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As a company in an industry that relies on a skilled workforce, and in certain roles, a highly skilled workforce, the development of a high performing workforce is important to the functioning of our business. Human capital development has therefore been found in our GRI-based materiality analysis to be a focus area for us. As such, we maintain robust talent recruitment and retention programs, including attractive employee benefit plans and career development programs.

Additionally, we maintain successful employee engagement programs in the areas of volunteerism, giving, nonprofit board placement and culture. We are also in the process of integrating diversity & inclusion into our business level strategic plans, specifically in the areas of recruitment and retention. Our employees rate Voya highly on employee satisfaction and organization health surveys, a fact that is highlighted on page 11 of the 2016/2017 Corporate Responsibility Annual Report. We pride ourselves on the fact that our company has been recognized by several “Best Places to Work” designations, details of which can be found on our corporate responsibility award page and our company profile.

As per the GRI Standards requirements, below we detail a selection of the most recent human capital measures that help us analyze our workforce and the effectiveness of the programs mentioned above. Please note: all figures are as of the last calendar day of the year in which they are presented. Given employee headcount fluctuates on a regular basis, figures throughout the year and the resulting analysis is subject to change.

Employees by Category and Type

Employees by Category
2014-2016
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Employees by Category

    12/31/2014 12/31/2015 12/31/2016

Regular

Total

6469

6924

6694

 

Female

3319

3528

3362

 

Male

3150

3396

3332

 

Other

n/a

n/a

0

International Local Hire

Total

0

0

11

 

Female

n/a

n/a

3

 

Male

n/a

n/a

2

 

Other

n/a

n/a

6

Temporary

Total

38

46

36

 

Female

14

19

15

 

Male

24

27

21

 

Other

n/a

n/a

n/a

Employees by Type
2014-2016
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Employees by Type

    12/31/2014 12/31/2015 12/31/2016

Full-time

Total

6383

6863

6652

 

Female

3227

3453

3305

 

Male

3156

3410

3341

 

Other

0

0

6

Part-time

Total

124

107

89

 

Female

106

94

75

 

Male

18

13

14

 

Other

0

0

0

New Hires and Turnover

Employee New Hires and Turnover (Regular)
2014-2016
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Employee New Hires and Turnover (Regular)

  2014 2015 2016
  29 years of age and under 30-49 years of age 50 years of age and over 29 years of age and under 30-49 years of age 50 years of age and over 29 years of age and under 30-49 years of age 50 years of age and over

New Hires

Total

 

175

312

96

316

669

203

209

312

93

 

Female

70

148

58

155

329

113

100

149

49

 

Male

105

164

38

161

340

90

109

163

44

 

Other

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Rate

 

3%

5%

1%

5%

10%

3%

3%

5%

1%

 

Female

40%

47%

60%

49%

49%

56%

48%

48%

53%

 

Male

60%

53%

40%

51%

51%

44%

52%

52%

47%

 

Other

0%

0%

0%

0%

0%

0%

0%

0%

0%

Terminations

Total

 

114

510

302

97

402

240

124

436

298

 

Female

58

251

164

47

205

136

59

224

186

 

Male

56

259

138

50

197

104

65

212

112

Rate

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Female

51%

49%

54%

48%

51%

57%

48%

51%

62%

 

Male

49%

51%

46%

52%

49%

43%

52%

49%

38%

Parental Leave

Parental Leave (excludes interns)
2014-2016
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Employees by Category

  2014 2015 2016

Eligible employees

 

Total

5730

5622

5993

 

Female

2,922

2,836

2,988

 

Male

2,808

2,786

3.005

Employees took leave

 

Total

n/a

102

99

 

Female

n/a

53

52

 

Male

n/a

49

47

Employees returning from leave1

 

Total

n/a

99

98

 

Female

n/a

50

51

 

Male

n/a

49

47

 

Rate

n/a

97%

99%

 

Female

n/a

94.3%

98.1%

 

Male

n/a

100.0%

100.0%

Retention for at least one year after leave2

 

Total

n/a

87

n/a

 

Female

n/a

44

n/a

 

Male

n/a

43

n/a

 

Rate

n/a

85%

n/a

 

Female

n/a

83%

n/a

 

Male

n/a

87.8%

n/a

1 Assumes that a failure to return from leave occurred if an employee terminated within 14 days of returning to work; this leave type was not available in 2014

2 2014 and 2016 data based on 2015 due to availability of “parental bonding” leave type (2014) and timing of the one year window (2016); 2016 data not available due to timing of disclosure compared with the end dates of returns.

Performance Reviews

Regular performance reviews (excludes interns)
2014-2016
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Regular performance reviews (excludes interns)

  2014 2015 2016

Non-personnel management roles

 

Percentage

99%

95%

97%

 

Female

98.5%

95.2%

97.3%

 

Male

99%

95.5%

97.4%

Personnel management roles

 

Percentage

99%

98%

99%

 

Female

98.5%

98%

99.4%

 

Male

99.7%

97.9%

98.8%