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Hiring a remote team in a country as Greece comes with a lot of overhead, such as compliance, local laws, taxes, etc. As a company, you don't want to worry about knowing all the local laws. Instead you want to focus on your remote team and the business. Rivermate's Employer of Record (EOR) solution helps companies hire remote employees in Greece. We take care of global payroll, taxes, benefits, compliance and HR activities. So you can focus on growing your business.

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1. Hire a remote team in Greece with Rivermate

Payroll, benefits, taxes, and compliance can be difficult to manage in Greece, particularly if you don't have established local relationships. You can hire employees in Greece effectively, conveniently, and in full compliance with all relevant labor laws using Rivermate's global Employer of Record (EOR) solution. We handle the responsibilities and legal risks associated with foreign employment so you can concentrate on growing your company.

2. Introduction

Rivermate is a global employment solutions company that provides Employer of Record services in Greece.

As an employer of record, we help you hire employees and run payroll services in Greece, allowing you to avoid the necessity of first establishing a branch office or subsidiary in Greece.

It is not necessary to establish an entity in order to hire an employee. We can hire your employee in any country with a few mouse clicks. Using our Employer of Record solution, you can have full compliance, benefits, and automated payments.

If you wish to hire a remote team in Greece or individually hire remote employees in Greece, Rivermate’s global employer of record services will make sure that the process will be as seamless as possible for you.

Send us a message so we can talk about how Rivermate’s Employer of Record Greece services can best help your company!

3. Hire a remote team in Greece

Greece is well-known not just for its ancient history and myths, but also for its 18 World Heritage Sites. It is referred to be the "Cradle of Western Civilization." According to Greeka, Greece's economy is the 15th biggest in the European Union (EU) out of 27 nations. As a developed country, Greece's economy is 85% service and 12% industry, with agriculture accounting for just 3% of national economic production. Despite the fact that Greece is a rich nation, the previous decade has been difficult due to the economic crisis.

4. Cost of living in Greece

The cost of living in Greece is $919, which is 1.01 times less costly than the global average. Greece was placed 74th out of 197 nations in terms of cost of living, and the 56th best country to live in.

The average wage after taxes in Greece is $789, which is enough to meet living costs for 0.9 months.

5. Cost of renting in Greece

When compared to the United States and several other European nations, Greece is quite economical. Apartment rentals are 70% lower than in the United States, while necessary food products are 20% lower. Greece is a secure country with an extremely low crime rate.

Without rent, the estimated monthly expenditures for a household of four are 2,145.25€.

Without rent, a single person's monthly expenditures are estimated to be 620.50€.

According to Global Property Guide statistics, property rents in Greece are likewise fairly affordable, at 1,438 EUR compared to 5,846 EUR.

6. Major industries in Greece

Multinational corporations are always on the search for true talent. Since the shutdown, the employment economy has been in decline. However, once the vaccinations have been provided, several firms are attempting to make up for missed possibilities. Many firms are on a recruiting frenzy, and they are looking for workers with certain skill sets.

Companies may seek to engage remote workers from a certain region to meet the demands of their clients. While bridging the skill gap, this also becomes highly cost-effective. The remote might represent a sales executive role. However, selecting someone who is familiar with the market will be more advantageous to the organization than recruiting someone from another place.

Organizations may sometimes employ someone to assist them understand the local culture. This is useful in customer service positions because the remote worker can quickly fix the issue. Organizations nowadays go the additional mile to satisfy the demands of their customers, and they recruit remote workers to assist them. Organizations also desire a diversified staff since they can benefit from them. Employees from various backgrounds provide a variety of viewpoints and ideals to the firm.

Remote employment has increased workers' flexibility and independence thanks to technological advancements. Employees may be closer to their family while maintaining their work-life balance. Companies value these personnel because they are more motivated and self-driven. They also operate in a systematic way.

7. Hiring cost in Greece

The Greece employer cost is generally estimated at 22.54%% of the employee salary.

8. Employment laws Greece

There is a significant skill mismatch in Greece, and many people have been found to be overqualified for their positions despite having completed their college education. The working time in Greece is regulated at 40 hours per week if it is evenly divided as 8 hours in a 5-day week and 6 hours and 40 minutes in a 6-day week, according to labor legislation. Time worked in excess of 9 hours is considered overtime and must be compensated.

