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How to find a job in Brazil

Jobs in Brazil have garnered a lot of media attention recently.  The economist published an article in January of 2011 with data from both Dasein Executive Search and Association of Executive Search showing that Brazil has the highest executive salaries in the world. The March 2012 edition of Brazil’s Istoe magazine ran a cover story on the number of foreign professionals coming to Brazil to take advantage of the favorable salaries, publishing Michael Page salary data …

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How to get a visa to work in Brazil

How to get a visa to work in Brazil

There are various visas you can get to work in Brazil. Here is a summary the most relevant information. If you work for a company: 1) If they lend services to a Brazilian company that require technical skills you can get a Business Visa which allows you to work in Brazil being paid in your country of origin. 2) If your company wants a presence in Brazil, you can be a director of this company, …

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Top 10 headhunting firms in Brazil

Headhunting firms are popular in Brazil, especially given the fierce war for talent present in a growing and competitive economy.  I have used headhunting firms in the past and there are expensive but they do get the job done.  That’s not to say you should use them at an early stage startup. Here is a list of 10 headhunting firms in Brazil who might be able to find you a good candidate (or even a …

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Why its better to be hired PJ rather than CLT in Brazil

In order to be hired PJ, you need to charge through a company (your own or someone else’s). You still need a work visa just the same, however, I will assume you have the appropriate visa. Choosing CLT and PJ is a tradeoff but I’d say it’s usually better to be hired PJ. You get more net salary each month and you (and the company) pay less taxes overall. You might even be able to …

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