Signs you have a ‘bad’ boss

Published On: May 29, 2017 11:10 PM NPT By: Akanksha Budha

KATHMANDU, May 29: While most of you might want to shiver at the name of your ‘boss’ there will always be a firm line between the ‘scary’ boss and the ‘bad’ boss. While some might think that they’re the same, they are certainly not. The so-called ‘scary’ bosses aren’t always the bad guys. They will help you grow and motivate you to the fullest whether it is by truthful and blunt remarks or the same old ‘grunt’. It is the ‘bad’ bosses that you might want to watch out for. They are not the ones that you necessarily help you grow. They will most likely be the reason you won’t mind quitting your job.

Never fear to dream big

Published On: May 29, 2017 11:00 PM NPT By: Republica

From an ordinary village boy to being the captain of Makalu Air, Sangye Gelek Lama has come this far with all his hard work and audacity to dream above his imagination. He has been flying with Makalu Air for seven years now. After working as a co-pilot for five years he was upgraded to Captain in 2015. He was the flying captain of Makalu Air, who along with his co-pilot survived the airplane accident in August, 2016. Republica’s Sonam Lama caught up with Sangye Gelek Lama to talk about the setbacks and experience that he has witnessed so far in the field of aviation.

Five ways to make your resume stand out

Published On: May 22, 2017 11:20 PM NPT By: Akanksha Budha

KATHMANDU, May 22: All of us have to come out of our shells, our comfort zones one day. That’s the day when we have to face the real world. And the first step for us to enter adulthood or the real world is to find a job which might seem easy at first. But many people fail to see the struggles of finding a decent job. And for that you require a perfect resume to secure your dream job. Your resume will describe your qualification and your personality to the hiring manager. In the piles of hundreds of resumes, here are five ways to make your resume stand out.

Six reasons to take on extracurricular activities

Published On: May 22, 2017 11:10 PM NPT By: Prasansha Rimal

KATHMANDU, May 22: We have all heard from our parents that we need to pass out with good grades from school to get into well-reputed colleges which tend to have high cut-off marks. But the thing is you need much more than good grades in academics to be qualified for some of the colleges which might be in your dream list. Colleges also tend to look for the certificates extracurricular activities you were involved in, during school. Here, few other reasons on why you should give importance to even extracurricular activities during school.

The quest for better learning has always driven us to seek for an effective method of gaining productive education. With the advancement in education system, the learning process has introduced new facets to interactive learning beyond classrooms. Here, Republica talked to a few people on whether they would choose distance or classroom learning and their reasons behind their choices.

Professionalism in the Workplace

Published On: May 15, 2017 11:40 PM NPT By: Republica

Professionalism is defined as an individual’s conduct at work. In spite of the word’s root, this quality is not restricted to occupations we describe as ‘professions’, typically those that require a lot of education and have high earnings.

When you’re in college, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed by the unknowns of your future career. What if you never get a job? What if you get one and hate it? How are you going to build a career you love?

Tips to excel at work

Published On: May 15, 2017 11:20 PM NPT By: Prasansha Rimal

KATHMANDU, May 15: In this world of competition everybody wants to excel and achieve perfection but to excel at work is not a child’s play. It requires hard work and dedication to be respected among colleagues and get the promotion you have been eyeing since the day you started working. Here are few tips which might help you excel at work and get promotion.

Why tough bosses are good for you

Published On: May 15, 2017 11:10 PM NPT By: Akanksha Budha

KATHMANDU, May 15: Most of us seem to be ‘blessed’ to have hard-headed, impossible to please boss in our everyday working environment. They seem to constantly be in a bad mood and are often labeled as ‘the scary one’ or ‘the bad guy’ in every employee’s vocabulary. They are the ones who set high standards and expect their employee’s to meet them head on.

‘Priority should be placed as per the necessity’

Published On: May 15, 2017 11:00 PM NPT By: Republica

Surya Prasad Ghimire, 53, is the principal of Pragati Shikshya Sadan Higher Secondary School, Lalitpur. Established in 1950, the school currently has 32 teaching staffs and around 600 students. Originally from Lainpur, Ghimire has been dedicated in the field of teaching for 33 years now. He was awarded ‘Bishesh Sewa Samman’ by Focus Nepal in 2016. Here, Ghimire talks about his experience and challenges in conversation with Republica’s Sonam Lama.