Only positive discrimination can help persons with disabilities and other vulnerable groups to access the job market.

Srijana Sutra, a new initiative to provide creative jobs to talented creative people in films, media and corporate sector, was launched amidst an interaction program entitled, "Exploring Creative Job Opportunities" held in Sarwanam Theatre, Kalikasthan, recently.

KATHMANDU, Nov 12: Shuvam Khatri, 24, is working in a construction company as a logistic officer for the past four months. His desperate hunt for a job to build a career in engineering sector almost went in vain until one of his uncles recommended him to the construction company he is currently working in.

The European Union could see 1.73 million job losses across the 28-member bloc in the event of a no-deal Brexit, according to a study by Leuven University in Belgium.

Together with the struggle to be independent, the youths are facing mental challenges of equal importance. The struggle for professional success amidst growing competition and shrinking job market with flourishing nepotism and favoritism has left a mass of youth with self-doubt and negativity towards the society and the government.

In the name of civil service

June 28, 2019 08:17 am

In our country, civil servants have traditionally had it good and developments over the years are a testament to that fact. They enjoy the sort of job security that can only be dreamt of in the modern age, year on year increments in every budget, a mind-boggling array of allowances to milk the state for and protection through the newly formed employees union (political neutrality be damned) – to name just a few.

Give job, more than law

March 31, 2019 01:05 am

“A man willing to work, and unable to find a work, is perhaps the saddest sight that fortune’s inequality exhibits under this sun,” says Thomas Carlyle, a British historian and novelist.

‘Dozers killing jobs’

March 28, 2019 08:17 am

RUKUM, March 28: The locals of Magma in Banfikot Rural Municipality-6 of Rukum (west) were hopeful of getting temporary job as laborers when the local government allocated Rs 350,000 to repair a three-kilometer stretch of Biuntakura Meldanda road section.

INDIA, March 12: Santosh Gurav gained a bachelor’s degree in technology from a mid-tier college in western India last year, specializing in electrical engineering and hoping to land a job in industrial automation.

WASHINGTON, March 8: Job creation ground to a virtual halt in the United States last month as employers in a range of industries began to shed workers, but despite that the unemployment rate fell, the government reported Friday.

WASHINGTON, March 8: U.S. job growth likely slowed to a five-month low in February as the weather-related boost in the prior two months faded, workers became more scarce and tighter financial conditions began to weigh on the labor market.

Ready to work

December 18, 2018 01:00 am

There seems to be a huge gap between what the industry is looking for and what the colleges and universities are producing

JUMLA, Dec 6: This time, Birendra Budha of Sija Rural Municipality - 4 was not willing to go to Kalapahad at all. He wanted to find a job in his village. Though his friends left for Kalapahad, he remained at home. Months passed, but Budha got no work. Disappointed, he followed his friends and head out for Kalapahad. In Jumla going to India is referred to as going to Kalapahad.

MAKAWANPUR, Oct 11: Chief Minister of Province 3, Dormani Paudel, on Wednesday stressed on the importance of tourism sector for the prosperity of the nation.

Go with the flow

September 26, 2018 11:01 am

Dear Sadichha, I was in a relationship with a girl until last year.  We’re no longer together, but I still love her. A year into our breakup, I asked her to come back to my life. She questioned what I could do for her. I got angry and stopped speaking with her. She’s started calling and texting me. But I ignored her. Please help; should I talk to her or keep ignoring her?

Fashion from his perspective

September 4, 2018 09:30 am

Bishwo Gautam’s designs represent the mastery of work that he puts to his creations. His taste in fashion developed at an early age while growing up in Chitwan. After obtaining a bachelor’s degree in fashion designing from Namuna College of Fashion Designing in 2007, he went on to establish  Bishwo’s creations the following year. Gautam then put up his first solo show in 2011, in Soaltee Crown Plaza, where he showcased a total of 10 fashion sequences.

From Texas to Chulo Chauka

August 30, 2018 09:43 am

Reality struck him hard when 24-year-old Avineet Malla could not find a home away from home, in the US, in 2014. During his undergrad year at Texas Wesleyan University, he invested much of his time selling sunglasses at a mall in Texas. For someone who had barely bothered starting a conversation beyond his comfort zone, the persuasive marketing skills he possessed came to him as a surprise. However, one random day in August, the same year, he booked a ticket back home.

DHADING, Aug 1: Until two years ago, Purnaraj Shrestha of Siddhalek Rural Municipality-6 used to plough his field with a pair of oxen. Now he has replaced the age-old tradition with a tractor.

KATHMANDU, June 23: Differing details of foreign employment prompted the Tribhuvan International Airport’s foreign employment department to send five migrating women back to their homes.

Having a tattoo reduces your chances of getting a job, says a recent report. Face tattoos irk employers the most.

No matter how friendly your colleagues look, how comfortable you are with your manager or how much you are passionate about your work—one has to be always extra-cautious when you are a new employee at your workplace. You are yet to understand the way your new organisation works and how your teammates conduct themselves during the office hours.

KHOTANG, April 16: An agent has swindled a foreign job aspirant of Rs 100,000 by promising him a job in Poland.

