Tips to help you adjust to working the night shift

The idea of working nights is not a new one. It goes far back in history, as far back as the gatekeepers of ancient kingdoms that guarded the grounds at night. Their job was protecting their master from any threat. It wasn’t until the late 1800s that the concept of night shift changed. The invention of the light bulb allowed workers to work longer by illuminating the dark. Manufacturers in metal and textile mills jumped at the chance for increased production and higher profits. They introduced the concept of shift work. This meant they could split crews into groups and work around the clock. This allowed the production of more goods without the added pay of extra crew. Continue reading Tips to help you adjust to working the night shift