Category: Blog

Here’s What You Need to Know About Independent Contractor Penalties

See Part 1 of this series, head over to Here’s What to Consider Before Turning to Independent Contractors.Using independent contractors can be a beneficial way for organizations to meet rapid staffing needs, but there are risks to consider—the greatest of which is misclassifying independent contractors. Consider this common occurrence of…
Read More »

Top Drivers for International Expansion

Whether you’re the chief financial officer or a regional HR manager, you play a crucial role in finding and implementing solutions related to the company’s growth plans. When those plans include international expansion, it’s important to consider the various drivers and related challenges—and learn from organizations that have successfully gone…
Read More »

Globalizing Your Service Strategy

Many companies are expanding beyond their local borders to compete in the global market. The benefits are incalculable, but entering into this arena requires significant forethought and planning. Your organization needs to ensure your global service strategy aligns to your business and customers’ needs. Having an upfront plan can help…
Read More »

Here’s What to Consider Before Turning to Independent Contractors

When faced with a need to employ people quickly, many organizations turn to independent contractors. They can be brought on with relative ease, regardless of whether the organization has previously done business in a particular geography. Because independent contractors are responsible for their own employment, your organization may avoid the…
Read More »
global expansion strategy

Getting started on a global expansion strategy

Global expansion can stimulate revenue gains and other advantages for businesses willing to take that step. And though there’s not a one-size-fits-all approach to growing internationally, one thing is true for most companies, regardless of size: Continually reviewing, devising and applying a global expansion strategy is a key element of…
Read More »

The Value of a Network

“Networking” may evoke images of insincere business professionals frantically darting from one artificial conversation to another in a bid to offload as many business cards as possible. Building a network, however, is more than casually exchanging contact information. It’s developing a trusted resource of knowledge and expertise that can be…
Read More »

ADP, Celergo: Game-Changer Or Not.

I recently saw a quote regarding the recent acquisition of Celergo by ADP: It was hailed a “game-changer,” and I want to discuss it further.First, I want to congratulate Michele and the Celergo team for such an awesome accomplishment. As the founder of a company, I know just how difficult…
Read More »

New Name. New Look. Same Attitude.

The SafeGuard World International brand has served our organization nobly for a decade.  We’ve developed solutions that have never previously existed, we have created markets, and completely disrupted others.  We are proud of the SafeGuard name and everything we have accomplished.We find ourselves in incredibly healthy markets and posting a…
Read More »

Ensuring Success as a Global Sales Team

An evolving global business marketplace means companies are frequently evaluating how to maximize revenue potential amid disparate economies. Global sales teams play an important role, and to get the most the return from your sales force, you need a strategy that can scale to fit your various target markets. A…
Read More »

Building Up a Global Sales Team

With more than a decade of experience, Neil Carpenter, Chief Revenue Officer, has seen the global expansion journeys of our team, our company, and our clients. We talked to him about building out a global sales team and his perspective on international growth. Let’s start with background: How long have…
Read More »

Discover growth through
better managed global outsourcing.