Staffing and Recruiting Experts in Uruguay

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Recruitment Agency Costs in Uruguay

In Uruguay, professional recruitment agency fees range from 22-27% of the first-year annual base salary of a recruited employee. Recruitment agencies also require an upfront retainer and payment in advance installments of the agency fee based on milestones such as start of recruitment, presentation of candidates, and scheduling interviews with a candidate shortlist.

We know this might sound overwhelming—but it doesn’t have to be. A solution like Lundi eliminates the barriers for you. With Lundi, you can recruit talent across 70+ countries, easily managing recruitment—all in one, easy-to-use platform. Get an overview of what you need to know when hiring in Uruguay below.

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Employer Tax Costs in Uruguay

Employers in Uruguay are required to pay 12.625% on top of an employee’s salary in social contributions. This includes:

Employee Income Taxes in Uruguay

In Uruguay, employees pay between 0% and 36% in taxes depending on their income bracket. They also pay between 18.1% and 23.1% in social security.

Employee Probation in Uruguay

In Uruguay, the probationary period is three months.

Employee Overtime in Uruguay

Employees in Uruguay work eight hours a day, 48 hours per week.Overtime work on a working day is paid at the rate of two times of regular salary. Work on public holidays or non-working days is paid at two and a half times of an employee’s regular compensation.

Employee Notice in Uruguay

The notice period must be agreed upon in the employment contract.

Termination in Uruguay

Employers in Uruguay have the right to terminate employees, but must provide a notice period as well as severance pay.Terminated employees (except those dismissed for serious misconduct) are entitled to severance payments, the amount of which is equivalent to one month's salary for every year worked, up to a maximum of six months' salary. This includes holiday pay, other benefits, commissions, and aguinaldo.

How to Recruit in Uruguay

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A Lundi Global Talent Consultant will work with you to understand your goals, needs, and team dynamics.
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Within days, we’ll introduce you to the right talent for your team. The average time to match is one week.
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The Right Fit,

Work with your new team member for a trial period (pay Lundi only if satisfied), ensuring they're the right fit.
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No matter the industry or the function, the talent you need could be already living in another country. That’s why we created our borderless talent strategy.

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Why Companies Choose Lundi

Exceptional Talent Unavailable Anywhere Else

  • Not actively applying to jobs
  • Not available on freelancer marketplaces
  • Ready for full-time positions

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Where is Lundi available?

Lundi is a flexible and scalable global talent solution that can fit into your requirements wherever you are in the world. View our coverage.

How do I open an account?

Register your interest by booking a call. During the meeting, we'll help you determine if Lundi is right for your business and how we might be able to help you with your hiring goals.

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Our Vetting Process

  • Tailored

    Lundi takes the time to understand the candidate’s skills, experiences, and goals so that they can be matched to the right job.
  • Fair and Accurate

    Rather than relying on a single question or metric, Lundi takes into account the candidate’s overall history, expertise, and motivation.
  • Inclusive

    Our candidate screening process is designed to be inclusive and equitable, ensuring that all candidates have an equal opportunity to pursue their career goals.
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Book a free strategy session to see how we can help you

No matter the industry or the function, the talent you need could be already living in another country. That’s why we created our borderless talent strategy.