Toronto is probably the city that comes to mind when non-Canadians think of Canada. The city has produced international celebrities including rapper Drake and comedians Samantha Bee and Mike Myers. And most recently, the city’s basketball team the Toronto Raptors dethroned two-time defending Golden State Warriors to become the first team from outside the United […]
According to Forbes, by 2020, Gen Z will comprise 36% of the global workforce. Being digital natives who grew up in an internet-centric society, members of this generation are more likely to be comfortable with newer technology and more inclined to seek remote or flexible working arrangements, rather than pursue traditional corporate roles. More and […]
The traditional way of hiring talent is, to say the least, limiting the options available to you to hire top talent with truly diverse skillsets. If you want to hire an Operations Manager, for example, you can’t select from all diverse talent with all the skillsets you need. Geography and distance limit your choices. If […]
You just landed a dream job offer from a foreign company that allows you to work from home earning top US dollars! The problem is how will you get paid and how will you declare your income to CRA?
In recent years we have seen a lot of changes in the traditional workplace paradigm. Perhaps none so much as the increasing acceptance of remote employees. More and more companies are allowing flexible scheduling including giving employees the option to work from home or only work remotely.
Nearly 56% of companies globally allow some sort of remote work. For some that means letting employees work from home on occasion, for others it means having one or more employees digitally commuting 100% of the time. The advantages for both employees and employers are clear. More focus and fewer costs are among the top […]
There are plenty of reasons to use remote teams. Remote workers report high job satisfaction and being more focused and productive. For employers, a remote workforce can represent cost savings but they can also represent a challenge for managers. Some worry that without seeing their team daily it may be difficult to ensure a team […]
You’re a freelancer or entrepreneur, or perhaps you work remotely. You have ditched the 9 to 5 work day and the cramped cubicle for work on your own terms and you are probably killing it. Working remotely from a home office has many advantages. You don’t have to deal with loud coworkers, you have more […]
The key to effective teamwork is communication, which is probably why so many workplaces have adopted Slack into their daily routine. The application allows coworkers to freely communicate across different platforms, send each other reminders, have full discussions, or just exchange an encouraging gif every once and awhile. Slack integrates with a variety of commonly […]
If you’re a remote Canadian worker considering working for a US or International company through a PEO Agency, you might be confused as to whether you’re officially an employee of the agency or if you’re functioning as a self-employed sole proprietor.
The Employer-Employee-PEO Relationship If you and your US-based employer are considering using a PEO agency like Canadian Payroll Services to facilitate your payroll and benefits and other administrivia that works a bit differently in Canada, you might be wondering what will make your relationship to your employer different from a regular employer-employee relationship.
Generally speaking, Canadian and US employment laws and standards are very similar. There are, however, a few key differences that US employers need to be aware of if you are hiring Canadian workers remotely.
Many US employers who hire remote workers in Canada often wonder if they need to get US-issued H-1B or TN-1 work visas for them.
If you’re a US-based company considering hiring a Canadian as a remote worker with the help of a PEO agency, you might be wondering if they can ever work with you at your facilities in the US.
There are 5 notable costs associated with US companies employing a remote employee in Canada: The salary for the Canadian Employee Benefits, Vacation and Statutory Holidays Employer Payroll Taxes Agency Fees Currency Exchange Fees Got another question about using a Canadian-based PEO agency to help you hire remote workers in Canada? Get in touch with […]
Many American companies look north to hire Canadian workers to work remotely for their operations. It could be salespeople selling their products or services in Canada, technicians to service their Canadian installations, or simply Canadian talent to support their business inside the US or internationally. In such cases, a US work visa is not required […]