6 tips for foreign employment

6 tips for foreign employment

6 tips for foreign employment

Hiring abroad allows you to hire the best talent for your company, but what do you need to know before making an offer? Read our top tips to find out more!

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1. Respect public holidays

Employees working abroad are entitled to paid leave on public holidays in their countries of residence. Respecting this not only ensures your compliance, but also shows that you value your team members’ cultural contexts. This is a great way to foster a sense of belonging within your team and retain foreign employees.

2. Know where your employees are based

Employing foreign workers means your employees could be working anywhere in the world. You need to know where they are working from so you can employ them compliantly and ensure they have the right to work wherever they are.

3. Fair salary benchmarking

There are a number of ways to benchmark salaries when employing foreign workers. Whatever you decide, ensure you are paying salaries that are compliant, commensurate with employees’ qualifications and experience, and calculated the same way across your team.

4. Know how to pay your foreign workers

There is no one system from which to pay all salaries, as well as taxes and contributions to the authorities when employing foreign workers. Many countries have specific systems in place, like PAYE in the UK. We’ve created a step-by-step plan on how to pay your employees working abroad.

5. Streamline online onboarding

When hiring internationally, set up a streamlined online onboarding process for an easy start to your employee’s new job. Give them access to all necessary online tools and allow them to onboard independently and asynchronously if needed. We also recommend scheduling lots of 1-on-1 meetings in the first month. Introduce them to the whole team within their first week to foster connection to the wider team.

6. Set your team up with the right remote technology

Remote working tools are incredibly helpful for maintaining communication across internationally distributed teams. They can help facilitate external meetings, task management, socializing, and ad hoc brainstorming. New software programms like Slack or Monday are also helping teams work remotely across time zones. Be selective – choose the tools that suit your team’s needs.

cost-effective foreign employment solutions

Roots EOR can help you stay compliant and support your employees working abroad. As a remote-first team ourselves, we are well aware of the challenges and awesome benefits of hiring abroad. We offer an efficient and cost-effective foreign employment solution so you can focus on your activities and growing your business. 
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How to hire employees in South Africa

It has been shown that having employees in different parts of the world can and does benefit companies. The problem lies in the selection and hiring process. But we have a solution for that.

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International companies may view South Africa’s high unemployment rate as a positive opportunity to employ qualified workers who may be struggling to find work.

To hire employees in South Africa, your company first needs to establish a legal entity in the country. You can choose to form a branch, a private or public company, a close corporation, a partnership, or a joint venture. Many international companies choose to form a private company in South Africa, which can operate more independently than a foreign branch. Starting a business in South Africa takes at least 40 days and involves several steps. To establish your South African subsidiary, you must:

  • Apply for a company name, or accept your business number as your name.
  • File a notice of incorporation.
  • Submit your memorandum of incorporation.
  • Open a South African bank account.
  • Register with the tax authorities.
  • File for UIF with the Department of Labor.
  • Register for COIDA.
  • Apply with the District Council.
  • You may also need to procure special business licenses or permits depending on your industry and business operations in the country. You should also factor in time for setting up your business location, whether that means renting out office space or building a manufacturing plant.

The simpler solution if you don’t need a physical business presence in the country and you want to start hiring new employees in South Africa right away is to partner with an Employer of Record (EOR).

Hiring remote employees in South Africa is possible!

Roots EOR bears the responsibility of legal compliance like managing payroll and leave. This means your company gets all the benefits of employing South African employees without having to deal with the complexities of international hiring.

Want to know more about us? Contact us.

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The employee onboarding process is not very cumbersome in Argentina. Companies look for resources online using popular employment sites such as Monster. Professional sites like LinkedIn also play a significant role in hiring employees at a global level. Other local job search sites like Bumeran, ZonaJobs, etc. also help companies in scouting the best talent. The recruiters then conduct several rounds of testing to analyze and understand the candidate’s potential and choose the best fit for the role.

About 78.86% of people in Argentina are employed in the services sector. Therefore, a lot of jobs arise from various services like teaching, etc. However, due to the pandemic, most employees are working remotely. This has attracted a lot of global talent to Argentina.

The process of handling recruitment from scratch can be extremely tiring for companies. With Roots EOR you can hire employees with much more ease and convenience. Roots EOR takes care of all the steps involved in the onboarding process so that you can focus on the other essential aspects of your business.

Argentina’s labor laws have multiple provisions, including employee welfare funds. You must be mindful of these provisions if you are hiring in Argentina. Countries have laws and provisions to safeguard the interests of the employees working in these companies.

A large number of people working in Argentina belong to other countries. These laws also safeguard the interests of the foreign nationals who work there. There are several contracts between different countries; Argentina’s laws are formulated accounting for all these factors.

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Argentina has numerous employee entitlements such as leaves and employee health benefits. As a company, you should be aware of these employee entitlements.

But without doubt Argentina is a promising and convenient place to invest. Employment laws in Argentina are congenial for employers and focus on improving employment in the country. Still, Argentina’s business market has its share of complexities. Collaborate with Roots EOR to sail through it all smoothly. Our team will handle cross-border payments, payroll, compliances, benefits, taxes, and work permits in Argentina ensuring your complete focus on your business scale-up. Roots EOR has resources that can help you to manage the Argentinian employees’ entitlements. To know more, contact us.

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An effective onboarding process is crucial to developing a productive and engaged workforce.

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After the pandemic in 2020, this year is giving hope to professionals and organizations across the world. Companies are implementing new trends and practices to ensure that their business processes are not hampered in the future.

Working with remote employees has its own benefits. Here are some of the advantages of onboarding remote employees to your organization.

