How to grow your business with remote staff

How to grow your business with remote staff

How to grow your business with remote staff

Here we take a look at how you can make use of remote staff to grow your business.

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Perhaps one of the most important advantages of working with remote staff is the fact that you are opening up the available talent pool to your organisation. Modern businesses depend on the talents and skills of individuals, and if you are only hiring in your vicinity, you are limiting your access to potential key staff members.

Allowing staff to work remotely means that you can hire anyone, as long as they are able to carry out the work. This gives you greater possibilities in terms of hiring the staff that you need in order to grow your company.

More affordable

Sometimes it is not just about getting the right staff for your business – it is about doing it at the right price. Once again, limiting the area in which you search for staff can mean a shortage of people with that kind of expertise in the area. And naturally, in this scenario, this means that you will need to pay more for their talent.

It is the case that the majority of the expenses for any business come in the form of staff costs. So, prohibitively expensive staff can be a real challenge for business. But hiring remote staff can help to make employees more affordable. Remember that business that want to operate with remote staff are still in a minority so remote workers are often happy to sacrifice slightly more money for the greater freedom of working with a company that allows them to do their job remotely.

Keep your business costs down

Of course, it’s not just the cost of the employee that is expensive to your business. Having staff work at your premises necessities having that premises in the first place – another major cost to companies is their property. It may be the case that you need (or want) to have a small office presence, but that growth and hiring more staff would mean moving to a larger, more expensive premises.

In this example, growing your business with remote staff means that you can bring in the personnel that you need without having to invest in the other major expenses.

EOR: the best way to hire remote staff

The COVID-19 pandemic has been truly devastating for businesses of all sizes. Organisations are facing challenges that are completely unforeseen and unprecedented – so perhaps it is not surprising that many are struggling. But the truth is that just as with any else, businesses must go on, and must continue to look for solutions and one of the solutions is to hire remote employees anywhere in the world. Did you know that you can do it in a legal way? You don’t know how to do it? We can do it for you: Contact Us

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What is an Employer of Record?

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What is an Employer of Record?

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What is a Employer of Record (EOR)?

Employer of Record is a company that takes on all employer-related responsibilities for small to large enterprise-sized businesses. The Employer of Record handles state-specific onboarding, payroll, taxes, payroll compliance, benefits administration, unemployment claim reporting, and other HR-related tasks.

Some important things to have in mind…

1. Full legal employer: An Employer of Record is liable for all employer-related responsibilities—from benefits and payroll to insurance and taxes. Working with an Employer of Record allows you to focus strictly on day-to-day oversight of your workforce.

2. State registration not required: With an Employer of Record partner, your company can expand its talent pool and compliantly recruit talent in any state—without going through the time-consuming business registration process.

3. Compliant, cost-effective benefits: When you bring on talent in new markets, your Employer of Record partner ensures you provide benefits that adhere to local regulations. An Employer of Record pools your talent with workforces from other companies, so you get access to lower-priced group rates from insurance providers.

 

What is a Professional Employer Organization (PEO)?

A PEO is a company that partners with small and medium-sized businesses to provide comprehensive HR services, including payroll processing, benefits administration, regulatory compliance, tax filings, and more. A PEO acts as a company’s outsourced HR department so internal teams can focus on their core responsibilities.

Some important things to have in mind…

1. Co-employment: When your company partners with a PEO, you are both legal employers of your workforce. However, you remain responsible for the day-to-day oversight of your talent.

2. State registration typically required: Working with a PEO usually means you must register your business in every state in which you hire.  As a result, it makes the most sense to partner with a PEO when you plan to hire in states where you’ve already registered your business.

3. Boosted benefits packages: A PEO helps small and medium-sized businesses provide the same robust employee benefits plans offered by larger companies. Like an Employer of Record, a PEO partner pools your employees with those from other organizations to qualify for more favorable group rates from insurance companies.

The critical difference between an Employer of Record and a PEO: An Employer of Record is the full legal employer of a company’s distributed workforce, while a PEO remains a co-employer.

If your goal is to quickly and compliantly hire top talent no matter where they’re located, partnering with an Employer of Record gives you the flexibility to easily enter to any country.

Working with an Employer of Record also gives you peace of mind knowing that experts compliantly handle every HR and employer-related responsibility, so your teams can focus on their core responsibilities. As a result, Employer of Record providers reduce the time, hassle, and cost required to build a distributed workforce across the world.

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3 top jobs trending in Canada in 2022

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3 top jobs trending in Canada in 2022

Check out the list to see what employers are looking for this year.

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Many factors, such as economics, social trends, and industrial change, contribute to whether a job has enough qualified professionals to fill vacant positions. Understanding which jobs may be in demand in the year 2022 is crucial to planning your career path and situating yourself in a career that will be sustainable.

