7 Ways to avoid communication breakdowns in your workplace

7 Ways to avoid communication breakdowns in your workplace

Communication breakdown in the workplace is one of the biggest challenges — and biggest stressors — for businesses and their employees. And it’s not just a problem for organisations with hundreds of people in their workforce. In a Microsoft and YouGov report on growth in small businesses in the UK, 45% of workers said they’ve … Continued

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 to attract and hire seasonal employees

How to attract and hire seasonal employees

What do retailers, theme parks, shipping companies, and caterers all have in common? They all tend to hire seasonal workers to help with an increase in demand. From amusement parks to mobile ice cream parlours, plenty of businesses experience an uptick in sales during a particular time of the year. Some businesses even restrict their … 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

Steps to Building Your Employee Value Proposition

Steps to Building Your Employee Value Proposition

Your employee value proposition (EVP) is your pitch on why someone should want to work for you. It’s crucial for bringing in top talent, and one of your best assets when it comes to building a productive team. There are a lot of benefits to building an EVP — both in the process itself and … Continued

Developing Your Employer Branding Strategy

Developing Your Employer Branding Strategy

Your workforce is the fuel that fires the success of your business. And if you want to attract talented individuals who are engaged, productive and great at what they do, you’re going to need to have an employer branding strategy in place. A great team can make all the difference. It’s why companies have started … Continued

The 4 Steps of Effective Team Building

The 4 Steps of Effective Team Building

Growing up you might have heard the cliche, Together Everyone Achieves More. Right? Eyeroll! It’s kind of cringe-worthy, but year after year schoolyards are filled with structured fun activities to build teams and teach kids the benefits of working together. But those lessons shouldn’t stop at the ringing of the final school bell.  No matter … Continued

Active vs. Passive Team Building — And Why You Need Both

Active vs. Passive Team Building — And Why You Need Both

Every business is unique. No matter where you are or what you do, everyone in your business and everything you do is different. But there is one thing every business and every enterprise shares in common: people. Managing the human element of your organisation — both individuals and teams — is crucial for efficiency and … 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