As any expat will tell you, we are everywhere. No matter which street you walk down, you are bound to hear a wide variety of languages
during your leisurely stroll. With a demographic shift taking place that has not been seen since the Middle Ages, global mobility has become one of the hottest topics of the decade and 2012 was hailed as the year in which the race for talent ruled the international market.
The need to develop global leadership and the growth of new business ventures abroad has prompted a massive rise in global mobility. According to the International Organization for Migration the number of migrants has increased dramatically during the last 10 years from 150 million in 2000 to 214 million today, which equals 3.1% of the global population, or one person in 33.