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Celebrating Pride Month as a distributed company
It starts with fostering inclusivity across timezones.
When do employers have to provide benefits?
Discover when your employees are entitled to get benefits.
The case for global talent in a downturn, and always
The time is now to hire global talent
Should HR teams set OKRs?
Should your People team set OKRs?
How to hire ethically
Some tips on making youre hiring process more ethical.
Introducing The Reef: Oyster’s Open-Source Employee Guide
Learn all about how we work at Oyster.
How to build a diverse team
Learn how a diverse team can make your business a success.
What is a global employment platform?
And why do companies need one?
Simplify global payroll with Oyster’s new integration with QuickBooks Online
Learn about how Oyster and QuickBooks Online work together.
Utilizing an onboarding tracker
Discover the benefits of a well-executed onboarding process.
How to make your remote hiring and onboarding process more inclusive for refugee candidates
How to overcome time zone differences
Learn how to harness the benefits of multiple time zones.
Understanding employer of record (EOR) services and their importance for distributed companies
What you need to know.
Do part-time employees get benefits?
Find out what benefits to offer your part-time employees.
True or false? 10 myths about hiring global employees
Common misconceptions about hiring global employees.
Hire equitably: Resources for hiring refugee talent
Streamline the end-to-end global employment process by connecting BambooHR to Oyster
Free up your calendar to focus on the bigger picture.
Oyster for Refugees: Bridging the gap between talent and opportunity
You have the power to make a big impact!
Do employers have to offer health insurance?
Are you required to provide healthcare to your team?
What taxes do employees pay on equity?
Learn more about taxes on equity.
4 ways to assess and hire for team fit at a distributed company
Learn how to hire for team fit (and why it's important).
How much does it cost to hire an employee?
How to calculate the cost of hiring an employee.
How to ace an online interview for a remote job
What you need to keep in mind.
Guide to maternity leave in countries around the world
A guide to maternity leave around the world.
Why impact-driven businesses will come out on top in the war for talent with Nicholas Andreou [Podcast]
Fostering a sense of purpose at work is essential.
Meet Oyster Integrations: Your gateway to a seamless HR workflow
Streamline your global employment workflow.
Running Remote: Takeaways from the world's largest remote work conference
We recap some of our favourite moments.
How to invoice as a contractor
Simple steps for sending an invoice as a contractor.
Building the best global employment experience with innovative new partners in May
See who's joined our partner network this month.
How to make a PTO spreadsheet
Here are some things to include in your leave tracker sheet.
Distributed team culture: How to build culture with no central office
Strategies to improve communication and collaboration.
Health insurance for non-employees: details to consider
Things to consider around health benefits for non-employees.
4 reasons to hire a contractor in another country
Why should you hire a contractor in a foreign country?
15 tools every people operations manager needs when managing remote teams
Engage and support your remote team with these tools.
Distributed agile: The challenges with distributed teams working agile
Best practices for remote teams.
Argentina payroll: What global companies need to know
Stay compliant with Argentina's local labor laws.
Why balance is the new hustle with Mai Ton [Podcast]
Tips for living a more well-rounded life.
How to run an international background check
Find out the best way to run a global background check.
Introducing Oyster’s Time Zone Crossover Calculator
Ready to expand your team across time zones?
How we approach project management at a remote company
Get an inside look at Oyster's process.
Do independent contractors get paid vacation?
Find out if independent contractors are entitled to PTO.
Help is on the way: April feature updates
See what's new this month.
A strong foundation for future impact: Oyster’s 2022 impact report
We share some impact highlights from 2022.
Guide to strategic workforce planning
Why workforce planning is critical for your organization.
Announcing our $150M Series C funding round at a $1 billion+ valuation
A huge milestone for the Oyster team.
Oyster is changing the future of work by aligning investment and mission
Our CEO shares his thoughts on our Series C funding round.
5 benefits of automated multi-country payroll
Learn more about automated multi-country payroll.
New in April: Expanding our partner ecosystem
See who we’ve partnered with this month!
5 team-building ideas for remote teams
Some ideas for remote team building for your company to try.
Which country gets the most vacation days?
Vacation days based on your employee's country.
Can an independent contractor have a company email address?
Company email addresses for independent contractors.
5 challenges of international HR (and how to overcome them)
What global HR leaders need to know.
The top 3 global benefits challenges (and free tools for solving them)
Providing benefits on a global scale? We've got you covered.
Leveling up distributed leadership with Lingo Live's Tyler Muse
What leadership looks like for the new world of work.
Global project management: How to manage a project across multiple countries
Learn how to manage projects across multiple countries.
Why your workplace strategy is now your talent strategy with Tushar Agarwal [Podcast]
How to retain talent through a flexible workplace approach.
What is digital presenteeism and how do you avoid it on a remote team?
