Planday’s quarterly feature roundup

Planday’s quarterly feature roundup

Over the past quarter we’ve been busy working on a batch of exciting features for you! We have updates to both the web version and the app, which we’ll explain below. Enjoy! Schedule template editor Schedule templates just became a lot more useful! Previously, Schedule templates could only be created from existing shifts in your … Continued
METRO GROUP and Planday partner to transform the hospitality sector

METRO GROUP and Planday partner to transform the hospitality sector

Düsseldorf, 21 June 2017: METRO GROUP partners with Planday, the leading European employee scheduling and workforce management solution provider. METRO has committed to acquire a minority stake in Planday, a workforce management solution provider that enables business owners to take employee scheduling from pen and paper to a streamlined, digital process — saving managers significant time … Continued

Planday’s compliance with GDPR

Planday’s compliance with GDPR

On 25 May 2018, all companies that handle, process, and control personal data have to comply with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Under the GDPR, Planday is classified as a Data Processor, so we'll be working towards those compliance standards. Below, we've outlined exactly how we will comply with the new regulations. Ultimately, our goal is to protect the … Continued
3 Weird ways to boost your productivity

3 Weird ways to boost your productivity

In a world full of distractions, everyone is looking for a few good productivity hacks to make their working lives more focused. You’ll find a lot of articles, books, videos, and conferences on how to be productive. Tips such as getting up earlier in the morning or organizing your things for the next day before … Continued

Planday and Autism Anglia

Planday and Autism Anglia

Our company values are important to us here at Planday, and we try to live by these values everyday. We are happy to partner with organizations and companies that believe in values similar to ours. That’s why we’re proud to partner with Autism Anglia, a charity organization that offers care and support to families who are affected … Continued

Why you should care how much your employees sleep

Why you should care how much your employees sleep

As a savvy manager, you know that you'll deliver the best experience to customers when your team is also at their best. So you invest the time to give your employees feedback, help them build their skills and create a work culture that they love being part of. But after their shifts end and they … Continued
How to hire the right employees for retail

How to hire the right employees for retail

Every employer, no matter what their industry or business model, wants to find the best possible employees. Retail employers are no different. However, if you’re following generic advice that could have been addressed to a manager in any industry, you might be missing out on hiring people who’d really excel in retail sales positions. Given … Continued

Keep the drinks flowing this St. Patrick’s Day

Keep the drinks flowing this St. Patrick’s Day

Winter is a rollercoaster of a time for many bars and pubs. On one hand, it hosts three of the four most popular holidays for drinking—Christmas, New Year’s, and St. Patrick’s Day. On the other hand, in between these holidays, people like to stay at home and avoid the wintery elements. That’s what makes St. … Continued

Should you open your own restaurant?

Should you open your own restaurant?

It’s strange, but true: the restaurant industry has not only persisted throughout history in light of extreme economic crashes, but sales continue to climb over time. T he National Restaurant Association restaurant industry sales to hit $782 billion in 2016, up from $586 billion in 2010. This growth is partly due to consumers becoming more … Continued

Are your employees as productive as they should be?

Are your employees as productive as they should be?

You like and appreciate your employees, but sometimes you can’t help but wonder: Could they make some changes that would increase their productivity? Maybe they seem caught up in busywork sometimes, or you’ve noticed ways they could improve their efficiency or effectiveness. Chances are, your intuition is trying to tell you something. According to Gallup, … Continued