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The Shelf Company Defined

If you’re a foreigner trying to set up a business in Indonesia, you have a few choices. All of them have their pros and cons, but what ties them is the fact they take a lot of time. Granted, the country rose 19 places when it comes to ease of doing business. However, more work needs to be done. While the government is shaping policies and regulations to make everythi …

Personal Background Check: Understanding Its Main Purpose

Corruption and fraud are happening at every corner of the world these days, including Indonesia. Therefore, a personal background check or screening should be a vital part of every recruitment and collaborating process for your business in Indonesia—before getting yourself too involved in a potential candidate or business partner. With its booming economy and more in …

Should Your Business Buy a Shelf Company

If you are planning to do business in Indonesia, buying a shelf company can be one of the many options, without all the lengthy and complicated procedure. This allows you to jumpstart your business and join the market in a rather short period of time. But what is a shelf company? A shelf company is a ready-made company that can be either a freshly established entity …

Should You Conduct a Background Check on Your Business Partner?

Anyone who wishes to invest in Indonesia should know it’s not easy as putting up a production facility or getting a business and work permit. Here are a few things to consider: ·         Indonesia maintains a Negative Investment List, which highlights how much percentage a foreign company can own in a particular business sector …

Understanding the Virtual Office Concept

The old adage goes, “You only get one chance to make a first impression”. Well, the same is true of your company presentation and it sets the tone for your business. Hence, for self-employed professionals and entrepreneurs of small businesses, image is everything. Building an image for your business in Indonesia to thrive and grow doesn’t have to be expensive that wi …

Everything You Need to Know about the Business Visa in Indonesia

International travel for business in Indonesia requires a business visa, an official document granted by the Immigration Office in Indonesia, as a permission to visit Indonesia for business purposes. Although the process of applying a business visa is relatively simple as compared to the application of a stay permit, the process of issuing an Indonesian business vis …

Top 5 Reasons You Should Conduct a Pre-Employment Background Check

We can cite numerous reasons why every business, whether big or small, should always perform a pre-employment background check. But for this article, we’d like to concentrate on the top 5 based on the perspective or context of the Indonesian law. 1. To verify all certifications and education. These days, many industries or businesses don’t put a lot of weight in e …

The Importance and Value of Pre-Employment Background Checks

When you’re on the stage of setting up and growing your business, your hands are usually full of a long list of tasks. In the end, you are less likely to fulfill what could have been a very critical step in the employment process: pre-screening. Conducting pre-employment background checks is one of the essential HR processes, but because it’s usually complex, and n …

The Indonesian Business and Banking Landscape

Indonesia is on a roll as far as its economy is concerned, and two of the fastest-growing sectors are business and banking. The Banking Landscape The banking industry wins in terms of its reforms and framework. For one, it is highly centralised. While Bank Indonesia is responsible for keeping the local currency stable, it’s OJK (Financial Services Authority) that ov …

Why You Need to Know Your Candidate Before Hiring Them

Sometimes the need to fill a vacancy becomes so urgent the company no longer takes time to assess, and even scrutinize, every application properly. Rather, HR may take all the information in the CV at face value. This method may work, but oftentimes they don’t. If you’re in Indonesia, it can also mean serious trouble for your business. If you’re wondering how and w …

Is a University Degree Important for the Position That You Are Hiring For?

One of the biggest bones of contention in recruitment is whether education matters during hiring. If it does, how much weight should it have? Granted, not all jobs will require a diploma. In some cases, experience and even trainability are more than sufficient. But it’s a totally different case if you talk about hiring people for Indonesia. In Indonesia, Education …

How Much Should I Pay the New Employee?

Wages are and always will be a very sensitive but essential topic for both employers and employees. For those who hire, the biggest concern is the return of investment. The salary should answer the question, “Is my employee worth it of the money I pay?” For the employees, the wages must not only help them survive but also encourage them to stay in the company. Many …

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