Benefits of Hiring International Employees
Accessing Skilled Talents
The most unique and valuable insight a foreign worker could bring would be a deeper understanding of the foreign business environment. Having an international on your team brings you closer to the foreign market as they are more familiar with the taste and preferences of your target foreign market, as well as the working culture of the foreign workforce. Hong Kong companies can start off by hiring overseas employees as interns here in Hong Kong and relocating recruit them as full-time workers in their home country overseas branches. This guarantees training quality and saves you effort in hiring an expansion strategist or doing extensive market research.
Promoting Diversity and Inclusion (D&I)
Challenges of Hiring International Employees
Although hiring international talents can undoubtedly help your global expansion strategy, here are a few challenges that employers must be aware of when tapping into the global talent pool.
It always takes time for someone to work in a new environment. It could be overwhelming especially for a foreign worker to adjust to a new language environment and culture. From relevant employment policies, tax regulations, and housing options, to recommending local restaurants, the company should provide assistance for their easy immersion into the local community.
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How can AIESEC HK help you with international hiring?
With a global presence in over 120 countries and territories and 4000+ tertiary institutions worldwide, AIESEC has access to a large pool of distinguished international youth talents. Our international hiring programme helps companies in Hong Kong to expand globally through recruitment and selection, talent onboarding and cultural immersions. Book a meeting with us for a personalized hiring consultation!