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UNCOMPLICATED WAY TO SEARCH FOR EMPLOYMENT
Dr. Wickrema Weerasooria was interviewed by "Tharunaya" ranked number one men´s magazine in Sri Lanka on the subject of topjobs and its recruitment process. Dr. Weerasooria explicated the online recruitment process and its highlighted advantages granted for both employers and job seekers.


NATIONAL GEM AND JEWELLERY AUTHORITY FINDS RECRUITMENT SUCCESS WITH TOPJOBS
topjobs renewed services to National Gem & Jewellery Authority for a second consecutive year. National Gem & Jewellery Authority is coming under the purview of the Ministry of Enterprise Development and Investment Promotion.

topjobs has enabled National Gem & Jewellery Authority to reduce job advertising costs as well as its recruitment cycle, which has ensured that urgent recruitment needs can be immediately addressed. topjobs has further provided National Gem & Jewellery Authority assistance with keying in all their vacancies, making the National Gem & Jewellery Authority’s HR team’s task easier.

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TOPJOBS.... JUST TOPS
One of Sri Lanka 's main problem since the mid 1970's has been to match job vacancies, particularly in the private sector with the educated unemployed. topjobs bridges the gap between job opportunities and educated youth in Sri Lanka . Renowned "Business Standard" news paper expresses its view on how a topjobs e-recruitment system has made a change.


SLBC 'BEHIND THE NEWS' INTERVIEWS DR WICKREMA WEERASOORIA ON TOPJOBS (FEBRUARY 2009) [15 MINUTES, STREAMING AUDIO]
Dr. Wickrema Weerasooria was interviewed by one of the most popular radio broadcasting channels in Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka Broadcasting Corporation (SLBC). In this interview Dr. Weerasooria goes on to explain how topjobs has revolutionized the recruitment process by helping organizations cut costs and save time.

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REVOLUTION CREATED BY TOPJOBS
An article was published about topjobs and it's innovative services in a leading women's magazine "Birinda". Author of this article Dr. Wickrema Weerasooria has discussed how topjobs has smoothen the recruitment process, creating a paperless environment for companies through internet by which companies will be able to cut down their advertising expenditure from a considerable amount.


“TOPJOBS E-RECRUITMENT, THE WAY TO GO” – SAYS MINISTER AMUNUGAMA
Dr. Sarath Amunugama the Minister for Enterprise Development & Investment Promotions took some time off from his busy schedule to look at the topjobs E-Recruitment system which celebrates its Second Year in operation this April. The topjobs Software System was outlined to Minister Amunugama by its developer, Mr. Senaka Weerasooria, the Managing Director of Genesiis Software PLC.

Over two hundred of Sri Lanka’s top companies now use topjobs for their Job recruitments and to fill their vacancies. Also, even when these companies advertise their vacancies in the newspapers the advertisement invariably states “online applications preferred on www topjobs with the name of the particular company after the name of the web-site.

“TOPJOBS E-RECRUITMENT AN ASSET TO JOBSEEKERS” – SAYS PROFESSOR GL PEIRIS.
Hon Professor GL Peiris, Minister of Export Development and International Trade, who is one of Sri Lanka’s best known academics, being a Rhodes Scholar, and having functioned as Vice Chancellor of the University of Colombo and also as Dean of its Law Faculty recently had the opportunity to review the well known topjobs E-Recruitment System – www.topjobs.lk. Professor Peiris, who has chaired government commissions on issues relating to graduate employment was particularly interested in how Information Technology and the internet is being used to facilitate employment.

The Minister noted and commended the novel and practical features of topjobs which include:

  • Value for Money Job advertising on Sri Lanka’s #1 Job Site with 2 million jobs viewed per month and 20 million hits per month.
  • E-recruitment with a range of services for an HR team – paperless online applications, automatic short-listing, interview scheduling, job bank of human capital for urgent recruitment.
  • Free services for jobseekers giving them better job prospects and choice of the latest jobs in Sri Lanka from top companies.

