The international aspect is shipping's strongest card in its search for talent

Even though many people are used to travel by now, the global outlook remains the shipping industry's biggest draw in terms of recruitment, HR chiefs tell ShippingWatch. This also applies to employees brought in from other sectors.

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It is actually a coincidence that a visa office moved in on the ground floor of Tuborg Havnevej 18 north of Copenhagen a year ago. But ever since doing so, it has made life a bit easier for shipping company Torm, which is headquartered a few stories above in the enormous glass building by the waterfront.

As a global shipping company, Torm sometimes needs to send people out into the world. Asking Head of HR Jakob de la Cour, this is also one of the biggest draws the industry can offer in terms of recruiting new employees for the company.

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