Global Expansion and the Importance of a Job Structure

Riding the Growth Curve

Several years ago, I worked for a company that was beginning to experience some significant growing pains brought on by its expansion into the global marketplace.  The young company I had joined had grown rapidly in the U.S. and was now looking for a stronger presence internationally.  Opportunities to open locations in Europe, Asia and Latin America had triggered a hiring phase unlike any the company had previously experienced and in the eagerness to expand; we overlooked the fact that we were rapidly outgrowing our own infrastructure.

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It didn’t take long before the problems became apparent.  There was no process in place Continue reading