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How do I identify a strong pipeline of relevant talent?

Posted by Waterloo EDC on August 5, 2020

This is the seventh part in our "Guide to Foreign Business Expansion" series tackling the 12 questions every business needs to ask. Download the full guide now.

Identifying a reliable source of entry-level, highly trained talent is important for every expansion. First, early-career professionals should be a central part of your hiring strategy – not only are the often more affordable to hire...

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Topics: talent, business, site selection, Q&A

What kinds of cost advantages can my company benefit from?

Posted by Waterloo EDC on July 23, 2020

This is the sixth part in our "Guide to Foreign Business Expansion" series tackling the 12 questions every business needs to ask. Download the full guide now.

The draw of cost advantages is one of the most common reasons we encounter from businesses looking to expand. After all, finding ways to cut costs can make a business more profitable – or even make a business viable.

But, it’s one thing...

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Topics: business, site selection, Q&A

What are location advantages and how can they help my company?

Posted by Waterloo EDC on July 9, 2020

This is the fifth part in our "Guide to Foreign Business Expansion" series tackling the 12 questions every business needs to ask. Download the full guide now.

Expansion to a new location is unlikely to make sense unless the new location provides tangible advantages over your current location, or provides concrete solutions to challenges facing your current location. There are a wide variety...

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Topics: business, site selection, Q&A

How should I evaluate an ecosystem?

Posted by Waterloo EDC on June 24, 2020

This is the fourth part in our "Guide to Foreign Business Expansion" series tackling the 12 questions every business needs to ask. Download the full guide now.

Every community is different, which means that every community presents different options and opportunities for growing your business. Like purchasing a house in the right neighbourhood, expanding your business in the right community...

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Topics: business, site selection, Q&A

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