HR and Recruitment in Argentina
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HR & Recruitment in Argentina
When expanding a business to Argentina you'll need to make a few decisions in terms of staffing: decide if you can and want to relocate existing employees, and the processes required to employ foreign nationals (indigenous to your country of expansion).
Employing Foreign Nationals
The fundamental thing to comprehend when it comes to employing indigenous workers is the law. Depending on your location, the employment of staff can be affected by many extraneous factors, such as longevity of service, social charges, collective agreements, qualification and experience, etc.
In the specific case of Argentina recruitment rules are similar to the UK with a range of recruitment agencies and headhunting organisations. However, labour law is complex and changing. It is strongly recommended that legal advice be taken before entering into any contractual arrangement.
Labour costs in Argentina are a significant cost to business. Employer and employee contributions to social benefits are high and employees are responsible for compulsory contributions to health and pension schemes. For employees, contributions of around 17% can be expected and employers contribute between 18% - 30%. Professional advice is recommended.
Residential and work authorisation is necessary for all foreigners who wish to work in Argentina from the outset. Tourists can only reside for up to three months and obtaining work and residential authorisations can be bureaucratic and time-consuming for individuals and those registering a company.
Yet again, plucking talent from neighbouring countries may not come without its woes. Make sure you know the legislative restrictions and allowances of such a practice.
Perhaps you need someone with talent, experience and reliability. Someone you can trust. Someone with the right understanding of your business to join you overseas. And why not. But you must consider both the cost-effectiveness of such a move, and the laws that preside over it.
Organisations that can assist with HR and Recruitment
PEO Worldwide is an international PEO offering employer of record, payroll, employee benefits management, HR and compliance services throughout the world.
Simplified Global Payroll Companies with global employees often find that managing payroll in multiple countries is complicated - different systems, laws, and languages in each country, lack of reporting, and constantly changing laws and regulations each year. Trying to manage global payroll via fax and email with excel spreadsheets leads to data security issues, fines, and penalties for non-compliance. Blue Marble has solved global payroll challenges with cloud-based technology, aggregated reporting, and a hybrid service model in 135+ countries around the world.