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
The ability to work from home, wherever in the world this may be, is here to stay. In some small way, it's the silver lining to a difficult pandemic, which forced people and companies around the world to experiment with a form of work that may have felt uncomfortable, or not feasible previously. And now … Continue reading A guide to working from home in New Zealand 🇳🇿
When you need to legally and compliantly employ an internationally remote worker, one of the first things you have to come to terms with are the local employee rights. Below is a guide to the employee rights in Portugal.
Last month, we ran the second Boundless online meetup, part of a series of community events to help People Ops professionals. Our guest was Kat Myers, Head of People at Respondent, who talked about successful remote employee onboarding. In this post, we would like to share all of the valuable advice she offered during her … Continue reading How to successfully onboard remote employees
I am writing this from my native home in Italy. I came here from my adopted home in Portugal for two months to visit family and friends and regain a bit of sanity after months of lockdown. In a normal year, at this point of summer, very few people in this part of the world … Continue reading A People Ops Field Guide to Disconnecting
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There are many reasons why a company may consider outsourcing payroll operations. Deciding whether it makes sense in the first place and what type of setup and partner are right for the situation requires the evaluation of a lot of pros and cons. Throughout my career, I have had to make these payroll outsourcing decisions … Continue reading When and how to outsource payroll
When the Covid19 pandemic hit us, most knowledge workers became suddenly remote. Whether they liked it or not, they had to stay home and set up some sort of a functioning space where they could do as much uninterrupted work as humanly possible, given the circumstances. I was no different. I swapped my 15-minute cycle … Continue reading How to continue employing people who want to move to another country
A guide to employee rights in the UK, which gives an overview of all the rights employees have, including general rights, protections, benefits and job security. It's an employer's responsibility to adhere to them, in order to be compliant.
Five years on since I transitioned to People Ops, here is what I have learned about navigating People Ops in remote companies and making sure people are their best at work.