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EOR Guide: What Is an Employer of Record + Benefits and Risks

An Employer of Record can be essential to global expansion. Discover what it is, why you may need it, and how to choose the best EOR.

6 Benefits of Remote Work for Employers and Employees

Remote work isn’t just a perk for employees; it also helps your company thrive. Here are six benefits of remote work for employers and employees.

4 Easy International-Friendly Payments Solutions

Expand your search for talent and services across the whole world with these four easy international-friendly payments solutions.

Pilot receives multiple awards in G2's Fall 2022 Report

For the fourth quarter in a row, Pilot was recognized as a leader in Multi-Country Payroll Software and achieved additional wins.

Remote Work Taxes: Everything You Need to Know

Where should employees pay remote work taxes? This guide goes through the factors that govern the taxation of remote workers in the US and abroad.

A Guide to Business Registration in the Empire State

Is your company hiring an employee in New York, but based in another state? Learn how to register your business in just a few simple steps.

How to Register Your Business in New Jersey

Is your company hiring an employee in New Jersey, but based in another state? Learn how to register your business in just a few simple steps.

Running product retrospectives

Iterate on your processes as often as you do on your product; they will help you improve it faster.

Lessons learned from 50 user onboarding flows

In this guest post from product manager J. Michael Probert, he walks through what it takes to design an excellent user onboarding process.

How To Get the Most Out of Your Remote Team

As a founder and entrepreneur, it’s important to spend time and energy on what’s most valuable: building the right product.

Your Ultimate Guide to International Payroll

International payroll doesn't have to be complicated or require expensive transaction fees. Learn eight best practices for a strategic, streamlined approach to paying your international team.

Should You Open a Foreign Subsidiary? The Definitive Guide

If your company is looking to expand abroad, you may be considering opening a foreign subsidiary. Our in-depth guide explains what a foreign subsidiary is, and the pros and cons of opening one.

Leave Laws and Holidays in the Czech Republic: A Guide for US Companies

Interested in expanding your US company to the Czech Republic? Read our guide to learn about Czech leave laws and policies, in preparation for hiring team members there.

Leave Laws and Holidays in Ukraine: A Guide for US Companies

Interested in expanding your US company to Ukraine? Read our guide to learn about leave laws and policies in Ukraine, in preparation for hiring team members there.

How to Register Your Business in Nevada

Is your company hiring an employee in Nevada, but based in another state? Learn how to register your business in just a few simple steps.

9 tools that help me be more efficient

Over the last two years, I’ve learned how to be an efficient assistant with a few clever tools.

How to Register Your Business in Montana

Is your company hiring an employee in Montana, but based in another state? Learn how to register your business in just a few simple steps.

Why You Should Hire Remote Employees

We used to meet colleagues at the office and have meetings around tables. Today, with the myriad apps that allow us to communicate and work with anyone, it’s not the most effective way of doing things.

How to Hire an Employee Outside of the US?

Find out about three ways to hire an employee outside of the US — by opening local subsidiary, opening branch office or using PEO/EOR

Employment Laws in the Czech Republic: A Guide for US Companies Hiring Abroad

With its strong tech industry and vibrant culture, the Czech Republic is an ideal place for US companies hiring remote workers abroad. We examine the key employment laws you should keep in mind when hiring there.

How to Find and Pay Contractors in Puerto Rico: A Guide for US Mainland Employers

Puerto Rico is a prime location for US mainland companies looking to expand their hiring pool. Learn best practices for hiring and paying contractors there.

Mexico Employment Laws: A Guide for US Companies Hiring Abroad

With its close relationship to the US and strong tech industry, Mexico is an ideal place for US companies to hire abroad. We look at the key employment laws you should keep in mind when hiring there.

Leave Laws and Holidays in India: A Guide for US Companies

Looking to expand your US company to India? Read our guide to learn about Indian leave laws and policies, in preparation for hiring team members there.

How to Find and Pay Contractors in the United Kingdom: A Guide for US Employers

The UK is a top destination for US companies looking to hire internationally. Learn best practices for hiring and paying contractors there.

Puerto Rico Employment Laws: A Guide for US Mainland Companies

With its growing tech industry and proximity to the US mainland, Puerto Rico is a great place for mainland companies to grow their businesses. We examine the key employment laws to keep in mind when hiring there.

4 International Hiring Best Practices: How to Speak Globally

Employers that hire internationally can benefit from a wide pool of skilled professionals who bring different perspectives. Hiring from different countries and cultures requires a high level of cultural sensitivity. We walk through best practices for hiring and communicating globally.

How to Hire and Pay Contractors in Australia: An Easy Guide for US Companies

Find out how to quickly pay contractors in Australia with this easy guide for US companies. If you're looking to tap Australian talent, then this is a must-read!

