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Insights into global expansion & employee retention

Published: September 15, 2023

Introducing Playroll’s Employee Cost Calculator

Who can use it? Designed exclusively for employers and business owners looking to enter global markets.
Playrolls Employee Cost Calculator

In today’s modern marketplace businesses are expanding their horizons to recruit skilled talent and broaden their operations. However, hiring global talent can be quite complicated, especially when it comes to understanding and managing employee costs. Introducing Playroll’s employee cost calculator – a powerful tool thoughtfully designed to simplify the complexities of hiring abroad, providing you with a clear and complete view of the cost of hiring international talent.

Why We Built the Employee Cost Calculator

As businesses look to expand their global footprint, they face a number of complex factors, like fluctuating currencies and navigating an intricate web of legal frameworks. At Playroll, we understand the challenges that come with international hiring and we’re on a mission to empower businesses with tools and resources that support informed decision making. We build the employee cost calculator to provide our customers with a more intuitive and transparent tool that simplifies the complexities of global hiring, providing more detailed insights into global employee costs.

A Simplified View of Global Hiring Costs

Our employee cost calculator is a powerful tool that provides transparency into the cost of hiring talent globally. By offering a seamless, transparent, and clear view of the costs associated with employing talent across borders, businesses can make informed decisions that transform their global hiring strategies. We recently revamped our employee cost calculator to provide a more intuitive experience.

The calculator lays out all the financial aspects involved in hiring talent abroad, from salary considerations and benefits to tax implications and compliance requirements. Now employers can budget effectively and build a fair global talent acquisition plan that allows them to conquer the global marketplace with confidence and ease.

Explore the Playroll Employee Cost Calculator

Clear Financial Insights

The employee cost calculator displays costs in an easily-to-understand format, breaking each cost item down into their core components. The calculator helps employers understand the full cost of hiring candidates, including what an employee’s take-home pay will be after country-specific deductions and taxes are applied. With an interactive accordion feature, employers can explore the line items in more detail, to provide more control over financial insights.

A simplified view of global employee costs with the Playroll cost calculator
💡 Tip: Explore the accordion sections: Use the drop-down accordions for a deeper dive into the various cost elements of hiring international talent and better understand the finer details. If you expand “Employee Gross Salary” you will see a breakdown of each employee expense giving a more comprehensive understanding of employee net salary.
Detailed overview of employee costs with Playrolls employee cost calculator
💡 Tip: Get creative with your inputs: Use the inputs on the left-hand side to experiment with different scenarios. For example – compare employee costs in the Netherlands against those in Germany.

How it Works

The cost calculator is designed with ease of use and transparency in mind. Here’s how it works in 4 simple steps.

  • Step 1: Navigate to the cost calculator section of the Platform.
  • Step 2: Select the country you are looking to explore by selecting your desired option from the drop-down menu.
  • Step 3: As your input, choose between gross salary or cost to the employer. You can select between an annual or monthly view and can also opt between viewing the costs in the local currency of the country you are exploring or your own currency.
  • Step 4: Select “Get quote” and the results will automatically pull through into the right section of the screen.

Playroll’s cost calculator is your gateway to understanding the intricate world of global hiring. Stay tuned as we gear up for a series of exciting updates that will turbo-charge your global hiring outcomes.

Ready to simplify international hiring? Try out our employee cost calculator today.

Schedule a demo to learn more or sign up for a free account.

Employee Cost Calculator FAQ

Do I need to reset my search criteria each time I make a change?

No, you can simply edit your inputs to refine your results.

Are the results in line with local jurisdictions?

Yes, the costs displayed in the results section of the calculator are in line with the jurisdiction of each country. This means you get an accurate overview of the cost of hiring talent in countries across the globe.

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