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How to neutralize the risks of hiring a contractor or a freelancer? In our previous article “How to pay your foreign employees?” we have mentioned that one of the easiest and safest ways of paying your remote employees is doing it via a local intermediary. We explained that in such scheme of cooperation your American company is signing an agreement with a local partner.
It is becoming more and more popular to hire remote specialists not only for the short-term projects. After you successfully identify whether your foreign remote worker is an employee or an independent contractor you can start to plan your payroll properly.
Very often companies don’t realize the risk of liability that they are being exposed to when hiring the overseas remote specialists without any local intermediary company. In this article we will review the top issues, which an American company should consider before hiring a foreign independent contractor without any professional assistance.
About 20 years ago no one would even imagine that the social media phenomenon will enter into common use and become one of the key marketing and recruiting elements. But this came true and today we already take Facebook and Linkedin for granted and cannot imagine doing business without this valuable customer and applicant attraction channel.
Working with freelancers and remote specialists has a lot of advantages, benefits and positive aspects. Although to utilize the remote workforce trend at full capacity and make it work well for your company you need to know the top issues which can occur during the process of hiring freelancers or remote specialists.
It goes without saying that the remote workforce trend and so-called “telecommuting” is becoming more and more popular every day. Some employers are already disappointed about it, others are doubting it can work well for their businesses and only few utilize telecommuting opportunities at its full capacity.
One of the major fortune 500 employment trends in 2019 is a Virtual Workforce Trend. Of course, remote work is not new, but the number of employees working for the top corporations remotely increased during the last few years and we expect this trend to continue its growth is 2019. Top 10 Fortune 500 companies with tech remote jobs: Dell, Amazon,UnitedHealth, IBM, Kelly Services, American Express, Oracle, Apple, GE, Verizon.
Fortune 500 companies are always in real need of talents and new specialists. They are always headhunting. To hire the best talents from top universities American top companies, compete with each other to become a “platinum” member of the career services program run by the top U.S. universities and to get a chance to have the first interview with a potential candidate.
Nowadays while the competition for the top talents is becoming increasingly intense, it is important for the companies of any size and industry to develop an integrated recruitment strategy with an action plan. Fortune 500 companies in 2019 will continue to use AI- and computer-based algorithms in the process of job candidates search, recruitment marketing, better employment brand building and remote workforce.