Your trusted partner in global employment

When hiring across borders, you need more than just an EOR. With Oyster, you can count on our HR pros, legal experts, and specialized support teams to guide you through every step of the global employment journey.

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Your trusted partner in global employment

Seamless service, proactive guidance, strategic advice

Oyster offers an automated platform that surfaces country-specific employment intelligence and insights. A team of HR and legal experts and specialized support staff partner with you to help you build a sustainable global talent strategy and navigate the complexities of global hiring.

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    Compliant hiring and payroll in 180+ countries

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    Faster time-to-hire with streamlined paperwork and communication

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    One platform to onboard and manage all team members

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    Streamlined global payroll

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    Single source of truth for contracts and documents

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    Dedicated customer service

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    Simplified hiring for full-time employees and contractors

  • 90% customer satisfaction score
  • New talent onboarded in as fast as 48 hours
  • Unlimited access to deep employment intelligence and tools
  • Automated workflows and instant virtual assistance via Pearl
  • Responses to support inquiries within 24 hours
  • Guaranteed resolution time of less than 72 hours

Customer care that’s above and beyond

With a highly specialized customer experience team, you’ll receive timely guidance at every step—from building compliant contracts and onboarding talent to setting up payroll and total rewards. Going beyond the employment process, our Customer Success team proactively explores how you can build a sustainable global talent strategy with Oyster.

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Customer care that’s above and beyond
A seamless experience for your global team

A seamless experience for your global team

Your Team Members will be delighted by a seamless onboarding experience, dedicated Hiring Success Manager, and fast, on-demand support. Once onboarded, they can easily access their contract, pay slips, time off, benefits, and more within their Oyster account. 

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Employment intelligence at your fingertips

Leverage the Oyster platform’s rich global employment knowledge, contextualized guidance, intelligent insights, and self-serve tools to make informed decisions with ease and confidence. Rest easy knowing that Oyster is designed for compliance in 180+ countries.

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Employment intelligence at your fingertips

Oyster Shell Protection

Assess misclassification risk via your Oyster Shell subscription with aggregate protection up to USD $500,000.

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How to get started

Whether you’re kickstarting your global employment journey—or need help turning it around—we’re here to make the transition easy.

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    Sign up for a free Oyster account

    Explore the platform and tools for free—including the Employment Cost Calculator.

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    Receive immediate guidance when you hire

    When you submit a new hire in the platform, you’ll have a virtual hiring assistant to guide you through local compliance.

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    Access continued support from a dedicated team

    The Oyster team (yes, humans!) will review your drafted agreement, send it to you for approval, collect signatures, and handle employee onboarding.

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Trusted by teams and partners

We help teams grow faster across borders

David Dawoud

Head of People at Demodesk

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Oyster has it down in terms of its simplicity, but it’s genius at the same time. It’s simple enough that you don’t need to feel the burden of maintaining numerous systems. That’s the beauty of it."

Ally Fekaiki

CEO and founder of Juno

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Prior to using Oyster, employing anyone outside the U.K. was a nightmare for us... now it's super fast and painless."

Tyler Parson

VP of People at Chili Piper

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The biggest impact that Oyster has had on our team is certainly efficiency and speed. We’re able to onboard employees a lot faster and with a lot less anxiety about whether we’re doing it right. With Oyster, we trust that we did do it right."

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How can I request support or ask questions in the Oyster app?

The Oyster Support team serves both Customers and Team Members by promptly resolving inquiries within 72 hours. To request support, simply log into your account, choose Support Center from the main navigation, then click ‘Submit a request’ in the top right corner.

Can Oyster help me with legal and HR questions? 

Our automated platform is supported by our in-house legal team that partners with leading local experts in employment and IP law. Local HR business partners are assigned for country-specific questions, so that you can expect a compliant and efficient employment experience.

What ongoing support will our company and Team Members receive from Oyster?

The Oyster Customer Experience team is specialized by domain to ensure deep expertise for every stage of the employment lifecycle. Each Team Member will have a dedicated Hiring Success Manager to ensure a seamless onboarding experience.  After that, Customers and Team Members will have access to specialized support teams for support regarding payroll, benefits, ongoing HR and People operations issues, and offboarding. You’ll also have access to our Customer Success team to ensure you receive the full value of your partnership with Oyster.

What if I have a complex global employment case and need more guidance? 

When dealing with contractor conversion, entity migration, or other complex global employment scenarios, the Oyster team builds a project plan and consults you throughout the process. We always look beyond transactions and checklists to help you explore all areas that take your global talent strategy to the next level.

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