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Digital nomads, the evolving force in Human Resource

October 19, 2018 in Education, HR, Time & Attendance
Digital Nomads

Digital nomads, they are everywhere. Well perhaps i am one of them? Whether it’d be sunbathing under the scorching sun of Bali, sitting in a bar under the bright lights of Tokyo, a cup of coffee in one of New York’s co-working space, or picnic in the middle of Paris, wherever they are, that’s where Digital Nomads work. With the development of IoT, the term of Digital Nomads in Human Resources is becoming more popular. Traits of a Digital Nomad in today’s Human Resource Carrying a laptop or smartphone, digital nomads in Human Resource dictionary are those people who works remotely. Largely dominated by the millennial…

Time attendance is your pain point ? We can feel you

October 19, 2018 in Education, HR, Time & Attendance

We feel your pain, as we have been there before too. No more pain points with Albam’s Time Attendance Solution Before our CEO Jinyong Kim started Albam. The founder of Blue-Night Corporation had his idea of a perfect Time Attendance solution developed when he was managing a pub for himself a few years ago. As a business owner himself. Our founder understands the trouble and time that is needed to solve the different types of pain points that are faced by business owners. From not being able to check attendances remotely, missing attendances information due to manual inputs and a…

How to Avoid Minimum Wage Violations

October 18, 2018 in HR, Payroll
Minimum Wage

Nearly a decade since the last increase of Minimum Wage Here’s what you need to understand The last minimum wage was raised in 2007. A time when the US economy was on the verge of economic recession. It generated a lot of reactions internally, politically and economically. As politicians, analysts and media scramble around to speculate on the viability of Washington’s choice in increasing the minimum wage. Especially on its short, medium and long term effects on labor market. For most companies,the decision to increase the minimum wage from $5.15 to $7.25 was a huge burden. With some analysts like Jeffrey…

McGregor earns a Minimum’s Wage Annual Salary in half a Second

October 17, 2018 in HR, Payroll, Time & Attendance
Minimum Wage

50 million dollars in one match for UFC star McGregor Nearly 2 weeks ago, the Martial Arts community tuned in to watch the UFC’s most hyped match of the history. The UFC championship bout. Between the undefeated current champion Khabib Nurmagomedov and former lightweight champion Connor McGregor was perhaps UFC’s greatest fight. The much anticipated fight of the year set the record for the largest pay-per-view event in MMA history, having generated approximately 2.5 million buys in the US itself. Therefore giving the biggest UFC paycheck of $50 million dollars for the UFC star in his career. But it was…

Minimum wage and the rise of Automation

October 12, 2018 in HR, Payroll, Time & Attendance
Minimum Wage

Minimum Wage and the rise of Automation Minimum wage changing the game “Hi, Can I help you?” asks a crew wearing a red uniform behind the counter. After 60 seconds of receiving the customer’s order. A Big mac meal and a corn pie is out. Once the order is served, the crew smiles and caters to the next customer. For McDonalds, where the serving area is usually occupied and staffs are usually busy. Efficiency and speed in management is a necessary method to keep them profitable. That’s the McDonald way of doing business. But gone are the days of cashiers asking…

How do i save on labor costs? HR & Time Tracking Tips

September 28, 2018 in HR, Time & Attendance

The correlation between labor costs and profit margins In today’s competitive market, increasing sales revenue might seems to be the only viable way that can increase profit margin. But as we all know, at times, one’s business revenue might be much affected by various external factors. Therefore most business owners strive to find another way to control their profit margins. This is why most business owners then turn internally to control their labor costs, from time tracking to payroll. For most business owners, managing labor costs is probably one of the most important and difficult aspect in running any business….

