as 1 shift every three months and I can't get fired. I set my own schedule on a month by month basis, and can work as many as 30 shifts a month. Be jealous. Be very jealous.
     
  6. Night Owl Purple Belt

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    4 10s all the way.
     
  7. mikecello ...in bed belt

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    Right now I do 5X12's so sure I would.
     
  8. Grrrr BE NICE

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    Depends on the hours. My old job we did 4 10's. the hours were from 5am-3:30pm. It was horrible. Work was about 40 min from home. Getting up at 3:45 in the morning 4 days a week blows ass.
     
  9. BrutalBoy Green Belt

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    the 4 10s is suppose to be 6-5
    the 5 8s is 8-5
     
  10. Kiddo716 Cubic Zirconia Belt

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    I'm somewhere in between. I work four 9 hr days and on Fridays I work 4 hrs and leave at lunch, giving me a free Friday afternoon.
     
  11. WUchi beaver belt

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    the entire set ''work day'' theory is flawed and leads to massive inefficiencies and wasted time/money. we need a complete overhaul of the entire system.

    but to answer , fuck a 5 day work week.
     
  12. BrutalBoy Green Belt

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    you work in the O&G industry?
     
  13. PolishHeadlock Putin Belt Banned

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    What the fuck do you do?
     
  14. Falconkick A charming asshole Double Yellow Card

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    3 days a week I work 4 am to 10 am. 2 days a I work 4 am to 12-30 am. I love my shift.
     
  15. Grrrr BE NICE

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    With those hrs i would prefer the 4 10's. i currently wk rotating shift wk. 12 hr shifts(2 days/2nights) off for 3 1/2 days. Been on this schedule close to 5 yrs and love it.
     
  16. beefcake180 Aces Wild

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    Done both within the last year and 4 10's is what's up for sure.
     
  17. Oblivian Aging Platinum Member

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    5 days for 8 hours. Honestly, I'd rather work 6 days for 6 hours and 40 minutes. With a 30 min. lunch, 8 to 3:10 Monday through Saturday would be just fine with me.
     
  18. Josh Guest

    "Part-time" paramedic. Basically like casual on-call. Work as much as I want or as little as I want.
     
  19. Cazadores Banned Banned

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    4 10's is the way to go... 3 days off to lounge around is great for me. I love it.
     
  20. Fawlty Guest

    Four tens is much better. If you're underworked, you will become more efficient. If you're overworked, you will get the break you need. If you're already doing a perfectly reasonable amount of work on any given day, you don't exist.
     

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