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Looking to hire an employee overseas?

Let us do it for you. 

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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About ShieldGEO

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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I’m very happy with your service and the process. We would have been totally lost without the help and assistance from Shield GEO.

Lorraine Logan – Gardner Denver

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

    When we decide to expand internationally and hire employees in other countries it’s important that we familiarise ourselves with the local culture, business practices and any differences in operation.  While international business relationships can clearly be beneficial to both parties and function harmoniously, it’s important to acknowledge the differing perspectives and not just assume you’ll…


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  • When the Nomad Life Comes to a Halt: Meet Martha from Shield GEO

    As a globally distributed team, we are made up of extremely diverse people with different backgrounds, home countries and ways of life. In order for you to get to know our team a little better, we profile one of our Shield team members each month to showcase the various ways they structure their days, how…


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  • Running One on Ones with Your Remote Employees

    You don’t have to look too far to see the benefits of one on one meetings between managers and their direct reports being touted across leadership blogs, twitter threads and studies looking into the workforce.  Gallup’s State of the American Manager report reveals that employees who have regular meetings with their managers are almost three…


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  • How to Hire and Pay Remote Workers in Multiple Countries

    As companies expand their workforce to include remote international workers, they may be looking at hiring employees from multiple countries.  There are many advantages to being able to access global talent without regard for borders, but it does require careful research and planning to navigate cultural, legal and communication challenges.  Primarily, hiring in multiple locations…


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  • A Guide to Fixed-Term Contracts in Spain

    When you hire employees abroad you will almost always have to offer a written employment contract that spells out the terms and duration, and conforms to local labor laws.  There are two basic choices: either a fixed-term or indefinite (open-ended) contract. You will find that many countries have limits on how many fixed-term contracts you…


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  • How to Provide Health Care for a Distributed Remote Team

    When you decide to expand into new international markets or hire remotely from another country, there are naturally some logistical barriers to overcome.  Of course, you’ll need to choose how you’ll administer your payroll, tax and pension payments, and read up on local employment laws to ensure you’re doing everything compliantly. You’ll then want to…


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  • Should I Be a Contractor or Employee? A Guide for Remote Workers

    As a remote worker, you may want to know the differences between being an independent contractor or an employee for the company that hired you.  Even if you start out as one or the other, there are always ways to change your work status without compromising your relationship with the company. The key is understanding…


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  • The Ultimate Guide to Hiring Overseas for Nonprofit Organizations

    Nonprofit organizations and NGOs often have the opportunity to fill their staffing needs with workers located overseas.  For some nonprofits, this will be a natural result of their mission where they require local staff on the ground in a foreign country, as well as skilled expats assigned to fill certain technical or leadership roles. Other…


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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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