In this episode, Alan will also provide tips and strategies for companies looking to build effective remote teams and expand their operations overseas. This is an opportunity to learn from a seasoned professional in the field and gain valuable insights on how to navigate the current job market in the face of remote work and globalization.
As remote work becomes a norm, workers are increasingly looking for ways to combine work and travel. One trend that has emerged in recent years is the “workcation” – a combination of “work” and “vacation” that allows remote teams to work from a different location while also enjoying a change of scenery.A workcation can take many forms, from a week-long trip to a different country to a weekend getaway to a nearby city. The key is that remote workers are able to work from a different location while still fulfilling their work responsibilities. As workcations are becoming increasingly popular, there are also many benefits of taking workcations, especially in groups, in a form of company retreat.
Discover remote teams and the future trends of remote work and the digital nomads landscape in Bali with Lavinia Iosub. Lavinia Iosub who is the co-founder of Livit Hub Bali, a digital and physical hub for entrepreneurs, startups and remote workers headquartered in Bali, Indonesia. Lavinia is a global entrepreneur with extensive experience across 4 continents, 40+ countries, and multiple industries. Lavinia is a future of work enthusiast who splits her time between Bali and other locations as a digital nomad.
To help global remote teams navigate this challenge, it is important to have a reliable global payroll provider service as part of your toolkit. This type of service can help you accurately and efficiently pay your team members in their local currency, while also ensuring compliance with local tax laws and employment regulations.
Here are some key features to look for in a global payroll provider service:
Discover the key to successful global talent acquisition through employment compliance and global payroll. Tune in as Slasify’s senior management team, Austin, Jasmine, and Zac, share their expertise on building a thriving global remote team. Gain a deeper understanding of the complexities of employment compliance and how Slasify is leading the way in simplifying the […]
The importance of being a compliant employer cannot be overstated. A compliant employer is a business or organization that adheres to all relevant laws, regulations, and requirements related to employment. This can include issues such as pay, benefits, working conditions, health and safety, and tax.
Being a compliant employer means taking all necessary steps to ensure that the business is operating in accordance with the law and all relevant regulations. Businesses must be aware of all relevant laws and regulations in order to be compliant employers, and to have systems in place to make sure they are followed.
Hong Kong is a major hub for international trade and finance, with a large port and airport, and a major financial center. It is also home to a number of major multinational corporations, and is a center for business services, such as accounting, consulting, and legal services.
However, when consider expanding to Hong Kong, there are a few local labor regulations that you need to pay attention to when hiring in Hong Kong. Aside from monthly salaries, employers in Hong Kong need to contribute to the Mandatory Provident Funds of their employees according to the local labor law.
As we are nearing the end of the year, you might have heard people commonly referring to this period of time as “holiday season”. But do you know that the winter holiday season is commonly known and practiced mostly in North America? “Holiday season” is a North American term that refers to the period of […]
When working remotely, all remote workers can enjoy the flexibility to work from anywhere outside the office. However, there are some possible HR implications for companies to allow employees to work remotely overseas. By law, when entering a country with a tourist visa, it is the visitor’s responsibility to perform work or engage with the local workforce there. This is where digital nomads’ visas can play an important role to allow remote workers to work beyond borders.
Are you working remotely and communicating with messaging apps like Slack? Emojis are often used for a quick reply and to acknowledge someone without writing a long message. People often use emojis to inject humor into their digital conversations because they are informal, personable, and easy to use. It provides a reaction when texting someone […]
It’s not surprising how quiet quitting might affect managers’ trust in flexible working culture. Businesses have started to ask their employees to come back to the office for the fear of employees slacking off quietly at their home office. With burnout as one of the main contributions to quiet quitting, is asking employees working from the office a wise decision to mitigate the risks of quiet quitting?
To fully understand the definition and context of quiet quitting, to put it planly, it can be translated as a form of employee disengagement. This phenomena is the result of various different reasons such as unfair pay, extremely overloaded workload, poor workplace boundaries, and more. In plain words, quiet quitting encourages employees to do their bare minimum to complete their work, and resist going above and beyond. Popularized by one of the currently booming social media platforms, TikTok, quiet quitting like it’s name, is a rather less aggressive movement against bad workplaces and bosses that don’t value their employees time and effort fairly. Still, the negative impact of quiet quitting to organizations cannot be underestimated.
KWSP (Kumpulan Wang Simpanan Pekerja) or Employees Provident Fund (EPF) is a retirement saving scheme for individuals who are employed, self-employed or business owners in Malaysia. A person employed by an employer under a service contract or apprenticeship is liable to contribute towards EPF, unless they are covered by the First Schedule, Second Section of the EPF Act 1991. EPF is governed under the Employee Provident Fund Act 1991. EPF contribution will be managed and invested under Simpanan Konvensional and Simpanan Shariah. The saving is comprised of the employee’s and employer’s monthly contributions and yearly dividends earned.