 

No geographical restrictions

On-premise hiring and onboarding often limit an organization’s choices when it comes to the location of the employees. However, when you have employees working remotely, you can hire employees working from any corner of the world. This helps you add diversity to your team and prevents you from compromising on talent just because of the geographical location of the employees.

Thanks to digitization, remote onboarding allows you to form a truly global team and get dedicated employees from across the globe onboard effectively.

 

Improved collaboration

Collaboration is the key to managing multiple business processes within an organization. When onboarding remote employees, always use online collaborative platforms that help you ensure that everyone is on the same page.

This improves the collaboration between new employees within and across different departments as they all view the same dashboards, access the same database and communicate on the same platform.

 

Saving money

The remote onboarding process saves an organization from spending a fortune on organizing on-premise orientation programs, setting up new desks, providing dedicated devices and several other office expenses. Technically, all you need to onboard remote employees is a stable internet connection and essential resources for new employees.

Also, remote onboarding processes help organizations cut down training costs incurred in hiring dedicated trainers every time a new employee joins the time. HR managers can facilitate streamlined and automated virtual training by providing the new employees with all the necessary training resources.

 

Effective monitoring of progress

The first few weeks an employee spends in your organization requires regular and effective monitoring. This helps you ascertain the effectiveness of your onboarding process.

When you onboard remote employees, you can keep track of their progress and their work on a centralized platform. As most tasks involve using online collaborative platforms, it becomes easier for team leaders and managers to monitor the work done by the new employees in real-time.

This allows HR managers to assess how well they have onboarded the employees and make crucial decisions.

 

Teleworking is a reality

Although a few years ago many companies had doubts about hiring employees remotely. Today is a reality. It is possible to hire employees anywhere in the world. It is certain that this implies time, money, knowing the laws of each country. But we have good news. There are companies that take care of doing that work for you. Do you want to know more about us? Contact Our Advisors 

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The best co-working spaces in the world

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Remote working is not synonymous with being at home all day long. Going out and working elsewhere is good. Here we bring you a guide of good spots.

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Today we can work from anywhere in the world. It is no longer necessary, in most cases, to go to the company every day. Still, being at home all day is not good either and many prefer to find workplaces to work. Are you looking for a comfortable place to work? : Here are a listo of the best coworking spaces in the world, and their reviews.

HiTide Surf Hostel

The view across the beach from the beautiful rooftop terrace, the sound of the waves, the chilled vibe, and the positivity of the place are simply amazing. The crew that’s working in the hostel will exceed your expectations and their energy is contagious. This place is super tidy, has lovely decorations, and has a good internet connection. See more

 

Delicious Raw

It’s a cozy place, with individual tables and shared desks in a living-room-style setting. A low level of noise allows you to get the job done. They serve amazing, healthy food, freshly made juices, and delicious coffee. Their staff is super friendly and you can be assured they’ll know your name after a couple of visits. See more

 

Out of office

It’s a nice place surrounded by nature. You can even spend your lunch break having a walk at the beach, overlooking the sea. See more

 

Workings Obarrio

It’s a wonderful co-working space with an exceptional panoramic view . The remote work environment itself is very well equipped and comes with a few small rooms for video calls, private phone booths, and printers. In the kitchen and common area, you can make yourself a free coffee and socialize. Workings Obarrio is accessible 24/7, so you can come to work anytime. See more

Teleworking is here to stay

Thus, more and more workers decide to work remotely for companies that may not even be in the same country. Thus, more and more companies are also looking for employees outside their country. Thanks to companies like ROOTS EOR this can be done easily, quickly and legally. Saving money and bureaucratic times. Are you interested in knowing more about us? Contact Our Advisors 

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The rate at which unemployed people are getting jobs is lower than it was pre-pandemic, and it’s taking longer to hire people. What can employers do to brighten their hiring outlook and find skilled workers? Consider these tips:

 

1. Promote company culture

While wage incentives and benefits are a clear way to help meet hiring goals, these are proving to not be enough by themselves. Attitudes are shifting when it comes to what people want out of work, with newfound importance being placed on purpose, balance, and flexibility. This could be one indicator of why so many are staying voluntarily unemployed.

It’s crucial that company culture does not become a staged marketing exercise in order to meet hiring goals but that businesses really do embody the values they are espousing. The current crisis is as much about a labor shortage as it is about employee retention. Not only does that aspect make an employee happier, more productive, and more likely to stay, but it also makes them more likely to recommend the organization to others.

 

2. Expand your search globally.

Your usual pool of potential candidates might have become more shallow (or maybe even dried up), but there could be more talent overseas. For those positions that can be done anywhere in the world, open up your search globally.

Roots EOR can facilitate hires for you anywhere in the world. You can find talent in any other country — people who bring needed skills and refreshing cultural diversity to your team — and then engage a global EOR to help bring them on your team easily, quickly, and most importantly, compliantly.

 

3. Tap into the contingent workforce.

Partnering with an EOR can help you find and tap into the contingent worker talent pool. Bear in mind, though, that contingent workers are in such demand that they can pick and choose where they would like to be and what they would like to do, so be prepared to negotiate.

 

4. Partner with community organizations to recruit talent.

If your own talent pool seems smaller by the day, consider collaborating with outside groups (such as community and professional organizations or colleges) to recruit talent.

For example, some educational institutions currently are partnering directly with local manufacturing companies to help upskill their students for today’s manufacturing jobs. As with the above steps, you can use an EOR to facilitate these “internships” without taking on the time and administrative burden.

With forces conspiring to widen the skills gap and worker shortage in the U.S., you need to get proactive about widening your hiring process in response. Overcome these challenges, and you could find yourself tapping into talent pools you never considered before and creating a more diverse, skilled, and high-performing team.

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