Moving to Brazil was a humbling experience. Navigating a new city. Learning a different language. Finding an apartment. These challenges are taken to an entirely new level when moving to a foreign country.
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Jaqueline Januzzi reflects on the evolution of the communications business in recent years while working in the United States.
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In addition to the new language, new market, new office and colleagues, my Fellowship experience has given me an extra challenge: bring Brazil’s Brand Attitude methodology to Canada.
After saying goodbye to my friends and colleagues in Shanghai, I started my first day at the Edelman Atlanta office on May 7 as a part of the company’s Global Fellows Program - a great initiative supporting the company’s mission of globalization and collaboration.
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I’ll soon be leaving my home in Vancouver, British Columbia to travel to Beijing, China as part of the Edelman Global Fellows program. As a Canadian and default Vancouverite (I was born and raised in Toronto), working in Beijing only makes sense.
As I arrived in my first few days in Hong Kong, I was amazed to see the flourishing democratic spirit in the city, a strong spirit of tolerance, and active participation of the Hong Kongers from all walks of life to make a difference in the society.
After starting at the Edelman Abu Dhabi office, I was lucky to embark on a helicopter tour with Matt Harrington, Edelman’s chief operating officer, and a few other colleagues. There, I had a chance to see how much Edelman touches the landscape of the city.
Brazil will be among the fastest growing markets for public relations in the world over the next several years. For professionals like me, with over ten years of experience working mostly in pan-European or Spanish programs, leaving behind the “Old Europe” for a while is going to be a striking change.