The Beginner’s Guide to International Global Payroll

With the increase in hybrid and remote work, organizations can now hire from anywhere. Hiring internationally brings its own challenges, though, especially in terms of payroll. We walk through the main steps to take when you set up global payroll.

Canada Employment Laws: A Guide for US Companies

With its close proximity, growing tech industry, and plethora of English speakers, Canada is an ideal place for US companies to hire remote workers. We walk through the key employment laws to keep in mind if you're hiring there.

Portugal Employment Laws: A Guide for US Companies

In recent years, an increasing number of remote workers have been drawn to Portugal. With its strong tech industry, the country is an ideal place for US companies to look for remote tech workers. We walk through the key employment laws to keep in mind if you're hiring there.

Employment Laws in the Philippines: A Guide for US Companies

Hiring in the Philippines is an excellent option for US employers to consider when expanding internationally. We walk through the labor laws to keep in mind if you're planning to hire there.

Argentina Employment Laws: A Guide for US Companies Hiring Abroad

With a strong tech industry, Argentina is a great place for US companies to hire remote engineers and other tech workers. We walk through the labor laws you need to keep in mind when hiring there.

India Employment Laws: A Guide for US Companies Hiring Abroad

With a rapidly growing workforce and shared official language, India is a popular place for US employers looking to expand globally. We walk through the essential employment laws you should keep in mind when hiring in India.

What is SWIFT Payment and What Does It Mean for International Payroll?

One of the most popular methods for global money transfers, SWIFT is a trusted way for companies to send payments to their global team members. Learn how SWIFT payments work, the challenges they can come with, and how to overcome them.

Leave Laws and Holidays in Spain: A Guide for US Companies

Interested in expanding your US company to Spain? Read our guide to learn about leave laws and policies in Spain, in preparation for hiring team members there.

Leave Laws and Holidays in Portugal: A Guide for US Companies

For US companies looking to expand their teams abroad, Portugal is a great place to hire remote talent. Read our guide to learn about leave laws and holidays in Portugal, in preparation for hiring there.

How to Register Your Business in Mississippi

Is your company hiring an employee in Mississippi, but based in another state? Learn how to register your business in just a few simple steps.

How to Register Your Business in Michigan

Is your company hiring an employee in Michigan, but based in another state? Learn how to register your business in just a few simple steps.

How to Register Your Business in Maryland

Is your company hiring an employee in Maryland, but based in another state? Learn how to register your business in just a few simple steps.

Leave Laws and Holidays in the United Kingdom: A Guide for US Companies

Looking to expand your US company to the United Kingdom? Read our guide to learn about leave laws and policies in the UK, in preparation for hiring there.

Burnout, Loneliness, and Stress: Overcoming the Problems of the Remote Workplace

Remote work, though it has many advantages, also has its own unique challenges. We look at practical tips and best practices on how to establish a remote culture that keeps your employees engaged and energized.

An Easier Way to Hire and Onboard Employees: Pilot’s Hiring Page

Pilot's new hiring page introduces a guided, step-by-step hiring and onboarding flow for employers and their new hires.

Vacation Laws and Paid Leave in the Philippines: A Guide for US Companies

With a large population of English speakers, the Philippines is a popular place for US companies looking for their next global hires. Read our guide to learn about Filipino vacation laws and paid leave benefits in preparation for hiring in the Philippines.

How to Handle Holidays for Your Remote Team

What holidays should you recognize when you have remote team members around the world? There's no one-size-fits-all approach. We look at best practices and potential approaches for planning your holiday policies.

Argentina Vacation Laws and Paid Leave: A Guide for US Companies Hiring Abroad

US companies that want to expand their teams abroad, especially in engineering, should look to Argentina, where tech workers make up 32% of the population. Read our guide to learn about Argentinian vacation laws and paid leave benefits in preparation for hiring in Argentina.

Canada Vacation Laws: A Guide for US Companies Hiring Abroad

US employers looking to hire abroad can look up north to find a strong candidate pool in Canada. Read our guide to learn more about Canadian vacation laws for US companies building teams globally.

The Essential Guide to Labor Laws for Remote Employees

How do U.S. labor laws apply for remote employees? Learn the essentials when it comes to federal and state labor laws for remote team members.

How to Find and Pay Remote Contractors in Canada

US-based employers looking to hire remote team members would be wise to look to their northern neighbors in Canada. Read our guide to learn what to consider when hiring in Canada, and the best ways to find and pay remote contractors there.

Pilot partners with AngelList to help new startups hire anywhere

A partnership between Pilot and AngelList will help new startups easily hire and pay their founders, contractors, and employees.

How to Register Your Business in Louisiana

Is your company hiring an employee in Louisiana, but based in another state? Learn how to register your business in just a few simple steps.

How to Register Your Business in Wyoming

Is your company hiring an employee in Wyoming, but based in another state? Learn how to register your business in just a few simple steps.

