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Subscribe Now to get Global PEO Services news and insights In part 1 of this 2 part Globig series GPS President Adam Sheffield explores what the gig economy is and how it impacts HR departments around the world. In part 2 we’ll dive deeper into the liability and regulatory issues that are important for companies to be aware of. The discussion is focused on the following questions. 1. What is the gig economy and how are
Program Electronic Review Management (PERM) is the process through which companies obtain labor certifications for their employees. Typically, the process of certifying and filing can take up to 2-3 months for un-audited cases or even up to 8 months for audited cases. With such daunting timelines, employers dread receiving a notice from the US Department of Labor (USDOL) that their PERM application has been denied due to a trivial mistake. Here are some common pitfalls
Challenges of a Startup A startup business, while charged with energy, new ideas, motivation, and excitement, can still fall short of its goals given the challenges of an ultra-competitive business environment. Experts agree one of the primary struggles startups face is attracting top talent. On the one hand, startups can encounter difficulty hiring people with the skills required to add value to their company and, on the other hand, it can be difficult to find
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Deploying international employees can offer companies options beyond their current reach and expand their businesses in new and different ways. While international expansion presents a myriad of opportunities, there are also associated challenges to watch out for. Pros and Cons of an International Venture Listed are various reasons companies may choose to harness the advantages of employing workers internationally. Expanding into New and Existing Markets By establishing an international presence, companies can enter untapped markets.
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India’s controversial sales tax reform – Goods and Services Tax (GST) – has finally come into effect. On July 1, 2017 President Pranab Mukherjee and current Prime Minister Narendra Modi rolled out the GST in a special midnight session which both houses of parliament attended. This reform is expected to unify the $2 trillion economy under one tax umbrella. The objective of incorporating the GST is to remove the current imperfections prevalent in indirect taxes
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