CEO of Slasify and Domain Experts Walk You Through Asean Economic Performances And How Enterprises Are Facing Labor Shortage Challenges. As Coronavirus has swept across the whole world in 2020, remote / hybrid work mode and virtual learning has become a norm everywhere when the borders are closed and lockdown policies are implemented. During the […]
As an employee, you might have noticed some deductions from your monthly gross salary as stated on your payslips. However, as an employer, if you are planning to employ talents from Singapore, there are some monthly contributions that you have to make towards Employee Contributions Fund and Social Security Contribution for your employee’s benefit as required by local labor law in Singapore, namely Central Provident Fund (CPF) and Skill Development Levy (SDL)
With the rising trend of remote work, many employees are considering relocating to an ideally better and less expensive neighborhood area to move in. Employees now don’t need to find accommodations close to their office anymore. In fact, employees are now more than ever to have the freedom to decide on where to work. However, geography-based pay comprises many complex factors. For this reason, it is crucial to acknowledge various approaches employers can take to implement these policies.
Creating a DEI-friendly workplace by incorporating a diverse workforce, enforcing equity at work, and achieving inclusion to be embodied in the company culture is not easy. One of the main reasons as to why DEI hasn’t been widely implemented is mainly due to its relatively high cost. In order to create a DEI-friendly workplace, the company needs to allocate several resources as follows:
Over the last few years, new market explored has created many new job demands in digital services such as programming, web development, digital design, social media, data analytics, etc., along with the health concerted and the business operation cost related to the prolonged pandemic circumstances, switches business operation using the internet and digital platform became the mandatory effective method. It’s quickly turned into trends in 2020 until this day. Business needs and demands vary among the industries, but the core features boiled down to the following four points:
It is beyond question that Cryptocurrency is really catching our eyes these recent years. It has a lot of potential and benefits to fit the 4.0 digital transformation. But employers need to keep in mind that to become utilize cryptocurrency as a payroll, they need to master the knowledge about the trade market, the cryptocurrency’s conversion value, trading procedures, wallet policies and securities, and most importantly labor legal law. Apart from the issues mentioned above, the potential risks, the data security, and its volatility are the essential matters when dealing with cryptocurrency.
What is employment risk, and what are those risks? Employment risk applies to both employees and employers when legal employment is formed. Whether it is a blue-collar or white-collar job, every job comes with a risk. By definition, employment risk is a risk that is inherent in an employee’s job or work site. This is where employers come in to provide employees with insurance and other perks to ensure the employees’ well-being. While employee risk management includes ensuring both mental and physical wellbeing, protecting employees’ labor rights, and preventing any of those rights to be violated by the employer are also included as part of the employees’ risk to manage.
Job scammers, or can be identified with a more professional term is “Cyber criminals”, appear when they trick victims to believe they are doing a dream job that resolves the victim’s difficult situation. This matter has happened for a long time yet modern technology made the scam more delicate and lucrative. They can disguise themselves as legitimate employers, fake a company website, and create fake job recruiting on online job platforms that have high user traffic rates. A victim of the job scam can face the following situations as consequences:
t is not uncommon for many businesses to resort to third-party services to provide them with the extra hand to handle payroll. However, there are numerous outsourcing services related to payroll that offer other human resource management services payroll. To name a few, in this article we will be comparing an accounting firm, payroll agency, and Employer of Record (EOR).
To the employers and enterprises, there are some other factors that need to be taken into consideration when hiring overseas talent, aside from just international bank transfer. And truth to be told, perhaps your ability wasn’t even part of the equation as to why the overseas company couldn’t proceed with the employment this time around. If anything, they highly respect your value that they will not proceed with the employment process without providing the rest of the employment package such as social contributions and other relevant benefits that are required under the local labor law.
EOR and PEO do, however, have certain distinctive features that employers should consider before deciding which service they should use for HR management. We have talked about Employers of Record and how it can support expedite your business expansion overseas in our last post. In this section, we will elaborate more on Professional Employer Organizations so that you can better understand their differences.
Women’s Day Interview Exclusive ft. Carol Chen, CEO of Mediterranean food brand MiVida: Women in Entrepreneurship, Motherhood, and Remote Working.
Carol Chen, from Taiwan, runs the Facebook fan album of 100,000 followers named “凱若 MiVida Carol” or directly translated to “My Life by Carol”. Nineteen years ago, she wanted to spend more time with her children and give them a better life. She started her own business at home and became an entrepreneurial mother. It’s been eight years she is relocated to Europe. Now, Carol lives in Spain with her husband, daughter and son, and is ready to publish her fifth book, meanwhile being the CEO of a Food and lifestyle brand”MiVida”.