Hire globally—without entities
Got your eyes on the world’s best talent? Looking for a fast and compliant international employment provider to bring them aboard? Then you’ve gotta see Oyster’s global employment platform.
talent in 180+ countries
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More than just a global hiring platform
Yes, our automated global hiring is pretty bragworthy—it can make the process up to four times faster than other manual solutions. But our work doesn’t stop after the contract is signed. Read on for our full solution.
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Find the right package to help you hire, pay, and care for Team Members around the world.
Starts at $29 per contractor/month
An all-in-one solution to generate contracts, set up global payments, and manage contractors.
Hire contractors in 180+ countries
Draft, edit, and sign compliant contracts in minutes
Process invoices and pay contractors in 120+ currencies
Starts at $499 per employee/month billed annually
A global employer of record and employee management solution to compliantly hire, onboard, pay, and care for full-time talent
Hire full-timers in 130+ countries with compliance and liability coverage
Reduce time-to-hire with automations and insights
Set up global payroll, manage expenses, allowances, and bonuses in 130+ countries
Offer attractive local and global benefit packages
Reduce risk with unmatched IP protection
A seat-based, discounted annual package to hire and grow your global team efficiently and cost-effectively.
Purchase seats to hire 5+ global Team Members at a locked, reduced rate
Reuse empty seats for backfills or new hires
Receive dedicated guidance and support to navigate global employment
Unlock faster time-to-hire through bulk hiring
What is a global employment platform (GEP)?
A GEP, like Oyster, uses technology to solve the legal, administrative, and logistical challenges of cross-border hiring. Typically, to hire an overseas employee, you’d need to set up a legal entity in that country and hire lawyers and accountants to navigate the local tax, payroll, and employment regulations. As you can imagine, this is a time-consuming and expensive process—in addition to being fraught with risk. By partnering with a GEP, companies can avoid the compliance headaches and reduce the risks of having a global team.
What’s the difference between a GEP and a PEO?
A PEO, or professional employment organization, acts as a co-employer for your global talent. It can help you administer payroll and benefits compliantly—but they don't take on full responsibility as the employer.
Working with a GEP, or global employment platform, provides more protection and security. It assists in employing your global talent, from compliant hiring to paying and providing benefits. By taking care of your team throughout the entire employee lifecycle, you can also expect more seamless experiences.
What are some benefits of using a GEP?
Instead of setting up your own entities, you can hire through a GEP’s legal entities and vetted partners. You also access legal teams with country-specific knowledge and expertise. This ensures that things like contracts, payroll, taxes, and benefits are compliant with local or regional laws and regulations. GEPs save you from unnecessary hassle and expenses so you can focus on finding the best talent and providing the best employee experiences to your team.
Free global employment resources? Shuck yeah!
Don’t go without checking out these tools, resources, and guides. (Or, at least bookmark ’em for later.)
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