Be the person others turn to In a crisis

By Shakeeb Nazeer

Quarantine. Curfew. Work from home. None among us could have predicted that this would be our reality. But the best way to discover yourself is by adapting to an unknown reality.

Thank you for the music

By Dinuk Gunasekera

I remember I was still a relative newbie at JMSL, just a couple of months or so into the job, when I received a flyer, with a call out to any singers in the company, who would like to audition for a chance at singing for the Chairman’s awards at JKH.

What my time at John Keells Foundation taught me

By Ashfa Musaddique

My experience as an intern was an adventurous twist to my life journey. Even though work schedules could get tough and the work environment tend to change depending on the project, I thoroughly enjoyed the process of a project, because the culture of the workplace always encouraged and motivated me to remain positive.

Looking back at my days as a Plasticcycle intern

By Selshia Sagayaratnam

Martin Luther King, Jr. said, “You don’t have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step”. And that’s what I did by joining as an intern at Plasticcycle. The internship was an opportunity that I received, as a result of taking part in the ‘ARROW’ workshop conducted by the John Keells Group.

Life doesn’t come with a script!

By Le-Anne Fernando


So every time I was asked the question 'why don't you write a blog post for the John Keells Blog?' I always got out of it with my usual 'what do I blog about?' response.

Organizing the Arrow work-readiness workshops

By Azraa Adjumain

Said Harriet Beecher Stowe, – Harriet Beecher Stowe said “Never give up for that is just the place and time the tide will turn” and that is what organizing these workshops taught me – the perseverance to never give up and this is my experience!

HIVE: Connect, Engage, Transform

By Tashya de Silva
What’s the buzz? Early last year the Group Announced an exciting new HRIS implementation; The system would offer best in class practices for the entire HR cycle from Onboarding and Recruitment to Performance Management, Learning & Development and Offboarding.