Category: Expanding Globally

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 …

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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 …

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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

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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.

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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

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Don’t Let a Missing Sock Thwart HR Compliance

One of the most common problems I encounter in my daily interaction with HR professionals is what I’ve come to call the “missing sock.”

In laundry, you have a list of required steps: sorting, washing, drying, folding. But no matter how diligent you are, when it comes to completing the …

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How to Maintain Your Culture Through Expansion

As your organization grows globally, how do you maintain a consistent company culture?

It’s a question we’ve had to answer ourselves. Safeguard Global started with a small group of passionate founders who developed the values and vision that would carry them into the future. Over 10 years, the company grew …

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Don’t Let Your Benefits Get Lost In Translation

Congratulations! You’re expanding your U.S.-based team to include its first international hires. How do you make remote employees feel like they are a part of your larger team? Co-working tools such as Dropbox, Asana, and Slack make working from anywhere a cinch. But what really makes employees feel valued by …

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Bootstrapping a Thriving Global Company: Part 1

You have to be a little nuts

As an entrepreneur, I am often asked about the spark that led me to create SafeGuard World International. The answer is simple: I found an area of the payroll market that was just emerging and focused on that.

But creating a global brand …

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