Hiring Employees Abroad: The HR Manager’s Cheat Sheet

Hiring Employees Abroad: The HR Manager's Cheat Sheet

When you run a business, there will be times where you need to position your brand in a foreign market. As your enterprise grows, you will no doubt want to target international audiences to make your brand the dominant one in the industry. Many successful companies from English-speaking nations have managed to do that. Examples include Microsoft, Ford, and McDonald’s to name but a few!

Aside from the obvious tasks of setting up local offices and organizing the distribution of your products and services, there is one thing you need to consider: staff. Unless you plan to export some of your existing employees, you’ll need to hire locals to work at your foreign bases. As an HR manager, you will want to make sure this process is as streamlined and straightforward as possible.

Keep reading to learn more about the art of hiring employees in foreign countries in today’s handy cheat sheet:

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Not a People Person? HR Could Still Be a Career Option

Not a People Person? HR Could Still Be a Career Option

HR means human resources, so it stands to reason that HR folks are people lovers. That is, they are extroverted, talkative, and draw their energy from being around others. The truth is, though, introverts can have successful careers in HR. The trick is to carefully choose (or create) your job.

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How to Create an Effective Cell Phone Policy for the Workplace

How to Create an Effective Cell Phone Policy for the Workplace

Smartphones have become a ubiquitous part of our daily lives. They’re often the first thing we touch when we wake up in the morning and the last thing we look at before going to sleep at night. With these devices playing such an important role in our lives, it makes sense for your workplace to create a cell phone policy. An effective cell phone policy should balance your business’s needs with the needs of all employees.

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4 Tips for Using Job Fairs as an Opportunity to find New Talent

4 Tips for Using Job Fairs as an Opportunity to find New Talent

The key to having the most successful company possible will typically depend on the employees you have. It’s ideal to have top quality individuals that can do the job right for you. This high caliber of people may be hard to find and are sure to be a great asset to you when found. One of the top ways to find the perfect staff to meet your needs is by hosting a job fair. Being aware of specific tips that may help you obtain the right talent is sure to be helpful to you.

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Is A Career In HR Right For You?

Is A Career In HR Right For You?

Most children do not say when asked, that when they grow up they want to work in an HR department or as a Human Resources Advisor. But as they get older and become mature young adults, the realities of life become more apparent and many may see a career in HR as the opportunity of a lifetime. If you too have succumbed to the realization that you are not going to be a fire fighter or an astronaut, here are a few reasons why working in a HR department might just be the dream that you never knew you wanted until now. I believe that a lot of HR folks are superheroes and being a superhero is a cool job to have.

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Coworker Conundrums

Coworker Conundrums

It’s pretty much a national pastime to complain about your job. Even if you’re pretty good at it and the job satisfaction is there, we can all think of something that gets on our nerves.

As humans, we bond more over something we can criticize than something we love. Probably the number one thing we complain about in our jobs is: our co-workers.

It sounds uncharitable, even antisocial, to say it but let’s be honest: unless you have the patience of a particularly easy-going saint, some people will rub you the wrong way. So how do we deal with that? It all depends on what irritates you about your co-workers…

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Get What You Need From Your Education

Get What You Need From Your Education

If you’re thinking that your educational experience hasn’t really prepared you for the choices that you need to make now, you’re definitely not the first one to think so. Whether you’re looking to go back to school or this is your first time on the college rodeo, it’s important to think long and hard about where you major. Here are a few questions you need to ask yourself about the courses and colleges you’re looking at.

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