The Ultimate Guide to Managing People in 2020

The Ultimate Guide to Managing People in 2020

Dealing with people, with all of their perspectives, backgrounds and individual strengths, is arguably the most challenging aspect of management.  In this comprehensive guide to people management, we’ll look at: Definitions of the job Management styles Evolution of people management   Handling conflict  Delegation  And more  What is people management? Managers are often seen as organisers, … Continued

5 tips to keep good employees

5 tips to keep good employees

At Planday, we believe people matter. No matter what you do for business, we understand that managing people – and keeping good ones on your team – is a challenge. So as we get into the swing of things for 2020, the Planday team is already hard at work with clients around the globe to … Continued

Employer Branding: The Complete Guide

Employer Branding: The Complete Guide

It’s no secret that finding and keeping top talent is a challenge for companies. Regardless of fluctuations in the market, competitive fields. In this guide to employer branding, we’ll bring you through these topics (among others): Definitions of employer branding The value of developing your employer brand Defining candidate personas And some examples of effective … Continued

3 Tips for Caring for the Mental Health of Your Shift Workers

3 Tips for Caring for the Mental Health of Your Shift Workers

One of the best benefits of modern technology is its ability to connect people in ways we would have never thought possible a few decades ago. It brings people together, keeps people in touch and — increasingly — it can help look out for and care for people when they need it the most. This … Continued

The 4 Steps of Effective Team Building

The 4 Steps of Effective Team Building

Growing up you might have heard the cliche, Together Everyone Achieves More. Right? Eyeroll! It’s kind of cringe-worthy, but year after year schoolyards are filled with structured fun activities to build teams and teach kids the benefits of working together. But those lessons shouldn’t stop at the ringing of the final school bell.  No matter … Continued

Customer Acquisition: The Complete Guide

Customer Acquisition: The Complete Guide

“If you build it, they will come.” New business owners often fall into the same trap: they assume that just because they have successfully built their business (be it a restaurant, a hotel or a startup), customers will instantly flock to them. No matter how good their product or service is, a business still needs … Continued

Active vs. Passive Team Building — And Why You Need Both

Active vs. Passive Team Building — And Why You Need Both

Every business is unique. No matter where you are or what you do, everyone in your business and everything you do is different. But there is one thing every business and every enterprise shares in common: people. Managing the human element of your organisation — both individuals and teams — is crucial for efficiency and … Continued

4 Ways Team Building Helps Build Trust

4 Ways Team Building Helps Build Trust

“Team work makes the dream work”, might be a cliche, but putting the right group of people together and getting them to work well can pay real dividends for your business. Whether it’s carers in a care home, waitstaff in a busy restaurant or bar or salespeople making sure your customers get the attention and … Continued

And A Planday in a Pear Tree: Our Favourite Features of 2019

And A Planday in a Pear Tree: Our Favourite Features of 2019

The holiday season is a chance to look back, so at Planday we have reflected on 2019 and put together a list — and checked it twice! — of our favourite features released this year. Every day we work harder so you don’t have to. Whether you’re scheduling staff in a care home over Christmas … Continued

What Is Behaviour Driven Development?

What Is Behaviour Driven Development?

From the Danish Royal Guard (seriously!) to the automations team at Planday, Brazilian-born Dane Oliver Charity brings a deep passion for understanding problems and designing systems in a new way to our Copenhagen product team. He recently showcased this in a MeetUp with the Ministry of Testing and The Planday Blog caught up with Oliver … Continued