Employ Candidates Compliantly in Ecuador

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Global Employer of Record in Ecuador

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Willing to hire international workforce in Ecuador? We are here to help you.

Send us your project details here, and we will be happy to employ your international workforce on your behalf in Ecuador in a fast and cost-effective way.

Spotlight on Ecuador:

  • Location – Ecuador is a representative democratic republic in northwestern South America, bordered by Colombia on the north, Peru on the east and south, and the Pacific Ocean to the west.
  • Capital – Ecuador’s capital city is Quito.
  • Population – Ecuador has a population of about 16,385 million and an area of 283,561 sq. km.
  • Labor force – The labor force participation rate in Ecuador in the fourth quarter of 2017 is 68.25 percent.
  • Currency – The national currency of Ecuador is United States dollar.
  • Holidays – Ecuador has 10 major public holidays: New Year’s Day, Carnival, Good Friday, International Workers’ Day, The Battle of Pichincha, Declaration of Independence of Quito, Independence of Guayaquil, All Souls’ Day, Independence of Cuenca, Christmas Day.

More and more global companies are seeing the value of hiring international employees in Ecuador to have a presence on this market. With local legislative peculiarities, the challenge is to engage global workforce in a risk-free and cost-effective manner.

With this in mind, Acumen International has designed a global employment, aka International Employer of Record (EOR) payroll solution to help global companies, just like yours, expand their international reach or engage the brightest global talent with their projects. If you are seeking to reinforce your internal team with the expertise of a global talent based in Ecuador, if you have already selected a candidate and want him to work for you remotely from Ecuador in a legally compliant way, our global employment solution is the way for you to go.

Like every other country, Ecuador has its own employment nuances, which must be fully observed to ensure 100% compliance. Trust us to handle the global employment and HR side of your workforce management in Ecuador so you are sure that none of these nuances are missed and that your employees are employed and payrolled properly and compliantly.

Employer of Record solution in Ecuador

Global Employer of Record is an integrated solution that is designated to help you rise to the daunting challenges of hiring and managing your remote employees in Ecuador, which includes:

  • familiarizing with the country’s employment legislation
  • onboarding of employees
  • payrolling employees on a monthly basis in local currency/ies
  • and arranging for visa and work permit if you need to employ expatriate personnel in Ecuador

Via a Global Employer of Record solution, Acumen International can employ the selected candidate or candidates on your behalf in Ecuador in a record time. We become your trusted partner and guide you through local labor laws thus eliminating any employment risks for you and freeing you from the necessity to go into all legislative specificities or set everything up by yourselves. Also, we will resolve all local labor issues for you, which would give you freedom to focus on your main business objectives.

As part of the benefits of using our international Employer of Record and payroll outsourcing solution in Ecuador is that we can organize work permits and business visas in Ecuador required for expatriates’ immigration.

Work Permit + Expats Employment in Ecuador

If you need to send some of your employees on an international assignment to Ecuador, our expats employment solution is the best option for you. This solution covers work permit and visa sponsorship, as well as handling any immigration issues that may arise when employing your workforce.

With our expertise and years of experience in global immigration support, we assist you with work permits and business visas if and when required and ensure that your international employees get their work permit within the standard duration of 2-6 months. This service is guaranteed regardless of the type of employment involved.

We bear full responsibility for employing them in compliance with the local legislation. This frees you from administrative hassle and relieves your employees of the stress and risks that go with global immigration. We provide you with a timely and accurate information about the current status of your workforce, their visa and work permit, including the expiry dates.

According to the labor law of Ecuador, your employees will be at risk of having their work permit revoked if they do any of the following:

  • do not perform the works for which they are employed;
  • lose vital qualifications that are required to execute the job.

Our solution helps you have your mobile workforce officially employed in Ecuador by our company instead of setting up your own legal entity there. You just choose the right candidate that you need to have working for you in Ecuador and we handle all the rest fast and hassle-free.

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