Oyster Team

Oyster is a global employment platform designed to enable visionary HR leaders to find, engage, pay, manage, develop, and take care of a thriving distributed workforce.

1099 vs. W-2: Key differences employers should know

Learn the differences between 1099 versus W-2 employees

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What is a contingent worker? Definition & benefits

Explore the benefits of hiring contingent workers

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Unlocking global talent: Key trends and insights from G2 and Oyster

A deep dive into global employment data and trends.

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Gross pay vs. net pay: Understanding the differences

Learn how to differentiate between the two

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An essential guide to small business employee benefits

Learn how to build a small business employee benefit package

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The advantages of remote working

Discover the advantages & benefits of remote work.

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Do companies have to offer paid time off?

Explore PTO requirements around the world.

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How to keep your remote employees engaged

We share our top tips.

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How to provide company wellness programs for your employees

How to put together wellness programs for your employees.

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How to create an employee engagement survey

How to ensure that your employees care about their work.

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Guide to strategic workforce planning

Why workforce planning is critical for your organization.

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How to onboard remote employees across time zones

Improve retention and productivity with great onboarding.

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How to convince a contractor to become a full-time employee

Having the discussion: contractor to employee.

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How to manage a global team

Common challenges to be aware of when hiring a global team.

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Announcing Oyster’s SOC 2 compliance

Learn about Oyster's high security standards.

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How to create a distributed workforce strategy

Learn how a distributed strategy can help your business.

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Oyster is a Josh Bersin Company Galileo™ Trusted Content Program Partner

How Oyster’s insights are powering next-gen HR tools.

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What distributed companies need to know about non-compete agreements for independent contractors

Clearing the air on non-competes from a legal standpoint.

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Remote hiring: 11 things to consider

11 points to consider to help you hire remote workers.

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Checklist for making global employment packages

What to include in a global employment package.

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Creating an employee offboarding checklist

Understand the importance of a solid offboarding process.

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Employers of Record (EORs) in Ireland: Everything you need to know

Discover how an EOR service can help you hire in Ireland.

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Ensure secure access from anywhere with Oyster’s Okta SSO integration

Connect Oyster to Okta for a seamless login experience

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Simplify your global HR workflows with Oyster’s HRIS integrations

Save valuable time and effort.

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Creating a global benefits strategy

Build a strong global benefits strategy for your team.

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5 must-haves for your global compensation strategy

Find out what to include in your global compensation plan.

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What are the most important employee benefits?

Benefits to help companies stand out from the rest.

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The 7 best remote job boards for 2022

Find your next opportunity with these top job boards.

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Is it better to hire an employee or a contractor?

The right talent is essential to any company's success.

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3 different compensation models to consider

Some things to consider when choosing a compensation model.

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What you need to know about hiring international employees

What you need to know in order to expand internationally.

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Key takeaways from our 2022 Employee Expectations report

Remote work, work-life balance, and culture are key.

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Employee Expectations report: Knowledge workers want flexibility, support, and the ability to work from anywhere

How employee expectations have changed after the pandemic.

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What is a 13th and 14th month salary?

We break it down for you.

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Follow the Sun: How our distributed company celebrates our annual virtual event

Learn about Oyster's annual company gathering.

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The 20 best countries to hire marketers

Include these countries in your search for marketing talent.

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The 20 best countries to hire customer service workers

Top countries for sourcing customer service talent.

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Hiring independent contractors in the Philippines: Everything you need to know

How and why to hire contractors in the Philippines.

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Employers of Record (EORs) in Singapore: Everything you need to know

A guide to working with EOR services in Singapore.

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Hiring independent contractors in Spain: Everything you need to know

Discover the ins and outs of hiring contractors in Spain.

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Hiring independent contractors in Portugal: Everything you need to know

Learn all about hiring Portuguese contractors.

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Secure work visas, offer equity in 42 countries, and more: March product updates

See what’s new this month.

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Closing the tech talent gap: 10 Global hot spots where tech talent is on the rise

Look beyond Silicon Valley and other mega tech hubs.

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Hiring tech professionals in a global talent shortage

How you can stand out in a competitive landscape.

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Top countries for hiring tech talent in 2024

Include these 8 hot spots in your search for tech talent.

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Finding and hiring tech talent around the world

Grab a copy of our ebook written in partnership with Hired!

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Better contractor management, new benefits, and more: May product updates

See what's new this month.

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Argentina payroll: What global companies need to know

Stay compliant with Argentina's local labor laws.

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Employers of Record (EORs) in Switzerland: Everything you need to know

Get up to speed with EORs in Switzerland.

