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Career Development / Career Growth. Wednesday, Sep 20, 2023
In a world teeming with opportunities, finding your niche is like discovering the hidden treasure chest of career satisfaction. Whether you’re just starting your professional journey or seeking a fresh direction, the quest to uncover your niche can be an exhilarating adventure. In this blog post, we’ll embark on a creative expedition to help you unearth your true calling and pave your path to success. Identifying and embracing a niche in your career allows you to stand out, build a loyal customer base, and become a go-to resource in your area.
Career Development / Career Growth. Wednesday, Aug 9, 2023
Is your dream to travel and live abroad? Companies and talent are global! With an ever connected and virtual world of work, the 21st century workplace offers a myriad of work opportunities in diverse job functions across multiple industries. Working abroad allows you to expand your skill set and gain experience in a different culture working with diverse teams. It can open up avenues for your professional life in ways you may never have thought of.
Success Stories, Management and Leadership, Career Development / Career Growth. Thursday, May 18, 2023
Interested in Human Resources? The world of human resources is a dynamic and ever-evolving field that offers countless opportunities for those who are passionate about people. Whether you are a natural problem solver, a skilled communicator, or a creative strategist, a career in HR could be just what you’ve been looking for. But HR is much more than just paperwork and policies. It’s about building relationships, fostering a positive work culture, and creating an environment where everyone can thrive.
Success Stories, Career Development / Career Growth. Monday, Dec 19, 2022
Popular career advice chants “follow your passion” or “do what you love”. When you think about what you’re passionate about, do the following spark your interest? A fascination with sports cars A need for speed Activities that give an adrenaline rush If you answered yes to the above, it’s likely that you may have also wondered whether there’s such a career for people who have such passions. Well, becoming a professional racing driver IS a possibility, however it’s challenging for reasons given below.
Career Development / Career Growth. Tuesday, Nov 8, 2022
What’s the real difference between a job and a career? You should ask yourself; are you in it for the short term, or over the long run? The difference behind a job or a career is not just semantics. What would you say your values are? How much do you really enjoy what you do? Do you consider what you do to be serious work if you drag yourself through a 9 to 5?
Career Development / Career Growth, Networking. Tuesday, Sep 20, 2022
Do you know what turns off a hiring manager? A faceless online profile that’s half completed – does this create a first good impression? Did you know that you must complete your Careers360 profile up to at least 80% in order to be found by headhunters? No matter how great of a candidate you are, you won’t get discovered with an incomplete profile – and that’s a shame when you have a lot to offer!
Success Stories, Career Development / Career Growth, Networking. Wednesday, Sep 14, 2022
Aiming to create a roadmap to deliver high-end career opportunities for their students, Horizon Campus recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Azend Technologies, to offer access to Careers360.lk, a data-enabled and technology-driven careers & educational services platform. Careers360 is a product by Azend Technologies, a company founded by experienced innovators and technologists from a variety of industries, including fintech, agriculture, automotive, power solutions, retail, logistics, and more. This valuable partnership provides Horizon Campus student body with excellent employment possibilities through Careers360.
Career Development / Career Growth, Management and Leadership. Wednesday, Mar 2, 2022
It wasn’t until my best friend held me by the shoulders, looked me full on in the face and said in all manners of seriousness, ‘Amaya, I think you need to stop apologizing so much’ that I realized how often I’d use the phrase. I’d apologize when the dog barked, when someone else unmuted their mic on a MS teams call, when someone else misunderstood what I was saying. I’d even apologize for over-apologizing!
Interviews, Career Development / Career Growth. Saturday, Feb 19, 2022
Finally! You’ve been called up for an interview at an organization you’ve always dreamed of working for. You have the necessary experience, and the job role seems just the sort of one that you’d thrive in. You are excited, nervous and anxious as well. You really want to clinch this job position and are willing to invest time in preparation. So, how must you prepare for your dream job? Here is one overall approach to facing any Job interview in Sri Lanka or Internationally that might be helpful, to shape your mindset and equip you with the right tools to sail through it with supreme confidence.
Career Development / Career Growth, CV / Resume. Wednesday, Feb 9, 2022
What a lot of hopeful job seekers don’t realize is that 75% of job applications get lost in the ‘black hole’ of an Applicant Tracking System (ATS), before it is even seen by the human eye. So how can you ensure your CV or resume is ATS-friendly? First of all, what in the world is an applicant tracking system or ATS? An ATS is a type of software that companies deploy to fast track their recruitment process and make it much easier.