Cloud computing in Human Resource – How it will transform HR Practices

August 30, 2018 in HR, Payroll, Time & Attendance
Human Resource

According to Oxford learners dictionaries, Human Resource refers to a department in a company that deals with employing and training people. A few years ago, before the breakthrough of Cloud computing, the role of Human Resource in any companies seems to follow the same flows and patterns in their operations. The topics were; recruitment, administration, issuing of contracts, employees’ operations and disciplinary work. Though each companies have different sets of rules, culture and ways of operations. All HR models in the past operates on a single common ground. They all were based on a regional operating model. With each company’s…

Minimum wage 2018 in the Netherlands

June 14, 2018 in HR, Payroll, Time & Attendance
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A minimum wage is the lowest amount that can be legally paid to an employee by an employer either per hour, day, or month in a particular state/province or country. This definition does not apply to the maximum limit that can be paid to an employee, and it sets the ground rules for payment being that an employer cannot pay less than the legal minimum wage required. Minimum wage 2018 in the Netherlands Wages in the Netherlands increased from 1 January 2018, with workers aged 22 or over entitled to a minimum of €1,578 per month. This represents a €13…

Minimum wage 2018 in Portugal

June 14, 2018 in HR, Payroll
minimum wage 2018 in Portugal

A minimum wage is the lowest amount that can be legally paid to an employee by an employer either per hour, day, or month in a particular state/province or country. This definition does not apply to the maximum limit that can be paid to an employee, it sets the ground rules for payment being that an employer cannot pay less than the legal minimum wage required. Or in another context, it could be said to be the lowest amount that is collectively negotiated by trade unions and/or social partners to be paid to employees in different job sectors usually recognized…

Minimum Wage Rate Of India 2018

May 29, 2018 in Payroll, Time & Attendance
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The Minimum Wage Act is an Act of Parliament concerning Indian 1st law that sets the minimum wage that must be paid to skilled and unskilled labors. However, to keep in mind an industry’s capacity to pay the constitution has defined a ‘fair wage.’ , Minimum wage is a payment, or among which is given to the employees/workers for the work(job) they have done. It is given according to the working condition/experience and type of work. The minimum wage is generally calculated on the basis of the number of ho. It can either be paid on a daily basis after the completion of work or…

4 Things to Know If You Plan On Changing Time Cards Systems In 2018

May 24, 2018 in Payroll, Time & Attendance
Transformation of Human Resource Practices

A champion among the essential business decisions you’ll make this year is the way you will deal with your finance. In case you’re running investment without anyone else, you’re most likely agonizingly acquainted with paper time cards, Excel spreadsheets, and extended periods of time spent before your PC, doing the math and rectifying mistakes. The company should make the payroll for the employees, payroll process automation is also used for this purpose, and payroll calculator calculates the employee’s payroll. While driving the finance transport solo offers more control, there are a few difficulties you’ll look in 2018 if you choose to precede…

Minimum Wage 2018 in Indonesia

May 23, 2018 in Payroll, Time & Attendance
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Introduction The employment policies belonging to unorganized workers and wages paid to them has been a subject of considerable discussion among union leaders and labor experts. While minimum wages legislation has to be in large extent for being effective in providing protection to employees in the organized sector, with periodic implements according to need for that country. Indonesia has legislation for minimum wage (MW) as regulated under Labour Law Act No. 13 Year 2003 article No. 88,89 and 90. However, there is new Government Regulation No. 8 of 1981 regarding protection of wages. Indonesia is on 7th ranking for having…

5 Reasons You Need An Employee Time Clock

May 20, 2018 in Time & Attendance
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Using an employee time clock (also known as time tracker) is one of the effective ways of getting tasks done with no financial loss or overtime. In addition, the time clock is an efficient way of managing project time in order to produce the utmost results. In a working environment, there are good reasons to track work-related activities and personal strengths in time management. On that end, it is crucial to outline the advantages every employee will get while tracking their activities at work. In this article, therefore, I will provide you with 5 compelling reasons that will encourage employees…

Never Underestimate The Influence Of What Is The Minimum Wage In My State? (US)

May 17, 2018 in Payroll
minimum wage in us

The lowest pay permitted by law in the United States is set by US work law and scope of state and nearby laws. Bosses, for the most part, need to pay specialists the most elevated the lowest pay permitted by statute endorsed by the government, state, and neighborhood law. Since July 24, 2009, the central government has ordered an across the national minimum wage permitted by the bill of $7.25 every hour. In Jan 2018, there were 29 famous states with the lowest wage permitted by the law higher than the government at least. From 2017 to 2018, eight states…

