In Planday, your business is structured into Departments, Employee groups, Sections, Positions, Shifts, and Shift types.
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: An employee's scheduled period of work.
Shift type: A label for abnormal shifts (e.g. sick, training, off-site meeting).