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3 Elements That Your Global Payroll Strategy Is Missing

Security. Compliance. Satisfaction. These words get tossed around so much that they can begin to lose their sway. But don’t allow your eyes to glaze over due to redundancy. These three elements are critical for a robust global payroll strategy.  Having control of these pieces at the onset of an overseas expansion is vital to […]

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Global Hiring and Recruiting: Expert Insights

So, you’re setting sails to expand your business globally. Congratulations! But have you given much thought to how you’re going to put together your local team? Actually, have you considered what steps you’re going to take to make sure all your hiring is compliant with local laws and regulations? Recruiting and hiring employees during a […]

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Are You Ready to Go Global?

You’ve done your research. In fact, you’ve done what feels like more research than you did for your capstone paper in college. You’ve asked close advisors their thoughts on the subject – but they prefaced their responses with something to the extent that international expansion isn’t really in their wheelhouses, yet gave their ideas regardless. […]

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4 Mistakes to Avoid When Expanding Business Internationally

People looking to take their companies internationally spend so much time researching the advantages of doing business globally that they often fail to avoid simple mistakes. First and foremost, international business expansion is complicated. Quickly infiltrating broader markets isn’t something that organizations accomplish overnight. That’s not to say the transition cannot be done smoothly – […]

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Three Things to Consider When Expanding Globally

“What are the main things my company needs to check off before we expand globally?” I hear this question quite often. It’s a fair question and one that I could spend some time answering. With so many components to consider, it’s difficult for a business to have a smooth expansion independent of expert help. Of […]

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Oct 05, 2020 How-To , Trends ,

Work from Home in a Different Country

Work from home has grown in scope due to the pandemic. “Digital nomads” once consisted of entrepreneurs, freelancers and the self-employed. Many companies have re-evaluated their work culture and include work from home in their strategic planning as it can offer many benefits. Unsurprisingly, a 2020 Gartner study found that 82 percent of company leaders plan to […]

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Jul 31, 2020 How-To North America

Building a Resilient International Hiring Strategy

International hiring is a necessity for many companies, because they can’t find the talent they need in the U.S. However, recent immigration policy changes have sent businesses into a tailspin. Suddenly, they can’t access the talent they need which could seriously impact their growth, profitability and even survival. These policy changes have brought almost all […]

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Jul 29, 2020 How-To , Trends North America

Blueback Global’s Approach to Work from Home

As most of us have begun to navigate the “new normal” in the past 4.5 months, one of the major re-configurations of life has been working from home. Before the pandemic, I was actually already working remotely full time, one of a growing number of American workers doing so. I’ve since joked with friends and […]

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Jul 20, 2020 How-To North America

Global Expansion During COVID-19

Global expansion always requires expertise, but especially during these trying times. However, some things remain the same when considering expansion. Basics such as exploring the local business atmosphere, financial viability, and availability of resources are still vital to risk management. Your business still needs to access skilled talent and multiple supply chains to ensure resilience. […]

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Jun 19, 2020 How-To North America

International Tax Compliance (Setup and Ongoing)

International tax compliance is an increasingly difficult burden for global companies. Tax rules and regulations, reporting requirements, and tax return deadlines are demanding, vary between countries, and change frequently. It can difficult for business to coordinate with local authorities, especially when they don’t have in-country expertise or dedicated staff. As a result, international tax compliance […]

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Jun 16, 2020 How-To North America

International Accounting (Setup and Ongoing)

International accounting follows strict reporting methods and standards, but it often varies between regions. An increasing number of companies run global operations making international accounting compliance extremely important. Many businesses do not have the know-how or resources to meet increasingly difficult international accounting demands. Fortunately, solutions exist. Here are a few of the international accounting […]

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