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Planday

Employee scheduling, time tracking & absence management

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Planday Pricing, Features, Reviews and Alternatives

Planday product overview

Price starts from

2.49

/user

Per month

What is Planday?

Planday's online employee scheduling tool enables businesses of almost any size and vertical to manage their workforce in an all-in-one platform through desktop, mobile and tablet.

Key benefits of using Planday

  • Easy and fast employee scheduling

  • Schedule on the go with the Planday mobile app

  • Communicate with your staff via SMS, email and app notifications

  • Location-specific clock-in means only pay for the hours worked

  • Unlimited support, fast setup and help with getting your current schedule into Planday
  • Typical customers

    Freelancers
    Small businesses
    Mid size businesses
    Large enterprises

    Platforms supported

    Web
    Android
    iPhone/iPad

    Support options

    24/7 (Live rep)
    FAQs/Forum
    Phone Support
    Email/Help Desk
    Chat
    Knowledge Base

    Training options

    Webinars
    Documentation
    Live Online
    Videos

    Planday pricing information

    Value for money

    4.2

    /5

    52

    Starting from

    2.49

    /user

    Per month

    Pricing options

    Free plan
    Subscription
    Free trial
    Pricing range

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    Planday features

    Functionality

    4.2

    /5

    52

    Total features

    63

    7 categories

    Most valued features by users

    Reporting/Analytics
    Reporting & Statistics
    Activity Dashboard
    Self Service Portal
    Third Party Integrations
    API
    Alerts/Notifications
    Employee Database

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    Planday users reviews

    Overall Rating

    4.3

    /5

    52

    Positive reviews

    Rating breakdown
    • Value for money
    • Ease of use
    • Features
    • Customer support
    • Likelihood to recommend8.55/10
    Rating distribution

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    3

    2

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    11

    7

    1

    2

    Pros
    Great sales, customer service, training, and tech personnel. Everyone is extremely helpful, knowledgeable, awesome at responding very quickly with easy to understand, concise yet complete answers.
    LOVE the reporting feature that tracks attendance tardiness and other metrics for direct input into performance reviews. App is fantastic and employees love it.
    The software itself is very user friendly, easy to navigate, and appealing to the eyes. With so many choices out there, you want to make sure you go with something that you will enjoy using.
    Cons
    My office uses a practice management system with next to zero HR functions, a terrible time clock, and no integration with platforms from other vendors.
    This made the software very difficult to use. I found that it was also difficult for staff to request time off.
    Nothins at all for the moment. I only had problem with the connection with the wi-fi but i believe it was the workplaces wi-fi.

    Overall rating contenders

    Overall Rating
    • Value for money
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    • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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    Great software

    Reviewed 4 years ago
    Pros

    Planday really reduces management time compiling the rota, it is easy for staff to manage holidays and good to help managers stick to weekly staffing budgets. The punch in/out function again reduces admin time for paper timesheets and reduces the possibility of fraud.

    Cons

    It would be great to be able to set parameters and then it generate the rota for you, hopefully this will be developed in time!

    Overall Rating
    • Value for money
    • Ease of use
    • Features
    • Customer support
    • Likelihood to recommend9/10

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    Great Add-On for Practice Mgmt Systems Missing HR Functionality!

    Reviewed 4 years ago

    My office uses a practice management system with next to zero HR functions, a terrible time clock, and no integration with platforms from other vendors. We were looking for a platform that would allow employees to see their schedules, request vacations, switch shifts, etc. we also wanted a time clock that integrated with quickbooks. PlanDay lets us do all of this quickly and easily. We have been able to literally cut our time spent on payroll by over 50%, and reduce scheduling time by at least 1/3. The other features have also helped us streamline, organize, and centralize our HR activities while “going paperless.” The app is user friendly and our employees love using it, we’ve even noticed a recognizable boost in employee morale since starting PlanDay

    Pros

    Great sales, customer service, training, and tech personnel! Everyone is extremely helpful, knowledgeable, awesome at responding very quickly with easy to understand, concise yet complete answers. No pushy attempts to up sell, wanted to give me only the functionality I actually needed. Looked at several different platforms, PlanDay was by far the most user-friendly and visually appealing. Time...

