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Papaya vs Competitor – A Reddit User Speaks

It all comes down to trust. Payroll companies need to collect personal data in order to process payroll. Their clients must be able to trust them to protect that data and ensure privacy. Failure to implement high standards of security could have far-reaching consequences for payroll clients and their employees, including financial loss, identity theft, […]

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Papaya Raises $250 Million In Series D Funding

When Papaya became a Unicorn in March with a valuation of $1.2 billon, we knew we were just getting started. Now, six months later, Papaya raised $250 million in Series D funding and reached a valuation of $3.7 billion, a tenfold increase over September 2020. “2021 has been and continues to be a breakthrough year […]

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Papaya Featured in Gartner Report for 3rd Straight Year

Papaya is dedicated to revolutionizing global payroll, payments, and workforce management through our breakthrough technology for all types of companies and all employment options. The goal is to create the workforce management platform that will become the industry standard. A look at Gartner’s Market Guide for Multi-country Payroll Solutions for 2021 shows that Papaya is […]

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Papaya Global Named To The 2021 Forbes Cloud 100

Papaya firmly believes that the Papaya Platform will become the industry standard for managing the global workforce in the coming years. This week, we took another major step in that direction. Papaya Global is proud to announce that we have been selected to the Forbes 2021 Cloud 100, the definitive ranking of the top 100 […]

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How to Make The Netherlands’ 30% Ruling Work for You

Highly skilled employees who were recruited to jobs in the Netherlands or transferred to Dutch branches of multi-national corporations may qualify for a significant tax reduction under the Netherlands’ 30% Ruling. Under the 30% law, Dutch businesses can grant qualified employees 30% of their salary in untaxed allowance for a period of 5 years. The […]

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Papaya’s Tools Provide Best-in-Class Employee Experience

Papaya Global, the industry leader in payroll technology and expertise, trusted by the world’s fastest growing companies, is rolling out a series of tools for companies to provide a first-rate employment experience to their remote employees across the globe. The roll out is part of Papaya’s ongoing commitment to innovation and the constant development of […]

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How Papaya Protects Data and Ensures Privacy

Papaya Global is entrusted with the payroll and payments and for hundreds of companies and tens of thousands of employees.  To earn that trust, Papaya places the top priority on maintaining security and privacy in transferring, processing, and storing data. Papaya’s security standards and practices are peer reviewed for ISO 270001 and SOC 1 compliance, […]

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Papaya HRIS Makes Remote Teams Feel Like One Company

At Papaya, we believe every employee deserves a first-rate employment experience. But companies with distributed teams often find it hard to engage their far-flung employees, especially when all they know about the person is an employee ID number and a job title.    It can be challenging to picture how each employee on a remote team fits within the larger organization. Too often, a hierarchy develops […]

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How Papaya is Redefining Business Industry Standards

As the tumultuous events of 2020 demonstrated, every company has a deep need for a robust contingency plan for critical payroll services. Even with an increase in payroll automation among global companies, many remain vulnerable to another large-scale disruption such as a major power outage, loss of connectivity, or a natural disaster. Critical payroll service […]

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Coming Soon…The ONE!

In 2021, we’re launching The ONE – a single platform to manage Global People, Payroll, and Payments. The ONE is a local and global end-to-end people management solution to hire, onboard, manage, and pay people through a single cloud-based platform. Monitor and automate the whole payroll and payment process in ONE place to ensure 100% […]

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People and Payroll Community Goes Live!

