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Is Remote Working here to stay?

Since the dawn of the Covid-19 global Pandemic the concept of remote working or work from home (WFH) has very much evolved to become part of the modern norms and conventions of the modern workplace. Can I work from home? This most likely depends on the type of work you do. Some industries such as […]

Sri Lanka’s Brain Drain – A boost for local job seekers?

According to the Sri Lanka Bureau of Foreign Employment Sri Lanka’s labour migration has increased by 286 per cent (year-on-year) in the last two decades. As of May 2022, the total number of individuals that have migrated from Sri Lanka to secure foreign employment through the routes of self-employment and licensed foreign employment firms was […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]