Top talent lives everywhere. Hiring these international contractors has its pros: access to specialized expertise, diversity of ideas, savings on benefits and entitlements, and more.
Nonetheless, working with contractors from other countries can be a slippery slope if you fail to do your homework. Rule No. 1 is not assuming that the rules regarding contractors in the United States apply everywhere else. In fact, they rarely apply elsewhere in the world.
There’s a lot to learn about working with international contractors. Start with these six lessons: