According to an article by the International Monetary Fund “by 2030, there will be a global shortage of more than 85 million tech workers, representing 8.5 trillion in lost annual revenue”.
In Germany alone, 124 thousand IT-expert roles were vacant in September 2019, according to research conducted by Bitkom Research. A 51% increase from the year before (see graph below).
Interestingly, estimates by stateofeuropeantech.com show that the majority of European tech-workers still look for jobs in their home countries, and are not considering relocation.
So, how can companies from other countries compete for European tech-talent that is looking for jobs in their home countries?
Our WorkDirect solution is the simple solution to hire talent in other European countries as well as the UK – with local work contracts adapted to your specifications and without founding a legal entity!
It’s a fast and effective way to access talent pools in countries that previously would have been time and resource intensive to hire in. Your company can reach a greater number of quality candidates, and, depending on the sector, significant savings in total cost of employment are possible.
Hiring talent in European countries other than your company’s headquarter used to be difficult:
All in all, it could take several months of frustration to finally get started.
With WorkMotion’s WorkDirect solution you save yourself the struggle:
We take care of the intricacies of registering your HQ entity as an employer in another European country. As a result you can onboard your first employee within as little as 4-6 weeks, depending on the country and how fast we receive your documentation.
Our state-of-the-art software manages your employees’ payroll, assists in creating country-specific work contracts, and provides salary suggestions based on market data.
WorkDirect enables companies to compliantly hire talent in any European country without having to found a local entity.
You might be familiar with our core product, the Employer of Record, and wonder how exactly it differs from WorkDirect.
… you only plan to hire a limited number of employees in the near future.
… you prefer a direct relationship with your employees.
… you’d like to provide employees with company stock/share option
… your employees perform no commercial activity in that country (i.e. a
sales rep signing a contract).
… 4-6 weeks is an acceptable time frame until you need to
… you want to expand in many countries world-wide. With the EOR
your employees get hired through our highly qualified and experienced
partners, while your company remains the directive force of the working
Relationships. EOR covers 150+ countries currently.
… speed of employment is your primary concern. With EOR you can hire
employees internationally within as little as 4 days.
Would you like to learn more about features and pricing? Check out our pricing page.
If you’d like to learn more about WorkDirect or have specific questions about your company’s case simply book a free product demo with one of our specialists.
We’re here to help you on your global hiring journey.