Papaya is proud to support the People and Payroll community. People and Payroll is a community site created to connect the best minds in global work. People and Payroll has private discussion forums to share expertise, access industry-leading benchmarks and best-practices, and submit your own professional content. The goal is to empower global workforce leaders […]

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Launch Your Expansion With These 5 Countries

Looking to grow internationally by hiring employees abroad? Just spin the globe- opportunities are everywhere. But choosing the right location can be the difference between success and failure. Tax benefits, business-friendly environments with flexibility, strong economies, and cost efficiency are key factors to consider when choosing where to launch your global expansion initiative. The Covid-19 […]

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Guide to the American Benefits System for International Companies

A benefits package is a cost-effective way to attract prospective employees and to show current employees that the company cares about their well-being. It helps build a corporate culture and demonstrates company values effectively. Research on benefits from the business world indicates that benefits are most effective when they address the needs and priorities of […]

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Why a Global Benefits Policy Builds Strong Employee Engagement

Creating a benefits package for prospective employees is not just about competing for top talent. It’s also about building corporate values and showing employees that the company truly cares about their well-being, in and out of work. In the past, global companies provided different benefits packages for every country in order to meet the local […]

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How to Overcome Obstacles When Managing a Remote Workforce

Many companies have been forced to shift their workforce to remote work in response to the Covid crisis. Some were unprepared for the change and did not have the internal infrastructure in place to effectively manage, communicate, and evaluate their employees, most of whom also need guidance and support to perform at a high level […]

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The Future of Jobs: More Automation and More Remote Work 

Companies across the globe are increasing the rate of automation, remote work, and digitization in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the 2020 Future of Jobs report published by the World Economic Forum. Many jobs, the report states, will be transformed and employers will look to retrain their employees to meet their technology needs. The […]

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COVID-19, Working from Home & US State Tax Issues

The Covid-19 pandemic has forced many businesses to shift quickly from the office to a work-from-home arrangement. Some of these companies were already on the road to expanding remote work. Others were forced to adopt new work-from-home policies before they could fully consider all of the ramifications. Much has been written about how working from […]

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Primer on Our Global Payroll Technology

The Papaya Platform is a complex combination of interconnected technologies that operate as a seamless whole. Working together, the platform automates global payroll, consolidates payroll data into a single view, standardizes data, and ensures compliance in over 140 countries, each with its own reporting style, language, and payroll system. The Papaya Platform is an end-to-end […]

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NelsonHall Identifies Papaya Global as an Innovator in EoR Services

NelsonHall, the highly-respected industry research organization, conducted a thorough NEAT (NelsonHall Vendor Evaluation & Assessment Tool) appraisal of Papaya Global’s Employer of Record service. The final results (downloadable below), demonstrate that Papaya is an innovator in the field and capable of delivering high-quality services. According to the assessment, NelsonHall placed Papaya in the Innovators quadrant. […]

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Papaya Global Raises $40 million Series B Funding Round

At Papaya, we pride ourselves on constantly improving our leading payroll and payment platform, and on our new emphasis on global people management. Global recognition as a market innovator and a leader in the global workforce management space drew interest from some of the most prestigious investment firms across the globe. Today, we proudly announce […]

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Papaya Launches Stand-Alone Payroll Intelligence Suite

Papaya’s industry-leading real time payroll intelligence reporting suite is the most effective source for actionable business decisions. It lets you analyze and monitor your workforce spending so that you always stay in control. And it was only available to companies using Papaya’s workforce solutions. Until now! Starting today, any company can use Papaya’s reporting suite, […]

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Papaya Launches New HRIS Capabilities

At Papaya, we’re committed to building the best global payroll platform in the world, and making it a vital part of HR and workforce management. That means creating better and quicker ways to onboard new team members, monitor salary changes, and keep records of paid time off – from anywhere in the world. Our powerful […]

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Global Payroll RFP: The 10 Essential Elements 

Composing an RFP starts with a clear set of goals. What is the company trying to achieve and how does it go about achieving it? What are the pain points it needs to address? What role does global payroll play in its larger strategy? It is essential to remember – an RFP is not about finding the top-ranked payroll vendor, the vendor with the most features, or the vendor with the most […]

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Papaya Recognized as Global Payroll Leader by World’s Top Analysts

