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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]