How to work from home and maximise your day

How to work from home and maximise your day

Around the world, millions of people are working now from home every day — for a longer period than ever before — as the COVID-19 outbreak continues. While we follow the advice of medical and scientific experts and authorities, Holly Samimi, our superstar Head of Engineering Operations has some helpful hints for how to make … Continued

5 tips to keep good employees

5 tips to keep good employees

At Planday, we believe people matter. No matter what you do for business, we understand that managing people – and keeping good ones on your team – is a challenge. So as we get into the swing of things for 2020, the Planday team is already hard at work with clients around the globe to … Continued

3 Tips for Caring for the Mental Health of Your Shift Workers

3 Tips for Caring for the Mental Health of Your Shift Workers

One of the best benefits of modern technology is its ability to connect people in ways we would have never thought possible a few decades ago. It brings people together, keeps people in touch and — increasingly — it can help look out for and care for people when they need it the most. This … 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

4 Ways Team Building Helps Build Trust

4 Ways Team Building Helps Build Trust

“Team work makes the dream work”, might be a cliche, but putting the right group of people together and getting them to work well can pay real dividends for your business. Whether it’s carers in a care home, waitstaff in a busy restaurant or bar or salespeople making sure your customers get the attention and … Continued

And A Planday in a Pear Tree: Our Favourite Features of 2019

And A Planday in a Pear Tree: Our Favourite Features of 2019

The holiday season is a chance to look back, so at Planday we have reflected on 2019 and put together a list — and checked it twice! — of our favourite features released this year. Every day we work harder so you don’t have to. Whether you’re scheduling staff in a care home over Christmas … Continued

And A Planday in a Pear Tree: Our Favourite Features of 2019

And A Planday in a Pear Tree: Our Favourite Features of 2019

The holiday season is a chance to look back, so at Planday we have reflected on 2019 and put together a list — and checked it twice! — of our favourite features released this year. Every day we work harder so you don’t have to. Whether you’re scheduling staff in a care home over Christmas … Continued

New Feature to Power Your Punch Clock

New Feature to Power Your Punch Clock

The Planday team works harder every day so you don’t have to. Every month The Planday Blog dives deeper into our newest and most favourite features to see how Planday gives you faster data to make smarter decisions. This month, we will see how Planday has added more power to your Punch Clock. Feature in … 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 Schedule Your Staff Effectively

How to Schedule Your Staff Effectively

Supervising and managing your employees can be a challenge, but it can also be very rewarding. Effective management means assembling and nurturing a stellar team that will help make your business successful.  Of course, some aspects of management are more fun than others. For example, many managers enjoy the big picture stuff, like mentoring younger … Continued