As the demand grows for ubiquitous, around-the-clock IT talent, hiring beyond restricted geographic areas has become an attractive option for many tech companies. Roughly 55 percent of CIOs now use remote-workers, according to recent data. Expanding job searches overseas can provide access to a higher volume of skilled labor at lower overhead and management costs. For IT in particular—an industry where cultural differences are often overshadowed by a technical fluency and output—this new model has proven irresistible, but far from simple. This whitepaper will examine some of the challenges of hiring IT talent from outside the country.