Hiring Overseas? Know your Options

Hiring new employees overseas can be daunting, especially when you need to do it fast and in not so easy locations. It’s not a straightforward process, but there are considerations and resources that can help. Get practical advice on hiring options and related payroll, benefits and employment law issues in this webinar featuring speakers from Global Upside and Aclara Technologies.

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  • Need to hire fast? What’s the best approach? Risks vs benefits.
  • What are your short and long term options when hiring overseas?
  • What is a Global Professional Employer Organization (PEO)?
  • When and how do you transition to a long term solution?
  • Employment contract best practices, entity registration, PE risks.
  • Setting up payroll and managing benefits: Social security costs could bust your budget in some countries, and others may have mandatory extras like profit share.
  • Special cases e.g. on-boarding employees quickly after an acquisition.
  • …and your questions.

Speaker Profile

Ragu Bhargava

CEO, Global Upside

Ragu and his team at Global Upside help companies tackle accounting, payroll, HR, and compliance challenges in 150+ countries. Ragu goes by the mantra “impossible is not in my vocabulary” and has helped Global Upside clients successfully navigate some of trickiest business environments. In his previous avatars, Ragu was the CFO at ActivIdentity (NASDAQ:ACTI) and held leadership positions in several companies including Deloitte and NetIQ (NASDAQ: NTIQ), where he helped the company grow from $20 million to $300 million+ in revenue.

Chrissy Martel

Director, HR Operations,
Aclara Technologies

Chrissy is responsible for leading and directing the Human Resources Service Center at Aclara in the areas of benefits management, payroll, leave administration, HR information, reporting and analytics, employee onboarding, regulatory compliance, and compensation. Prior to Aclara, Chrissy spent 10 years at Imagitas, Inc. (a wholly owned subsidiary of Pitney Bowes) where she had overall responsibility for all aspects of Human Resources including hiring, retention, terminations, benefits management, compensation, performance management and legal compliance. She supported the company during periods of high growth, taking the company from 30 to over 200 employees. She served as the main Human Resources support during the merger and acquisition of the company and led the Human Resources integration post-merger.


Jane Booth

Senior Director of Sales,
Globalization Partners

Jane has a passion for helping companies scale their overseas operations by removing red tape, and helping them find the fastest and most effective way to bring new employees on board. She has extensive experience advising CFOs, controllers and VPs of HR on how to expand in over 60 countries from a payroll, accounting, tax, HR, and compliance perspective.

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