What you missed from our expert COVID-19 UK hospitality webinar

What you missed from our expert COVID-19 UK hospitality webinar

As the COVID-19 crisis deepened throughout the UK, millions of hospitality businesses and the people which work for them were plunged into uncertainty. One of the best tools hospitality businesses have to make the best decisions right now is data: what are the industry trends and what can the systems you already use tell you … Continued

How Planday and Tenzo work together

How Planday and Tenzo work together

No matter how big your hospitality business, bar or restaurant is, you need data to make smarter decisions. Whether it’s smarter tracking of employee schedules or hours, or inputting trends from external factors like weather patterns to make sure you’ve got the right number of people at the right time, data is what can help … Continued

US Government support for businesses during COVID-19

US Government support for businesses during COVID-19

(Updated 27 March 2020, 9am CET) As I enter my third week working from home, Los Angeles looks as it never has before in most of our lifetimes. With California in complete lockdown it must be said that a lot of the scenes and news streaming from here and around the world is just crazy. … Continued

What Is Behaviour Driven Development?

What Is Behaviour Driven Development?

From the Danish Royal Guard (seriously!) to the automations team at Planday, Brazilian-born Dane Oliver Charity brings a deep passion for understanding problems and designing systems in a new way to our Copenhagen product team. He recently showcased this in a MeetUp with the Ministry of Testing and The Planday Blog caught up with Oliver … Continued

The Best Employee Feedback Tools 

The Best Employee Feedback Tools 

Traditional ‘human resources’ (or ‘HR’)  is done. Gone are the days of old-school approaches to issues in the office and only dealing with complaints via paperwork. As companies adopt a modern approach to better employee engagement, here is your Planday guide to the best employee feedback tools. What’s changing in people management? “People & Culture … Continued

Office games and activities to build stronger employee engagement 

Office games and activities to build stronger employee engagement 

It might sound cheesy, but having fun and playing games with your team is important. Investing in your team’s wellbeing and making sure they get to know each others’ strengths and abilities can deliver great dividends, no matter how big your business is. First things first: don’t worry! Don’t worry — we get it. A … Continued

Is There a Guide to Writing the Best Interview Questions?

Is There a Guide to Writing the Best Interview Questions?

Is There a Guide to Writing the Best Interview Questions? We asked James Gardner, Head of Talent Acquisition at Planday what his best advice was when it comes to interviewing. Is there a guide to writing key questions?  No Right or Wrong  The answer can be multi-faceted and can be taken in several different directions. … Continued

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
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

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