If only for the sake of profits, women should not be excluded from the process of imagining and creating new products.
President Maithripala Sirisena hands over teaching appointment to a graduate at a ceremony held at the Weber Ground in Batticaloa. Eastern Province Governor Rohitha Bogollagama looks on
President Maithripala Sirisena on Saturday said that all job interviews postponed due to the Local Government elections would be held and steps would be taken to provide employment for unemployed graduates within the next six months.
Thriving! Positive Energy at Work for Leaders workshop conducted by renowned mental health professional Karl LaRowe
How do you become your best self? How do you feel physically, emotionally and mentally when you are at your best? How do you transform the stress and negativity of modern day living into positive energy? These are the questions that were asked and answered in one of the most interesting and dynamic workshops to come to Sri Lanka.
‘Thriving! Positive Energy at Work for Leaders’ was a full-day highly informative and interactive workshop brought in by Janaprith Fernando, Attorney at Law, together with ITD World in partnership with the Hilton Colombo and The Sunday Times, Daily Mirror and Daily FT. This workshop assisted participants to identify how stress was affecting them and learn specific methods to transform the negative energy of stress into the positive energy of thriving to become your best self.
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) YouLead program and Microsoft Sri Lanka signed a partnership to launch the new YouthWorks information technology portal at the Ministry of Skills Development and Vocational Training in Colombo.
The portal will provide career guidance, technical and vocational courses, a mentorship platform, job placements, and a variety of other tools to support Sri Lanka’s young job-seekers and entrepreneurs.
November 2017 marked the ninth convening of the Global Peter Drucker Forum (GPDF), a wide-ranging symposium encompassing the contemporary elite of management thinkers in Vienna, Austria. Founded in 2009 by Richard and Ilse Straub, the GPDF started as a platform to celebrate the thinking of one of Austria’s greatest expats—the scholar and writer Peter Drucker—who was instrumental in laying the foundations of modern management teaching.
The second law of CEO communication is for the leader to connect emotionally with their audience. This is generally done by telling stories or anecdotes.
The best recent example of this is Oprah’s acceptance speech at the Golden Globe Awards. In a speech of less than nine minutes, she used four stories and anecdotes to illustrate her points. The result? People start to view her as a possible contender for the US presidency in 2020! Such is the power of stories.
Top CEOs discuss unique challenges women face while navigating their careers
Anyone will tell you that the workplace is tough. For women, there's so many more complications. You only need to read and re-read the headlines - whether it's about sexual harassment in the newsroom or discrimination at Silicon Valley companies or the gender pay gap throughout corporate America.
The recruitment process in Sri Lanka has not advanced much in the past 10 years. Companies take out advertisements in newspapers or on websites and candidates send in their CVs that are processed by the human resource staff. Short-listed candidates are called in for interviews and those who get through the first round are often called in for further interviews before a candidate is finally selected for the job.
The whole process, according to Sixer Video CEO Imthiyaaz Hassim can take months using the traditional recruitment process. And for interns the process is even more complex.