There are many advantages to outsourcing your human resources function, especially when you’re a foreign company looking to explore a new market or expand to a new country. While it might initially seem counterintuitive to let a third-party vendor handle a business area as interpersonal as HR, outsourcing it doesn’t actually take away from… Read more »
Now that you’ve found your dream job in France, how do you get shortlisted with that perfect CV? It’s important to remember that every country has its own CV standards to abide to. This may impact the structure, length, and general format among other things. Depending on the industry type, even the tone that… Read more »
Friday, 12 February 2021 marks the beginning of the new lunar year. This year will be the Year of the Ox. The second of all zodiac animals. Also known as Chinese New Year, Spring Festival, or Chunjie (China); Tet (Vietnam); Seollal (Korea); or Losar (Tibet), Lunar New Year is celebrated by about 1.5 billion people around the… Read more »
Do you feel a sense of stigma when negotiating your salary? Feel uncomfortable when placing emphasis on your salary package? This feeling can be magnified in times like COVID-19, when the job market is oversaturated and the future seems uncertain. Whilst this is true, negotiating a fair salary is not only valid and reasonable,… Read more »
We’re thrilled to share that Polyglot Group is now certified for Business France’s Cheque Relance Export! But wait a second… What is it and why does it matter? What is the Cheque Relance Export? For those of you who don’t speak or understand French, “Relance Export” translates to “Reboot Trade”. Unsurprisingly, since COVID-19, businesses… Read more »
Company culture is the heart of a business, a set of shared beliefs adopted by all the people in the organisation and supporting its strategy and structure. According to Deloitte’s research, 94% of executives and 88% of employees believe strong company culture is essential for a thriving business. In today’s day and age, employees… Read more »
On the 30th of January 2020, the World Health Organisation’s Director – General declared a Public Health Emergency of international concern due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This marked the beginning of a domino effect that would shape our current job market. Indeed, the dynamics that once drove the recruitment industry changed dramatically as governments… Read more »
In Australia, there are 8 national public holidays observed as part of the National Employment Standards (NES) that underpin employment throughout the country. In addition to these key dates, some states and territories also have additional regional public holidays or substitute public holidays. Substitute public holidays mean that if a public holiday falls on… Read more »
France observes and celebrates a number of holidays throughout the year, whether religious holidays, seasonal holidays, or national holidays relevant to the history of France. Should your foreign business have a presence in France, it is important to keep on top of all public holidays from a HR compliance perspective. For ease, we’ve summarised all… Read more »
Spain observes and celebrates a sizeable number of holidays throughout the year. Most of these, however, are regional holidays, celebrated only by select few provinces or even cities. Should your foreign business have a presence in Spain, it is important to keep on top of all public holidays from a HR compliance perspective. For… Read more »
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