Diversified Recruitment Channels
Diversified Recruitment Channels
Oneness Biotech is an international innovative drug company. In order to continue to innovate and develop new drugs, we heavily rely on human resource and recruit talent for R&D, production, marketing, and sales. The Company recruits outstanding talents that meet the needs of the Company through multiple channels such as the Raise Program of the Ministry of Science and Technology, the LIFT Program of the Ministry of Science and Technology, 104 Job Bank, LinkedIn, internal employee referrals, recruitment firms and consultants. At the same time, we closely communicate and cooperate with academic research units and teaching hospitals to ensure the innovation and marketability of drug development. In 2022, the Company invested NT$1.8 million in recruitment and successfully recruited 59 elites. In response to the organization development and expansion, the number of employees in 2022 increased by 12.5% compared to 2021.
Employee Growth Rate Has Increased Gradually in the Past Four Years
No. of Employees
Education Level Distribution Ratio
2022 New Hire Rate and Turnover Rate
Note: the rate in the categories: each item divided by 180 person of total employee.
Internal Transfers Over the Years
Note: the ratio is the internal transfers divided by new hires in each year.
Talent Development and Cultivation
Establishment of Talent Pool
Oneness Biotech began developing and analyzing our human capital talent in 2020 and initiated a Talent Pool and database. The HR department evaluates our employees’ education background, working experience, and expertise in order to integrate our workforce across departments to produce synergistic results, facilitate our sustainable development, and promote the development of new drugs for Taiwan.
Talent Development and Cultivation
Oneness Biotech actively invests resources in talent cultivation and builds a “learning organization” to enhance professionalism and general ESG functions. In order to enable new employees to quickly understand the company culture and integrate into the team, Oneness Biotech has developed a mentor program to assist new employees through diverse approaches by the cooperation between the mentor and the unit supervisor. The following are the results of our employee career development plans and learning activities:
2022 Training Indicators
●Strengthen R&D capabilities
In order to strengthen the Company's R&D competency and inherit the experience of drug development, the “Professional Knowledge Lecture” established in 2022. Senior executives in the Company who are also industrial distinguished lecturers teach employees in the R&D center a series of multi-faceted new drug research and development courses, covering new drug research and development, drug toxicology, animal experiments, plant-based new drug, protein new drugs, etc., and inherit the knowledge and spirit of the Company's drug research and development.
●Organize ESG Internalization Activities
Enhance the concept of ethical management of employees, add and plan education and training related to ethical management policies, and encourage all employees to participate in:
- Conduct education and training on Ethical Corporate Management Best Practice Principles when new employees get onboard, and implement ethical management policies when new employees undergo job training.
- Conduct education and training on ethical management policies every year. In 2022, education and training were carried out in September on the topic “Employees’ IP concept and the protection of trade secrets”, in October on the topic insider trading and anti-money laundering”, and in December on the topic “trade secret protection and intellectual property”, targeted at all the employees. During the courses, real case studies were used to strengthen the concept of ethical management, to encourage the management and prevention of unethical conduct, and to emphasize the obligation of confidentiality concerning the Company’s intellectual property. To ensure that each employee fully understands and abides by the regulations, taking the examination with score over 80 after the course is required. A total of 455 employees participated in the training with total 602 hours.
- To enable employees to balance work and life and relieve the pressure of daily work, regular lectures on healthy workplaces were held in 2022. Cooperating with external professional lecturers to hold life-oriented courses such as “getting rid of metabolic syndrome easily”, “non-toxic life and environmental hormones”, employees were allowed to obtain soft knowledge that is beneficial to physical and mental health after work, which is helpful for their own stress relief and family life.
Average Employee Training Hours in 2019-2022
Note: Employees in management positions are defined as supervisors above the manager level of each department. R&D employees are defined as R&D center personnel (STEM-related personnel).
The Relevant Education and Training Achievements in 2022 are as Follows (Unit: NTD thousand)
Performance Evaluation System
We respect professionalism and care about the career development of each employee. With corporate culture as the core, we provide diversified development and learning channels so that employees can perform their professionalism and feel accomplished.
Open and transparent performance management system (target management and functional management) assist employees in formulating the direction of learning and the development of career.
