Brazil has passed a new law that amends over 100 provisions of the country’s Consolidated Labor Laws, which haven’t substantially changed since the 1940s. The law provides greater flexibility to employers and workers and could lead to millions of new jobs in the next two years.
2015 has been the biggest year for the Radius blog in its brief existence. We’ve covered a wide array of international topics from out of office e-mails, to South by Southwest, to Belgian cats, but we wanted to compile our top five most popular blogs from 2015. Enjoy this list of practical and interesting posts for your present and future international business efforts.
Digital technology is transforming the way recruiters find candidates, and it’s happening at a time when the global talent pool itself is undergoing tremendous change. Employers who want to fill overseas posts have a lot to keep up with, and those who stay on top of current trends stand the best chance of finding skilled workers before their competitors do. Here are a few new developments worth following.
Employers operating in Brazil should seriously consider a profit sharing plan, or “PLR,” when designing their compensation plans. Unlike many employer obligations, this one can benefit both employers and employees alike if it is structured properly from the start. This post takes a look at the basics of Brazil’s profit sharing plans, including a list of steps to complete when developing a PLR.
Around this time of year, workers in many countries are looking forward not only to some paid time off, but to an additional employee right that is virtually unheard of in the US: A “13th month” bonus.
Last week’s webinar Beyond At-Will: International Employment Best Practices encouraged a lot of discussion.There were several interesting questions from attendees for HSP's human resources expert Chris Davies; here are some of the highlights, and answers.
By Guilherme Cruz, In-Country Expert on Brazil
Did you know that more than a third of Fortune 500 companies directly invest in Brazil? With the world’s seventh-largest economy, an average GDP growth rate of more than 5 percent annually and the 11th largest export market for U.S. goods, it’s no surprise that companies planning an international expansion have the Latin American powerhouse in their crosshairs.