- General Manager of Online General Business Group
- Senior Vice President of General Management Group & CFO
- Senior Vice President of Human Resource Business Group
- Senior Vice President of Headhunter Business Group
- Senior Vice President of Human Resources and Administration General Division
- Vice President of Product & Value Management General Division
- Vice President of Strategic Investment Office
- Chief Legal Officer
Current Post: Chairman
Education: Bachelor of Foreign Languages & Literature at Cheng Kung University.
Work Experience: Founder of 104; Manager of Tailami Laminex Co., Ltd.; Manager of SUNREX
Rocky Yang recalls having worked hard for a plain existence when he was 37 years old. From the viewpoint of his wife, it is better to be his colleague.
To understand the international business environment, Rocky took a transfer to Europe from 1988 to 1989, heading a computer company where he was responsible for the German and British branches and the management of 20 local employees. From this work experience, Rocky had a strong feeling of the cultural difference between Taiwan and foreign countries, and thus came up with the idea of founding 104.
Age of 33: Reflection on the success of the venture
Currently, 104 leads the online human resources market in Taiwan and attracts great attention and interest from both insiders and outsiders in the form of many visits and exciting financial results. Speaking of its foundation, Rocky says that he simply tried to present things through the internet. The popularity of his site proved that his idea truly attracted users.
Before founding 104, Rocky and friends founded a computer company and he served as a shareholder and deputy general manager of business marketing. Through sensitivity to the market and accurate decisions, Rocky helped the company achieve a turnover of 1 billion in two years.
While enjoying the success, Rocky was upset about the daily routine and felt he had no time to think. Feeling like a top which revolved nonstop, Rocky gradually found a loss of quality of life and questioned more and more the nature of work day after day. Because of this, he resigned.
Foundation of 104: Fulfillment of a user-friendly approach to job seekers and employers
Finding a job is not easy. For Rocky in his thirties, it was even harder. Having experienced the sound welfare system provided disadvantaged groups in Europe, Rocky was considered by most people in Taiwan to be an odd and unproductive youth over the next year and a half. During this period, Rocky took good advantage of his time to write articles, attend courses, and apply for consultant licenses. After spending more time thinking about the meaning of work and the difficulty in finding the ideal job, he strongly felt that there was a flaw in the traditional approach of job seekers and employers. Seizing an opportunity to connect with the internet, Rocky proposed a new concept: Online career matchmaking. On February 1, 1996, 104 Job Bank was officially launched to fulfill the idea of a user-friendly approach to job seekers and employers in Taiwan.
Mortgaging his house to the bank to found 104, Rocky started the company from his own study room. The company has more than 700 employees, with the business scope covering the entire spectrum of internet services now. Recalling the investment and hardship in the process of starting the company, Rocky continuously upholds the value of self-challenge and commitment to society.
Workplace; Internet; future
A variety of categories designed in 104 Job Bank allow job seekers and employers to screen and find the target from the database. Categories include full-time, part-time, executives, and contractors. Job seekers may also find targeted jobs by area or industry. Traditional human resources approaches provide limited services for job seekers or employees due to a low investment in return and inaccessibility. Job seekers or employees wait for suitable jobs or talents, but the perfect match is not guaranteed. The job bank reduces this gap by providing corporations with the latest information on talent on a daily basis and allowing job seekers to submit their resume online for free and receive job opportunities that match their requirements by email, allowing both job seekers and employers to actively and selectively find suitable working partners.
Since its foundation until Feburary 2020, 104 Job Bank has served 8 million job seekers or more, and over 360,000 employers. As a representative of the leading brand among human resource websites, Rocky deeply believes that there is a long way to go. To maintain a sustainable operation in a competitive market, the company should strive to make contributions to the Taiwanese workplace. In this regard, Rocky continuously asks all colleagues to think about the demands of office workers from their own standpoints. In addition, 104 continuously provides various websites and services for job seekers and corporations in order to fulfill our promise: More than a job, we help you define a career. More than an employee, we help you find partners.
User-friendly management: Kite-flying philosophy
Rocky Yang continuously shortens the distance between the reality and the dream by considerately serving office workers nationwide and making every employee enjoy working in a quality workplace.
“The relationship between employers and employees, I think, is like flying a kite”, said Rocky regarding his viewpoint on work. “Employers hope to let employees fly high to explore a wider space, while employees hope that employers are able to fly high to develop more possibilities. The wire that connects the kite with the controller is administrative processes and systems in the company. A kite may fly high by flexibility and proper control.” In 104, the core principle is user-friendly.
Under the leadership of Rocky, 104 demonstrates endless vitality. Thanks to his in-depth reflection during a year and a half of unemployment, Rocky was able to reach the peak again. He hopes that every worker becomes more confident about fulfilling his/her career plan with the help of 104.
