meroJob.com is breaking nepotism in Nepal

February 20, 2017 23:15 pm

Shailendra Raj Giri is a known figure in the Nepali job market. He is the managing director of meroJob.com and has been in HR business for the last 15 years. He was appointed as the managing director of meroJob.com in 2002. meroJob.com is a leading career management site in Nepal. In conversation with Republica’s Prasansha Rimal he talks about the challenges of working in HR business and situation of online business in Nepal.

Young Nepali entrepreneurs are paving the way in creating jobs and opportunities lately. What does it really take to start a business in Nepal? Is it only about having huge capital, skilled manpower or managing legal procedures? Entrepreneurs share their opinion on this matter with Republica’s Prasuma Rawal.

Whether you see it as a greasy pole to conquer, a ladder to climb or a glass ceiling to smash, all the metaphors surrounding career advancement echo the idea that your job must be an upward progression.

Kanchan  Jha, 33, is the founder and chief executive officer (CEO) of Sano Paila, a local NGO established in 2006  focusing on youth empowerment in Birgunj. He is a freelance media producer for Al Jazeera and a pioneer in the field of youth empowerment in Nepal. Holding his firm belief to serve for humanity, Jha dedicated his life to social causes from the very early phase of his life. Jha spoke to Republica about the inspiration to start an organization, his experiences on venturing his journey and the setbacks he has come across throughout.

Your partner’s role in your career

February 13, 2017 23:00 pm

Managing personal and professional life can be hard sometimes. People of all ages go through difficult time if they don’t get the proper support from their partner to pursue their dreams. Some even give up their career and dreams to establish their conjugal life. But would youth of today’s generation be ready to compromise their dreams and aspiration for their partner? We talked to these young people to get their opinion on this matter.

Your career can become an addiction if you blur the line between work and life too much. Sure, it’s convenient to work from any location, or browse emails in bed before having your morning coffee, but doing so can make it difficult to find balance. If left unchecked, this can harm your physical and mental health. The 24/7 work mentality can affect sleep patterns, interfere with relationships, cause excess stress and distract you from other priorities, like exercise, health and family.

Podcasting is the future!

February 6, 2017 23:10 pm

Sabeena Karki made her mark as a radio presenter for the last 15 years. Now she is the host of Sabscast, a popular podcast. She is a podcast trainer who helps amateur, aspiring people to open up their own podcast. In conversation with Republica she talks about the challenges and her experience on moving from a traditional media to a digital media platform.

Is USA still your dream destination?

February 6, 2017 23:00 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 6: After Donald J. Trump was elected as the 45th president of the United States, it has created a lot of confusion among students who were applying to USA for their higher studies. He has introduced measures to control the number of immigrants and he recently tried to ban people from seven Muslim countries but this decision has been temporarily blocked by the court.

Reasons to slow down at work

January 30, 2017 23:30 pm

Growing up, we are told countless times to be patient and slow down.

Ways to be a more likeable employee

January 30, 2017 23:20 pm

Are you new at the office and trying to make friends? Or have you’ve worked at the same company for several years, yet are feeling like you still don’t fit in? Maybe it’s time to work on becoming a more likeable employee. Here are five ways to up your friendly quotient at the office: