Build diverse, brilliant teams withglobal employment

Build diverse, brilliant teams with global employment

Bring the best global talent aboard without the compliance, payroll, and benefits headaches. When you work with Oyster, you get end-to-end employee management for 180+ countries. Your job is to find your next all-star—we’ll handle the rest.

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Get the support you need to scale a global team

If you’re scaling fast, you need a solution that can keep up. Oyster’s global employment platform works swiftly to hire and onboard new Team Members, and stays in your corner to provide seamless employee experiences moving forward.

  • Compliant hiring and payroll in 180+ countries
  • Faster time-to-hire with streamlined paperwork and communication
  • One platform to onboard and manage all team members
  • Streamlined global payroll
  • Single source of truth for contracts and documents
  • Dedicated customer service
  • Simplified hiring for FTEs and contractors
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Eliminate barriers to global hiring

Onboarding global and remote talent is easier, faster, and more compliant than ever. Hire, pay, and care for employees anywhere with Oyster’s all-in-one global employment platform.

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Avoid compliance roadblocks

Compliance mistakes can be costly. Simplify tax, payroll, and benefits requirements with the help of Oyster’s local experts. Get the guidance and support you need to manage all your global hiring needs.

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Wow your team with five-star experiences

Most remote workers receive subpar employment experiences—even if they’re a full-time employee. Stand out from other companies with quick and organized onboarding, country-specific benefits packages, and on-time payments in local currencies. 

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We help teams grow faster across borders

David Dawoud

Head of People at Demodesk


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


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

Tyler Parson

VP of People at Chili Piper


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."

 Smarter hiring is here

Get access to tools and resources that help you calculate employment costs, generate compliant contracts, and discover more about the places you want to hire in.

Time off

A time-off management tool that allows you to track and manage time-off requests and automate subsequent payroll adjustments.

Bamboo Integration

Get access to tools and resources that help you calculate employment costs, generate compliant contracts calculate.

Team Member Reports

Download a list of all your team members and their employment data including location, start date, and salary.

Automated contractor hiring

Quickly hire and onboard contractors with automated contract generation and signing.

Onboard team members

A centralized flow to invite new team members, upload documents, review and sign contracts in one place.

Built-in legal and tax compliance

Our legal team studies local laws to create compliant contracts that reduce your liability and protect you against country-specific risks anywhere you want to hire.

Country Profiles

Quick reference guides with all the need-to-know info for hiring and taking care of team members, based on where they live.

Away From Home Coverage

Oyster’s health benefits can also be availed by your team member anywhere outside of their home country.

Pay in 120+ currencies

Pay your global team members in their local currencies directly via Oyster and reduce foreign exchange costs.

Direct Debit

Set up direct debit to automate payments to your team members and avoid payroll delays.

Bonuses and commissions

Make additional payments to team members such as bonuses and commissions.

Invoice Management

View, approve, and manage all Oyster & Contractor invoices in-app

Expense Reimbursements

View, approve, and reimburse your team member expenses in-app.

Contractor Tax Forms

Generate 1099 and W9 tax forms for your US-based contractors.

Team Member Dashboard

Team members can file expenses, apply time off, and view their contract, payslips, and benefits – all from one place.

Localized Health benefits

Offer locally optimized benefits (currently in the US, CA, and FR) for better coverage and to stay competitive.

Oyster Health Global

Provide health insurance to your team members (FTE and contractors) in 180+ countries even if they’re not hired and/or paid through Oyster.

Relocation Assistance

Get connected to Oyster’s vetted network of relocation partners and relocate your team members without hassle.

Remote Work Regulations Guide

Guidelines for remote work benefits in 30+ countries including recommended stipends, data protection, and more.

Equity Assessment

Become a global equity expert and understand what type of equity could be provided to your team depending on where they live (Currently in beta, GA releasing soon).

Benefits Advisor

Learn how country-specific statutory and extended benefits work and what local employers offer and local experts recommend to better care for your team.

Cost calculator

A simple and transparent tool to understand the total cost of employment based on your team members' country of residence, including taxes and contributions.

Employment Cost Index

Calculate and compare employer taxes and employee taxes in different countries.
One platform,a world of opportunity

No more haphazard onboarding, accident-prone excel sheets, or tricky local taxes. Oyster does it all, giving you peace of mind wherever your team members are located.


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Find and hire talent anywhere with Oyster

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