Interview Skills to Hire the Best Employees

May 2, 2018 in HR

  Interview Techniques you need when you Hire New Employees. Finding the best possible employees for your team when it comes to work is not an easy task at all. Job interview is actually one of the sensitive part of the jobs you need to go through when running a any type of business. Resumes aren’t the only things you need to consider. You have to put your time and effort when hiring new employees. You need to meet them in person and figure out whether they’re suitable for the task. Sometimes most importantly you need to know if they’re…

How to File a Business Tax Extension

April 4, 2018 in Payroll

Filing a Business Tax Extension Are you about to run behind tax deadline for your company? Before it hits the deadline and causes you a trouble, don’t forget to extend the due date. Let’s us guide you how to file a business tax extension. It’s easier than it sounds.     First, download the right form. For automatic extension if you have a Partnership, an LLC filling as a Partnership, a corporation (“C Corp”), or an S corporation (“S Corp”), download S Form 7004.  For individual tax returns and if you’re a sole proprietorship, download Form 4868. Find out what type your business your’e…

Tracking Time is Essential for all Employer and Salaried Employees

April 3, 2018 in HR, Time & Attendance

Time Tracking is Essential for All Yes, not only for Employers, but even for Employees   Let’s be honest, most people are usually busy trying to take their own benefit than to offer it to others. Both the bosses and the workers need to have a system that makes the relationship fair. Employees usually consider time tracking is beneficial only to employers. They would often go, ‘urgh…’ and roll their eyes to more thorough time clock systems. Many staffs have the negative idea of tracking time, which it’s only beneficial to the boss to keep an extra eye. Yes, it…

How Albam Time Clock saves you Money and Time

April 3, 2018 in HR, Time & Attendance
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  Albam provides you the best employee time tracker available Here are the reasons. Why is Albam Time Clock needed? Because it saves time and money. How are you managing your employees’ timesheets? How do they clock in and out? What kind of employee time tracker or time clock are you currently using? Are the methods accurate enough? Can you trust that your employees are honest when reporting their attendance? How do you keep an eye on them? Many companies have been using different methods including the old-school styles like the attendance records written on a sheet of paper, orally…

U.S. Minimum Wage by States – 2018 Jan

April 3, 2018 in HR, Payroll
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What is ‘minimum wage’? A minimum wage is the lowest remuneration that employers should legally pay their employees. It seems like the concept is simple, but there are two conflict opinions economically. The supporters of the minimum wage say that it can increase the standard of living of workers and reduce poverty, since the employees earn more money. In contrast, the opponents are saying that it may increase poverty and unemployment rate, because the employers could hesitate to hire more employees worrying about increasing labor cost. In spite of the conflict, the minimum wage has increased globally. Today we’ll check…

Start Adding your Employees to start Clock in/out at your workplace

March 27, 2018 in User guide

Don’t have employees to clock in/out in the list when you’re about to start managing time tracker? Add employees with us! We’ll help you out there! You need to add employees to start off with Albam time tracker so that your employees can start clock in and clock out from your workplace. Build more reliable relationship with your employees with  online timeclock, Albam. You can do this in two ways. Just stay on our user guide page 🙂 ONE by sending invitation to your staffs. TWO by accepting requests your employees sent. I’m a staff, how do I request my…

What is Beacon? How do I order ‘Beacon’?

March 26, 2018 in User guide

What is Beacon? Why do I need it? Beacon will make it easier for you to keep an eye on your staffs. Albam recommend you to order Beacon because it will allow staffs to clock in who are within the boundary of the workplace by sending Bluetooth signals. Simply let your employees to turn on Bluetooth and when the phone reaches the signal, it will only allow the employees to clock in and out within the boundary.     Why do I need it to clock in and out? Without Beacon, any sneaky employee can clock in and out wherever…