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The Future of Recruitment

The recent global impact of conflicts, climate change and the Covid-19 Pandemic has turned the world on its head as everyday more and more industries encounter obstacles that they must overcome in order to succeed. In an increasingly technology driven world, the future of recruitment also looks set to reach out to technology in order […]

Skills for the Future

In a post pandemic world facing numerous economic hardships, the job market is shrinking although this is countered by new employment opportunities that are created by innovators and disruptors. If you are happy in your chosen profession but unsure of your future career prospects then it may be the time to revisit your skill set […]

Foreign Employment as a Path to Migration

According to the  International Organization for Migration, approximately 200,000 skilled and unskilled workers migrate from Sri Lanka to destinations across the Middle East (80%), Europe, Japan, Korea and more annually. There are roughly over two million Sri Lankan migrant workers presently employed across the world. When will this Pandemic End? With the Delta and Omicron […]

Preserving The Status Quo: Government Jobs In Sri Lanka In 2022

Quite recently, we addressed the question: What Jobs Are Better Than Government Jobs In Sri Lanka? The public sector in Sri Lanka has proven to be the backbone of an economy that is struggling to get back on its feet. The current budget therefore takes into consideration the importance of keeping the public servants satisfied.  […]

What Jobs Are Better Than Government Jobs In Sri Lanka?

Traditionally, government jobs in Sri Lanka have been the most sought after in the public sector. Yet, there appears to be a change in the tide, with a newer generation having a different worldview compared to that of their parents.  Having said that with changing times and the ever-evolving needs of a young and ambitious […]

Will Your Job Be Around In 5 Years?

Since the Covid-19 Pandemic began some 16 months ago, more than 190 million cases have been recorded globally and more than four million lives have been lost. This number continues to increase daily.  As a direct result, traditional industries are suffering from a lack of sales, that is in turn directly linked to job losses. […]

Sri Lanka’s Unemployment Hits a New High Of 5.5% But for How Long?

According to Trading Economics (a leading trade-based information platform/knowledge hub), as per the end of 2020, it was reported that Sri Lanka’s unemployment rate stood at 5.5 percent. This is a new high that has not been seen since 2013. In addition, the World Bank also reported that the Sri Lankan economy shrank 3.6 percent […]

Job Opportunities Set to Increase as Sri Lanka’s Economy Opens Up

As the Covid-19 Pandemic in Sri Lanka appears to be turning a corner with a mass-scale vaccination programme underway, the number of job opportunities are also set to rise with the gradual opening up of the island’s economy. With a renewed sense of confidence, the re-starting of the economy will empower conglomerates, multinationals, entrepreneurs, small […]

A Job Platform that re-defines Employability

DreamJobs.lk is a platform that is redefining employability in Sri Lanka. With the Covid-19 Pandemic resisting the urge to wane, and cases increasing in number every day, the question arises: Will traditional industries be compelled to make their established and long standing job roles redundant? This is up for debate. It is an axiom that […]

Sri Lanka’s Unemployment Hits a New High Of 5.5% But for How Long?

According to Trading Economics (a leading trade-based information platform/knowledge hub), as per the end of 2020, it was reported that Sri Lanka’s unemployment rate stood at 5.5 percent. This is a new high that has not been seen since 2013. In addition, the World Bank also reported that the Sri Lankan economy shrank 3.6 percent […]