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How To Create A Payslip
How To Create A Payslip
Nikki Thorpe
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Free Employee Shift Schedule in Excel
Free Employee Shift Schedule in Excel
Nikki Thorpe
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How to Attract More Customers to Your Business
How to Attract More Customers to Your Business
Brett Smith
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Payslip explained
Payslip explained
Styrmir Masson
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KPIs Every Restaurant Manager Should Measure
KPIs Every Restaurant Manager Should Measure
Kevin Ryan
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Planday to be acquired by Xero
Planday to be acquired by Xero
Christian Brøndum
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Creating The Best Work Schedule For Your Healthcare Team
Creating The Best Work Schedule For Your Healthcare Team
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How to Create a Work Schedule: The Complete Guide
How to Create a Work Schedule: The Complete Guide
Nikki Thorpe
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5 Quick tips bar managers need to motivate staff
5 Quick tips bar managers need to motivate staff
Dom Hopkinson
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Restaurant Employee Handbook: How to Write Yours
Restaurant Employee Handbook: How to Write Yours
Dom Hopkinson
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How to attract and hire seasonal employees
How to attract and hire seasonal employees
Jonne Tanskanen
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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
Jonne Tanskanen
5 min read
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Why Changing Jobs Is A Good Thing For Your Career
Why Changing Jobs Is A Good Thing For Your Career
Styrmir Masson
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6 Leadership skills every restaurant manager must have
6 Leadership skills every restaurant manager must have
Kevin Ryan
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Should I train my current employees or hire new skilled workers?
Should I train my current employees or hire new skilled workers?
Nikki Thorpe
5 min read
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Why giving your team feedback is so important
Why giving your team feedback is so important
Nikki Thorpe
5 min read
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Team dynamics: How to solve the 4 most common team conflicts
Team dynamics: How to solve the 4 most common team conflicts
Nikki Thorpe
5 min read
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The future of hotels and the experiences your guests expect
The future of hotels and the experiences your guests expect
Dom Hopkinson
5 min read
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The most common barriers to communication in the workplace
The most common barriers to communication in the workplace
Dom Hopkinson
5 min read
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What is HR cost optimization?
What is HR cost optimization?
Dom Hopkinson
5 min read
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How Planday and Tenzo work together
How Planday and Tenzo work together
Dom Hopkinson
5 min read
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Active vs. Passive Team Building — And Why You Need Both
Active vs. Passive Team Building — And Why You Need Both
Nikki Thorpe
5 min read
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The Best Employee Feedback Tools
The Best Employee Feedback Tools
Nikki Thorpe
5 min read
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How to pimp your communication in a fast-growing business
How to pimp your communication in a fast-growing business
Dom Hopkinson
5 min read
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Scaling an Engineering Team in a Fast Growth, VC-Backed Business
Scaling an Engineering Team in a Fast Growth, VC-Backed Business
Dom Hopkinson
8 min read
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How tech can improve employee satisfaction
How tech can improve employee satisfaction
Nikki Thorpe
18 min read
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How to calculate your labour-to-cost ratio
How to calculate your labour-to-cost ratio
Dom Hopkinson
5 min read
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How the government can support the hospitality sector after Brexit
How the government can support the hospitality sector after Brexit
Nikki Thorpe
5 min read
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What the government can do to help the hospitality industry before and after Brexit
What the government can do to help the hospitality industry before and after Brexit
Nikki Thorpe
4 min read
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How busy managers can achieve work-life balance
How busy managers can achieve work-life balance
Nikki Thorpe
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How to scale your training and development programs
How to scale your training and development programs
Nikki Thorpe
7 min read
People
The ultimate guide to Millennials for the hospitality industry
The ultimate guide to Millennials for the hospitality industry
Dom Hopkinson
25 min read
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4 mistakes to avoid when onboarding employees
4 mistakes to avoid when onboarding employees
Nikki Thorpe
5 min read
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4 Easy ways to motivate your employees
4 Easy ways to motivate your employees
Kristina Loncar
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5 Science-proven productivity hacks for managers
5 Science-proven productivity hacks for managers
Nikki Thorpe
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How much should you train your employees?
How much should you train your employees?
