First Shift If you’re naturally an early riser and want to have free time in the evening and night, this is usually your best bet. Or if you have children and need to tend to them before and after school, first shift is a good option.
What is second shift? Working a second shift schedule means that you start work in the late afternoon and work into the late evening. A typical second shift schedule usually starts at 3 p.m. and ends at 11 p.m., however, second shift hours can vary depending on the company’s needs.
5th shift hours – 5th Shift employees work 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Friday through Sunday each week. Much like 4th shift hours, this makes for a 3-day work week, working 12 hours each day. There are numerous other hourly shift combinations.