How to Hire and Onboard Employees: The Complete Guide

How to Hire and Onboard Employees: The Complete Guide

In a competitive market, hiring the right people is as crucial as having a great product or service for your customers. Which is as it should be – after all, it's the people that make your company successful. But hiring can be a tricky game, for first-time managers and seasoned leaders alike. For starters, the … Continued
Quarterly Product Round Up

Quarterly Product Round Up

Green Day once said to wake them up when September ends – well, here it is! We have hit October, the leaves are changing and there’s a whole host of exciting product updates in Planday. Here’s a look at a few of our favourites – but you can find the complete list of new features … Continued

Steps to Get UX Right

Steps to Get UX Right

When a UX researcher’s job is done well, you don’t even notice it. Yet every part of your experience is designed and deliberate — and companies like Planday put great effort into collaborating to ensure our look and feel is just right. The Planday Blog caught up with UX Researcher Andreas Bech Thøgersen to hear … Continued

Feature in focus: How tracking costs and revenue took the guess-work out of a Copenhagen restaurant’s planning

Feature in focus: How tracking costs and revenue took the guess-work out of a Copenhagen restaurant’s planning

Steak, seafood — and “spit-balling” — by the Baltic Sea  When Israel Karasik and his business partners started The Fat Pike in Copenhagen, they “spit-balled” that affordable steak and seafood in Islands Brygge — Copenhagen’s old port district — was something the market needed. “Surprisingly enough, there aren’t that many seafood restaurants in Copenhagen,” Israel … Continued

Say Hello to Our New In-House Brand Studio

Say Hello to Our New In-House Brand Studio

Sometimes, if you want to do something right, you’ve got to do it yourself.  This is especially true when it comes to branding and marketing — two key functions of building a solid business that depend on cultivating and conveying a strong, cohesive brand identity.  And who better to push that identity forward than the … Continued

How to pimp your communication in a fast-growing business

How to pimp your communication in a fast-growing business

Everything we do at Planday is about making things easier — for our customers and for us internally. We know effective communication is at the heart of it all, so Planday spends a lot of time working to make this happen.  Whether you’re a restaurant manager scheduling staff for the weekend or a care home … Continued

Life at Planday as a Product Analyst!

Life at Planday as a Product Analyst!

Welcome to our Life at Planday series, where we catch up with Planday-ers from our offices around the globe. This month, we speak to Daniel Mc Goldrick, one of our superstar Product Analysts at our Copenhagen office. Enjoy! Q: What is a Product Analyst’s role at Planday? A: A Product Analyst is responsible for planning … Continued

4 Solutions for Better Staff Scheduling

4 Solutions for Better Staff Scheduling

Right people, right place, right time is actually much more complex than it sounds.  As Planday’s CTO Chris Micklethwaite explains, more than 1 billion gig economy and shift workers have demanding and dynamic lives that need a simple solution to make it all work. Planday is all about relieving the burden of manual scheduling and … Continued

How to become an employer of choice — and know your rights —  in the gig economy

How to become an employer of choice — and know your rights — in the gig economy

With more than a billion shift workers in the global gig economy, workplace laws are starting to align with the increasing number of people who work multiple casual jobs or are independent contractors in the shift worker economy.  “There is a revolution happening in the global workforce,” says Planday CEO Christian Brøndum. “Workers are becoming … Continued

Edit shifts for multiple employees simultaneously

Edit shifts for multiple employees simultaneously

Planning your rota is like a giant jigsaw puzzle. Dozens, maybe hundreds, of employees with hundreds, maybe thousands, of shifts. And only one of you, trying to make it all work. In a busy workplace you don’t always have time to ‘edit’ and ‘accept’ your employees’ shifts one-by-one. And sometimes life just happens, meaning employees’ … Continued