How to Register Your Business in Kansas

Is your company hiring an employee in Kansas, but based in another state? Learn how to register your business in just a few simple steps.

Payroll in Spain for US-Based Companies

It's a great time for US companies to hire global talent in Spain. Read our guide to learn more about payroll in Spain, including labor regulations, tax requirements, and more.

Puerto Rico Holidays: A Guide for Mainland US Companies

Mainland US companies hiring team members in Puerto Rico will find similarities in holidays and vacation policies on the mainland versus on the island, but they'll find some key differences, too. Read our guide to learn more about holiday policies in Puerto Rico.

How to Find and Pay Contractors in Poland

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How to Find and Pay Contractors in Argentina

As a proficient English-speaking nation with the fourth-largest population in South America, Argentina is an optimal foreign country for a US company to build out a global team of independent contractors. So how do you find remote contractors, and how do you pay them?

How to Register Your Business in Oklahoma

Is your company hiring an employee in Oklahoma, but based in another state? Learn how to register your business in just a few simple steps.

How To Avoid Distractions When Working From Home

Working remotely doesn’t make you efficient on its own, but there are a few healthy habits that can help.

How to Register Your Business in Rhode Island

Is your company hiring an employee in Rhode Island, but based in another state? Learn how to register your business in just a few simple steps.

How to Register Your Business in Washington State

Is your company hiring an employee in Washington, but based in another state? Learn how to register your business in just a few simple steps.

How to Register Your Business in Vermont

Is your company hiring in Vermont, but based in another state? Read our guide on how to register your business in Vermont in just a few simple steps.

How to Register Your Business in West Virginia

Is your company hiring an employee in West Virginia, but based in another state? Learn how to register your business in just a few simple steps.

How to Register Your Business in Oregon

Is your company hiring an employee in Oregon, but based in another state? Learn how to register your business in just a few simple steps.

How to Register Your Business in North Dakota

Is your company hiring an employee in North Dakota, but based in another state? Learn how to register your business in just a few simple steps.

Your Remote Work Policy Needs to Cover These 6 Things

A remote work policy sets up both your company and your employees for success. We cover the six essential pieces of a comprehensive remote work policy that protects you and your team members.

How to Register Your Business in Idaho

Is your company hiring an employee in Idaho, but based in another state? Learn how to register your business in just a few simple steps.

How to Register Your Business in Indiana

Is your company hiring an employee in Indiana, but based in another state? Learn how to register your business in just a few simple steps.

Employments contracts in Poland (updated 2020)

In this article we will focus on the most common types of contracts in Poland – B2B, Full-Time Employment, Manager Contract and Civil Contract.

How to Register Your Business in Florida

Is your company hiring an employee in Florida, but based in another state? Learn how to register your business in just a few simple steps.

How to Register Your Business in Connecticut

Is your company hiring an employee in Connecticut, but based in another state? Learn how to register your business in just a few simple steps.

How to Register Your Business in Arizona

Is your company hiring an employee in Arizona, but based in another state? Learn how to register your business in just a few simple steps.

How to Pay International Contractors

The number of remote workers worldwide is increasing, which means a larger candidate pool for US-based companies that are looking to hire abroad. What are the best ways to pay international contractors?

How to Register Your Business in Arkansas

Is your company hiring an employee in Arkansas, but based in another state? Learn how to register your business in just a few simple steps.

How to Register Your Business in Alabama

Is your company hiring an employee in Alabama, but based in another state? Learn how to register your business in just a few simple steps.

The Employer’s Guide to IP Ownership: Understanding IP Rights

The only way to secure your company's intellectual property is to create a written agreement that states who owns what. We look at the different types of IP rights and what kinds of agreements can protect them.

How to Send Payments to Contractors in the Philippines

The Philippines is a popular place for US companies seeking contractors, especially for customer support positions. What are the best ways to pay independent contractors in the Philippines, without incurring expensive exchange fees? We examined some of the most common ways.

Working Hours, Paid Time Off and Benefits in Poland

This time we explain what are the usual working hours, how many paid days off there are and what kind of benefits are the most popular in Poland.

How I work 70 hours a week without burning out

I'm self-employed, as I imagine are most people reading this. I work from home, ten hours a day, seven days a week. I don't burn out.

How to Register Your Business in Texas

Is your company hiring in Texas, but based in another state? Read our guide on how to register your business in Texas in just a few simple steps.

6 Best Practices for Successfully Onboarding Remote Employees

Remote onboarding requires much more communication than on-site onboarding. Read on to discover six best practices for successfully onboarding remote employees.

How Remote Work Strengthens Diversity and Inclusion

Remote work is good for diversity and inclusion — allowing flexibility for parents (moms especially), caregivers, people with disabilities, international workers and more to participate in the working world without making inequitable sacrifices. This piece will talk about how remote work promotes DE&I by granting flexibility and accommodations to those that otherwise could be excluded from strictly on-site opportunities.

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