A step-by-step process for making a work schedule that works for everyone

A step-by-step process for making a work schedule that works for everyone

As a manager, being pulled in every direction is basically your MO. The rigor of scheduling is no exception: as soon as you sit back with your freshly minted schedule, the objections start rolling in. 

Why you should plan next year’s Christmas marketing ideas now

Why you should plan next year’s Christmas marketing ideas now

Is that a misprint? No, not at all. You really should be thinking about next year’s Christmas now. Let me tell you why.

The biggest misunderstandings about workforce management software

The biggest misunderstandings about workforce management software

I was asked a very good question not long ago – “What are the biggest mistakes companies make when buying workforce management software?” There are so many solutions out there offering to make daily operational routines easier, so how do you make sure you choose the right system? I’ve gathered my thoughts and what I’ve found is that there are two common misunderstandings which seem to make the journey through the jungle of workforce management tools very complicated. So, here are some guidelines. 

New Planday app makes mobile scheduling smarter

New Planday app makes mobile scheduling smarter

We know that all of our users have been eagerly anticipating it, and we are proud to say that you don’t have to wait much longer! From mid-November, everyone with access to the Planday schedule can see the full shift schedule in the Planday app. But that’s not all…

The reasons why mobile employee scheduling is here to stay

The reasons why mobile employee scheduling is here to stay

We are online all the time and we are addicted to apps. We need to be connected to each other constantly and we are always on the search for tools that will make our lives easier.We’d like to give our inputs on the demand for mobile scheduling and let you in on a little piece of insider information that may surprise you.

Top 7 tips to stay productive all day long

Top 7 tips to stay productive all day long

Texts, emails, phone calls, snapchats and Facebook messages are constantly taking focus away from your work. But these 7 tips will keep you on track all day long – and no, you don’t have to turn off your phone completely.

Tips to success: “You need to outsmart the others”

Tips to success: “You need to outsmart the others”

This week, we’re excited to present Thomas Nielsen, our Online Account Manager at Planday. Thomas helps our customers optimize their workforce management by providing them deep education about time management through Planday’s tools.

Tired of wasting time on paperwork? Here’s how to fix it

Tired of wasting time on paperwork? Here’s how to fix it

Endless paperwork wastes your time and keeps you away from what’s really fun about running a restaurant. So why not get rid of it and go all in on technology?

Why Excel is actually bad for employee scheduling

Why Excel is actually bad for employee scheduling

While Excel is a very good tool for certain purposes, it is not designed for employee scheduling despite the fact that many still use it. To be honest, it’s an old-fashioned, inefficient and time-consuming tool to use for your employee scheduling – and in the end, you might as well be using pen and paper.

Top 5 restaurant management books

Top 5 restaurant management books

Three out of four all new businesses fail within two to three years – often due to lack of control. But it doesn’t have to be difficult to keep track of everything.