How to create a work schedule template

How to create a work schedule template

Managing time is a big part of managing people. Creating work schedules is not an easy task. It’s rare that everyone will get the shifts they want. Predicting busy times and arranging for staff accordingly doesn’t always go smoothly.   When creating shift schedules, there’s a lot to consider. You have to know who can … 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

Why running a seasonal business is different than any other kind of business

Why running a seasonal business is different than any other kind of business

In an ever-changing global economy, entrepreneurs are seeking out more creative ways to find business success while balancing work with life. Opening a seasonal business is one such strategy. It’s especially viable for the entrepreneur who likes to work (and play) hard. There are two main types of seasonal businesses: those that close completely during … Continued

Daily standup meetings: how to run them and why

Daily standup meetings: how to run them and why

Making your team the most productive and efficient group in the company is a big goal. But it’s not impractical. When your team works together on a project in a way that encourages communication and collaboration, you’ll find that identifying and solving problems becomes easier than ever before.   In today’s busy world, employees often … Continued

Update: Fair Workweek Legislation in NYC

Update: Fair Workweek Legislation in NYC

Even if you’re not based in New York City, recent developments there could lead to big changes in how you schedule employees for your business. New York Mayor Bill de Blasio has announced his support of “Fair Workweek” legislation. The new rules de Blasio is backing would specifically affect fast-food businesses. The goal is to … Continued

10 Tips for better SEO: How small businesses can improve their online presence

10 Tips for better SEO: How small businesses can improve their online presence

There are probably a million reasons you haven’t tackled improving the SEO on your business website yet. First off, you’re busy running that business. And maybe you’re not a computer genius and you figure it’s not worth your time. Or maybe you just have no idea where to start.   We’re not here to tell … Continued

Fitness Special – How To Use Customer Data

Fitness Special – How To Use Customer Data

  Gyms and other fitness-related businesses are subject more than most industries to cyclical consumer patterns. On January 1st, new gym goers sign up in droves; however, as the year progresses, not all of these fitness fans stick around. Learn to avoid churn and influence your customers’ behavior by using customer data to your advantage. … Continued

Fitness special – Boost customer numbers

Fitness special – Boost customer numbers

When you manage a gym or fitness club, you look forward to the weeks after January 1st. People set health, wellness, and fitness goals and come into your business to help make those dreams a reality. As spring rolls around and the weather warms up, fewer people are making it out to the gym. By … Continued

Meet Planday’s volunteers for the Lesvos FutbolNet Festival

Meet Planday’s volunteers for the Lesvos FutbolNet Festival

In our last blog post we shared some exciting news: Planday will be sending two volunteers to The Lesvos FutbolNet Festival for Refugees. Our two volunteers will be sharing photos of their experiences while they’re at the festival, so we wanted to give you a quick introduction to each volunteer. We sat down with Jen Montague … Continued