Ensure your remote employees maintain a healthy balance.
Find three new pearls inside Oyster: Feature update
You’re going to love these shiny new Oyster updates.
Discover Oyster’s new free courses for job seekers
Elevate your career with Oyster.
What metrics should you use to measure payroll performance?
Here's what you should be tracking.
How to pay independent contractors around the globe
All about establishing payment terms, methods, and more.
Employee Expectations report: Knowledge workers want flexibility, support, and the ability to work from anywhere
How employee expectations have changed after the pandemic.
Key takeaways from our 2022 Employee Expectations report
Remote work, work-life balance, and culture are key.
HR tech talk: Rethinking how we work in a distributed future
Our friends at Lingo Live, HiBob, and Officevibe weigh in.
Want to hire internationally? These free global HR tools can help
Managing a globally distributed team just got easier.
Supporting your employees who need to urgently relocate
A guide to which countries are open to Ukrainian nationals.
Do H-1B visas even matter if you can hire employees in any country?
Save yourself time by starting here.
How to keep your remote employees engaged
We share our top tips.
Workplace benefits in Spain: Everything you need to know
The mandatory benefits you must provide (and some perks).
How to report and administer payroll in Germany as a distributed company
Hiring in Germany? Start here.
The key to managing across cultures in 2022 and beyond
We look at the challenges and how to overcome them.
How to support your team members who have been affected by the crisis in Ukraine
We highlight what you can do and resources you can provide.
How to find top remote talent in 2022
Top tips for identifying and recruiting remote job seekers.
New in February: Expanding our partner ecosystem
See who joined us as a partner this month.
How job training should look different across your distributed team
What it takes to build an effective training program.
Every Director of People Operations needs these 5 qualities to manage remote teams
These skills are in high demand for remote leaders.
Statutory benefits in India: What they are and why they matter when hiring for distributed teams
Stay compliant when hiring international employees.
How to hire for the future and lead with a growth mindset
Each hire is an investment in the potential of your team.
All about global payroll systems: How to manage your distributed team's payroll compliantly
What you need to know.
How to terminate an employee for performance
Employee termination tips from Oyster's legal experts.
Building community in the digital age with Lars Schmidt, Founder and Community Catalyst of Amplify
How to build an authentic community for People Ops leaders.
How to pay international employees overseas: A guide for distributed companies
Global payroll can be tricky. We've got you covered!
New in January: Expanding our partner ecosystem
Check out the partners we've recently brought on board.
EOR vs. PEO: What's the difference, and which is better for distributed teams?
Understand which option is best for you.
Oyster appoints new VP of Customer Experience, Amanda Greene
Another exciting addition to our leadership team.
All about maternity leave in Italy
What you need to know.
Announcing Oyster’s affiliate program
What it is and how it works.
Technical recruiting tips for sourcing and hiring the best tech talent
Advice for hiring the most highly sought-after tech talent.
Aligning an organization in hypergrowth mode with Dipti Salopek
Tips for mastering the art of alignment.
What is a bank SWIFT code?
And when do you need one?
Finding alignment during times of transition with Dipti Salopek, Chief of Staff at Snyk [Podcast]
Tips for riding the wave of hypergrowth.
Rethinking people operations on an international scale with Cory McGonigle Rose
Tips for navigating a global workforce.
The right to disconnect: A European overview
What this means for employees in Europe.
Oyster named Category Leader in G2's Winter Report
To end an incredible year of growth.
Thank you for making Oyster a G2 category leader
New in December: Expanding our partner ecosystem
Meet our newest partners!
How remote hiring can help tech companies build a more diverse workplace
One of the most important benefits of remote work.
What is asynchronous communication and how does it improve productivity?
We explore the benefits.
Navigating the global workforce with Cory McGonigle Rose [Podcast]
Strategies for people ops teams working across borders.
How Juno makes workplace benefits more personal
Juno knows all about taking care of a global team.
Oyster Bridges: The future is distributed
Some highlights from our latest event, Oyster Bridges.
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.
Your tech talent guide: How to attract, hire, and retain top talent at tech companies
Winning the contest for global talent in 2022
We're at the center of a post-pandemic maelstrom.
Hiring tech professionals in a global talent shortage
How you can stand out in a competitive landscape.
Introducing Oyster’s new contractor product
Hire, onboard, and pay contractors all over the world.
Announcing new Oyster Academy courses for remote workers and HR leaders
Meet the new-look Oyster Academy.
Unlocking the best ways to coach and support managers with Natasha Kehimkar
There's immense value in an inclusive leadership model.
Staying social as a remote team: How we do it
Get a peek at how we keep our global team connected.
New in November: Expanding our partner ecosystem
Learn more about our new partners.
Connection through conflict with Kimberly Bringas [Podcast]
Conflict isn't always a bad thing.
