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Hiring Beyond Geographical Boundaries

​In today's interconnected world, traditional geographical barriers are rapidly fading away, particularly in the realm of recruitment. Businesses are becoming increasingly conscious of the benefits of casting a wider net to acquire the best talent for their team, regardless of their location.

When catering to the global marketplace, there are dynamics to consider in order to effectively navigate this evolving landscape.

The rise of remote work, notably beyond the pandemic, has revolutionised the way in which many companies operate. According to Statistia, the number of people who mainly worked from home increased from 2.92 million to 5.64 million between 1998 and 2020, with the largest increase occurring between 2019 and 2020. Employers are no longer confined to hiring talent within a commutable distance. With the right tools and systems in place, businesses can tap into a vast pool of skilled professionals from around the globe.

Some positions, however, may still require some element of travel or relocation. Conexus understands the challenges associated with relocation and offers comprehensive assistance to both employers and candidates. From visa sponsorship to accommodation support, we work to ensure a smooth transition for relocating employees, enabling businesses to access talent from different parts of the world seamlessly.

When hiring on a global scale, businesses often must make a choice between acquiring contract or permanent workers. Contract workers provide flexibility and specialised skills for short-term projects, while permanent employees offer long-term commitment and stability. For support in navigating this decision-making process, contact us to tap into our insights of the pros and cons of each hiring model, tailored to your business’ specific needs.

With candidates applying from across the globe, it's essential to have a streamlined application process in place. This can be achieved by leveraging robust ATS technology and video interviewing platforms to facilitate efficient candidate screening and selection. Our goal at Conexus is to minimise administrative burdens and ensure a smooth experience for both employers and candidates throughout the hiring process.

Conducting these interviews across different time zones can present logistical challenges, but with careful planning and coordination, businesses can effectively manage global interview stages. Scheduling interviews at convenient times for all parties involved and leveraging virtual meeting platforms to facilitate face-to-face interactions regardless of geographical distance will prevent potential accessibility issues.

Cultural differences, language barriers, and legal complexities are just a few examples of commonly faced obstacles when hiring internationally. At Conexus, we provide tailored solutions and work alongside HR to help businesses overcome these obstacles. By partnering with us, you’ll have full support when navigating the complexities of global recruitment with confidence, knowing that you have a dedicated partner to support you and your business every step of the way. Let's break boundaries together and unlock the full potential of your workforce, regardless of where they are in the world.

Contact us and discover how Conexus can take your digital transformation journey to a global level.

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