Shipping employees are looking to re-locate closer to home after coronavirus

The uncertainty caused by the coronavirus crisis and the resulting changes to daily life with quarantines, lockdowns and work from home have led more expats to give up on their life abroad and look closer to their home countries, headhunters tell ShippingWatch.

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Quarantines, corona tests and work from home have become part of daily life in several places around the world, causing many to rethink their current situation.

In the shipping industry, this trend particularly impacts the many expats that temporarily uproot their entire life to move their whole family to a different country to work and live.

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