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

May 15, 2017 23:40 pm

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

May 15, 2017 23:20 pm

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

May 15, 2017 23:10 pm

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.

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.

What is gender equality? Asking this question at a dinner party could bring the whole party to a screeching halt, as people start arguing about gender, pay equity, and why women do the majority of the child care. Your business can’t fix the world’s problems (and just what those problems are is debatable depending on whom you ask), but you can make your workplace a better place for everyone.

Saroj Rajbahak , 34, is a fitness trainer at New Bulls Gym, Buddhanagr, Kathmandu. Since the young age of 17,  Saroj has been working as a fitness trainer for 12 years.  Republica’s Prasansha Rimal caught up with Rajbahak to talk about the growing fitness industry in Nepal.

With the upcoming election being the talk of the town, people have grown hopeful to invite progressive policies in the country. Republica here talked to a few people about their view on how the upcoming election would have an impact on the career scope and perspective in Nepal.