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Stress interviews: Another way to make millennial lives hell

It sounds like the job interview from hell. Olivia Bland ended up crying at the bus stop, after what the 22-year-old describes as being deliberately torn to shreds over everything from her writing skills to her posture (apparently even “my arms were wrong, and the way I sat was wrong”).

GABY HINSLIFF, May 20 2019

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Body-positive fashion flourishes

Since she was a child, Medha Bhattarai was big-boned and chubby. Her friend Nistha Shrestha wasn’t plump when growing up, however, she always knew that she weighed more on the heavy side.

Alisha Sijapati, May 20 2019

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Flexible working for parents is great. But child-free people need it, too

Fresh rallying calls for greater equality and support for mothers in the workplace are made in two recent books: Heading Home: Motherhood, Work, and the Failed Promise of Equality and Making Motherhood Work: How Women Manage Careers and Caregiving.

May 20 2019

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Punam Singh: Corporate houses are becoming more accommodating to women

As corporate jobs become increasingly competitive, one needs to give 100 percent effort. 

May 20 2019

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Call of the wild

In late 2016, Ujjwal Gurung was trekking to Mardi Himal when a sudden downpour left him scrambling to save his camera gear.

TSERING NGODUP LAMA, May 13 2019

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Should you tell the world how much money you make?

There are many questions Alison Green is asked as a columnist who writes about workplace issues. There was the woman who wanted to know if she should attend couple’s therapy with her boss and the boss’s boyfriend.

Laura M Holson, May 13 2019

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What to do if your boss is a bully

The clocks have gone forward and spring has officially sprung. For many people, a change in season means making a fresh start in their careers, particularly if they are struggling to cope with a difficult boss or poor management.

Penny de Valk, May 13 2019

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Ramesh Poudel: Preparedness and determination is the key to success

Nepal government is planning to bring two million tourists in the year 2020. This is both an opportunity and challenge for Nepal’s travel and tourism sector.

May 13 2019

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Why rudeness at work is contagious and difficult to stop

Most people can relate to the experience of having a colleague inexplicably treat them rudely at work. You’re not invited to attend a meeting. A co-worker gets coffee – for everyone but you. Your input is laughed at or ignored.

May 06 2019

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Keeping time the Nepali way

In 2008, when Shankar Uprety left for the US to pursue a Master’s in computer engineering, he carried with him a Nepali bhittey patro, a Nepali calendar.

TSERING NGODUP LAMA, May 06 2019

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New job? Six things to know before signing that contract

You may be feeling elated because you’ve been offered a new job, or perhaps it is your first foray into full-time employment.

May 06 2019

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Prasanna Pokhrel: Retaining an employee for 20 years has now become irrelevant

With a history of nearly 20 years, Vianet is one Internet Service Provider (ISP) that’s been serving the Nepali public ever since the internet was brought to Nepal.

May 06 2019

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How to know when it’s OK to spend

Some people are much better savers than spenders. That can become a problem.

LIZ WESTON, Apr 29 2019

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Drinks delivered

Imagine sitting at home, thirsty. You’ve got some friends and family coming over, but you’re too busy cooking up a storm to go out and shop for an assortment of beer, wine and liquor.

TSERING NGODUP LAMA, Apr 29 2019

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