This week, some seemingly unrelated things came together. Let me begin with Lightyear. The biggest change we have seen within Lightyear resulting from the COVID-19 situation has been a strong decline in online job applications. Especially during the month of March. The number of visitors to our careers page was at an all-time low when compared to the years before. People were literally not even looking at the page. This effect is not only caused by the increased levels of insecurity in the world but also by the simple fact that national borders were closed down for unknown periods of time. Our company has around 120 employees and 15 nationalities, many of our online applications originate from abroad.

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