BizLink and Employees

 

Having long been upholding our core values and principles of“integrity and honesty, “customer orientation,” “teamwork,” and“environmental protection” since our founding, BizLink engages in differentiation through innovation and creates greater business opportunities and services of higher quality for customers, thereby becoming a sustainable, high-quality company that has successfully earned trust from shareholders, customers, employees, and other stakeholders.

In order to implement our core values and philosophy and our vision of corporate sustainability, we regard employees as our most important assets because employees serve as the key to ensuring continuous high-quality growth and momentum for improvement at BizLink. Therefore, BizLink commits ourselves to complying with relevant labor laws and regulations to safeguard employees’ legitimate rights while respecting internationally recognized basic labor rights and principles, including freedom of association, privacy, and prohibition of forced labor and child labor, as well as laws and regulations related to improper employment and discrimination. Furthermore, BizLink has established related rules and regulations to safeguard employee rights while constantly initiating and promoting a variety of employee care programs, promoting physical and mental health among employees, and offering competitive compensation and benefits, so as to create a friendly workplace environment for employees. On the other hand, BizLink has also incorporated the ISO 45001 and OHSAS 18001 management systems as the foundation for comprehensive development, which are improved and refined on an ongoing basis.

Meanwhile, BizLink establishes our human resource system, strategies, and policies based on a people-oriented philosophy and proactively takes care of employees in all aspects, including work, life, and health, so that employees can not only fully showcase excellent performance at work and eventually drive continuous growth at BizLink, but also achieve a balance between work and life. We hope that each employee can be a happy member of the BizLink family, so that both BizLink and our employees can create an excellent road map for the future together and lead a happy and harmonious life.

Employee Structure and Distribution

BizLink employed a total of 12,439 employees (48.2% males and 51.8% females) all over the world as of the end of 2020. 254 employees are located in Taiwan while the remaining 12,185 people are located throughout China and other overseas locations (including the U.S.A., Mexico, Germany, Belgium, Slovakia, Serbia, Malaysia, Singapore, and India).

 

Age distribution

Under 30 years old 30 to 50 years old Over 50 years old
36.90% 59.71% 3.39%
 

Workforce composition

Full-time employees Part-time employees
80.9% 19.1%
Note: Part-time employees refer to short-term manpower services provided by manpower agencies.
 

Direct/Indirect employees & gender structure

    Direct Indirect
Female 51.80% 37.01% 62.99%
Male 48.20% 31.67% 68.33%
Managerial positions by gender and age (section chief and levels above)

Managerial positions by gender (section chief and levels above)

Female managers Male managers
34.04% 65.96%
 

Managerial positions by age (section chief and levels above)

Under 30 years old 30 to 50 years old Over 50 years old
14.36% 72.96% 12.68%
Employee turnover

Distribution by age

  Direct employees Indirect employees
Region ≤30 % 30-50 % >50 % ≤30 % 31―50 % >50 %
Taiwan 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 16 5.21% 33 1.47% 3 0.69%
China 9,884 33.26% 7,553 16.70% 13 2.15% 259 5.20% 301 2.07% 10 1.24%

 

Distribution by gender

  Direct employees Indirect employees
Region Male % Female % Male % Female %
Taiwan 0 0.00% 0 0.00% 31 1.47% 21 2.42%
China 10,364 30.20% 7,085 17.18% 270 2.99% 300 2.66%

 

Note:

  1. Monthly average new employee onboarding rate = (Monthly average number of new employees in 2021) / (total number of employees at the end of each month from January to December / 12) * 100%.
  2. Due to the employee management systems upgrading in Europe and the United States sites, the new employee data of 2021 will only be disclosed in the Greater China region, the data of entire group will be disclosed in the next report.
Employee Recruitment

BizLink recruits outstanding talents from various fields through different channels based on our operational strategies and employee career development. Employee recruitment is conducted in accordance with local laws and regulations and Responsible Business Alliance (RBA) regulations.

