Eileen Yu

Eileen Yu began covering the IT industry when Asynchronous Transfer Mode was still hip and e-commerce was the new buzzword. Currently a freelance blogger and content specialist based in Singapore, she has over 16 years of industry experience with various publications including ZDNet, IDG, and Singapore Press Holdings.

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Reasons to work for a small company

Startups and small companies generally have difficulty recruiting and retaining staff. Often-cited reasons include less competitive salaries and fewer staff benefits, as well as financial instability of the company.

April 26, 2007 by

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Why some see red on Green Day

weekly roundup Sunday was Earth Day, though John McConnell may dispute the date, and Singapore decided to do its part in reducing waste by embarking on a new initiative to encourage its citizens to bring their own shopping bags.Specifically, on the first Wednesday of every month, shoppers will be charged 10 cents for each plastic bag requested at checkout counters of participating retailers including Carrefour, NTUC FairPrice and Sheng Siong.

April 22, 2007 by

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Why some see red on Green Day

weekly roundup Sunday was Earth Day, though John McConnell may dispute the date, and Singapore decided to do its part in reducing waste by embarking on a new initiative to encourage its citizens to bring their own shopping bags.Specifically, on the first Wednesday of every month, shoppers will be charged 10 cents for each plastic bag requested at checkout counters of participating retailers including Carrefour, NTUC FairPrice and Sheng Siong.

April 22, 2007 by

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Can we ever be paid enough?

weekly roundup The water-cooler topic in much of Singapore this week revolved around the pay hikes of ministers, which will climb by more than 60 percent before the end of 2008. That makes the revised S$3.

April 13, 2007 by

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Can we ever be paid enough?

weekly roundup The water-cooler topic in much of Singapore this week revolved around the pay hikes of ministers, which will climb by more than 60 percent before the end of 2008. That makes the revised S$3.

April 13, 2007 by

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Tech ideas on a shoestring

Small and midsize businesses (SMBs) worldwide have three major concerns: rising operational costs, insufficient access to capital, and growing competition.According to a recent study conducted by AMI-Partners, in mature markets like the United States, United Kingdom and Japan, SMBs cited the uncertain economic outlook and insufficient access to capital as the top two issues hindering their business goals.

April 11, 2007 by

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Tech ideas on a shoestring

Small and midsize businesses (SMBs) worldwide have three major concerns: rising operational costs, insufficient access to capital, and growing competition.According to a recent study conducted by AMI-Partners, in mature markets like the United States, United Kingdom and Japan, SMBs cited the uncertain economic outlook and insufficient access to capital as the top two issues hindering their business goals.

April 11, 2007 by Isabelle Chan

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Lure of the Rising Sun

There is just something about Japan that draws techies back to the Land of the Rising Sun year after year, and the one place I never fail to visit--or rather, the only place I visit--is its capital, Tokyo. The city never fails to surprise me.

April 4, 2007 by

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