Papaya has always believed that innovation, automation, and a total workforce solution can transform global payroll. We’re honored to see our approach and our groundbreaking technology featured in new reports by the world’s leading advisory organizations – Gartner, the world’s premier research organization, NelsonHall, a market leader in business process outsourcing, Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA), a leading […]

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EU Invalidates Privacy Shield: What You Need to Know

Companies wishing to transfer personal data from the EU to the US will no longer be able to use the EU-US Privacy Shield certification. On July 16, the Court of Justice of the EU declared the Privacy Shield framework invalid for transferring personal data of EU citizens to the US. In the court case, the […]

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Papaya Acquires HRIS Platform Mensch’s Intellectual Property

Papaya Global, the leading platform for global payroll and workforce management, is proud to announce the acquisition of HRIS platform Mensch’s intellectual property. Papaya will merge Mensch’s innovative software into Papaya’s platform to strengthen Papaya’s end-to-end global workforce management offering – from hiring and boarding to payroll processing and cross-border payments. Papaya will also add […]

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Papaya Launches Global Equity and Contractor Management Features

Being the world’s best global payroll platform for the entire workforce (payroll, EoR, and contractors) means constant improvement. For Papaya, that means creating new ways to simplify your global expansion. Our newest offerings, launched today, provide tools to incentivize your workforce globally and make contractor management easy. The new features let you: • Provide any […]

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Papaya Global Adds Group 11 as a Strategic Investor

Papaya is proud to welcome leading US-based fintech VC  Group 11 as our new investor and its founding partner Dovi Frances as a member of our board of directors. The investment was carried out through the purchase of secondary stock from existing shareholders. Last October, Papaya Global raised $45 million in a Series A funding […]

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Aggregator vs Wholly Owned EoR Models

Expanding abroad has never been easier. Even a company with no local entities can start hiring in full compliance around the world through a global Employer of Record (EoR) service. The EoR (also know as global PEO) serves as the legal employer, hiring the employees on behalf of the client, and handling all workforce management […]

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Papaya’s New Reporting Suite – Global Workforce Data at Your Fingertips

We continue to build the world’s best global payroll platform for managing the total workforce (payroll, EoR, and contractors). That means ensuring you can run your payroll easily across the globe and always have a powerful tool to support decision- making, analyze data, and control and monitor the total costs for all your workers globally. […]

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Navigating the Challenges of Global Remote Working

Businesses are moving quickly to adopt remote work in order to expand their workforce, provide local support to clients, and hire top talent anywhere in the world. Many were motivated by the coronavirus pandemic. Others had been planning a gradual shift from office work to remote work but accelerated the process in response to circumstances. While […]

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Global Gender Gap in 2020

Goldman Sachs made headlines earlier this year when its CEO David Solomon announced that the prestigious investment house would no longer back companies going public if their board of directors was comprised entirely of men. “Starting on July 1st in the US and Europe, we’re not going to take a company public unless there’s at […]

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FBI: Email Attacks on Payroll Rising

Cyber-attacks on payroll are up and they are growing in sophistication, the FBI warned in its annual report on Internet-based crime. The report, published by the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3), singled out payroll as particularly vulnerable to email-based fraud, known as Business Email Compromises (BEC). In a BEC attack, the criminal targets a […]

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Global Payroll RFP – What it is and How to use it

What is an RFP? If your company is expanding and will require a global payroll, looking to upgrade the global payroll model it already has, or just wants to replace its manual process with an automated platform, you are in the market for new payroll software that meets your unique needs. One good way to […]

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Is Telework Good for Productivity? Data from Gallup says YES

As the future of work begins to take shape, some of its contours are coming into focus. Remote work, for example, is on the rise, and appears to be emerging as a major aspect of employment in the future. In the US alone, 43% of employees already work outside the office at least part of […]

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PapayaSeminars: Building Your Company’s Presence in the US & Canada

