Communitech Outposts

See borders as opportunities,
not barriers.

Communitech Outposts helps Canadian companies onboard, pay and manage international employees no matter where they choose to live.

Companies just like yours are using Outposts to hire top talent in 160+ countries around the globe and give current employees the option to work from anywhere in the world.

Recruit and retain the best talent from around the world in weeks, not months.


Expand your talent pool to 160+ countries without the hassle of setting up and maintaining an international back office.


Rely on us to do the paperwork; we hire using a local entity, set up payroll and benefits and get your employee set for their first day.


Leverage our experts and in-country connections to manage compliance risks, local laws and HR requirements.


Rest assured that local tax requirements are met and your out-of-country employee gets paid for doing great work.

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“Communitech Outposts gave us access to a top-tier international talent pool. Being able to hire the best candidate, wherever they are, with support around navigating the legal and compliance administration is a game-changer.” 

Lauren Lake, Chief Operating Officer and co-founder, Bridgit

What's included in Outposts costs?

Communitech Outposts makes it easy for Canadian companies to hire international talent from anywhere in the world, quickly and correctly.

green check mark Onboarding of international employees in weeks, not months
green check mark Compliance with all local labour laws in more than 160 countries 
green check mark An employer of record, so you don’t need to set up another entity
green check mark Access to real people to help you every step of the way
green check mark Handling of employee agreements
green check mark Management of payroll, regulatory compliance and governance
green check mark Reduced regulatory risk
green check mark Employee benefits 
green check mark Direct access to our ecosystem of national and global partners including Trade Commissioner Service, BDC, EDC, trade organizations
green check mark Expert human resources, accounting and legal support available to help you manage all compliance risks and increase awareness of laws

Built by founders, for founders.

Communitech is Canada’s leading innovation hub and the only one of its kind built by founders to serve founders. Outposts was built exactly the same way, and every dollar that goes into it helps advance our national community of tech.

Companies just like yours are using Outposts to fill roles and grow globally with ease and full compliance.

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Becoming a digital-first company forced us to rethink the benefits and perks we offer our team. With remote work here to stay, Communitech Outposts has enabled us to offer our people the opportunity to permanently work from almost anywhere in the world. Offering this flexibility is one more way we can retain our best people."

Trish Steward, Manager, Talent Operations, Vidyard

Don’t let borders be the reason you lose great talent.

Does the best candidate for your company live outside of Canada? Want to offer your employees the freedom to work from anywhere in the world? Don’t let borders be the reason you lose great talent. Outposts can help.

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Communitech Outposts offers Employer of Record (EOR) service in over 160 countries on every continent (except for Antarctica – for now). Is your next artificial intelligence expert in Australia? We’ve got you covered. Need that great sales rep to open up the market in Japan or Germany? We can help! There’s great talent based around the world and Communitech Outposts is there to help get boots on the ground – in weeks, not months. Don’t see the country you’re looking for? Send us an email and we’ll see what we can do.

Talent acquisition is in your court. You know your business needs, your culture and the types of candidates you’re recruiting for. Once you find the perfect candidate and agree on compensation, the Communitech Outposts team steps in to simplify and complete the international hiring process. We compliantly hire the employee through our network of global entities and handle all foreign filings and year-end requirements substantially mitigating the cost and risk to your business. 

Communitech Outposts works with leading benefit providers in each of the over 160 countries to help you offer the best and most cost-effective health and extended benefits in the market. No matter how many candidates you hire, we make sure you can provide the competitive group benefits they are expecting. We also ensure all mandatory state requirements, including pension plans, workers compensation and even safety training, are in place.

Our team stays on top of the laws in each country where Communitech Outposts operates. We’ll also work with you to ensure you understand all the compliance requirements relevant to your business and sector.

We handle all of the above. Managing payroll requires payroll outsourcing, regulatory compliance, governance, regulatory filings and more. Communitech Outposts manages the entire scope of international employment on your behalf in over 160 countries across the world.

Having salespeople on the ground in new markets is key. With Communitech Outposts, we handle the payroll for your hires – and all revenue from sales goes directly from your customers to you.

Yes! Joining Outposts means gaining access to Communitech programming that can help you grow and scale your business:

TalentCommunitech Academyfundingoffice space, and more.

    Thanks to our partners

    Azhar Janjua

    Have questions?

    Azhar Janjua is happy to help.

    Head of Communitech Outposts | Email Azhar Janjua or call +1 (519) 888-9944