HR

‘Sri Lanka must up-skill talent across all identified sectors’

/ Thursday, 23 March 2017 00:00

Sandeep Chaudhary is CEO of the Indian business of globally-renowned Aon Hewitt Consultants. He is also a well-known news anchor for Business in In...


IPM Sri Lanka to expand to Maldives

/ Thursday, 23 March 2017 00:00

  IPM Sri Lanka – the nation’s leader in Human Resource Management – has initiated plans to expand its foot...


CIMA Sri Lanka holds first convocation for the year

/ Thursday, 23 March 2017 00:00

    CIMA Sri Lanka’s first Convocation for the year celebrated the success of 301 exam completed students, 379 Asso...


RIU CEO Roshan Madawela nominated for ‘Best Regional Enterprise Manager of the Year Award’

/ Thursday, 23 March 2017 00:00

The Real Estate Intelligence Unit’s (RIU) founding CEO Roshan Madawela was recently nominated by the Europe Business Assembly (EBA) ...


Lakmini Wijesundera among 15 leading businesswomen named to 2017 EY Entrepreneurial Winning Women Asia-Pacific program

/ Tuesday, 21 March 2017 00:00

Coinciding with celebration of International Women’s Day, EY announces its 2017 Entrepreneurial Winning Women Asia-Pacific class. Selected fo...


Naveed Anjoon honoured at CTC’s Annual Chairman’s Awards

/ Tuesday, 21 March 2017 00:00

Ceylon Tobacco Company (CTC) takes great pride in bestowing the company’s highest honour, the Chairman’s Award, upon an employee who ha...


Dhammika Kalapuge continues to chant ‘Service Mantras’

/ Tuesday, 21 March 2017 00:00

  Dhammika Kalapuge’s most popular inspirational and educational program ‘Service Mantras’  will be re...


SriLankan Airlines’ CSR Leadership recognised

/ Tuesday, 21 March 2017 00:00

Presenting the CSR Leadership Award to Chairman Ajith Dias by Head of Human Resources Pradeepa Kekulawala (from left): SriLankan Cares Manager Niro...


Workshop on ‘Be a Powerful Communicator and Presenter’

/ Friday, 17 March 2017 00:00

Most companies lose business and efficiencies due to the lack of effective communication and presentation skills at its front line. Organisations w...


Janis McDavid at Rotary Conference in Sri Lanka: “I’m glad I don’t need any shoes”

/ Friday, 17 March 2017 00:00

Janis McDavid, 25, was born with no arms and legs. But he still goes to university, drives a car and travels the world. Today he is embarking on hi...


IIT presents ‘Embedding Sustainable Development goals in Corporate Strategy’ Master Class

/ Friday, 17 March 2017 00:00

As the earth is speeding towards climate crises affecting nations and businesses, the importance placed on sustainability and the need for sustaina...


Sri Lankan named Commonwealth Young Person of the Year 2017

/ Friday, 17 March 2017 00:00

The co-founder of a foundation which supports persons with disabilities in Sri Lanka has been named Commonwealth Young Person of the Year 2017. K...


Seylan Bank showcases staff talents at ‘Seylan’s Got Talent’

/ Friday, 17 March 2017 00:00

Seylan Bank Director/CEO Kapila Ariyaratne handing over the trophies to the winner and the runner up while Co Chairman of the Organising Committee ...


Sri Lankan team wins prestigious debating tournament

/ Friday, 17 March 2017 00:00

From 10 to 12 March, a Sri Lankan cross-team comprised of Minesh Fernando, Maleen Jayasuriya and Dulanjana Kumaratunge participated in the National...


Deepal Sooriyarachchi to host mindfulness retreat at Santani Wellness

/ Friday, 17 March 2017 00:00

Deepal Sooriyarachchi, the former CEO of Eagle Insurance and one of the most recognised trainers in the country will be conducting an ‘Inward...


Anuruddha Gamage among 100 Most Influential Global HR Professionals

/ Thursday, 16 March 2017 00:00

Hayleys Kelani Valley Plantations’ Senior Manager – HR & Corporate Sustainability, Anuruddha Thiththagalla Gamage was ranked among ...


Mind the Gap – A conversation on what’s holding Sri Lankan women back 

/ Thursday, 9 March 2017 00:00

  In celebration of International Women’s Day (IWD) 2017, the EU Delegation hosted an event titled Mind the Gap –...


Ceylon Chamber’s event to discuss ‘Alpha’ vs ‘Beta’ leadership in ‘Managing the Millennial Worker’

/ Thursday, 9 March 2017 00:00

HR practitioners representing firms from diverse sectors will present their expert insights on how to manage talent in order to become an innovatio...


DHL recognised again as global top employer

/ Thursday, 9 March 2017 00:00

DHL Express, the world’s leading international express services provider, has been certified as one of the best places to work worldwide for ...


COYLE enters into MOU with Sri Lanka Institute of Directors

/ Thursday, 9 March 2017 00:00

The Chamber of Young Lankan Entrepreneurs (COYLE) signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Sri Lanka Institute of Directors (SLID) to provide ...


Today's Columnists

FDIs into capital markets?

25 March 2017

Yesterday’s FT article on the CSE road show in Melbourne, appealing to expat Sri Lankans, triggered this. Emotional pleas and guilt appeals may be good enough to generate some charity or philanthropy (and do not confuse it with im...


Jobs and no takers, or what?

24 March 2017

IT and Commerce Minister of Telangana State Minister Rama Rao speaking at the Sri Lanka Human Capital Summit in Colombo said that the Telangana Academy for Skill and Knowledge created a platform between Government, academia and industry t...


Cavaliers, roundheads and the big match season

24 March 2017

Big match season lays bare the tribalism and sexism in our society     Big match season brings out the best in us and also the worst, I think. The camaraderie and the loyalty of the old boys and the enthu...


Of new social contracts and ‘goon squads’ on social media

24 March 2017

I don’t often quote the United Nations (UN). Not because they don’t say sensible stuff. But because their sound bites are not as memorable as that which their opposition – rogue states, global terrorists – says. Because the...


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