Why Changing Jobs Is A Good Thing For Your Career

Why Changing Jobs Is A Good Thing For Your Career

Changing jobs – or even careers – is among the most stressful things someone will go through in their lifetime. In fact, some estimates rank it as the most stressful life event after death, marriage and divorce! But as the economy embraces career change as a positive, a new job can be just the step … Continued

How Technology Saves Time and Money on Healthcare Scheduling

How Technology Saves Time and Money on Healthcare Scheduling

The UK’s social care sector is facing a number of challenges, but none which cannot be overcome.  Fresh from his presentation at The Care Show in Birmingham recently, CMO John Coldicutt tells The Planday Blog that while trends show the social care sector is in need of urgent solutions, embracing the cloud and better employee … 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

Life at Planday – James Gardner

Life at Planday – James Gardner

We recently sat down with our London-based Head of Talent Acquisition, James Gardner, to pick his brain about the role he plays and how he finds daily life at Planday. Here’s what he had to say… What is your role at Planday? My role consists of both an internal and external aspect. As the Head … Continued

How proactive engagement powers Planday’s People & Culture

How proactive engagement powers Planday’s People & Culture

Copenhagen’s thriving tech scene is a world away from the United States’ Midwest, but embracing different cultures and backgrounds has been central to the career of Planday’s Mollie Oving. Everyday she uses her experience from recently moving to Denmark — and as a soon-to-be new mom — to help power the company’s modern approach to … Continued

Team Building: The Complete Guide

Team Building: The Complete Guide

When you hear the words team building strung together in a sentence, what comes to mind?  Maybe you’re inwardly cringing at repressed memories of those intrusive and awkward ice-breaker questions your manager insisted on asking every new team member in their first meeting. Or, perhaps you have residual PTSD from that time you were made … 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
Quarterly Product Round Up

Quarterly Product Round Up

Green Day once said to wake them up when September ends – well, here it is! We have hit October, the leaves are changing and there’s a whole host of exciting product updates in Planday. Here’s a look at a few of our favourites – but you can find the complete list of new features … Continued

Steps to Get UX Right

Steps to Get UX Right

When a UX researcher’s job is done well, you don’t even notice it. Yet every part of your experience is designed and deliberate — and companies like Planday put great effort into collaborating to ensure our look and feel is just right. The Planday Blog caught up with UX Researcher Andreas Bech Thøgersen to hear … Continued

Feature in focus: How tracking costs and revenue took the guess-work out of a Copenhagen restaurant’s planning

Feature in focus: How tracking costs and revenue took the guess-work out of a Copenhagen restaurant’s planning

Steak, seafood — and “spit-balling” — by the Baltic Sea  When Israel Karasik and his business partners started The Fat Pike in Copenhagen, they “spit-balled” that affordable steak and seafood in Islands Brygge — Copenhagen’s old port district — was something the market needed. “Surprisingly enough, there aren’t that many seafood restaurants in Copenhagen,” Israel … Continued