How to Empower Your Workforce in Retail

How to Empower Your Workforce in Retail

If you deal with any aspect of retail workforce management, then you are familiar with these two issues: retention and atmosphere. Keeping employees happy with the company is a struggle for almost any business, but it’s especially difficult for stores or other public-facing businesses. Many retailers choose to let these employees go and just hire … Continued

5 Ways Software Can Make Employee Scheduling Easier in Healthcare

5 Ways Software Can Make Employee Scheduling Easier in Healthcare

When people are in need of care, it doesn’t matter how complicated making a schedule might be – you need medical professionals and support staff to keep things moving and deliver that care. Thanks to tech advances such as employee scheduling software for healthcare, making sure you have coverage for all the necessary shifts is … Continued

Science-backed tips to grow your network

Science-backed tips to grow your network

A strong business network has powerful benefits. Networking can be the key to finding new clients, and it's the single best way to land a new job. Your network can also connect you with mentors and advisors who can help you work smarter or guide you through important business decisions. Networking is a time investment, … Continued
Why use a shift planner

Why use a shift planner

Why use a shift planner to manage your schedule and rota? The answer is simple – your employees are, arguably, your greatest asset. Treat them well, and you’ll see a decrease in turnover, an increase in morale and customer satisfaction. Manage them poorly – the opposite will happen.    No matter your industry, managers like you … Continued

Customer Success Story: Scape

Customer Success Story: Scape

Planday spoke to Scape, an international student hall chain, to find out more about the challenges of providing first-class accommodations to London’s students and how they use our platform. Both HR Manager Alex Spellman and Siobhen Brown, Resident Manager, explain how Planday helped save Scape Bloomsbury time and money and allowed them to focus more … Continued

Life at Planday – Field Marketing Manager

Life at Planday – Field Marketing Manager

Welcome to our new series, Life at Planday! Every month, we feature a Plandayer from one of our offices around the world, from Copenhagen to Hanoi. This month, we spoke to Marie Ellis, our rockstar Field Marketing Manager based in the London office.     What is Field Marketing? Field marketing is a branch of marketing, in … Continued

Customer Spotlight: Bronx Arts Ensemble

Customer Spotlight: Bronx Arts Ensemble

The Art of Scheduling in Schools   Planday spoke to David Nussenbaum, Executive Director of the Bronx Arts Ensemble (BAE), about teaching the arts to young students in the Bronx and bringing the community together through music, theater and art. We also spoke to David about the ways of managing such programs and how they … Continued

How to Be a Better Waiter or Waitress and Earn More Tips

How to Be a Better Waiter or Waitress and Earn More Tips

Being a waiter or a waitress can be as financially rewarding as it is flexible. It’s no surprise it’s possible to see such a variety of people in the role of wait staff – from college students, single parents, artists to older hospitality veterans. What all waiters and waitresses have in common is the wish … Continued

Planday’s February ’19 Product Roundup

Planday’s February ’19 Product Roundup

While roses are red and violets blue, instead we’ve got a bundle of powerful updates for you! Read on for the full rundown of what went live this month. Improved management of salaried staff We’re thrilled to launch a big update to how salaried employees can be managed in Planday! While no two businesses are … Continued

Customer Spotlight: Rumba Cubana

Customer Spotlight: Rumba Cubana

Planday caught up with Leo Castro, General Manager of the Rumba Cubana Restaurant Group in New Jersey, to find out more about bringing Cuban home cooking to the community. We also learned more about what better scheduling means for their family business and tightly-knit staff. New Jersey City Meets Havana   Leo recounts that Allan, … Continued