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10 Ways To Improve Your Communication Skills

10 Ways To Improve Your Communication Skills


Skill to communicate with each other has become one of the most important  skill that a human must have in 21st century. Here we are going to discuss about 10 methods of improving the communication skills of a a person. Listen, listen, and listen People want to know that they are being heard. Really listen to what the other person is saying, instead of formulating response. Ask for clarification to avoid misunderstandings. At that moment, the person speaking to you should be the most important

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EMPLOYMENT OF MILLENNIALS IN THE HOTEL INDUSTRY


Article By: Sunil Dissanayake Chairman Sri Lanka Institute of Tourism & Hotel Management For a long time, we have been preoccupied with the positive impact of baby boomers but a new segment is coming into focus. Those born between the early 1980s and the early 2000s. They are now more important to the work force than any other segment. They have significantly different values, beliefs and lifestyles from the baby-boomer generation which differences our hotels need to adapt to

CORPORATE LEADERSHIP

CORPORATE LEADERSHIP EXCELLENCE – KEN’S “PERFECT EXECUTIVE”


By:  Deshamanya Ken Balendra PERSONAL Possesses unquestionable honesty and integrity, and the excellent reputation that goes with it. Is totally reliable. Financially stable, and doesn’t live beyond his or her means. Quick, active, and enthusiastic. Makes his or her presence felt in all business and social situations. Has a good sense of humour and a good knowledge of English, Sinhala, and Tamil; both written and spoken. Oral persuasiveness: an excellent communicator — in

NEW EMPLOYER

MAKING A SOLID START WITH A NEW EMPLOYER


First impressions about people often turn into long-term perceptions and reputations - which are good for people who make positive first impressions; the halo effect, but bad for people who make negative first impressions. I think the early days are when your boss and colleagues form the most lasting impressions about you. This is when they make assessments about your ‘typical’ behaviour - the ‘type’ of person you are. If you have any punctuality or any other visible behavioral issue in

Working from Home


If you can't trust your employees to work flexibly, why hire them in the first place? When I conducted some research with Millennial I found that flexible working was vital for any modern employee, with 91% saying flexible working was important and 92% saying they wanted the option to work from home. Interestingly however, 66% said they would prefer to work more in the office than at home and 0% saying they would want to work exclusively from home. As someone who has worked 100% in the

Moving Three-Wheeler Drivers into Productive Employment


By Ravindra Galhena   In the last 5-10 years we have witnessed a drastic increase in number of three-wheelers we see on the road and this is on the rise by the day! The average annual increase of three-wheelers is around 14% for the past few years. Also, we notice that most of the three-wheeler drivers are young men who are in the prime age of contributing their share to the national economy in a more productive way than a casual engagement of transporting people from point to

NEW OBSERVERJOBS MOBILE APPS


  It's our great pleasure to announce that Observer Jobs has now given the opportunity for job seekers to view latest jobs available in Sri Lanka and abroad, using all available mobile platforms Android, Apple and Windows. Now job seekers can instantly view recently available jobs when ever they want and where ever they are using these mobile apps. Download the app using following

ObserverJobs launches the Android Mobile App


ObserverJobs users can now view the vacancies of Sunday Observer Jobs section through their mobile app. Currently the Android version of the app is available in the Google Play store. At the moment the app would enable users to View the recent positions View positions by categories Search for vacancies To download the Mobile App visit; https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=observerjobs.com.testapp  

Why Most Prefer Government Jobs in Developing Countries


The work of government employees impacts the lives of every citizen, and the lives of people around the world. You can play a vital role in addressing pressing issues, from homelessness to a country's security. Great benefits & competitive pay... Average government salaries are competitive with the private and nonprofit sectors. Pay can also increase fairly quickly for top candidates with strong education and experience. The benefits, including health insurance, retirement and vacation,

The Only Career Advice You Need For 2017


"The indispensable employee brings humanity and connection and art to her organization. She is the key player, the one who’s difficult to live without, the person you can build something around.” Seth Godin Are you ready to have your career soar in 2017? If the answer is yes, do you have a plan? Buckle your seat belt and here we grow… in the next few minutes we’ll map out the path to ensure you reach your goals for the upcoming year. Why Your Work Matters These questions will ensure

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