Nikki Thorpe
5 min read
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5 Millennials explain how they want to be managed
5 Millennials explain how they want to be managed
Nikki Thorpe
5 min read
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Everything you need to know about employee happiness and retention
Everything you need to know about employee happiness and retention
Nikki Thorpe
5 min read
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How to fire someone: A six-step action plan
How to fire someone: A six-step action plan
Nikki Thorpe
5 min read
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How to Hire and Onboard Employees: The Complete Guide
How to Hire and Onboard Employees: The Complete Guide
Nikki Thorpe
15 min read
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5 Quick tips bar managers need to motivate staff
5 Quick tips bar managers need to motivate staff
Dom Hopkinson
5 min read
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5 Tips for managing your restaurant staff
5 Tips for managing your restaurant staff
Dom Hopkinson
5 min read
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How to Improve Customer Satisfaction in Your Restaurant
How to Improve Customer Satisfaction in Your Restaurant
Dom Hopkinson
5 min read
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How to manage multiple business locations effectively
How to manage multiple business locations effectively
Dom Hopkinson
5 min read
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COVID-19 + Hospitality: What does ‘furlough’ mean for your business?
COVID-19 + Hospitality: What does ‘furlough’ mean for your business?
Dom Hopkinson
5 min read
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Customer Acquisition: The Complete Guide
Customer Acquisition: The Complete Guide
Brett Smith
20 min read
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Government support for businesses during COVID-19 — Germany
Government support for businesses during COVID-19 — Germany
Michael Scheiblich
5 min read
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Office games and activities to build stronger employee engagement
Office games and activities to build stronger employee engagement
Nikki Thorpe
5 min read
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Employee Engagement: The Complete Guide
Employee Engagement: The Complete Guide
Nikki Thorpe
20 min read
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Customer Success Story: Junkyard Golf
Customer Success Story: Junkyard Golf
Brett Smith
7 min read
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How to Empower Your Workforce in Retail
How to Empower Your Workforce in Retail
Jonne Tanskanen
6 min read
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Why use a shift planner
Why use a shift planner
Brett Smith
9 min read
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Planday’s October Product Roundup
Planday’s October Product Roundup
Julia Judge
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How to better predict customer flow
How to better predict customer flow
Brett Smith
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The ultimate guide to Millennials for the hospitality industry
The ultimate guide to Millennials for the hospitality industry
Dom Hopkinson
25 min read
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How to attract millennial customers
How to attract millennial customers
Brett Smith
5 min read
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4 mistakes to avoid when onboarding employees
4 mistakes to avoid when onboarding employees
Nikki Thorpe
5 min read
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Fitness special – How to use customer data
Fitness special – How to use customer data
Brett Smith
5 min read
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Everything you need to know about employee happiness and retention
Everything you need to know about employee happiness and retention
Nikki Thorpe
5 min read
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New product update
Cristina Niculescu
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Down and dirty with Planday – This is what we call “the UMPF factor”
Down and dirty with Planday – This is what we call “the UMPF factor”
Nikki Thorpe
5 min read
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4 reasons you need workforce management software
4 reasons you need workforce management software
Nikki Thorpe
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How to modernise your Punch Clock system
How to modernise your Punch Clock system
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How to attract and hire seasonal employees
How to attract and hire seasonal employees
Jonne Tanskanen
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How to Schedule Your Staff Effectively
How to Schedule Your Staff Effectively
Nikki Thorpe
5 min read
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How To Create A Payslip
How To Create A Payslip
Nikki Thorpe
5 min read
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Free Employee Shift Schedule in Excel
Free Employee Shift Schedule in Excel
Nikki Thorpe
5 min read
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The New Danish Holiday Act
The New Danish Holiday Act
Nikki Thorpe
5 min read
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7 Ways to avoid communication breakdowns in your workplace
7 Ways to avoid communication breakdowns in your workplace
Nikki Thorpe
5 min read
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How to improve efficiencies with Care Home software
How to improve efficiencies with Care Home software
Dom Hopkinson
5 min read
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How to manage multiple business locations effectively
How to manage multiple business locations effectively
Dom Hopkinson
5 min read
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How far in advance should you give employees notice of their work schedule?
How far in advance should you give employees notice of their work schedule?
Dom Hopkinson
5 min read
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The most common barriers to communication in the workplace
The most common barriers to communication in the workplace
Dom Hopkinson
5 min read
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What is HR cost optimization?
What is HR cost optimization?
