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About Planday

Simple, affordable cloud-based employee scheduling software.

Planday helps you build an employee schedule faster and easier by helping you keep track of staff vacation, availability, payroll costs, and more. Make running your shift-based schedule a breeze.

Ideal for companies with 20+ employees.

About WorkLinx

SmartLinx Solutions specializes in innovative workforce management solutions for long-term and post-acute care organizations. Its WorkLinx™ platform comprises a range of integrated workforce management solutions including time and attendance, scheduling, payroll, human resources, applicant tracking, compliance, business analytics and much more, all providing real-time data in an easy-to-use, cloud-based application.

Because labor makes up the bulk of costs for LTC facilities, this area has the potential for the greatest cost savings. With SmartLinx Schedule Optimizer, facilities can reduce their overtime spend by up to 30% thanks to predictive overtime controls. Schedule Optimizer also helps with regulatory compliance and delivering quality care, adjusting staff utilization to match census values.

For LTC facilities with varying shifts, numerous departments and multiple locations, managing time and attendance can be a big headache. The SmartLinx Time and Attendance solution provides a complete, real-time and historical view of all employees, including agency workers, across all of an organization’s facilities and locations.

SmartLinx Time Clocks are proudly made in the U.S. and have innovative security features to prevent buddy punching and other forms of time theft.

The industry leader in Payroll-Based Journal, SmartLinx automates the process for accurate, on-time reporting.

About Employment Hero

Employment Hero is Australia’s first integrated HR Platform, transforming the way businesses manage HR through the entire employment lifecycle.

Our cloud-based HR platform combines HR software, financial services, scheduling and payroll tools, as well as employee benefits, providing growing companies with an intuitive, affordable way to manage essential employee information and HR processes.

With our payroll add-on, Hero Pay, you can also have access to award interpretation, timesheets and rostering, time and attendance and much more!

Employment Hero’s built-in employee benefits program makes it simple and cost-effective for employers of all sizes to offer and administer a range of employee benefits typically associated with big employers. This includes discounts on groceries, movies, home appliances, health insurance, home loans and much more.

Features

  • 2-Factor Authentication
  • 360 Degree Feedback
  • API
  • Application Tracking
  • Attendance Tracking
  • Batch Permissions & Access
  • Budgeting
  • Calendar Management
  • Dashboard
  • Data Export
  • Data Import
  • Data Visualization
  • Employee Database
  • Employee Incentive Management
  • Employee Onboarding
  • Expense Tracking
  • External Integrations
  • Feedback Management
  • Forecasting
  • Multi-User
  • Notifications
  • Onboarding
  • Payroll
  • Project Management
  • Scheduling
  • Timesheets
  • Travel Management
  • Vacation & Absence Calendar
  • Time Management
  • Employee Engagement

Features

  • 2-Factor Authentication
  • 360 Degree Feedback
  • API
  • Application Tracking
  • Attendance Tracking
  • Batch Permissions & Access
  • Budgeting
  • Calendar Management
  • Dashboard
  • Data Export
  • Data Import
  • Data Visualization
  • Employee Database
  • Employee Incentive Management
  • Employee Onboarding
  • Expense Tracking
  • External Integrations
  • Feedback Management
  • Forecasting
  • Multi-User
  • Notifications
  • Onboarding
  • Payroll
  • Project Management
  • Scheduling
  • Timesheets
  • Travel Management
  • Vacation & Absence Calendar
  • Time Management
  • Employee Engagement

Features

  • 2-Factor Authentication
  • 360 Degree Feedback
  • API
  • Application Tracking
  • Attendance Tracking
  • Batch Permissions & Access
  • Budgeting
  • Calendar Management
  • Dashboard
  • Data Export
  • Data Import
  • Data Visualization
  • Employee Database
  • Employee Incentive Management
  • Employee Onboarding
  • Expense Tracking
  • External Integrations
  • Feedback Management
  • Forecasting
  • Multi-User
  • Notifications
  • Onboarding
  • Payroll
  • Project Management
  • Scheduling
  • Timesheets
  • Travel Management
  • Vacation & Absence Calendar
  • Time Management
  • Employee Engagement

Summary

  • Employees can see published schedules and changes immediately from the app or desktop.

  • Scheduling templates to use for the foundation for your weekly schedule.

  • Track number of hours employees are scheduled for and the salary they will be paid weekly and monthly.

