24 Apr '12, 12am

In Philippines, Mynimo carves a niche despite mighty Jobstreet @Cebu_Mynimo

In Philippines, Mynimo carves a niche despite mighty Jobstreet @Cebu_Mynimo

In Philippines, Mynimo carves a niche despite mighty Jobstreet April 24, 2012 by Terence LEE Chances are, if you’re a job seeker or employer in Southeast Asia, you would know Jobstreet.com . A leading online recruitment site in the region, the Malaysian company expanded to the Philippines in 1999. And that was before the Dotcom Crash. Yet, Mynimo , a relatively new job recruitment site, has managed to carve a niche in Cebu, a province in the Philippines. Founded by Filipino Wesley Chiongbian in 2007, two years after Jobstreet’s entry to Cebu, Mynimo has managed to withstand the tide from its more well-financed rival, establishing itself as a leading recruitment portal in the province. “Thanks to serious bootstrapping, like using my home as our office, a very supportive local market, and a lot of luck,” he says. The luck portion occured when the company was not able to laun...

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