Have questions? Ask us!

hero

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. 

Learn moreContact Us

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.

Global Employment Solutions

Shield GEO Global Employment Solutions can help you do business globally. We can help you:

What our customers say

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

Making international employment simple

Get information about payroll, immigration, visas, employment laws in...

Who we work with

  • Remote Workers Weigh In: Would you return to working in an office setting?

    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.  When I first started thinking about full-time work again after freelancing for a few years, I felt…


    Read More...
  • A Day in the Life While Moving Countries: Meet Ndulamo from Shield GEO

    Every month we showcase one of our Shield team members and get to know a little more about their day-to-day routines, home life and hobbies. We see how they choose to structure their days as well as the flexibility that remote work affords their lifestyles.  More recently, we’ve seen how quarantine and lockdown restrictions across…


    Read More...
  • Reimbursing Expenses to Employees in Japan: A Guide for Overseas Employers

    Employers will often reimburse certain work-related expenses to their employees, but that takes on a new dimension with remote overseas workers.  The types of expenses may be similar to those of your home country employees, such as computing equipment, software, travel allowances and business trips.  However, there are two issues that arise, 1) whether the…


    Read More...
  • 6 Compliance Mistakes to Avoid When Hiring International Workers

    Venturing into the international talent marketplace can give your company access to skilled employees anywhere in the world.  While it is not as simple as employing at home, the process is manageable as long as you have the right information and in-country resources to assist you. Surveys of multinational companies that hire international employees show…


    Read More...
  • Hiring Remote Workers in France: A Guide for US Employers

    Hiring international employees has the potential to create some misunderstandings as there are often differing cultures and expectations. This ranges from communication styles, working hour expectations, and ultimately understanding that no gestures can be universally practiced in workplaces. However, by educating ourselves on these common business practices business relationships can flourish, and alleviate any potential…


    Read More...
  • 10 Essential Software Tools for Your Remote Team

    As remote work advocates, it’s also vital for us to advocate for remote work policies or plans. While working remotely isn’t hard, it does take some intention to get right. Part of that involves setting up your team workspace for success. Here, I’ve gathered the top software tools we use to help our remote workspace…


    Read More...
  • How to Incorporate Self-Reflection Practices Into Your Remote Team

    Earlier this year, ShieldGEO teamed up with Virtual Not Distant to produce a short podcast series unpacking the topic of connection and disconnection within remote teams. I hosted the seven-part series and spoke with up to 10 guests each episode about what it means to be isolated or disconnected, and why remote workers are particularly…


    Read More...
  • 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…


    Read More...
  • 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…


    Read More...
  • 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…


    Read More...

Join 9000+ employers managing overseas employees

Subscribe for tips on hiring and managing international workers!