SIR ARTHUR C. CLARKE AND TOPJOBS
The well-known legal academic and former Public Official, Dr. Wickrema Weerasooria was one of those who helped to develop topjobs.
When the globally renowned Sir Arthur C Clarke – space visionary and writer – passed away in Sri Lanka on 18th March 2008,
Dr. Weerasooria told topjobs how Sir Arthur was one of those who had inspired the creation of topjobs.

Dr. Weerasooria, was functioning as Secretary of Sri Lanka’s Ministry of Plan Implementation in the mid 1970’s. He knew Dr. Arthur C Clarke well. (see photo).

On Dr. Weerasooria’s return from Monash University to Sri Lanka in 2002, he had met Dr. Arthur C Clarke who had convinced Dr. Weerasooria that Information Technology demanded an electronic system of Job Recruitment in Sri Lanka and Dr. Clarke had suggested a Software System like topjobs. It was from that meeting that topjobs was born.
Sir Arthur’s well known words were “Don’t Commute, Communicate”.

topjobs pays tribute to the name of the late Sir Arthur C Clarke who inspired this site.
PRISTINE SOLUTIONS FIND RECRUITMENT SUCCESS THROUGH ONLINE RECRUITMENT AND TOPJOBS
Pristine Solution (Pvt) Ltd - a dynamic and fast growing software company based in Sri Lanka with operations in Middle East, North Africa and India is engaged in providing enterprise solutions to corporate customers. The brands promoted by Pristine includes, SAP Business One ERP Solution, SAP A1 FS ERP Solution, ACCPAC ERP solution, and a development partnership with Sage ACCPAC. Their solutions include ERP, CRM, Warehouse/logistics management, workflow, manufacturing, and mobile applications. Due to its rapid expansion, Pristine needed an efficient and proven method of recruiting staff for a variety of positions – both technical and non-technical – and decided to use the topjobs online electronic recruitment system. When contacted Mr. Sanath Premachandra, CEO of Pristine Solutions said: “topjobs is the best way to hire experienced professionals in Sri Lanka”

LANKA CLEAR SIGNS UP WITH TOPJOBS TO STREAMLINE THEIR RECRUITMENT PROCESS
Mr. Gunawardena said, The traditional recruitment process is full of inconsistencies and non-standardized CV’s making it difficult to make any comparisons between one jobseeker to another. By implementing topjobs, we have overcome many of our pre-recruitment problems by being able to effectively and quickly make informative comparison decisions between one jobseeker and another. topjobs has provided us a cost cutting and effective means of managing our recruitment business processes”
  • E-recruitment with a range of services for an HR team – paperless online applications, automatic short-listing, interview scheduling, job bank of human capital for urgent recruitment;
  • Free services for jobseekers giving them better job prospects and choice of the latest jobs in Sri Lanka from top companies;
INFORMATICS HOLDINGS FINDS RECRUITMENT SUCCESS WITH TOPJOBS
Informatics Group of Companies, founded in 1983 consists of 7 companies and has over 600 employees. It is a leading software solutions provider, with ISO 9001:2000 and SEI CMM – Level 4 accreditation, providing solutions for Telecom, Insurance, Banking, Government, E-business and the Retail industries.

Informatics also operates one of the largest private technology universities in Sri Lanka offering both undergraduate & postgraduate degrees from University of Westminster (UK) and Keele University (UK)

The company has strategic alliances and partnerships for IT solutions with Hewlett Packard HP, Fujitsu, Wincor Nixdorf, SGI, CISCO, Microsoft, Red Hat, Oracle, PCI, Parametric Technologies and Avid.

Due to its diversified and expanding business activity, Informatics has regular and broad human capital requirements. To meet these recruitment demands, Informatics has been using the Topjobs recruitment system since June 2007, and has recently subscribed for its second year.