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Understanding the Structure of Planday


In Planday, your business is structured into Departments, Employee groups, Sections, Positions, Shifts, and Shift types.


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Department: A place of work. This is generally the physical location of your business.

Employee group: What an employee works as (e.g. a function or role).

Section: A label for a selection of Positions. Sections allow you to easily view all Positions under a particular Section label.

Position: A label that explains more about what an employee will be responsible for during their shift (e.g. Waiter tables 1-5).

Shift: When an employee is scheduled to work. 

Shift type: A label for abnormal shifts (e.g. sick, training, off-site meeting).


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