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Establishing a global entity can be time-consuming, confusing and a drain on resources. Shield GEO makes international employment simple. 

We’ll handle all the local requirements for payroll, tax and compliance, and leave you to do what you do best – manage your remote employees. 

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Hiring overseas can be risky and complicated, especially without an entity in place. Looking for a better way to employ someone in a new country? Shield GEO makes international employment simple.

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  • Velocity Global acquires Shield GEO in second growth transaction this year

    Company continues to scale leading global work platform Follows acquisition of iWorkGlobal in April Combined company serves more than 1,000 brands and over 7,000 supported employees this year DENVER, July 13, 2021 — Velocity Global continues to scale its leading global work platform with the acquisition of Shield GEO, an established global Employer of Record…


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  • How to Create an Inclusive Hiring Practice 

    By nature, our world is incredibly diverse. Our communities are full of people with different backgrounds, ethnicities, physical and mental abilities, sexual orientations, gender identities, income levels, body shapes and religious beliefs. We speak different languages, use different communication styles, hold different opinions and core motivations. And while at times these differences can be a…


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  • Public Provident Fund in India: A Guide for Overseas Employers

    Retirement funds are one way for employees to save for the future, and each country has a novel approach to how these funds are used.  When you are hiring abroad, you will need to be familiar with each country’s fund requirements, contribution limits and tax effects.  India has multiple retirement programs, and this guide will…


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  • Pension in the Netherlands: A Guide for Overseas Employers

    Hiring employees overseas will require you to calculate all statutory benefits and social contributions in the host country.  This includes employee pensions for retirement where you will have to withhold contributions based on the employee’s salary.  Netherlands has a mandatory state pension system, as well as voluntary company and individual pensions. What are the different…


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  • Terminations in Japan: A Guide for Employers

    A country’s policy toward employee termination will often depend on how the employer-employee relationship is viewed.  In Japan, many workers will remain with the same employer for many years, and expect the same loyalty in return.  Because of this business culture, employee terminations are not favored when initiated by the employer, and will require justification….


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  • How Accessible and Inclusive is Remote Work?

    When I first started writing about remote work almost three years ago, a lot of the content at the time was concerned with conveying the benefits. Having experienced the joys of flexibility for themselves, advocates were trying to be taken seriously in the world of work and enthusiastically encouraging anyone who might listen that this…


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  • Changes to the Republic of Korea’s Substitute Holiday Bill: June 2021

    When you hire employees abroad you will need to keep track of which public holidays they are entitled to, many of which may be new to you.  Complicating matters further is the fact that some countries make regular changes to public holiday entitlements, which is the case recently in South Korea. What is the Substitute…


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  • Can a US Company Employ and Pay Someone in Another Country?

    The growth of remote work has opened up a global talent pool to US employers, but hiring abroad is not as simple as with a US-based employee.  US companies recruiting skilled employees in other countries will have the task of finding an efficient way to employ and pay them.  This overview will describe the methods…


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  • How to Support Career Growth for Your Remote Employees

    According to a Gallup report, 87% of millennials see professional development and career growth opportunities as “very important” to them in a job. Yet more than three-quarters of employees feel as though they are on their own when it comes to career development.  And remote work isn’t helping. Employees have real concerns about stagnating professional…


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  • Hiring Remote Workers in Canada: A Guide for US Companies

    US companies are beginning to look abroad for top talent, who can be hired as remote workers in their own country.  Given that remote work is gaining traction in the US, it is a natural step to look across borders and one of the closest countries to hire remote workers is just to the north…


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