How I learnt to let go of her stuff – A Valentine's tale

I woke up to the same view of boxes stacked on boxes that I’ve woken up to many times before. Perhaps a part of me wished that I would get the opportunity to unpack the items inside and share them with someone, but that’s just how memories stay: personal...

A Day in the Life of the People’s Team Lead at Carousell

  Richard Branson once said: “Success in business is all about people, people, people. Whatever industry a company is in, its employees are its biggest competitive advantage.” In a span of five years, Carousell has grown from a team of three to almost 200. How did we attract, manage and retain...
working from home with Carousell efficiency

Working from home: Upgrading your home office set-up for ultimate efficiency

Ah, working from home. Once a luxury, now a necessity. With the COVID-19 outbreak expected to last till 2022, the Singapore government has made WFH the default for many of us. Hands up those of you who were just as shocked about the sudden announcements of circuit breaker! Homes...

Staff pick: Triwa watch

Chinese New Year is here and I always like to buy a watch for myself as a reward for all the ups and downs I have been through the past year.

Carouselland reminded us why we started all this

Last weekend was Carouselland 2017. Taking up 3 halls at Singapore’s Suntec City Convention Center, it was easily the biggest bazaar we’ve ever organised. We’ve always loved events like this, because it’s a great chance for us to meet our community and mingle. We spent most of the two days...

The Ultimate Pay Day Guide to stretching your dollar

Have you ever felt like your salary was limitless? LOL, me neither.  So why do we sometimes spend like it is? Here’s a secret: you don’t have to go through Pay Day pain every single month. For real. As a middle-income Singaporean plebeian who struggled to balance having fun, saving and being able...

A day in the life of a Product Manager in Carousell

Ever wondered what a Product Manager does each day? In the first installment of our "A day in the life of" series, we asked our Product Manager Alla what it's like to make new features for our mobile app.