A study from Randstad from December 2021 found that nearly half of Canadian employees are thinking of switching jobs in 2022 toward employers that can adapt to meet their needs. These are the Top 3 In-Demand Jobs in Canada for 2022:

1. Key account manager

In a competitive, lean mid- and post-pandemic market, key account managers are critical to supporting ongoing business success. Their ability to close deals, form lasting relationships and provide high-quality sales and customer service efforts helps businesses keep their most profitable clients, even during unprecedented times.

2. Developer

As businesses turn increasingly to technical solutions, developers are in high demand. This is one of the top jobs in part because businesses of all types and sizes need developers to create app solutions, develop or maintain in-house software or help implement cloud or other technologies.

One of the lessons learned during COVID-19 lockdowns in recent years was that technology could make or break a business. Companies that seamlessly transitioned into remote work environments often fared better. Add to that the growing need to rely on data and automations to remain competitive, and it’s no wonder so many businesses are on the hunt for skilled developers.

3. Marketing manager

Growing demand in this sector is due to a couple of reasons. Inhale to competition and trying to be as intelligent as possible with the marketing spend.

Marketing managers play a crucial role in helping a business to promote and sell its products to its customers. They can lead and influence the way a brand looks and feels in the market and marketing manager duties can cover the entire spectrum of how a company communicates.

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Although specialists predict that quitting will continue steadily at similar, elevated rates we’ve seen over the past year, they are not confident that we’ll see another big quitting wave in 2022.
That’s because the tight labor market has pushed companies to offer better benefits and higher salaries, that will keep employee turnover from being “completely rampant” in the months ahead.
What are companies doing to seduce employees?

 

Flexible work arrangements will be the norm, not the exception

The freedom to work from anywhere has become the most sought-after benefit during the pandemic – so much so that people value flexibility as much as a 10% pay raise, according to new research from the WFH Research Project.

More companies will embrace this change to attract and retain talent. Leaders are starting to ask: “How can we give people more power over their schedules? How can we be more flexible?”

Managers that blame external factors for turnover – whether it be government leadership, the pandemic, unemployment benefits or other reasons – and refuse to offer flexible work arrangements will be the “losers who struggle in the wake of the Great Resignation”.

Flexible working culture will lead to better work-life balance and improved mental health for employees. HR leaders know that work will fit around our personal lives rather than our personal lives fitting around work.

 

Remote jobs will become more competitive

As companies struggle to hire in the United States, a growing number of managers could turn to automation and international candidates to fill open roles.

The pandemic accelerated the trend toward automation as companies embraced digital waiters, concierges and other technologies amid social distancing rules and virus fears. In 2020, the World Economic Forum surveyed about 300 global companies and found that 43% of businesses expect to reduce their workforces with new technology.

Economist predicts that companies will make larger investments in robots and artificial intelligence to reduce hiring times and costs even after the pandemic subsides.

 

Those same benefits could push companies to hire more international candidates for remote roles and create even more competition for remote jobs, he adds. In the United States, employees tend to be paid higher wages than people in many other countries. If you’re a remote organization, you can recruit workers from all over the world who can do the same job for a cheaper rate.

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Hiring international workers?

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While everyone is still coping with the effects of COVID and the global response to the pandemic, there are some results of the past two years that are clear. One is that remote work and the shifting worldwide workforce is here — and it’s here to stay.

Almost three out of four companies report they plan to shift some of their employees to remote working permanently. Meanwhile, up to 30 percent of the workforce will likely be working remotely by the end of this year. And for the most part, both employers and employees are saying that they see benefits from this new arrangement.

Remote working makes the at-home workforce work

You’ve probably seen the hoops your company’s HR pros have to jump through when all your co-workers are stationed in one place. Now, imagine the hurdles they face when your co-workers work in other time zones. Or even, other nations.
Roots EOR does everything for your company: bringing together tools for overseeing payroll, benefits and formalities.

Roots EOR can simplify the hiring and staffing process for any company with remote staff, it’s particularly geared to help firms navigate through the complex world of international labor and hiring.

Globalize your workforce with Roots EOR

Whether firms want to better organize their current workers or open the doors to international talent. Roots EOR has optimized the process for adding workers in foreign nations to a team naturally.

Typically, the process of hiring foreign workers would be a long, laborious one, requiring a company to set up a legal entity in the worker’s own country so they could get paid with all applicable taxes paid and local laws observed. If that sounds like more work than most companies would want to do just to onboard a foreign worker…you’re right, which is why most haven’t.

Roots EOR handles all international compliance and HR responsibilities. With representatives all over the world, Remote leverages in-country experts to make sure employees you hire are paid in their local currency, enjoy benefits and perks befitting their nation, and support all HR issues from salary changes and rewards to discipline and offboarding when needed.

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