General Manager of Online General Business Group Joanna
Current Post: General Manager of Online General Business Group
Education: Master of Business Management, University of South Australia, Australia
Work Experience: General Manager of General Management Group, 104 Corporation; Deputy Manager, Chungling Corporation
Joining 104 in November 1999, Joanna was the first head of Human Resources and Administration Department. Later, she served as special assistant to the president and head of the Audit Office. She took over the deputy general manager of General Management Department in 2014, responsible for finance, human resources, general affairs and procurement, and MIS. In 2015, General Management Department was merged with Group Marketing and Information Service Team and she was promoted to head of the General Management Group. Joanna took over the general manager of Online General Business Group in 2019.
Senior Vice President of General Management Group & CFO Tiffany
Current Post: Senior Vice President of General Management Group & CFO & Deputy Spokesperson
Education: MBA, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
Work Experience: Director of Far Eastone; Director of New Century InfoComm Tech; CFO of Qware Communications; Product Manager of Citibank; Accounting Manager of EQUUS Computer Systems, Inc. (USA)
Tiffany Lin joined 104 in November 2014 and currently serves as the Senior Vice President of General Management Group & CFO & Deputy Spokesperson. Graduating from Master of Business Administration, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities and Department of Business Administration, National Chengchi University.
Tiffany has more than two decades of experience in financial and operating management in the banking and electronics/telecommunications/communications industry. In addition, she has acted as the CFO and manager for 15 years. Before joining 104, she worked for Dai-Ichi Kangyo Bank and took charge of corporate financing and foreign exchange. Later, she was recruited in Management Associate Program by Citibank Taiwan to have in-depth understanding of credit cards, investment, and consumer finance. At the same time, she was responsible for product marketing and planning and business and strategic development. Tiffany once worked as the manager of Corporate Finance and Accounting Department for EQUUS COMPUTER SYSTEMS, INC. She worked for Far Eastone Telecommunications Group for 12 years, including Far EasTone Telecommunications Co., Ltd., New Century InfoComm Tech Co., Ltd., and Qware Inc., and had experience in many fields such as strategic planning, management, accounting and taxation, finance management, investment financing, foreign exchange, credit management, company management, board of directors/shareholders/stock affairs relations, administrative management and Government bidding. Additional responsibilities in finance and accounting for subsidiary companies located in China, create well-balanced expertise in professional management.
Senior Vice President of Human Resource Business Group Stanley
Current Post: Senior Vice President of Human Resource Business Group
Education: M.A., Department of Psychology, New York University
Work Experience:Lecturer, Department of Psychology, Soochow University; the 11th Member and Chairperson of the e-HR Committee, Chinese Human Resource Management Association
Stanley joined 104 in September 2003. He worked for NIKE Division of Pou Chen Corporation and participated in Lean Production Project. During the service in 104, he worked as the development planner, project manager, head of consulting services, sales head, and division head. In 2011, he served as the head of Human Resources Business Group and took charge of human resources project development in the group (human resources consulting service and human resources system service). In 2015, he started to take charge of eHR Cloud-related products and businesses. At the same time, Stanley acted as a part-time instructor for the Department of Psychology, Soochow University.
Senior Vice President of Headhunter Business Group Jason
Current Post: Senior Vice President of Headhunter Business Group
Education: Master of College of Management, Yuan Ze University
Work experience: HR supervisor and special assistant to the manager of Lanner Electronic Inc.; Manger of the Administrative Department at Yi Jinn Industrial Co. Ltd; Assistant Professor of EMBA at Yuan Ze University; Part-time Lecturer of Soochow University Accountancy
Jason joined 104 in September, 2006. He has been working in the HR field for almost 30 years and served as a HR supervisor and special assistant of the general manager for the chemical fiber industry, network communication, and IT firms. His specialty is supervising human resources and enterprise administration. After joining 104, he was in charge of leading counselors, assisting enterprises with discovering mid-high level administrators and talents, as well as helping to find new platforms for mid-high level talents.
Experience in promoting accounts with Government departments, The Industrial Union, corporate organizations and educational institutions, aiming to develop and cultivate new Taiwanese talent. Conducted discussions and shared knowledge in economics, industries, commerce and multimedia. A frequent writer for the 104 headhunting monthly magazine, including articles such as “13 Mandatory Courses of Professionalism”, “ A General Occupational Map of 2 Coasts”, “Developing Work Environment Excellence”.
Senior Vice President of Human Resources and Administration General Division Weber
Current Post：Senior Vice President of Human Resources and Administration General Division & the 14th Chairman of CHRMA
Education: Master of Labor Relations, Chinese Culture University
Work Experience: Head of Human Resources, Carewell Taiwan Ltd. & Executive Deputy General Manager of Grand Pacific Management International; Head of Human Resources Department, Want Want China Holdings Limited; Executive Assistant Manager of Human Resources Department, Sinyi Realty Inc.; Head of Human Resources & Administration Department, Taiwan Fixed Network
Zhong Wen-Xiong graduated from the Department of Labor Relations at Chinese Cultural University in 1987 and received his Master’s degree in labor relations in 1989. In 1991, he joined the Taiwanese Branch of Hitachi. In 2000, He became the head of HR and Administrative Departments at Taiwan Mobile Co., Ltd. In 2007, Zhong was awarded with the 25th National Manager Excellence Award by CPMA.
