My first job working remotely was a case of fortuitousness - I had brunch with someone visiting town and casually mentioned I was looking into making better use of my journalism degree. The day after, my brunch date ended up offering me a job for their US-based company. I didn't have to move for the … Continue reading [Explainer] How an Employer of Record Affects You as an Employee
Internationally remote employment is hard. It takes enormous effort to employ a remote worker in a legal and compliant way. In order to be compliant, you should avoid misclassifying workers as independent contractors and you must abide by all local employment laws, run local payroll, and fulfil a host of employer obligations. In other words, … Continue reading How to choose your Employer of Record with 11 questions
If leaders do not make their companies fit for a world where a remote and distributed way of work is far more prevalent, they risk becoming less competitive employers. A change in how we operate is needed, which goes beyond opening up the recruitment pool and advertising remote-friendly jobs. Let's explore what the solution is.
Every company has their story of how they became remote and distributed. At my last company, we became a distributed organisation organically, rather than proactively. From the founding of the company, we had seen ourselves as an Irish company, with both feet firmly set on Irish soil. We had a great office at a wonderful … Continue reading Making Remote Work, work: How to pay distributed employees
So, hello! We’re Boundless, and we make it easy to employ anyone, anywhere! The last few years have seen a rise in both people working in remote locations, and tools/services helping them to do so. What was once a strategic decision to expand internationally, driven by market forces, and only available to companies at scale and with deep … Continue reading Why we started Boundless