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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]