Planday is a web-based employee scheduling software specifically designed for shift-based businesses. It allows managers and employees to communicate across all devices, view work schedules, swap shifts, and more. In this article, we covered user reviews and pricing. Ready to try Planday? Get a free trial.
What Planday Does Well
Users who gave Planday a positive review said that the app helps reduce the admin time spent on scheduling tasks and producing reports for payroll processing. They also commended its accuracy on tracking employees’ time and attendance.
A user who gave Planday a positive review on Capterra said that the app is user-friendly and that it syncs well with QuickBooks for payroll management. He also said that the platform gives them all the functionalities they need to go paperless for HR functions, such as scheduling, shift changes, time off requests, payroll, and more.
What Planday Does Not Do Well
Users who gave Planday a negative review complained about glitches that cause the app’s homepage to freeze frequently. They also noted instances when the GPS location tool would not work.
A user who gave Planday a negative review on Capterra mentioned that the app experiences frequent bugs and glitches, which disrupts productivity. He also complained that the daily reports do not show weekly overtime hours until the last day of the week.
Planday has two paid subscription options: Starter ($2/user/month) and Plus ($4/user/month). The main difference between the plans is access to premium features, including advanced schedule statistics, overtime tracking, vacation management, and more. The time tracking feature can be added for $1/user/month.
Statistics and Reporting
*Subscribers are billed in bundles of five users. For example, those with 23 users will be billed for 25 users.
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Check out the list below of some of Planday’s features:
- Staff Management
- Location-Specific Time Tracking
- Job Scheduling by Role
- Schedule Templates and Copy Week Function
- Individual and Group Communication
- Shift Exchange with Manager Approval
- Labor Cost Tracking for Hourly Employees
- Payroll Reporting
- Overtime Tracking for Compliance
- Vacation Management
- Schedule Statistics and Reporting
- Employee File Management
- Electronic Signature for Contracts
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Are discounts or special rates available for large companies?
Here is a list of some of Planday’s popular integrations:
- ADP Payroll
- Microsoft Dynamics
- Lightspeed Retail
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