About JT International USA Inc.

JTI is a member of the Japan Tobacco Group of Companies, a leading international tobacco product manufacturer listed in Fortune’s Global 500. JTI has about 26'000 employees across the world representing more than 100 nationalities. The company markets world-renowned brands in more than 120 countries.

Facts & Figures

Industry Consumer Good and Services
Number of employees 140
Number of active countries 120

The Research

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The employee offerings of JT International USA Inc.

This is a selection of the Employee Offerings that this company offers to (some of) its employees.

Learning and development programs

  • Job rotation programmes
  • International exchange programmes
  • Competency-based training programmes
  • Coaching programmes
  • Soft skill training programmes (e.g. feedback, time management, communication)
  • On-the-job training
  • Conferences/congresses/seminars (internal/external)
  • Workshops (internal/external)
  • Online training programmes (always available)
  • 180- and/or 360-degree feedback
  • (Peer) coaching
  • e-Learning (module)
  • Coaching
  • Simulations and learning games
  • Collaborative Learning Experiences (e.g. Action learning group/Team-based learning)

Communication Channels

  • Formal sessions (e.g. one-to-one meetings between employee and manager)
  • Forums/blogs on Intranet
  • Instant messaging
  • Social media
  • Employee surveys
  • Employee website (separate URL)

Compensation and benefits

  • Salaries
  • Variable compensation
  • Year-on-year evolution of total rewards
  • Employee referral bonus
  • Subsidy Medical Insurance

Networking Activities

  • Online chat/instant messaging
  • Personal online profile/social media
  • Seasonal social events
  • Special informal sessions with Executive Management
  • Sports events (e.g. sports day)

Onboarding Activities

  • Pre-Employment package (after contract is signed)
  • Employee handbook that specifies HR policy and regulations (hard copy or online)
  • Meeting with HR to explain procedures
  • Meeting with manager regarding job role, tasks,expectations
  • Post-hire assessment
  • Announcement/introduction by management
  • A tour around the organisation
  • Meeting with CEO/Executive Management
  • Induction course (covering the organisation’s mission,vision, values)
  • Code of Conduct
  • Safety policies and instructions
  • Follow-up session one year after joining
  • A role-specific introductory training programme
  • Team lunch/dinner

Career and succession management

  • Job rotation
  • Training programme
  • Coaching
  • Special assignment
  • International mobility (expatriation or short-term assignment)
  • Secondment
  • Job enrichment

Secondary benefits

  • Laptop
  • Mobile Telephone
  • Telephone allowance
  • Company car
  • Entertainment allowance
  • On-site parking

Well-being programs

  • Safety programme
  • Time management
  • Ergonomic support
  • Health & Safety officer/manager
  • EAP (Employee Assistance Programme)
  • Preventative Occupational Health programme
  • Maintaining salary level above legal requirements
  • Maintaining employee contractual rights above legal requirements
  • Nutritional information programmes
  • Occupational Health professional
  • Fitness centre membership subsidy/reimbursement

Flexible Working Conditions

  • Flexi-time working
  • Part-time working
  • Term-time working
  • Time off in lieu (TOIL)/Time-for-time
  • Reduction in company travel