Planday’s Product Roundup

Planday’s Product Roundup

We’re thrilled to share 10 new Planday updates for web and app, all available to you now! Below, we’ll briefly explain what they do, and how they’ll help you run a smarter operation for your business.   Web 1. Improved schedule A lot has changed in your Schedule! View it in a weekly, monthly, or biweekly format, see … Continued

How to handle employee time off

How to handle employee time off

Your employees will be able to do their best work for you when they take time away from their jobs to rest and recharge. It’s also important for them to be able to use their time off in a way that helps them tend to the other priorities in their lives — for example, caring … Continued

How to attract millennial customers

How to attract millennial customers

Millennials are now the largest generation in America. The approximately 80,000,000 millennials in America make up a quarter of the population and account for over $2 billion in buying power. That economic impact will continue to grow as the parents and grandparents of millennials leave inheritances to this generation. Born between 1980 and 2000, millennials … Continued

4 Mistakes to avoid when onboarding employees

4 Mistakes to avoid when onboarding employees

Your employees are the backbone of your business. It is important that your employees feel invested in the company and supported in their professional growth. One of the best ways to make sure that your stuff feels like a part of a team is by providing excellent training. Most employees are familiar with the orientation. … Continued

5 Science-proven productivity hacks for managers

5 Science-proven productivity hacks for managers

As a manager, you’re a bit like that stretchy rubber doll from the nineties — each limb being pulled in an opposite direction by your hourly workers, customers, and higher-ups from the second you step into work. Saving time, and energy, are paramount to the success of your business, not to mention your own sanity … Continued

The pros and cons of buying a franchise

The pros and cons of buying a franchise

If you’ve ever dreamed of starting your own business, you’ve probably considered the franchise option. After all, purchasing the right to open up a new location of an established, successful brand seems to be the best of all possible worlds. But how can you tell whether a franchise really is your best option? As with … Continued

How to Attract More Customers to Your Business

How to Attract More Customers to Your Business

As a small business owner, you’re always on the hunt for new customers — that’s the name of the game, after all! Even if you’ve built up a loyal core customer base, new customers are key to scaling your business for the long term. The fact is, repeat customers can either move away or fall … Continued

Are you measuring customer satisfaction correctly?

Are you measuring customer satisfaction correctly?

A restaurant manager who’s just learned from a quick online survey that 80% of her customers are satisfied and really like her food should be pretty happy, right? Granted, those figures are good news. Low satisfaction numbers would have been a red flag for urgent action. But the survey doesn’t tell the whole story. Of … Continued

Customer spotlight: Goodstart

Customer spotlight: Goodstart

We’ve talked about how our values drives who we are as a company, and how those values inform the way we act. We’re proud to work with customers who embody similar values. One of those customers is staffing firm Goodstart, which provides job coaching and employer match services. Goodstart recognizes that people go further when … Continued

5 Kinds of tools your restaurant needs to start using now

5 Kinds of tools your restaurant needs to start using now

Managing a restaurant is an exciting job, but also a stressful one. A typical day means juggling a huge variety of responsibilities, lots of different personalities and even a few crises thrown into the mix. No wonder the workdays can be so long. However, restaurant managers have some secret weapons at their disposal that they … Continued