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

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  1. BrutalBoy

    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

    PolishHeadlock Putin Belt Platinum Member

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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

    bootsy and elsewhere

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    4x10, no question
     
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  5. Josh

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    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

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    4 10s all the way.
     
  7. mikecello

    mikecello ...in bed belt

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

    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

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

    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

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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

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

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    What the fuck do you do?
     
  14. Falconkick

    Falconkick A charming asshole

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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

    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

    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

    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

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

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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

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    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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