Accelerating career via networking

Published On: July 19, 2016 10:31 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, July 18: All of us know that networking is a major boost in our day-to-day life. It is manifested in our everyday connections, both online and offline. The positive examples of networking are abundant, for instance, one should know the whereabouts of the locality and concerned persons to get the right product on time.

Job search: Don’t follow the herd

Published On: July 12, 2016 09:47 AM NPT By: Rajiv Sharma

We witness business graduates who are spending a good amount of their post college time in job searching.  It seems that since their early college days, they have already programmed themselves regarding which industry they would want to work in.

Why you need to make an online portfolio

Published On: July 12, 2016 09:37 AM NPT By: Republica

If there is one aspect of online presence that job seekers should create and develop, it’s the online portfolio.

As we are bombarded with emails each day, we can’t stop ourselves from constantly scrolling our phone, or get perked up hearing the push button notification sound even when it’s not our working hours.

5 LinkedIn profile tips to boost your personal brand

Published On: July 5, 2016 10:04 AM NPT By: Republica

A recent study conducted by Jobvite, a software and recruiting corporation based in California, USA, revealed that 92% of recruiters are likely to look at a candidate’s social media profile. But while most job seekers (83%) flock to Facebook for career leads, a whopping 87% of recruiters are active on LinkedIn.

Women need mindfulness even more than men do

Published On: June 28, 2016 11:22 AM NPT By: Republica

One study did support the claim that women are better than men at multitasking, finding that women’s responses when performing two tasks at once were 69% slower than when performing the tasks separately; men’s responses were 77% slower.

6 things you must know before a job interview

Published On: June 28, 2016 11:13 AM NPT By: Republica

It isn’t unusual to get so excited about being invited for an interview that you forget to obtain some important details. It can be awkward to re-contact the employer, so make sure you get all the information you need the first time.

A 26-year-old Public Relations professional, Rashmi Agrawal is currently working as the PR Manager at Kaymu Nepal. She joined the PR industry after completing Bachelor’s in Media Science from Kathmandu University in 2012. After an internship at Prisma Advertising, she moved on to organizations like ECS Media and Advantage Group.

Working for startups: A new career avenue

Published On: June 20, 2016 11:00 PM NPT By: Prayas Rajopadhyaya

Working for startup companies might not earn you a “handsome” remuneration; it neither has job security, nor comes with the strong ‘brand’ name you would want to be associated with. But if you dare take the risk, it’s a wonderful platform to shine. The startup trend in Nepal has boomed in the recent years, and they are lacking competent human resources.

Easy ways to develop leadership skills at work

Published On: June 20, 2016 10:55 AM NPT By: Republica

Just start with simple conversations and build from there.Take the time to really get to know your company, its history, its values, its industry, and the departments and people that keep it all going..