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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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  • Hiring and Onboarding: Resources for Remote Employers

    Whether you previously transitioned a co-located team to remote or are just starting up, there will come a time when you’ll need to grow your organisation. Like everything with remote work, hiring remotely is absolutely achievable, but will require a slightly different process to its in-person counterpart.  However you do it, hiring new people can…


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  • Communication and Connection: Resources for Remote Teams

    Communication is one of the essential skills for any person, but in remote work, the ability to communicate clearly and effectively is often the difference between success and failure.  You’ll need to find a way to collaborate with people who are potentially in completely different timezones. This means communicating your needs, any issues with a…


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  • Management and Leadership: Resources for Remote Managers

    Managing remote teams requires more than merely shifting your meetings online (although, admittedly that will be a big part of it!).  Remote teams face unique challenges such as managing collaboration over various time zones, physical isolation which can lead to feelings of disconnection or loneliness and fewer opportunities to receive feedback (both positive and negative)….


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  • How to Calculate Severance Pay in China: A Guide for Overseas Employers

    Countries with strong labor protections for employees will often have a requirement for severance pay, which is a post-employment payment in addition to the final salary, bonuses and other statutory obligations.  Even when an employer lawfully terminates an employee, severance will be paid unless there is some employee misconduct leading to the dismissal. China does…


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  • A Day in the Life of a Remote Worker Returning Home Due to Overseas Travel Bans – Meet Jake from ShieldGEO

    In our ongoing day in the life series, each month we’ve profiled one of our team members to showcase how they structure their days, where they choose to work from, and how a flexible approach to work improves their work-life balance.  Since widespread lockdowns and shelter in place initiatives have come into effect, we’ve heard…


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  • Reflecting on Connection and Disconnection in Remote Teams

    Podcast: Reflecting on Connection and Disconnection in Remote Teams We’ve teamed up with Virtual Not Distant to produce a podcast series looking at disconnection and connection within remote teams.  For the final episode of our short series Connection and Disconnection Within Remote Teams, collaborators Pilar Orti and Maya Middlemiss from Virtual Not Distant and Tim…


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  • Financial Planning During COVID-19’s Economic Crisis

    As our world continues to face the evolving challenges posed by the COVID-19 virus, with entire industries collapsing, unknowable effects to our global economy as well as of course the saddening loss of lives — many of us are left wondering where to from here? To help guide some of the difficult decisions you may…


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  • Job Retention Schemes and Wage Subsidies for Global Employers Impacted by COVID-19

    Global employers are facing a difficult dilemma during the COVID-19 pandemic, as they attempt to retain their workforce while the economy recovers, or risk the loss of talent through unplanned terminations.  Initially, some companies are relying on short term salary reductions to save on payroll costs, but that may not be sufficient if revenues decrease…


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  • Managing Salary Reductions of Overseas Employees During COVID-19

    As companies around the world grapple with the economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, they are facing decreases in business demand and revenue which affect their ability to meet current expenses, including employee salaries.  There are two primary ways for a company to address this problem, either through reducing payroll and overhead expenses or seeking…


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  • Practicing Self-Reflection to Overcome Loneliness in Remote Teams

    Podcast: Helping Ourselves to Overcome Disconnection in Our Remote Team We’ve teamed up with Virtual Not Distant to produce a podcast series looking at disconnection and connection within remote teams.  In the sixth episode of the podcast, we talk through some of the ways we, as individuals, can combat feelings of disconnection while working remotely….


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