In 2008, he became the Associate Manager of the HR Department at Sinyi Realty Inc, and was in charge of founding the Tokyo branch. In 2011, Zhong assumed the position of Head of HR Department at Want-Want China. He returned to Taiwan and became a HR Supervisor at Eton Group and Deputy Executive General Manager of GPM. He joined 104 in June, 2015.
Vice President of Product & Value Management General Division Joe
Current Post: Vice President of Product & Value Management General Division
Education: Master of Library and Information Science, Fu Jen Catholic University
Work Experience:Assistant General Manager, Product Project Department, Transtech Corporation; Vice President, Airiti Inc. ; Product Manager, Sina.com
Joe Chen, a veteran of more than 20 years in Internet platform product development and operations covering web portals, telecom value-added services, digital content services, social media, job-matching services, etc... He established himself as an expert in the fields of digital operation for large-scale Internet platforms, job-matching market design, product and business analysis and problem solving, PDCA cycle optimization, etc., with an aim towards making positive impact on society through product services.
Joe Chen graduated from the Department of Information Engineering of Fu Jen University in 1993. In 1995, he joined the Yieh Loong Group (renamed on May 2003, known as “E United Group”) as a MIS engineer, responsible for the maintenance of production and marketing information systems and the development of new features. In 1998, he joined Sina.com as a search engine channel editor. In 1999, he obtained a master's degree in library information science. During his tenure at Sina.com, he worked as the producer of SinaMail service, and search engine channel manager, and was later promoted to portal product line manager to take charge of ten sub-services such as home page, search engine, content channels, and community channels.
In 2001, he was employed by Taiwan Mobile Co. to complete the revamp of their value-added services portal and launch a messaging chat room service. In 2002, he joined Airiti Inc. as the deputy general manager of the product development department, and developed new products for Chinese Electronic Periodicals Service(CEPS) and Chinese Electronic Thesis & Dissertation service(CETD). In 2005, Joe started serving as Head of the Product and Project Management Department at Transtech. He was responsible for presale, product project introduction and after-sales service of the library automation system, integrated search system, digital archives system, and RFID application.
Joe joined 104 corp. in 2007 and has been working as a department head for new business product planning, operations planning, product and marketing of job seeking, recruitment ,and career services.
Vice President of Strategic Investment Office Brenda
Current Post: Vice President of Strategic Investment Office
Education: Master of Foreign Languages and Literature, National Sun Yat-sen University
Master of Business Administration, National Chengchi University
Work Experience: CFO of 104; Manager of Investment Department, ATEN International; CFO of Omni Ad Media Incorporation; Project Manager of Sunsino Venture Group
Graduated with dual master’s degrees from National Sun Yat-Sen University majoring in foreign languages as well as National Chengchi University majoring in Business management. Joined 104 Information Technology Co., Ltd. in 2007 as chief financial officer, later transitioning to the chairman’s office to spearhead strategic investment planning and management.
Prior to Joining 104 Information Technology Co., Ltd. previous experience includes conference planning for GIS Group, and working for Taiwan Ratings and Sunsino Venture Group. Position responsibilities included credit assessment and venture capital services. Further experience in ATEN International Co. Ltd., and Omni Ad Media Incorporation. Positions held included working as investor relations manager as well as manager of capital markets and finance. Experienced in financial accounting management, investment planning, business analytics, investor relations, company management, multimedia accounting management, risk control, corporate strategic investment and startup company consulting.
Chief Legal Officer Steven
Current Post: Chief Legal Officer
Education: LL.M, The University of Houston, Law Center, Texas, U.S.A.
Work Experience: General Manager of Temp & Headhunting Business Group,104 Corporation; Managing Director, Su & Yeh Law Firm; General Manager of 104 Consulting Corporation; Adjunct Instructor of Vanung University and Hwa Hsia University of Technology
Lawyer Su was appointed to the position of Chief of Justice on February, 9th, 2000 by Company founder Ji-Kuan, Yang. Lawyer Su also held positions in the company as Assistant Manager of Marketing Management, General Manager of the Headhunting Department, General Manager of the Management Department and company board member.
Lawyer Su graduated from Texas’ University of Houston Law School with a Master of Laws Degree (LL.M.) specializing in intellectual property rights in 1988. Lawyer Su was a member of the HongMao international Law Firm, serving as a lawyer and consultant for multiple years. Lawyer Su has vast knowledge and experience in intellectual property rights as well as personal data protection. With the aforementioned skill set, Lawyer Su is more than capable to provide the company with proper defenses concerning intellectual property rights and personal data protection. Lawyer Su is determined to represent the company in protecting the personal data of job seekers and maintaining discipline in market competition.