America has always been the Land of Opportunity, and never more so than today. The global economy has created opportunities for foreign companies to enter the massive US market, with or without an entity. So it’s not surprising that Papaya’s latest seminar on expanding to the US or Canada drew a larger crowd than expected. […]

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How To Prevent Data Errors In Global Payroll

Getting payroll right and on time begins with ensuring data accuracy. Nothing causes more mistakes or delays than late, missing, or incorrect payroll data. A manager might neglect to report a particular commission on a sale that went through late in the payroll cycle. Or senior management might decide to change the company bonus policy […]

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How To Plan a Global Payroll Implementation

With so much riding on payroll, it’s not surprising that the payroll department is one of the slowest sectors to adopt new innovations. When paychecks are incorrect or late, employees suffer the immediate consequences, but companies pay in the long run through loss of trust, and that leads to growing rates of employee churn. In […]

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Papaya Platform Takes Major Leap Forward

Our industry-leading workforce management solution just got more automated and more sophisticated. It’s loaded with exclusive features, too. Everything will be available to our clients free of charge. There are no premium features. Our upgrade includes: Papaya Personal – Our revolutionary new portal just for employees, including payslips, benefits, and time off reporting. It’s mobile-friendly […]

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Impact of Payroll on the Employee Experience

Business leaders often point to employees as their company’s greatest resource. After all, it’s the employees who execute the day-to-day tasks that lead to a company’s success. When employees give their all for the company, the company reaps the benefits. When they feel alienated from its values and culture, their productivity often drops and the […]

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PapayaSeminars Presents: Doing Business in Germany

What’s the best approach to doing business in Germany? That was the key question for Stefan Kirchmann, a partner and head of tax at Mazars Germany, Papaya’s in-country partner for Germany. Stefan brought his vast knowledge and expertise to Tel Aviv for an exclusive seminar for Papaya. Using the hypothetical example of an Israeli company […]

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5 Considerations When Choosing a Global PEO/EOR

With the emergence of a global economy, companies of all sizes can expand their teams overseas with full legal compliance, with or without a legal entity in those countries. Companies that have the resources, both in terms of time and money, can opt to open an entity in every country where they want to be […]

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Global Payroll and Payments – Closing the Circle

The Payroll department, nestled between Finance and Human Resources, performs one of the most essential tasks for any business – it ensures that everyone at the company is paid correctly and on time, every time. That may sound simple, but in a global economy, it’s one of the most complex operations a company performs on […]

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Papaya Attends Money20/20 Conference

As fintech companies continue to reinvent the world of finance, some of the most daring innovations are happening in the Payments space. The recent Money20/20 conference in Las Vegas –the largest conferences in the US devoted to payments – put a spotlight on the many areas currently being transformed by financial technology. Papaya Global took […]

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Papaya Global Raises $45 million Series A Funding Round

At Papaya, we believe that great payroll creates great capabilities, and that great partners bring great opportunity. That’s never been more true for us than it is today. We are proud to announce the close of a $45 million funding round led by Insight Partners, with participation from Bessemer Venture Partners and existing investors New […]

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The Inside Story – How Papaya Raised $45 Million

When we envisioned Papaya three years ago, our dream was to provide a simple global workforce solution without compromising on compliance, privacy, and most of all, a great experience for our clients and their employees. We wanted to create a truly SaaS solution with three main objectives: to serve the needs of companies at all […]

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Local vs Global Payroll Processing Compared

Payroll is clearly the most thankless job in any organization. No manager ever pulls a payroll worker aside to praise him or her for properly calculating payroll. But when there are mistakes or delays…the fingers of blame are quick to point at the payroll worker responsible for the error. The reason is simple. There is […]

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Cut Costs Using BI Time Off Report

Time off is a sensitive cost item for any company, and even more so when dealing with a remote workforce. How do you track time off among your global workforce? Do you log it in a master file? Do you have a third-party platform in place? Papaya’s Platform has a Business Intelligence (BI) reporting module […]

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