Are you starting a job that is on a night schedule? Maybe you’re switching from a day shift to a night shift? The transition can be tough. We’ve put together a few helpful tips to help you move to a night shift schedule.
Tips for Working the Night Shift
There are 4 things that you can do to help make the switch to nights easier:
- Make your switch early
- Make others aware
- Make sure you have dark blinds
- Make sure you can drive
These may seem like fairly simple tasks but it is essential that you identify what your obstacles will be in making the switch and help to diminish any foreseeable problems, so you can work your night shift successfully and have a comfortable sleep during the day.
Read on for additional information on each tip and how you can flawlessly adjust your sleep and work schedule to accommodate your new shift time.