Automated global employment platform

Hire talent in
180+ countries

Hire, pay, reward, and manage talent compliantly without setting up an entity. Access deep local intelligence to win talent and stay competitive. Fill new roles fast and expand to new markets in days.

  • G2's Leader in global employment platforms

  • 90% customer satisfaction rate

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Calculate employment costs instantly

DRAFT EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENTS AUTOMATICALLY

ACTIVATE GLOBAL PAYROLL AND BENEFITS

Found a brilliant sales manager in

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Germany

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A dev in

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India

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A designer in

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Spain

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Use Oyster to handpick your all-star team and provide the same five-star experience to them all.

What’s possible with Oyster? All of this:

Hire full-time international talent

Instead of setting up your own entities, experience the speed of Oyster’s automated global hiring. Create compliant employment agreements and set up payroll and benefits—in a matter of clicks.

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Hire full-time international talent

Hire global contractors

Generate, edit, and sign compliant contracts in minutes and access management tools to streamline paperwork, onboarding, and payments.

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Hire global contractors

Convert contractors to employees

Assess global worker misclassification risks and compliantly convert contractors to full-timers, all under one platform.

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Run payroll in 120+ currencies

Process salaries, expenses, and bonuses from one dashboard. Pay Team Members on time and in their preferred currency.

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Offer benefits to your global team

Access pre-created local and global benefits packages that ensure you remain compliant and competitive in local markets.

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Built for people like you, loved by people like you

We help teams grow faster across borders

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LEADERSHIP

Ally Fekaiki

CEO and Founder,
Juno

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Without Oyster, I don't even think I would even consider hiring internationally. Oyster has made it so easy that it's become a viable part of our business strategies.

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HR AND PEOPLE OPS

Tyler Parson

VP of People,
Chili Piper

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The biggest value has been the employee experience…. It brings a level of autonomy that our non-U.S. employees didn’t have before.”

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FINANCE AND LEGAL

Alex Nicolaus

Chief People Officer,
Paysend

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The service is seamless, the communication is very good, and there’s definitely a lot of time and cost saved. The cost of using Oyster is less than what it would cost for us to deliver the same service using external consultants.”

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Global compliance & protection

Mitigate risks with our compliant infrastructure in 180+ countries, expansive insurance, and team of legal experts

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Deep intelligence


Access deep local intelligence, insights, and tools to guide you through all stages of global employment.

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Automated
workflows

Unlock a smooth employment experience from hiring to offboarding through our automations and integrations.

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Employee-centric
solutions

Design and roll out competitive offers based on local insights to help you win and retain top talent.

You and your team deserve the world

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Generate compliant agreements in minutes

Trusted by 1,500+ customers

Loved by 5,000+ Team Members

Onboard talent in as little as 48 hours

Found amazing talent across the globe?

With Oyster, you’re clicks away from hiring them. Isn’t that worth exploring?

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  • step 1

    Sign up for a free Oyster account.

    Explore the platform and tools for free—including the Employment Cost Calculator.

  • step 2

    Experience faster, automated hiring.

    Submit a new hire in the platform. Pearl, your virtual hiring assistant, will guide you through the hiring form using country-specific insights and draft the agreement.

  • step 3

    Leave the rest to us.

    The Oyster team (yes, humans!) will review your drafted agreement, send it to you for approval, collect signatures, and handle employee onboarding.

    Compliant agreements in 180+ countries

    Benefits and payroll in 140+ currencies

    Time and expense tracking

    Relocation contracts

Distributed across 70+ countries

Meet the people who make up Oyster

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Free global employment resources? Shuck yeah!

Don’t go without checking out these tools, resources, and guides. (Or, at least bookmark ’em for later.)