    Cons

    I do wish there were some additional things I could do and more parameters/constraints I could add within the scheduling function to make things quicker and catch certain potential errors. For example, I’d love to be able to put in certain legal requirements/constraints and have the scheduler not allow me to break them (e.g. lunch for each employee must be no later than 5.5 hrs after shift start). Not really a huge deal, would just be a convenient accuracy check for me. Also wish I could send invites and more things via SMS for those without smartphones without employee needing to be charged.

    Overall Rating
    • Value for money
    • Ease of use
    • Features
    • Customer support
    • Likelihood to recommend3/10

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    Employee Scheduling Software

    Reviewed 2 years ago

    I used the software more or less successfully for one year but then realized that not all of my employees were able to manage with it. Unfortunately, I was not able to get everyone on board with using it properly. Also, it wasn't really set up to handle the type of work (tours) I was offering to my employees. It would be much better for strictly shift work where each shift was stand alone. My tours can be multi day which didn't connect too well together.

    Pros

    Ease of use, employee set up, interactive communication with employees, visual information that is calendar based, employees can be divided into groups by job skills so that shifts can be offered to the people with the correct skills for the job.

    Cons

    A year long contract that you are locked into with no warning that it is up for renewal. Some forms of communication (but not all) with employees is cumbersome and makes more work for the administrators.

    Overall Rating
    • Value for money
    • Ease of use
    • Features
    • Customer support
    • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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    Using planday

    Reviewed 2 years ago

    Really great experience easy to use app and it’s handy to have the desktop version too

    Pros

    Really easy to use, great layout so it’s very clear for staff members to use. The swap shift feature is a great addition.

    Cons

    the only downside to this app is that some features can only be done on the desk top website such as requesting holidays

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    From Nokia to iPhone

    Reviewed 7 years ago

    We're a large (25+ personal) dental clinic placed in the center of Copenhagen, Denmark. We strive to work as productive and efficient as possible, with quality and costumer service as our key words. As a manager I used to spend several hours a week, both at work and outside work, doing schedules using exel, to make sure every shift was covered. Usually I would spend my Easter puzzling the schedule...

    Pros

    I must admit I was a little suspicious at first, starting something new, but that changed quickly. The introduction we got, the service and help was (is!) worth 5 stars. Planday is very easy to use, very userfriendly. The ability to customize everything is great. Easy to navigate around.

    Cons

    I've been thinking about this for a long time now and I simply can't find any cons.

    Vendor response

    It is very much appreciated that you took the time to write us such a great feedback. We are happy that you are satisfied with the system and the help that you have received during your introduction and in the time after.

    Planday FAQs and common questions

    Q. What type of pricing plans does Planday offer?

    Planday has the following pricing plans:
    Starting from: €2.49/month
    Pricing model: Subscription
    Free Trial: Available


    Q. Who are the typical users of Planday?

    Planday has the following typical customers:
    Large Enterprises, Mid Size Business, Non Profit, Public Administrations, Small Business


    Q. What languages does Planday support?

    Planday supports the following languages:
    Danish, English, French, German, Italian, Norwegian (Bokmal), Polish, Spanish, Swedish


    Q. Does Planday support mobile devices?

    Planday supports the following devices:
    Android, iPad, iPhone


    Q. Does Planday offer an API?

    Yes, Planday has an API available for use.


    Q. What other apps does Planday integrate with?

    Planday integrates with the following applications:
    iZettle, Google Analytics 360, Zapier, Oracle AML and Financial Crime Compliance Management, QuickBooks Online Advanced, ADP Workforce Now, Sage 50cloud Accounting, Flow, Lavu POS, iZettle Pro, Visma Severe, Dynamics 365 Business Central, Xero, Lightspeed Retail


    Q. What level of support does Planday offer?

    Planday offers the following support options:
    24/7 (Live rep), FAQs/Forum, Phone Support, Email/Help Desk, Chat, Knowledge Base

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