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Benelux 2020

The Benelux benchmark represents people who work in Benelux. It covers all industries and functions. The benchmark includes people who work in Benelux but their organizations have headquarters in other countries.

  • Emerging

    Benchmark status

We consider this an emerging benchmark: it has enough data available for us to use bootstrapping to create a representative sample. As the sample grows in size, some scores may slightly change. Our research has shown that our bootstrapped scores are consistent with our standard benchmarks. Read more about the methodology.

Data provided by Culture Amp

Industry breakdown

  • Computer Software


  • Internet


  • Information Technology and Services


  • Financial Services


  • Food & Beverages


  • Investment Banking


  • Staffing and Recruiting


  • Computer & Network Security


  • Leisure, Travel & Tourism


  • Apparel & Fashion


  • Retail


Included countries

  • Belgium
  • Netherlands
  • Luxembourg

Are employees committed to their organizations?

Engaged people are emotionally committed to their organization. These people stay at their organizations longer and are more productive and effective. Successful organizations have more engaged employees.

68% of Benelux employees are engaged

This is in the bottom 4% compared with other regions.

The average eNPS score for organizations in this benchmark is 8 and is in the bottom 14% compared with other regions.

Understanding the engagement questions

Engagement is defined through these five industry-standard questions from Culture Amp’s engagement survey template.

I see myself still working at [Company] in two years' time


1% above global average

I am proud to work for [Company]


Same as global average

I would recommend [Company] as a great place to work


1% below global average

[Company] motivates me to go beyond what I would in a similar role elsewhere


5% below global average

I rarely think about looking for a job at another company


7% below global average

The highest scoring question for Benelux had 88% of People agreeing that they know how their work contributes to the goals of [company] (-1% compared to overall) while they were generally most positive about Teamwork & Ownership.

People in Benelux were generally least favourable about Social Connection, and were most negative towards 'I have seen positive changes taking place based on recent employee survey results' with 18% of people disagreeing (+4% above average).

How long do people stay?

In the short term, 24% of people in this benchmark are thinking of or actually seeking jobs elsewhere (+4% compared to overall) while on a longer time frame, 14% of people see themselves leaving within two years (+2% compared to overall).

The following questions had the biggest impact on whether individuals felt that they were planning to stay at their organization and not actively looking for alternative jobs.


The leaders at [Company] demonstrate that people are important to the company's success

67% favorable


[Company] really allows us to make a positive difference

63% favorable

Social Connection

[Company] effectively directs resources (funding, people and effort) towards company goals

57% favorable

Company Performance
Average Glassdoor ratings

We’ve connected the employee feedback data for each company included in the benchmark with ratings from, which is one of the world’s largest job and recruiting sites combined with a growing database of company reviews, CEO approval ratings and more.

Overall Rating

3.9 stars (+0.1)

Culture and Values

3.9 stars (+0)

Work Life Balance

3.9 stars (+0.1)

Compensation and Benefits

3.8 stars (+0.2)

Career Opportunities

3.7 stars (+0.2)

Recommend to Friend

76.0% (+5)

CEO Approval

88.0% (+4)

Are staff empowered with results?

Organizations in the Benelux benchmark on average gave 10% of employees access to reports with their survey results. This is below the overall average of 10% and demonstrates that organizations in this benchmark are more likely to share via offline and traditional formats.

An interesting reference point is that the average proportion of managers in organizations is 12-15%, with some industries higher than others (New Tech was closer to 20%).

  • Global average


  • Benelux


  • How does Benelux compare?

    People in Benelux were much more positive than average regarding Decision Making.

    On the lower side, People in Benelux had much lower favorable scores than average in Action, Feedback & Recognition, and Fairness.

    What are organizations focussing on?

    Below are the most common areas that organizations in Benelux choose to take action on using the Culture Amp platform. Actions varied from changing or iterating on an All Hands meeting, introducing new skip level 1:1s, to introducing an organizational transparency report.


    I believe there are good career opportunities for me at [Company]

    55% favorable

    Learning & Development

    At [Company] there is open and honest two-way communication

    66% favorable

    Collaboration & Communication

    [Company] really allows us to make a positive difference

    63% favorable

    Social Connection

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