Globalink is guided by the aim of delivering a competitive and fair employment environment and of providing equal opportunity for employees to develop and advance, subject to personal performance and business objectives.Throughout its worldwide operations, Globalink supports human rights as set down by the UN Declaration and its applicable International Labour Organization conventions. Recruitment procedures prohibit the employment of under-age staff.Equal employment opportunityGlobalink is committed to offering equal opportunities to all people without discrimination as to race, sex, nationality, ethnic or national origin, language, age (except minors), marital status, sexual orientation, religion or disability. The Company does not tolerate harassment in the workplace in any form and remunerates fairly for skills and performance, taking into account competitors and local market conditions.All personnel are expected to comply with the policy and any breach will lead to disciplinary action, which could include dismissal.Recruitment and developmentGlobalink aims to appoint and retain the most qualified applicants for the job. All appointments should be based on individual performance and job-based criteria. It is Globalink’s policy to encourage employees to develop and manage their own careers. This is facilitated by providing appropriate job training, and where applicable, aiming to fill vacancies with existing staff where employees are suitably qualified and experienced.RemunerationGlobalink aims to attract, motivate and retain high calibre staff by rewarding them with a competitive salary and benefits packages which are linked both to individual and business performance as well as the external employment market.CommunicationGlobalink’s policy is to communicate with employees to ensure understanding of the business and the impact business decisions have on employees, and to obtain feedback and ideas from employees to improve the operation of the Company.RedundancyGlobalink’s approach to business restructuring is characterized by detailed planning, the involvement of those affected as appropriate and, where job losses are unavoidable, seeking alternative opportunities to minimize the personal impact as far as possible. Individual companies take care to ensure that their redundancy policies comply with all local legal requirements.ScopeThe policy statement applies to every business within Globalink.ResponsibilitiesThe Human Resource Manager is the sponsor of Globalink’s Human Resource Policies. Each Human Resource Specialist reports to him/her on specific human resource issues and monitors the implementation of the policies. Each Division is responsible for the development of local policies and procedures in order to ensure that the objectives of this policy are fulfilled.