Education for job

March 25, 2018 01:00 am

Time has come for Nepal to redesign its education system in a way that ensures jobs and that addresses local needs

SARLAHI, March 21: Area Police Office (APO), Harion, on Tuesday arrested a man on the charge of swindling people out of millions of rupees by promising them employment in Kuwait.

PARBAT, Feb 3:  A recent announcement by Mahashila Rural Municipality to provide a job to at least one member of each unemployed family has garnered appreciation from the locals.

KATHMANDU, Jan 22: The government and the World Bank on Sunday signed three financing agreements worth $440 million to invest in the country's post-earthquake housing reconstruction, livestock innovation, and technical education and vocational training.

KATHMANDU, Jan 12: The joint task force of CPN-UML and CPN (Maoist Center) has begun its job from Friday. The task force has started preparing for the National Assembly election and to constitute province government.

KATHMANDU, Jan 4: Police have arrested two thugs on the charge of swindling people of Rs 1 million promising them jobs in the Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA).

PALPA, Nov 26: Executive director for the Youth and Small Entrepreneur Self Employment Fund (YSESEF) Dr Bishnu Prasad Gautam has said employment opportunities would be created within next one year for 50,000 youths through the YSESEF itself.

Fighting job discrimination

November 26, 2017 01:00 am

Big and small employers shared that their disabled staff stayed longer and also outperformed their non-disabled staff.

DAMAK, Nov 22: Gita Adhikari, who got elected as the deputy mayor of Damak Municipality, has resumed her teaching career at Damak Multiple Campus (DMC). She has been teaching economics to the first year students of Bachelor in Business Studies.

Parsa, Nov 1: Three people have been arrested on the charge of cheating people by promising them a job as the myadi or temporary police.

KATHMANDU, Oct 29: In collaboration with Foreign Employment Promotion Board (FEPB) and with financial support from Safer Migration Project, the government will provide free training to 10,000 youths aspiring to go for foreign employment.

KOHALPUR, Oct 17: Bheri-Babai diversion multipurpose project, a national-pride project, has provided jobs to 500 Nepali youths. The youths are employed in project industry of tunnel pipe, tunnel construction, office administration and assistant-level posts.

Esha wishes trollers get a job

October 14, 2017 10:11 am

Actress Esha Gupta, who has been a victim of trolls, said everyone has the right to opinion, but trollers will trollon posts. She just wishes they get a job.

KATHMANDU, Sept 8: Doctors certified by Nepal Medical Council  are found to be selling medical certificates even to those failing the medical tests while applying for National Investigation Department (NID) vacancies, and this is happening right in front of NID headquarters , which is located at the southern entrance to Singha Durbar.

The first round of negotiations over the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) between the U.S. Canada and Mexico will take place August 16-20 in Washington D.C.

KATHMANDU, August 2: In what may be considered conflict of interest, Dolindra Prasad Sharma, the chairman and general manager of Sajha Prakashan is learnt to have given a job to the wife of a member of a panel formed to probe irregularities at the publishing house.

WASHINGTON, August 1: Raised voices could be heard through the thick door to the Oval Office as John Kelly — then secretary of Homeland Security — offered some tough talk to President Donald Trump.

KATHMANDU, July 5: Placement Cell of Kathmandu University School of Management (KUSOM) is slated to organize KUSOM Job and Internship Fair (KJIF) on August 15 at its premises.

NEW DELHI, June 28: Former captain Ravi Shastri will apply to become India's head coach after the national cricket board extended the application deadline following Anil Kumble's shock exit, reports said Wednesday.

First impression is important, so how can you improve your chances of making a great one when you’re starting a new job? Follow these tips to help you make a great impression and avoid the blunders typically associated with starting a new job.

TOKYO, June 13: Japanese Crown Prince Naruhito said on Tuesday he will devote himself "body and soul" to his job as emperor, just days after a law was enacted allowing his father to abdicate, which would be the first abdication by a Japanese emperor in two centuries.

LONDON, June 10: Beleaguered British Prime Minister Theresa May was working to fill out the ranks of her minority government Saturday after an election that proved disastrous for her Conservative Party and complicating for Britain's exit from the European Union.

SINDHULI, May 30: Results of the first round of local polls have shattered the dreams of many candidates in Sindhuli who had resigned from their government jobs hoping to be elected as the new representative of their local units.

Nailing the job interview

May 26, 2017 10:26 am

You know you have a stellar resume, but you still didn’t get the job post the interview session. What went wrong? Is there anything that you could have done differently? And what are potential employers usually looking for? We spoke to two reputed businessmen to figure that out. Their candid answers might help you ace that next job interview that’s lined up.

KOHALPUR, May 18: Banke police has arrested a man on the charge of defrauding people of millions of rupees promising them with jobs in South Korea.

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?

It is said that first impression is the last impression. Your first impression can help you secure the job you have been dreaming of or scatter all your dreams within a few minutes of face-to-face confrontation with your soon-to-be boss. Here, Republica talked to a few people to know what can be done to ace the so-called scary job interview and land the job of your dream.

KATHMANDU, May 1: Minister for Youth and Sports Daljit Shreepaili has said that the government has done a great job for the development of sports sector.