TAI is committed to training and developing team members to ensure their success. Training is a continuous process offered through a combination of formal classroom and on-the-job training. We financially, support continuing education through our tuition reimbursement program. In addition, team members are encouraged to reach out for specialized training opportunities, which are coordinated and supported by their specific department, based on business needs. These opportunities may be found in professional or technical seminars, trade or professional organizations or various civic organizations. Cross-training is utilized, in many positions, to ensure flexibility and professional enhancement. We depend on our team members to provide suggestions and ideas for continual improvement in our business practices and daily, standard operating procedures.
We provide a positive, supportive work environment. Our goal is to create a climate that motivates and nurtures the generation of new ideas. Therefore, we strive to actively engage employees by emphasizing enterprise-wide communication and sharing. TAI takes great pride in encouraging the free exchange of ideas at all levels; this concept is driven by our open door policy. In addition, we have various methods of internal concern resolution in place whereby, team members are encouraged to openly identify areas they feel could be improved upon. Team members are able to share problems and discuss decisions with management without fear of reprisal. In return, management openly shares information to ensure team members understand our business goals and objectives.
The team concept is at our core. Interpersonal and communication skills are absolutely vital to our success. We enjoy an open office environment with no physical barriers. There are no separate executive dining facilities. All levels, including executives, wear business casual attire, and shares common benefits. We encourage a hands-on, highly visible management presence.
TAI is focused on strategic business planning. We maintain lean staffing levels; focus on good attendance and cross-train team members to make them as flexible as possible. This staffing system is designed to hire only as many team members as needed to avoid employment fluctuations, as much as possible. We encourage promoting from within and offer a variety of transfer opportunities to current employees. However, all such decisions are based on skills, abilities and job requirements.
You will find competitive wages for the geographical locations and types of jobs we offer. Our wages are tied to our total compensation package, which includes very generous, comprehensive health, dental and life insurance coverage. In addition, we offer paid sick, vacation and personal time; up to 14 paid holidays (varies in some years), 401(k) plan, flexible spending account, employee assistance program as well as various incentive programs.