The shift professional activities in the Far North have high requirements for the creation of conditions for successful adaptation. Adaptability of workers directly linked to professional competence, ie a set of qualities, properties, rights that underpin the success of the fitness formation for a particular activity (activity). Extremity shift work due to constant exposure to adverse climatic and geographical factors, the need for constant commuting, so that employees are constantly experiencing periods of "adaptation - the re-adaptation", a high intensity of labor in the rotational period. Thus, because of an implicit zone of uncertainty shift workers in the Far North is possible to form individual style. The results of the research, in shift workers with different experience may be formed by four types of adaptation strategies: differentiated Rush, Rush stereotype, economical and differentiated economical stereotype.
The development of mineral deposits in the Far North and the Arctic is a priority policy of the Russian Federation. 
Far North and Arctic regions are characterized by extreme climatic factors and the conditions vital activity (low population density, distance from major industrial centers, high resource intensity of economic activities and livelihoods due to the dependence on the supply of fuel, food and essential commodities from other regions of Russia) in these areas are used shift method of work organization.
Professional shift work in the Far North has high requirements for the creation of conditions for the physiological, psychological and socio-psychological adaptation.
Extremity of this work is due to constant exposure to unfavorable climatic and geographical, industrial and social and domestic factors, the need for constant pendulum migration, so that employees are constantly experiencing the processes of "adaptation – the re-adaptation", a high intensity of labor in the shift period. Despite great efforts to reduce the impact of negative factors, professional activity in the Far North is one of the extremes professional activities. Therefore, the attention of researchers is aimed not only at ensuring the necessary conditions, but also to the study of adaptive resources and professional fitness of the employee. Since the reaction of an organism and mind to negative factors characterized by a great individuality and individual diversity, one of the most promising ways to reduce the negative consequences of the North is an approach that takes into account this diversity not only on the physiological, but also on a psychological level.