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

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

How to Measure Hiring Success

How to Measure Hiring Success

Here’s a question for you. How successful are your recruiting and hiring efforts? Many business owners only have a vague idea of how to answer this question.  In order for your business to thrive, you need to do more than just fill positions. You’ve got to fill them with the right people, at the right … 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