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?
How to convert independent contractors to employees: A guide for distributed companies
Save yourself time and headaches by starting here.
How Jen Paxton supports a team of 55 people across 17 countries
Learn all about her experience managing a global team.
5 proven strategies to get a diverse applicant pool from a range of countries
Diversity isn’t a buzzword. It’s a must-have.
Managing a small team on a global scale [Podcast]
What's it like managing a team of 55 across 17 countries?
What is IRS Form W-8BEN?
Don’t worry—it's not as complicated as it sounds.
The challenges of hiring diverse talent
How we’re implementing diverse hiring practices at Oyster.
What's the difference between an independent contractor and a sole proprietor and does it matter when hiring?
Learn how to distinguish between the two.
Exploring location-agnostic pay with Leia Rollag
It's about more than just compensation.
Download Oyster's Impact Framework
Should where you live determine what you're paid? [Podcast]
A deep dive into the location-agnostic compensation model.
What is EPL insurance?
Our legal team breaks it down.
Introducing the New World of Work podcast
The working world is a lot different these days.
Let’s create a more equal world, one remote hire at a time
Here's how Oyster is helping companies make sure it happens.
Oyster adds new investors as we launch our program for mission-driven companies
Announcing our new initiative, Oyster for Impact.
COVID-19 and the return to the office
The return to the office is proving to be complicated.
The three EOR operating models: How to find the right fit for your company
Direct, indirect, or hybrid—which is right for you?
How to avoid permanent establishment risk
Learn what it is and how it can be avoided.
How we're building the best distributed team in the world
Our CEO, Tony Jamous, shares all the details.
The power of an asynchronous work week
What if there were no internal meetings for a week?
Parental leave in France: The nuts and bolts of paternity and maternity leave in France
Here's what you need to know to keep your company compliant.
How to offer employee bonuses across globally distributed teams
Read this before you jump on the bandwagon.
What's the impact of remote work on the environment?
It's the sustainable solution.
What is a Head of Remote?
Hear it from Oyster’s own Head of Remote.
Building in Public: Why we're sharing our stories
Introducing our new content series.
How to run effective employee reviews on distributed teams
We share our top tips for success.
The springtime of impact entrepreneurship
Now is the time for mission-driven companies to thrive.
The ultimate guide to learning and development for remote teams
We show you how—step-by-step.
Going remote: How Kevin Henriquez became a remote product designer
From software developer to fully remote product designer.
What is a PEO? EOR? GEO? AOR? Our legal expert weighs in
Confused by these terms? We’ve got you covered.
Employee misclassification: The risks for distributed companies
What you need to know to avoid misclassifying your workers.
How to unlock the superpowers of distributed teams to outperform their in-office counterparts
You too can inspire your distributed teams to greatness.
How much does an employee cost?
Employee costs go beyond just salaries.
Best tips for supporting working parents in your distributed team
These small changes will make a big difference.
Global HR compliance: Dealing with HR issues within distributed teams
The most common challenges and how to handle them.
Top 3 performance challenges of distributed teams and how to overcome them
We share what we've learned so far.
Hiring remote contractors? What you need to know
Make sure you take these issues into consideration.
The future of work is here: Our top 7 takeaways from Ascent by Oyster
The event is over, but the learning continues.
What’s to come in the world of remote work
Here's what you can expect in 2021 in beyond.
Announcing our new free distributed HR toolkit
Cost calculator? Legal starter pack? We've got you covered.
Oyster teams up with industry-leading HR service providers
We're expanding our partner ecosystem.
Download The Future of HR Report
Announcing our $50M series B funding round
A major milestone for Oyster.
Sitting down with Jo Palmer of Pointer Remote
Takeaways from Jo Palmer's episode, Distributed Discussions.
Sitting down with Laurel Farrer of Distribute Consulting
Top takeaways from Laurel Farrer's podcast episode.
The (remote) future of talent acquisition [VIDEO]
More remote working means more remote hiring.
Remote brains don’t have to drain
Tackling the problem of brain-drain in a post-COVID-19 world
On the importance of flow
A state of flow is the secret to productivity.
Opening Lebanon for remote employment
It's time to focus on Lebanon as a talent market.
Remote culture, recruiting, and open source
Remote companies can draw inspiration from open source.
Dawn of the distributed age
New ways of working are upon us.
10 takeaways from the Facebook remote working town hall
Learn from Facebook's new remote working policies
The evolving relation of compensation and location
Does an employee's compensation need to reflect location?
The remote work power shift
Who's driving the future? Read on to find out.
The USPTO is a paragon of remote working
The USPTO truly understands what it means to be distributed.
Remote working statistics and the impact of COVID-19
How will COVID-19 accelerate the adoption of remote working?
What countries offer free health care?
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