I think of myself for a year because of this sentence, I was reluctant to return to Taiwan and could only wait mediocrely for the start of school, so when I saw the internship vacancy, I immediately began to prepare my resume and cover letter. Then I was here, at The Hoffman Agency (Hoffman), watching the end of this 12-month public relations adventure.
By Cecilia Zhong, Senior Account Executive “Cecilia’s company is sending her to work in Asia for four months,” said my husband to his boss. “You are not gonna quit and join her company, are you?” asked his boss, half-jokingly. They were talking about the sweet gig I got: a 15-week work trip across Hong Kong, [...]
By Caroline Hsu, Managing Director, Asia Pacific We have doubled down on Indonesia, today announcing that Thomas Franky will join the Agency to lead our Indonesia team. You don’t hear much about the Indonesian market in the West. We believe that is about to change. Consider that PricewaterhouseCoopers predicts that Indonesia will constitute the fifth [...]
By Frank Zhang DGM Hoffman China Sitting on the train from Shanghai to Wenzhou, I had time to contemplate a simple question: What were students from Wenzhou-Kean University, a Chinese-American jointly established higher education institution, expecting to hear from an international communications consultancy? I arrived at the venue 30 minutes early. It turns out that [...]
By Stephanie Yang, Account Director, Hoffman Taiwan On a burning hot summer day, Hoffman Taiwan held a housewarming party at our new office — which happens to have one of the best views of Taipei. The photo above, fit for a postcard, was taken from our office on the 30th floor during the big event. [...]
Hong Kong continues to serve as an important media hub for Asia. With this in mind, Alessandra Tinio, an account director in our Hong Kong office, summarized a panel she attended that featured three tech journalists: Lulu Yilun Chen: Senior reporter with Bloomberg in Hong Kong, covering technology. A regular commentator on Bloomberg TV and [...]
We have a program in the Agency called HAMoment that encourages the general manager or office head to take everyone away from work for a half day of fun. Our Japan team recently experienced a HAMoment, spending an afternoon in Ueno Park (上野公園) during the height of Cherry Blossom season. Even though there weren’t exactly [...]
To “borrow” a line, offices don’t work with each other. People work with each other. With this in mind, the Agency has taken steps in its operation and implemented several programs all in the name of helping staff members get to know their colleagues in other offices around the world. One of these programs is [...]