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The global labour market has vastly altered in recent years. Image: Unsplash/Clay Banks

Paul Baldassari
President, Manufacturing and Services, Flex
Aida Hajro
Chair in International Business and Director, Centre for International Business at the University of Leeds
Milda Žilinskaitė
Senior Scientist, Vienna University of Economics and Business
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Migrants account for up to 3.6% of the global population.
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