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Man handing over a contract as the woman is signing it
December 1, 2022 Read time: 5 minutes

The benefits of hiring globally are sought after now more than ever. By removing geographical limits, employers get access to wider, more diverse talent. This gives employers the ability to choose workers based on skill and experience rather than location, which opens up the hiring pool and makes it easier to fill specialized roles with…

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Group of diverse business professionals standing together
November 21, 2022 Read time: 3 minutes

If you are thinking about expanding your organization to a different country or state, or if you are looking to expand your talent pool by hiring outside of your state or country, it might be time to consider an employer of record (EOR). Business leaders spend considerable time and resources recruiting talent, processing payroll, marketing their…

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Business man behind computer smiling and holding a pen
November 11, 2022 Read time: 3 minutes

Hiring international employees is a tricky but essential practice for many businesses. Your company is growing and ready to take the next step of expanding globally. As your company grows, one of the first considerations is how to engage the workforce needed to support your expansion efforts.  Understanding employment laws and cultural expectations for the…

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Woman organizing and moving information on a 3D screen
September 9, 2022 Read time: 3 minutes

The power dynamic between employers and employees is shifting. As executives across industries struggle to keep and attract top talent, it is evident that employers no longer hold the majority of the power in recruitment. Because the workforce of today is more discerning, candidates are no longer afraid to turn down job offers and keep…

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Man working on graphic designs on his duel monitors
September 7, 2022 Read time: 3 minutes

Contingent workers are individuals who work for companies for as-needed periods. They’re often hired to carry out specific projects or temporarily fulfill certain roles. Freelancers, gig workers, consultants, independent contractors, and other outsourced talent would all fall under the category of contingent workers. Although companies have been using contingent workers for years now, many have been strategically…

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Man smiling at his phone
August 26, 2022 Read time: 4 minutes

It’s no surprise that every company wants the best possible talent for its team. But as anyone who has gone through the hiring process knows, finding the right person isn’t easy. This is especially true right now, as job applicants are much more discerning when it comes to finding their ideal careers. Just because the…

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Global Hiring
July 29, 2022 Read time: 6 minutes

The way we hire has changed so drastically in recent years that it is almost unrecognizable. Since the COVID-19 pandemic disrupted nearly every facet of the working world, we have learned how to embrace flexibility, remote and hybrid working, and communication through screens. Meanwhile, the disruption of our personal lives has led many of us…

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July 28, 2022 Read time: 4 minutes

It’s no secret that the world of work is changing, driven largely by Millennials, Zennials, Gen Zers, and other neo-digital natives. After all, Millennials make up 35% of the U.S. workforce, which means it’s the largest working generation right now. Although Zennials and Gen Zers don’t have as high numbers, they are the future workforce. This…

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Diverse Talent Pool of Skilled Workers
June 29, 2022 Read time: 5 minutes

Hiring and recruitment experts have warned of a looming skilled talent shortage for years. First, the resounding chorus was that robots would take over jobs, but when that didn’t come to pass and employers still couldn’t find the right talent, it turned into a new refrain: No one wants to work. Just like the fear of automation, however, this narrative is a…

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Diverse Group of people in business setting
June 28, 2022 Read time: 4 minutes

The last few years have taught invaluable lessons, and one of the most important of them was that of a diverse workforce. Diversity, equity, and inclusion went from being an abstract concept to a wake-up call, forcing companies to rethink their personnel operations. Businesses are now taking hard looks at their hiring practices and understanding…

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