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

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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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  • How to Calculate Severance Pay in Mexico

    Severance pay for terminated employees is one way to compensate workers who may have been let go without a sufficient reason.  Some countries require employers to pay severance for any type of termination, but in Mexico, it is only paid for terminations without fair cause. International employers hiring in Mexico will want to know the…


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  • A Day in the Life of an Early Morning Person: Meet Jessica from Shield GEO

    Each month we profile one of our Shield team members to help you get to know the faces behind our service. We love showcasing all the differences in their daily lives, priorities and interestingly how working remotely fits into their lifestyle.  More recently we’ve learned how quarantine and lock down efforts across the world have…


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  • How to Switch to a New Employer of Record

    Companies that are currently employing staff abroad, either expats or residents, may have chosen to use a third-party Employer of Record (EOR) for hiring and payroll.  Due to the ease and cost-efficiency of using this employment method, international employers are drawn to the employer of record solution, especially in a new foreign location where the…


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  • Payroll Tax in the Netherlands: A Guide for Global Employers

    Hiring employees abroad entails running a compliant payroll, which includes calculation of payroll tax for both the employee and employer.  In the Netherlands, there are many components to payroll tax, which may be different from your home country.  For example, in the US ‘payroll tax’ only refers to payments that support social security and post-retirement…


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  • Client Profile: Meet Dolores from Vistatec 

    As an employer of record service helping organizations to employ internationally, our clients aren’t industry-specific. This means we have had the opportunity to work with and build relationships with companies spanning many different industries, countries, and areas of expertise but who each share our common values. To help you get to know our clients a…


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  • Hiring Remote Workers in Australia: A Guide for US Employers

    What to Consider When Hiring a Remote Worker in Australia Working Style The US and Australian cultures are quite similar. Both countries have a history of colonization from the United Kingdom, boast a multicultural society, and have an Indigenous population. Despite these similarities, there are still some significant differences in working styles that a US…


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  • Maternity and Paternity Leave in Thailand: A Guide for Overseas Employers

    The necessity of offering maternity or paternity leave to new parents is well-known to most employers, but when you hire employees abroad the local entitlement standards will need to be followed closely.  The minimum amount of time for leave may be very different from your home country, and that could result in a vacant position…


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  • Remote Workers Weigh In: How do you prepare for the workday when you don’t have to commute?

    In a bid to cover some remote worker FAQs, through our new series ‘Remote Workers Weigh In’ we’ll be asking our team some of the most asked questions about what it’s really like to be a remote worker. You can read the previous articles of this series on what remote workers wear while WFH here!…


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  • Maternity and Paternity Leave in Malaysia: A Guide for Overseas Employers

    Offering employees leave before and after the birth of a child is an important benefit that both supports the new parent, as well as secures the employee’s talent and ongoing role in the company.  Without it, both the employee and employer would face uncertainty during what should be a happy occasion. Most countries do offer…


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  • How to Run Inclusive Online Meetings with Your Remote Team

    This year has seen an enormous shift towards remote work as everyone tries to maintain safe social distancing practices in response to the coronavirus pandemic.  As a long-term distributed company and advocate of remote work, the shift is undoubtedly exciting. However, the nature of the change meant that many companies fell into this new work…


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