Creation of free-trade zones within europe, north america and the pacific rim. Political-legal factors are a huge consideration in choosing companies in which to open your business. Recruiting internationally: telecommunications and travel have made it easier to recruit internationally, hr must be responsive to cultural, political, and legal environments both domestically and abroad while recruiting internationally. 4 core criteria that are viewed as essential for recruiting internationally o. Apprenticeships: major source of training labour in european nations is apprenticeship training programs. European apprenticeships are superior to those in canada. Fundamental task is assembling the right group of people who can work together effectively to accomplish the goals of the team. Selecting employees internationally: a person"s qualifications, hiring laws, union restrictions have an impact on hiring. In canada, managers tend to emphasize merit with best qualified person to get the job.