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Remote Work Means Anyone Can Take Your Job

Now thousands of people could be competing for your role from around the world.

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When everyone’s face is milliseconds away on a Zoom call, who cares where their butts are sitting? Remote workers could be anywhere in the world. They are, by default, outsourced.




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