Nurturing and Developing Talent
TTY invests resources to improve the Talent Development Program (TDP), encourages lifelong learning and knowledge sharing, assists in the planning of learning plans that meet individual characteristics, arranges education and training according to functions, and establishes a fair evaluation system to explore talents and promote their potential. We hope that our colleagues can implement the core values of TTY in an honest, practical and innovative manner through the recognition of the core values of the organization.
We hope that every employee at TTY Biopharm can demonstrate their abilities to further develop their potential and deliver excellent performance results. Continuous learning and career development are part of the key tasks in our human resource strategy. We provide everyone with career development opportunities, and also formulates learning and development programs for employees of different ranks or positions.
In year 2020, 97.03% of our employees underwent the regular performance reviews, of which were 241 employees were male (44.80%), and 281 female (53.23%). The remaining 2.97% were new employees in their probation period. Prior to the end of the new hiring period, the corresponding supervisors would provide evaluations based on their performance by filling out the“New Employee Probation Performance”.
One of the key methods to build a Company's core competitiveness is the “prompt access to and dissemination of knowledge, and quick internalization to achieve common understanding and organizational capacity.” Following that, TTY developed a well-organized training and development system. Since year 2012, TTY University has been operating and giving ad hoc training courses, with short, medium, and long-term learning programs and targets.
In year 2020, there were 24 courses in-person and online involving R&D, Technical Operations, Quality, Marketing, Sales, Leadership and Management, and Soft Skill programs. The learning system enhances the knowledge and skills of relevant expertise while getting in touch with each function’s competencies in the industry chain. Everyone can contribute their skills, know-hows of the relevant field, and organizational and business knowledge to create a company's best performance.
We take advantage of senior employees, and through proper courses, they can become our trainers. The position is open for self-recommendation. The candidate’s qualification is screened by HR before attending the trainer course. The results from the study would then undergo a strict evaluation to qualify a competent internal trainer. This is a great opportunity for our colleagues to gain immediate reacting abilities, self-positioning, and expanding their talents.
Orientations are carried out over a number of days, both via in-person and online, to familiarize with Company regulations in the shortest time, in order to mitigate the impact caused by business risks. This includes the following: Introduction to the Management Regulations for Confidentiality, Introduction to GMP Management, Introduction to Regulations Governing Pharmaceutical Patents, Introduction to TIPS (Taiwan Intellectual Property Management System), Basics of Intellectual Property, Drug Safety Supervision, Information to Security Education, Introduction to GDP Management, Introduction to Trade Secrets, and Environmental, Safety, and Health. There were 68 attendees to participate the orientations in year 2020.
Be constantly aware of business risks and retain the Company’s ethical management, TTY provided online and in-person courses such as Drug Safety Supervision, Introduction to GDP Management, Information Security, Introduction to Trade Secrets, and Anti-corruption are available throughout different times and schedules. All courses in year 2020 were compulsory except the Information Security Education, and all members have completed the rest of the remaining online courses. The in-person courses of Drug Patent Protection and Introduction to GMP Management which were given to 40 participants, totaled 182 training hours.
In light of the necessity of the advancement and growth of the TTY Group, the recruitment for qualified executives considers not only the talent pool outside the Company, but also takes potential mid-high executives from our existing members and turns them into gems. This is done through an individuals' ability enhancement, cross-task training, timely job rotations, and overseas experiences. The plan is to build manpower capable of diverse fields of associated works for a more powerful, well-organized operation team with solid objectives. Apart from various sorts, such as software and hardware training programs and resources, further learning and development plans suitable for each level and task.
Moreover, employees with leadership qualities and outstanding performance are offered the opportunity to transfer to other positions within the Company. We continue to expand the future workforce from external sources as well.
To ensure the system’s sustainable growth, 3 business management programs were held in year 2020, an average of 15 employees were trained each session, with a 4.47/5 satisfaction rate. For employee relocation, there were 34 in-company transfers and 6 affiliated company transfers.
For each terminated employee, TTY shall submit a report with the arrangement for career guidance or vocational training needs. Severance pay issuance will be made according to Article 11.