How to Avoid Costly Mistakes When Hiring Remote Workers Internationally

In a tight talent marketplace, hiring internationally can be the key to scaling an agile and flexible remote workforce. Organizations with remote work policies have been able to significantly increase their geographic area of recruitment, creating more competition for talent. However, it’s important to understand that hiring remote workers residing in a country outside of the U.S. can create compliance and legal issues when it comes to taxes, payroll, background screening, and type of contract. The complicated laws of many countries can create liability in these four areas specifically, and they are the reason why U.S. employers hiring international workers rely on vendor partners to handle some of the tasks human resources teams perform for domestic employees.

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