No employees should be discriminated against during recruitment or at work based on ethnicity, skin color, gender, age, sexual orientation, disability, nationality, race, labor union affiliation, marital status, political stance or religious and belief as per company policy. An employee’s performance evaluation and promotion, remuneration, work and rest hours, security of tenure, work allocation, training opportunity, employment prospect, social security, as well as occupational health and safety should not be affected by the aforesaid factors.

Composition of new employees in 2021

Distribution by age

  Direct employees Indirect employees
Region ≤30 % 30-50 % >50 % ≤30 % 31―50 % >50 %
Taiwan 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 26 8.47% 57 2.55% 9 2.08%
China 10,425 35.08% 7,762 17.16% 9 1.49% 277 5.56% 292 2.01% 13 1.61%
 

Distribution by gender

  Direct employees Indirect employees
Region Male % Female % Male % Female %
Taiwan 0 0.00% 0 0.00% 58 2.75% 34 3.39%
China 10,739 31.30% 7,457 18.09% 238 2.63% 344 3.05%
 

Note:

  1. Monthly average new employee onboarding rate = (Monthly average number of new employees in 2021) / (total number of employees at the end of each month from January to December / 12) * 100%.
  2. Due to the employee management systems upgrading in Europe and the United States sites, the new employee data of 2021 will only be disclosed in the Greater China region, the data of entire group will be disclosed in the next report.

Comprehensive education and training framework

BizLink endeavors to foster growth among employees and create an environment conducive to continuous learning and growth. We have established a sound education and training framework based on vocational training and personal development plans. This framework consists of 5 major aspects, including new employee training, professional training, leadership training for different levels of management, self-development, and internal lecturer training, with the aim of helping employees demonstrate our core values and achieve our vision and strategies.

新進員工訓練
New employee training
Primarily focusing on new employees,this type of training helps new employees learn about BizLink and establish a sense of identity with BizLink.
專業功能訓練
Professional training
We provide varying levels of training courses centered on the professional needs of different units, with the purpose of enhancing professional knowledge and skills in various functions, including sales, R&D, manufacturing, material management, marketing, and finance.
階層別管理領導訓練
Leadership training for different levels of management
Cultural consensus and management skills are nurtured through general education for employees as well as training for new managers, middle managers, top-level managers, section chiefs, and first-line managers.
自我發展
Self-development
In order to facilitate learning in a quick, systematic and timely manner among employees, BizLink has incorporated a learning management system, which provides employees with e-Learning courses on our digital platform.
內部講師訓練
Internal lecturer training
“Employees with managerial experience or professional experience handpicked by managers or supervisors” are appointed as lecturers to conduct employee training, so as to pass on their experience at BizLink to other employees.
 

Encouraging employees to participate in club activities

BizLink encourages our employees to participate in healthy recreational activities, so as to enrich their personal life and engage in skills sharing. BizLink has set up a variety of clubs and societies for employees to meet the different preferences and needs of employees. The Employee Welfare Committee contributes subsidies and resources for establishing and maintaining these clubs and societies, with the intention of realizing participation in sports, stress relief, and interest sharing to promote physical and mental health among employees as well as bringing our colleagues closer to each other, thereby creating a lively, creative, and joyful workplace environment.

太極社
Tai Chi club
自行車社
Cycling club
瑜珈社
Yoga club
羽球社
Badminton Club
藍球社
Basketball club
登山社
Hiking club
 

Two-way communication channels

In order to foster harmonious labor relations, BizLink actively establishes a range of two-way communication channels to listen to the voice of our employees. By conducting regular interdepartmental communication meetings and establishing employee grievance mechanisms that guarantee absolute confidentiality, we have created a comprehensive communication platform to ensure seamless, transparent, and immediate communication with employees, so as to protect the legitimate rights of each employee.

BizLink has established a host of employee grievance channels according to the needs and nature of different locations, including dedicated phone lines and e-mail addresses, physical suggestion boxes, and counseling stations, so that employees can convey their feedback or recommendations via the aforesaid channels.

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