Dom Hopkinson
5 min read
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Employee Productivity: The Complete Guide
Employee Productivity: The Complete Guide
Nikki Thorpe
20 min read
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5 steps to to keep your team motivated and productive in lockdown
5 steps to to keep your team motivated and productive in lockdown
Nikki Thorpe
5 min read
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New Feature to Power Your Punch Clock
New Feature to Power Your Punch Clock
Cristina Niculescu
5 min read
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5 kinds of tools your restaurant needs to start using now
5 kinds of tools your restaurant needs to start using now
Dom Hopkinson
5 min read
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How to calculate your labour-to-cost ratio
How to calculate your labour-to-cost ratio
Dom Hopkinson
5 min read
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7 of the most frequently asked questions about Planday
7 of the most frequently asked questions about Planday
Julia Judge
5 min read
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3 Weird ways to boost your productivity
3 Weird ways to boost your productivity
Nikki Thorpe
7 min read
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Top 5 restaurant management books
Top 5 restaurant management books
Dom Hopkinson
5 min read
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Boiling Point shows how you can help hospitality staff
Boiling Point shows how you can help hospitality staff
Donna Torres
4 mins
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3 ways hospitality can cash in on consumer spending
3 ways hospitality can cash in on consumer spending
Donna Torres
4 mins
3 hotel trends consumers want you to know about in 2022
3 hotel trends consumers want you to know about in 2022
Rob Foulkes
4 mins
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How to attract and hire seasonal employees
How to attract and hire seasonal employees
Jonne Tanskanen
5 min read
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How tracking costs and revenue took the guess-work out of a Copenhagen restaurant’s planning
How tracking costs and revenue took the guess-work out of a Copenhagen restaurant’s planning
Dom Hopkinson
5 min read
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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
Jonne Tanskanen
5 min read
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4 Difficult callers – Here’s what your call center agents should say to them
4 Difficult callers – Here’s what your call center agents should say to them
Dom Hopkinson
5 min read
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6 Leadership skills every restaurant manager must have
6 Leadership skills every restaurant manager must have
Kevin Ryan
5 min read
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Should I train my current employees or hire new skilled workers?
Should I train my current employees or hire new skilled workers?
Nikki Thorpe
5 min read
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How To Create A Payslip
How To Create A Payslip
Nikki Thorpe
5 min read
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Why giving your team feedback is so important
Why giving your team feedback is so important
Nikki Thorpe
5 min read
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5 Types of difficult customers – and how to handle them
5 Types of difficult customers – and how to handle them
Brett Smith
5 min read
A car on a road with sea on the background
The New Danish Holiday Act
The New Danish Holiday Act
Nikki Thorpe
5 min read
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How to Attract More Customers to Your Business
How to Attract More Customers to Your Business
Brett Smith
5 min read
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11 Ways to Make the Most of Your Standup Meetings
11 Ways to Make the Most of Your Standup Meetings
Nikki Thorpe
5 min read
People sitting in front of the restaurant
KPIs Every Restaurant Manager Should Measure
KPIs Every Restaurant Manager Should Measure
Kevin Ryan
6 min read
Two women smiling and talking to each other
7 Ways to avoid communication breakdowns in your workplace
7 Ways to avoid communication breakdowns in your workplace
Nikki Thorpe
5 min read
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3 things COVID has taught us about staff communication
3 things COVID has taught us about staff communication
Nikki Thorpe
5 min read
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3 things hospitality businesses should do for a strong summer
3 things hospitality businesses should do for a strong summer
Dom Hopkinson
5 min read
Woman in surgical hat and facemask
How to improve efficiencies with Care Home software
How to improve efficiencies with Care Home software
Dom Hopkinson
5 min read
A pin on a map
How to manage multiple business locations effectively
How to manage multiple business locations effectively
Dom Hopkinson
5 min read
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4 Tips to safely reopen in the “New Normal” for Hospitality
4 Tips to safely reopen in the “New Normal” for Hospitality
Dom Hopkinson
5 min read
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Figuring out the right 12-Hour shift schedule for your business
Figuring out the right 12-Hour shift schedule for your business
Dom Hopkinson
5 min read
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How far in advance should you give employees notice of their work schedule?
How far in advance should you give employees notice of their work schedule?
Dom Hopkinson
5 min read
A panorama of swimming pool
The future of hotels and the experiences your guests expect
The future of hotels and the experiences your guests expect
Dom Hopkinson
5 min read
Barriers placed on large indoor area
The most common barriers to communication in the workplace
The most common barriers to communication in the workplace
Dom Hopkinson
5 min read
Woman working on a laptop
4 Types of communication styles in the workplace
4 Types of communication styles in the workplace
Nikki Thorpe
5 min read
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The best internal communication tools for your organisation
The best internal communication tools for your organisation
Dom Hopkinson
5 min read
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What you missed from our expert COVID-19 UK hospitality webinar
What you missed from our expert COVID-19 UK hospitality webinar
Dom Hopkinson
5 min read
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COVID-19 + Hospitality: What is a staged re-opening?
COVID-19 + Hospitality: What is a staged re-opening?
Dom Hopkinson
5 min read
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COVID-19 + Hospitality: What does ‘furlough’ mean for your business?
COVID-19 + Hospitality: What does ‘furlough’ mean for your business?
