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Why is December the month that so many change their jobs?

Traditionally the month of December is when many employees decide to change their jobs.  Below we highlight 5 reasons for employees to change their jobs during the month of December: 1. The year is Ending The month of December symbolically and numerically heralds the end of the year and this can have a psychological impact […]

5 Questions to ask at a job interview

Job interviews are a way for potential employers to get to know more about applicants and discover what they offer and bring to the table. However, job interviews are also an ideal platform for job applicants to ask questions that can provide them with insights into their potential employer’s company, operations and also the finer […]

The Art of the Perfect vacancy Ad

On the Dreamjobs.lk recruitment platform, some vacancy ads obtain better results than others. Below we highlight five key areas that your vacancy ad should cover in order to obtain the best results and candidates that are most matching and suitable. 1. About the Company of Business Almost all vacancy ads should begin with an introduction […]

Five Top Tips to Face a Job Interview Successfully…

So you saw the vacancy advertisement on Dreamjobs.lk and then you applied. After some time you are invited to face an interview. Below we feature Five Top Tips to Face Job Interviews: 1. Do you Research This is critical to getting through the interview. You should, first of all, read up all about the position […]

10 Soft Skills for the Modern Jobseeker

Having qualifications and experience in your chosen field is almost 90% of the weight of getting a new job. However, employers are increasingly looking at the soft skills of applicants in an attempt to hire the right fit that is not only proficient but works well alongside the organisation’s values. Here are 10 Soft Skills […]

Key personality traits to get you hired!

With an increasing trend towards migration overseas, many Sri Lankans are finding themselves in demand as the labour pool becomes smaller.  When it comes to being recruited, having a colourful and attractive CV will definitely get you ahead but your personality counts for as much or even more, than your qualifications and experience.  Your personality […]

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 […]

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 […]