New employee education and training + mentor program:
After the orientation, the mentor and the unit supervisor will provide timely feedback and assistance in line with employees’ performance and conduct a three-month probation.
Two appraisals are carried out in accordance with the Performance Management Measures every year with 70% based on the key performance index (KPI) and 30% based on general competency. The results are used as the basis for promotion, salary adjustments, and various bonus or incentives.
Performance evaluation mechanism:
The KPI are established through performance review, and constructive feedbacks offered throughout the process.
|Probation for New Employees||Performance Evaluation|
Objectively evaluate the performance and suitability of new employees.
The evaluation pass rate is 100%. (The retention rate of new employees is 86.4%.)
Employees under probation
To achieve company goals and enhance performance, objectively and fairly evaluate the performance of employee.
Compensation and Benefits
The compensation is based on employee’s job scope and duties and does not differ due to the employee’s gender. The company shares operating results and profits with employees. In 2022, both the annual average and annual median salary of full-time employees in non-management positions have increased significantly.
Salary Information for Full-time Employees Who are Not in Management Positions (unit: NTD thousand)
Note: The number of full-time employees who are not in management positions: 40 people in 2019, 97 people in 2020,112 people in 2021, and 151 people in 2022.
2022 Remuneration Ratio by Gender (Male to Female)
Note: based on monthly salary and bonus
Employee Professional Development
To encourage the professional development of employees, Oneness Biotech has established On-The-Job Training Management Procedures to fully subsidize employees to obtain professional certificates. The total cost of certifications is covered by the Company. For example, at Oneness Biotech’s Nanchou Plant, we have subsidized employees to earn 14 professional certificates in 2022.
In addition to the various benefits provided by laws and regulations, Oneness also offers the following employee benefits:
|Cash Benefits||Provide year-end bonus, performance bonus, project bonus, Dragon Boat Festival cash gift, Mid-Autumn Festival cash gift, birthday and birthday party cash gift, weddings, funerals, and various cash subsidies, and children’s education subsidy (0-18 years old, NT$2,000 subsidy per month).|
|Employee Stock Option Plan||Oneness Biotech provides employee stock option certificate plans to make employees become shareholders of the Company and strengthen the centripetal force of employees to the Company. From June 2016 to December 31, 2022, 33,000 units of employee stock option have been issued. Each unit represents 1,000 thousand shares of the Company’s ordinary shares. Reference: 2022 Annual Report, page 126 & 279.|
|Flexible Working Hours||Provide some employees with flexible working hours, and provide leave benefits superior to the Labor Standards Act.|
|Networking Events||Department meals, weekly club activities (basketball club, aerobic dance club, etc.), annual employee travel, Christmas and year-end activities, set up a comfortable rest area for employees, so that employees have a dedicated space to take a break from the tight pace of work and promote communication and exchanges between teams|
|Overall Staff Care||Setting up breastfeeding rooms, providing stress relief massage services, regular employee health checkups, employee restaurants providing free organic healthy meals, parking spaces or parking subsidies, monthly employee purchase discounts, and dedicated spaces providing free organic coffee, milk, snacks, and health foods.|
|Family Benefits||The employee with job title below vice manager/vice director who has served more than six month could receive the Child Education Subsidy.|
|Learning Improvement||We regularly purchase different themes of new books and magazines and offer NT$10,000 external training grants to every employee each year for advanced development and life-long learning.|
|Parental Leave Without Pay||When an employee needs to take maternity or paternity leave, in order to take care of work and family, he/she can apply for parental leave without pay, and apply for reinstatement after the expiration of the period. In 2022, two employees applied for parental leave without pay, and both have been reinstated, the retention rate of half a year after reinstatement is 100%.|
|In addition to labor insurance and health insurance, employee group insurance and employee travel insurance are provided to improve the job security of employees. In terms of retirement protection, Labor Retirement Measures is formulated in accordance with the law, and a Supervisory Committee of Labor Retirement Reserve has been established. The previous system regularly allocated 2% of the total salary as retirement reserves deposited in a specific bank account at Bank of Taiwan every month to protect labor rights. The new system allocates 6% of the total salaries of employees to the employee’s individual retirement pension account.|
※The above content is taken from the ESG Report