Human capital is the foundation for R&D capital, manufacturing capital, and customer relationship capital, which are necessary to realize our management strategies. Advantest promotes a variety of initiatives that focus on both the "individual strength" and the "organizational strength", the wheels needed to enhance the comprehensive strength of human capital. The Advantest Group, thereby, has established two basic policies regarding human capital development and internal environment development.
Basic Policy Regarding Human Capital Development
The Advantest Group ("Advantest") regards employees as human capital essential for its sustainable growth. Advantest strongly believes developing employees as human capital indicates an investment in human capital, and that the "individual strength" enhanced through the development and the "organizational strength" utilizing the enhanced individual strength are the two "wheels" that drive employee engagement and become the sources of future value creation. Accordingly, Advantest proactively, continually and fairly implements measures to develop human capital under The Advantest Way, INTEGRITY Core Values, technical and professional management strategies, and the skills required to grow within the development framework.
- Self-Directed Career Development
We encourage employees to be proactive in their career development, while Advantest provides the resources and support to acquire the experience and knowledge necessary to enhance their careers inside Advantest.
- Global Human Capital
From a long-term perspective, we are committed to developing human capital with a global viewpoint, this includes providing opportunities to enhance expertise and management literacy on a global scale.
- Leading-Edge Human Capital
To achieve our corporate mission statement, “Enabling Leading-edge Technologies,” we aim to develop the strengths of every employee and foster high performers to take on leading-edge challenges.
- Advantest Development Framework
Under The Advantest Way and our management strategies, we have defined and provide resources for all employees to enhance their skills required to advance their careers within the Advantest Development Framework.
Established on April 25, 2023
Internal Environment Development Policy
The Advantest Group (“Advantest”) regards employees as human capital essential for its sustainable growth. Advantest also recognizes that maximizing the value of human capital will directly lead to increase its corporate value. Accordingly, Advantest proactively, continually and fairly implements measures to develop the internal environment for human capital under The Advantest Way, its management strategies, and this policy.
- Corporate Culture
We understand The Advantest Way is a corporate culture to bring together our diverse employees to a globally unified team. We continue efforts to instill The Advantest Way as a deeply-rooted corporate culture, aiming to ensure all employee’s embody and practice The Advantest Way in our daily work life.
- Human Capital Development/Cultivation
We are committed to strengthening the development and cultivation of human capital to facilitate self-directed career development for motivated employees. We regularly conduct employee engagement surveys to gain a deep understanding of the strengths and issues of human capital and appropriately reflect the survey results in our measures and action plans to develop and cultivate the Advantest human capital.
- Health Management
Under our Health and Productivity Management (HPM) Policy, we are strategically committed to maintaining and improving employees’ health from a managerial perspective.
- Workstyles and Work Environments
We accept, encourage, and support diverse workstyles which enables every employee to achieve a good work-life balance. In addition, we promote developing an office environments that provides the necessary resources and support for employees to enhance their remote work environments.
Established on April 25, 2023