  • Once you approve a vacation request, the system won't allow you to schedule that employee.

  • Set up compliance warnings, the system will warn you when you've scheduled an employee too many hours.

  • Use departments to create independent schedules for multiple locations. Schedule based on employee skills.

  • Send updates to all staff members or individuals, when they clock in, so everyone knows about any changes.

  • Employees can message each other about trading shifts while you maintain control over the schedule.

  • Employees can request days they prefer to work.

Summary

  • WorkLinx™ is a comprehensive, innovative, and cohesive suite of workforce management solutions that can be rapidly integrated into an existing technology ecosystem.

  • Features include proactive monitoring, alerts, and business analytics.

  • These solutions ensure compliance while driving workforce management efficiency and cost savings.

Summary

    No key features associated with this application.

Pricing

Free

Free
Included in plan:
  • Employee Files
  • Independent Contractors
  • Mobile App
  • Employment Contracts
  • HR Documents
  • Knowledge Base
  • VEVO Checks
  • Employee Benefits
  • Employee Engagement Survey

Standard

$3.00
1 user(s) / month
Included in plan:
  • Everything from free plus more

Premium

$5.00
1 user(s) / month
Included in plan:
  • Everything from standard plus more

FAQs

    What are some applications this service is commonly used in tandem with?
  • Payroll systems and POS systems

  • Does this service offer an API?
  • Yes

  • What platforms does this service support?
  • All devices with a browser can use Planday.
    Native apps for iOS and Android as well.

  • Does this service integrate with any other apps?
  • Yes. Payroll and POS systems. You can see a complete list on our website.

  • What is this service generally used for?
  • This service is generally used for shift based work. It facilitates making shift plans, communication with staff through an inbuilt communication system, financial reports in the schedule so you can see how many hours each employee has worked, payroll costs, revenue, the percentage of revenue paid in salaries, and how that all aligns with your targets.

  • Does this service offer guides, tutorials and or customer support?
  • This service does offer customer support and an online help center with tutorials.

  • Does this service offer multi-user capability (e.g. teams)?
  • Yes. Including different access levels and more

  • Who are the main user groups of this service?
  • Shift based businesses such as restaurants, bars, nightclubs, retail stores, fitness centers, security firms, event management companies, and hotels.

FAQs

    Does this service offer multi-user capability (e.g. teams)?
  • Yes

  • What platforms does this service support?
  • Mobile/Employee Self-Service

  • What are some applications this service is commonly used in tandem with?
  • ADP and PointClickCare

  • Does this service integrate with any other apps?
  • Yes

  • Who are the main user groups of this service?
  • Schedulers, payroll administrators, HR and finance staff

  • What is this service generally used for?
  • The WorkLinx™ suite of products is used to hire and onboard employees, track time and attendance, optimize scheduling, ensure Payroll-Based Journal compliance, process payroll, manage accruals, track training/certifications, enable employees to punch in/out, and provide robust business analytics – all within a single, integrated, end-to-end platform.

  • Does this service offer guides, tutorials and or customer support?
  • Yes, we have launched SmartLinx University, which offers clients instructor-led online training and interactive eLearning courses. This is in addition to our award-winning customer support.

FAQs

    What is this service generally used for?
  • People management.

  • What are some applications this service is commonly used in tandem with?
    • Xero
    • MYOB
    • KeyPay
    • JobAdder
  • Does this service offer multi-user capability (e.g. teams)?
  • Yes.

  • Does this service offer guides, tutorials and or customer support?
  • Yes.

  • Who are the main user groups of this service?
  • Small- to medium-sized businesses.

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Other

Who uses Planday
  • Startups
  • SMEs
  • Agencies
  • Enterprises
Desktop Platforms:
  • Web App
  • Windows
  • Macintosh
Mobile Platforms:
  • iOS
  • Android
Languages:
Danish, German, English, French, Swedish, Norwegian
Regional Restrictions:
No restrictions.

Other

Who uses WorkLinx
  • Enterprises
Desktop Platforms:
  • Web App
Mobile Platforms:
  • iOS
  • Android
Languages:
English
Regional Restrictions:
No restrictions.

Other

Who uses Employment Hero
  • Startups
  • SMEs
Desktop Platforms:
  • Web App
  • Windows
  • Macintosh
Mobile Platforms:
  • iOS
  • Android
Languages:
English
Regional Restrictions:
Currently only available in Australia
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