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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.

Global Employment Solutions

ShieldGEO Global Employment Solutions can help you do business globally. We help organise:

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  • Accelerating International Expansion and Growth Through Mergers & Acquisitions

    The use of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) to accelerate growth is a well-established business strategy, and offers a company the potential to enter new markets, access top talent and reduce costs.  By merging with or acquiring another firm, a business can often achieve these goals more quickly and easily than with a solo expansion.  These […]


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  • A Guide for US Employers Terminating Overseas Employees

    US companies that assign staff overseas already know they will need to adapt to the employment and labour laws of the host country.  But one of the areas that can be problematic for HR departments is that of employee termination, which is largely taken for granted in the US.  The business culture of ‘at will’ […]


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  • Here’s Why We Should Send More Young Women on International Assignments

    The 21st Century is an era of increasing equality, social integration and celebration of diversity. Yet, one topic in particular continues to rise to the surface, showing no signs of retreat – gender diversity. In a generation where millennials drive the future and bring crucial new insights to businesses, gender diversity is an issue far […]


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  • Annual Leave Entitlements in Brazil: A Guide for Overseas Employers

    Looking to hire an employee in Brazil? Here’s what you need to know about leave entitlements there. One of the questions that your employees on foreign assignment will have is how much leave or holiday time they receive.  Because every country has their own statutory leave entitlement, the number of days may be more or […]


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  • Employee Termination in Saudi Arabia: A Guide for Overseas Employers

    Looking to hire an employee in Saudi Arabia? Here’s what you need to know about employee termination. One of our clients with employees in Saudi Arabia had a question about termination laws in that country, and how to comply at the local level.  The employee’s contract was expiring, and our client was under the impression […]


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  • A Guide to Dependent Passes for Employment Pass (EP) Holders in Singapore

    The Employment Pass (EP) is the primary work permit available for foreigners on assignment in Singapore, and one of the questions that comes up for our clients is whether family members can accompany the EP pass holder.  Recently, one of our client’s employees assigned to Singapore wanted to bring his long-term (unmarried) partner and needed […]


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  • Parental Leave in Australia

    Looking to hire an employee in Australia? Here’s what you need to know about parental leave. One of our clients had an employee on assignment in Australia and they had questions about parental leave. Parental leave usually applies to the father of a child and differs from maternal leave for the mother. All types of […]


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  • A Guide to Employment Passes (EP) in Singapore

    Our clients frequently ask us questions about Employment Passes for their employees in Singapore, especially the eligibility requirements which have changed due to tightening immigration laws.  Our in-country experts are able provide us with updates on any changes in legislation in Singapore, so we’re able to advise our clients on how to file for and […]


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  • Global Mobility – A Transactional Function or Strategic Potential?

    Having worked in mobility teams around the world and in many different sectors, it seems to me that the Holy Grail of mobility now (along with measuring ROI, and attaining a level of basic professional respect) is how to position the function as a strategic partner to the business, rather than just a transactional order […]


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  • Brazil Labor Law Reforms – Here’s What Overseas Employers Need to Know

    When assigning staff overseas, there are so many different regulations and rules to keep track of, which can affect the overall cost and complexity of foreign employment.  The challenge is staying abreast of any changes to local laws, and this is where a service such as Shield GEO can be invaluable to multinationals and their […]


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