Dom Hopkinson
5 min read
A person writing a message on a phone
How to Develop a Winning Customer Experience Strategy
How to Develop a Winning Customer Experience Strategy
Brett Smith
5 min read
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Customer Acquisition: The Complete Guide
Customer Acquisition: The Complete Guide
Brett Smith
20 min read
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How Planday and Tenzo work together
How Planday and Tenzo work together
Dom Hopkinson
5 min read
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Employee Productivity: The Complete Guide
Employee Productivity: The Complete Guide
Nikki Thorpe
20 min read
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A hospitality business guide to surviving COVID-19
A hospitality business guide to surviving COVID-19
Brett Smith
5 min read
A woman standing in front of cash register
Coping with COVID-19: the essential tools your retail business needs right now
Coping with COVID-19: the essential tools your retail business needs right now
Jonne Tanskanen
5 min read
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Getting back control under COVID-19: help for leisure businesses
Getting back control under COVID-19: help for leisure businesses
Jonne Tanskanen
5 min read
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12 Customer Acquisition Channels and How to Choose the Right Ones
12 Customer Acquisition Channels and How to Choose the Right Ones
Jacob Pyndt
4 min read
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Customer Experience: The Ultimate Guide
Customer Experience: The Ultimate Guide
Brett Smith
15 min read
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Creating a Customer Acquisition Funnel Template For Your Business
Creating a Customer Acquisition Funnel Template For Your Business
Brett Smith
5 min read
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The Ultimate Guide to Managing People in 2020
The Ultimate Guide to Managing People in 2020
Nikki Thorpe
15 min read
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Employer Branding: The Complete Guide
Employer Branding: The Complete Guide
Nikki Thorpe
20 min read
People
Active vs. Passive Team Building — And Why You Need Both
Active vs. Passive Team Building — And Why You Need Both
Nikki Thorpe
5 min read
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The Best Employee Feedback Tools
The Best Employee Feedback Tools
Nikki Thorpe
5 min read
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What to Look for in a Scheduling App
What to Look for in a Scheduling App
Dom Hopkinson
5 min read
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Employee Engagement: The Complete Guide
Employee Engagement: The Complete Guide
Nikki Thorpe
20 min read
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How To Manage Your Restaurant’s Costs
How To Manage Your Restaurant’s Costs
Dom Hopkinson
5 min read
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Team Building: The Complete Guide
Team Building: The Complete Guide
Nikki Thorpe
20 min read
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Creating The Best Work Schedule For Your Healthcare Team
Creating The Best Work Schedule For Your Healthcare Team
Jonne Tanskanen
5 min read
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How to Create a Work Schedule: The Complete Guide
How to Create a Work Schedule: The Complete Guide
Nikki Thorpe
20 min read
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How tech can improve employee satisfaction
How tech can improve employee satisfaction
Nikki Thorpe
18 min read
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Why use a shift planner
Why use a shift planner
Brett Smith
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How to Be a Better Waiter or Waitress and Earn More Tips
How to Be a Better Waiter or Waitress and Earn More Tips
Dom Hopkinson
10 min read
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How to calculate your labour-to-cost ratio
How to calculate your labour-to-cost ratio
Dom Hopkinson
5 min read
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How to better predict customer flow
How to better predict customer flow
Brett Smith
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How to scale your training and development programs
How to scale your training and development programs
Nikki Thorpe
7 min read
People
The ultimate guide to Millennials for the hospitality industry
The ultimate guide to Millennials for the hospitality industry
Dom Hopkinson
25 min read
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Are your employees as productive as they should be?
Are your employees as productive as they should be?
Nikki Thorpe
5 min read
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How to handle employee time off
How to handle employee time off
Nikki Thorpe
5 min read
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How to attract millennial customers
How to attract millennial customers
Brett Smith
5 min read
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How To Measure Customer Satisfaction Effectively
How To Measure Customer Satisfaction Effectively
Brett Smith
5 min read
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How much should you train your employees?
How much should you train your employees?
Nikki Thorpe
5 min read
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5 Millennials explain how they want to be managed
5 Millennials explain how they want to be managed
Nikki Thorpe
5 min read
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How to fire someone: A six-step action plan
How to fire someone: A six-step action plan
Nikki Thorpe
5 min read
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43% of hourly workers commit time theft – Here’s the solution
43% of hourly workers commit time theft – Here’s the solution
Nikki Thorpe
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The trick to successful restaurant workforce management
The trick to successful restaurant workforce management
Dom Hopkinson
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3 Insider tips to a scalable growth marketing strategy
3 Insider tips to a scalable growth marketing strategy
Dom Hopkinson
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4 reasons you need workforce management software
4 reasons you need workforce management software
Nikki Thorpe
5 min read
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Restaurant Employee Handbook: How to Write Yours
Restaurant Employee Handbook: How to Write Yours
Dom Hopkinson
5 min read
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5 Tips for managing your restaurant staff
5 Tips for managing your restaurant staff
Dom Hopkinson
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