Are you employing these great habits?

Published On: January 23, 2017 11:20 PM NPT By: Republica

The job search certainly has its share of challenges and stress, but that doesn’t mean you have to be miserable while you navigate the job market. The happiest job seekers incorporate the following habits into their daily lives.

We can all name a passive-aggressive person right now. Whether it’s the friend who takes forever to get back to your texts, or the roommate who subtly puts your dirty dishes on your bed, or even the co-worker who says hi to everyone but you in the morning.

Different ways to get through a rough patch at work

Published On: January 16, 2017 11:30 PM NPT By: Republica

Your alarm goes off, and you can’t help but groan and shrink back down under the covers. The thought of facing another workday makes you uneasy (to put it mildly). Things haven’t been going well for a while, and you don’t have a clue as to how to make them better. Job searching isn’t in the cards for you right now, so your only viable option is to grin and bear it. Or, is it?

Five things you must know before applying abroad

Published On: January 16, 2017 11:20 PM NPT By: Prasansha Rimal

Are you wondering if abroad study is the right decision? Most of the students in Nepal prefer to go abroad after completion of high school. Some attend university aboard on financial-aid and others go abroad in loan.

How to master the office competition and politics

Published On: January 16, 2017 11:10 PM NPT By: Republica

Healthy competition pushes us to excel, to take chances and to better ourselves. Of course, competition has its toxic dark side: it can drain your morale, blind you to organizational goals, and exacerbate stress. The key to winning lies in competing on your terms, taking advantage of your strengths, and making the most of your opportunities.

Women can make a difference in Foreign Service

Published On: January 16, 2017 11:00 PM NPT By: Republica

Durapada Sapkota is the Under Secretary of Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) and oversees the division of Regional Organizations. Like any other Under Secretary, she works as the mediator and her job is to establish and develop the relations between Nepal and other countries and various international organizations. She has been working with MoFA since 2010. She holds a Masters degree in Public Administration and Education.  She shares with Prasuma Rawal of Republica the essence of being a diplomat.

Reasons to increase your productivity

Published On: January 9, 2017 11:30 PM NPT By: Republica

The formula for productivity is total output divided by total input. When you can reduce the what it takes to create value, you benefit tremendously. Here are some reasons to focus on increasing your productivity.

Does a college degree still matter?

Published On: January 9, 2017 11:20 PM NPT By: Republica

Go to school, focus on your studies, do all your school tasks, get a degree, get a good job and take care of business. This age-old wisdom has rung throughout the years, but how much merit does it have? Does success at college or university guarantee a great entrance into the workforce after graduation? Do the best students always succeed in real life? Does a degree necessarily make you a better employee or an entrepreneur?

Jobs for people who like to work without a superior

Published On: January 9, 2017 11:15 PM NPT By: Republica

Whether you crave the freedom to manage yourself or feel drained by nonstop social stimulation, finding a career that lets you work independently can boost your job satisfaction. Try one of these self-sufficient jobs to forge your own path without a boss constantly looking over your shoulder.

Air hostess is a serious job!

Published On: January 9, 2017 11:00 PM NPT By: Republica

Pratikshya Rai, 36, is an In-flight Superintendent (IFS) and instructor of cabin crew in Buddha Air, Nepal. She started her career as a junior air hostess for Royal Nepal Airlines in 2000. Rai joined Buddha Air in 2002.