9. Top skills Greece

Greece has a population of 10,717,169 people and a GDP of 209.853 billion USD. According to a PwC analysis, Greece has excellent infrastructure in terms of airports, ports, motorways, and communication connections. In terms of infrastructural quality, it ranks 37th internationally and 18th among EU nations. The internet speed for mobile download is around 86.70 Mbps and 37.71 Mbps for fixed broadband. This is an excellent speed for distant work.

Greeks are extremely bright and competent individuals. Food, shipping, tourism, tobacco processing, textiles, petroleum, metal goods, chemicals, mining, and industrial products are Greece's key industries.

Thessaloniki, a vibrant metropolis noted for its dynamic talent pool, is the second largest city after Athens. Students and members of the academic community account for about half of Thessaloniki's population. This draws significant investment, and Thessaloniki is quickly becoming a tech centre. As remote occupations become more common, positions such as customer service, marketing, software development, writing, translation, and so on are in high demand.

Here's a list of tasks that may be completed remotely:

1. Customer Service and Admin Support - Many digital organizations and online shops strive to improve their customer service in order to attain high CSAT (Customer Satisfaction), which has become the cornerstone of every company. They recruit remote workers to assist with customer service. Having phone skills as well as listening abilities are required for a customer service position. Furthermore, understanding the local flavor as well as administrative abilities will be quite beneficial to administrative professionals.

2. Marketing and sales professions may be done remotely by anybody with basic negotiating abilities. Remote employees are most suited for this position since they are familiar with the local culture. Companies may debut their products and leverage local hiring to assist them capture market share, whilst marketers can offer health insurance and financial items in addition to consumer goods. Greeks speak English as well, therefore being multilingual is advantageous.

3. Entry-level Computer Jobs - Not all computer programming and development jobs are accessible to earn from the convenience of one's own home. These are simple to execute and need no special skill. The only criteria for this employment are basic computer and typing abilities.

4. Jobs in development and information technology are in high demand as the world becomes more digital. Online transactions and digitalization have expanded, and the need of the hour is to create new applications, which is why many young people are pursuing careers as programmers and developers. Programming might be done at a distance. Developers of Java, PHP, JavaScript, iOS, and SQL are constantly in high demand.

5. Teaching and tutoring positions - Schools and universities have gone online since the shutdown. Many parents want to enroll their children in online programs to help them acquire new skills. As a result, online teaching employment have become the norm. Many professionals improve their skills by attending online courses. Aside from subject matter knowledge, a robust internet connection is required. Writing and translation tasks - Article and blog writing, editing and proofreading, resume writing, books, and e-books may all be handled remotely. For the material to be unique, they need research and linguistic abilities.

10. Economic landscape in Greece

Greece has been through huge economic crises and is now slowly normalizing. According to the IMF, Greece's GDP would increase by 3.3% this year and 5.4% in 2022. Factors such as European recovery fund investment and restrained expenditure due to the epidemic, as well as tourism, for which Greece is widely renowned, are triggering the economy. According to an Al Jazeera article, Greece wants to spend 57 billion euros over the next six years to restore the network industries and restructure public services while attracting investment and increasing exports.

11. Market size in Greece

There is currently no information on the market size in Greece.

12. Minimum wage in Greece

The minimum wage in Greece is set at 650€ per month or 29.04€ per day.

13.Why choose Rivermate to hire your remote team in Greece?

Establishing an entity in Greece to hire a team takes time, money, and effort. The labor law in Greece has strong worker employment protection, requiring great attention to details and a thorough awareness of local best practices. Rivermate makes expanding into Greece simple and effortless. We can assist you with hiring your preferred talent, managing HR and payroll, and ensuring compliance with local legislation without the hassle of establishing a foreign branch office or subsidiary. Our PEO and Global Employer of Record (EOR) solutions in Greece give you peace of mind so you can focus on running your business. Please contact us if you'd like to learn more about how Rivermate can help you hire employees in Greece via our Employer of Record (EOR) / PEO solution.

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