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Employers of Record (EORs) in Canada: Everything you need to know

Understanding EORs in Canada.

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Creating a payroll breakdown

Understanding payroll taxes & your employer responsibility.

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Statutory benefits in India: What they are and why they matter when hiring for distributed teams

Stay compliant when hiring international employees.

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All about global payroll systems: How to manage your distributed team's payroll compliantly

What you need to know.

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EOR vs. PEO: What's the difference, and which is better for distributed teams?

Understand which option is best for you.

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Employers of Record (EORs) in the U.S.: Everything you need to know

Find out more about how Employers of Record in the U.S.

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How much does it cost to hire in Canada?

Find out the true cost of hiring in Canada.

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Employers of Record (EORs) in India: Everything you need to know

Learn all you need to know about EOR services in India.

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Global payroll compliance: How to navigate the complexity of multi-country payroll

Understand what global payroll compliance means for you.

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Employers of Record (EORs) in the Netherlands: Everything you need to know

Everything you need to know about EORs in the Netherlands.

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How to choose the best PEO for your company

How to find the best global hiring option for your company.

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16 things to look for in a global payroll service

Need a global payroll provider? Here's what to look for.

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Hiring independent contractors in Canada: Everything you need to know

Find out all about hiring Canadian contractors

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10 risks of running global payroll and how to mitigate them

Actionable tips to help avoid 10 common global payroll risks

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5 reasons to hire employees in India

India is a top hiring destination for remote global talent.

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Hiring independent contractors in India: Everything you need to know

All you need to know about hiring contractors in India

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Looking for a PEO in Switzerland? Here’s what you need to know

Want to use a PEO in Switzerland? We've got you covered.

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Looking for a PEO in Canada? Here’s what you need to know

All you need to know about using a PEO in the True North.

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Looking for a PEO in Mexico? Here’s what you need to know

How and why to partner with a PEO in Mexico.

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A guide to understanding employment law in Canada

Hiring in Canada? Here's a guide to get you started!

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How to write off expenses as an independent contractor

Common taxes independent contractors can deduct.

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Guide to maternity leave in countries around the world

A guide to maternity leave around the world.

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What countries offer free health care?

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A guide understanding to labor laws in India

Hiring in India? Start here!

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What is IRS Form 941? Who should file it?

Learn all you need to know about IRS Form 941.

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What is payroll processing? How to do it in 7 steps

Learn what payroll processing is.

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A complete guide to global expansion with international talent

How to expand your business across borders.

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Employers of Record (EORs) in Finland: Everything you need to know

A guide to working with EOR services in Finland.

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Do independent contractors get paid vacation?

Find out if independent contractors are entitled to PTO.

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Do part-time employees get holiday pay?

A guide to holiday pay for part-time employees.

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When do employers have to provide benefits?

Discover when your employees are entitled to get benefits.

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What you need to know about Employers of Record (EORs) and Hiring in Germany

Find out more about hiring and EORs in Germany

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Do employers have to offer health insurance?

Are you required to provide healthcare to your team?

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How to find open to work candidates on LinkedIn

Tips for utilizing LinkedIn hiring tools.

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How to network when you work from home

Make meaningful connections while working remotely.

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What is an indefinite contract?

Understanding employment contract options.

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How much is health insurance for 1099 workers?

Must-knows about insurance for independent contractors.

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Health insurance for foreign nationals

How to provide health insurance to foreign nationals.

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How to complete new employee onboarding forms

Ensure employees complete all necessary onboarding work.

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How to track employee vacation accrual

Understanding vacation accrual for your employees.

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Can an independent contractor have a company email address?

Company email addresses for independent contractors.

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How job training should look different across your distributed team

What it takes to build an effective training program.

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Remote vs. distributed: What the differences are and why distributed is the future of work

Distributed work is here to stay. Is your HR team ready?

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Mexico labor laws: A comprehensive overview

Hiring in Mexico? Start here!

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What are the different types of leave from work?

There are 6 types of leave that you must offer employees.

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Supporting your employees who need to urgently relocate

A guide to which countries are open to Ukrainian nationals.

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How to pay international employees overseas: A guide for distributed companies

Global payroll can be tricky. We've got you covered!

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How much does an employee cost?

Employee costs go beyond just salaries.

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How to calculate salaries globally

Discover how to calculate salaries for global employees.

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A straightforward guide to employee misclassification for global companies

All you need to know about employee misclassification.

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Looking for a PEO in Spain? Here’s what you need to know

How a PEO can help you hire and manage employees in Spain.

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