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Canada (200–500) 2020

The Canada benchmark represents people who work in Canada. It covers all industries and functions. The benchmark includes people who work in Canada but their organizations have headquarters in other countries. This benchmark only includes organizations of size 200–500 employees.

  • 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

    30%

  • Information Technology and Services

    9%

  • Internet

    9%

  • Investment Management

    7%

  • Apparel & Fashion

    7%

  • Electrical/Electronic Manufacturing

    4%

  • Consumer Services

    2%

  • Commercial Real Estate

    2%

  • Design

    2%

  • Non-Profit Organization Management

    2%

  • Renewables & Environment

    2%

  • Investment Banking

    2%

  • Insurance

    2%

  • Computer & Network Security

    2%

  • Wholesale

    2%

  • Financial Services

    2%

  • Nonprofit Organization Management

    2%

  • Retail

    2%

  • Human Resources

    2%

  • Online Media

    2%

  • Consumer Electronics

    2%

  • Transportation/Trucking/Railroad

    2%

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.

70% of Canada (200–500) employees are engaged

This is in the bottom 34% compared with the overall average.


The average eNPS score for organizations in this benchmark is 13 and is in the bottom 26% compared with the overall average.

Understanding the engagement questions

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

I rarely think about looking for a job at another company

55%

Same as global average

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

63%

Same as global average

I am proud to work for [Company]

86%

Same as global average

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

81%

1% below global average

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

67%

2% below global average

The highest scoring question for Canada 200–500) had 89% of People agreeing that they know how their work contributes to the goals of [company] (+0% compared to overall) while they were generally most positive about Work & Life Blend.


People in Canada 200–500) were generally least favourable about Service & Quality Focus, and were most negative towards 'When it is clear that someone is not delivering in their role we do something about it' with 19% of people disagreeing (-1% below average).

How long do people stay?

In the short term, 22% of people in this benchmark are thinking of or actually seeking jobs elsewhere (+2% compared to overall) while on a longer time frame, 11% of people see themselves leaving within two years (-1% 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.

1

I am happy with my current role relative to what was described to me

73% favorable

Alignment & Involvement
2

My job performance is evaluated fairly

71% favorable

Feedback & Recognition
3

My job performance is evaluated fairly

71% favorable

Feedback & Recognition
Average Glassdoor ratings

We’ve connected the employee feedback data for each company included in the benchmark with ratings from Glassdoor.com, 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

4.0 stars (+0.1)

Work Life Balance

4.0 stars (+0.2)

Compensation and Benefits

3.9 stars (+0.3)

Career Opportunities

3.8 stars (+0.2)

Recommend to Friend

74.0% (+3)

CEO Approval

85.0% (+1)

Are staff empowered with results?

Organizations in the Canada (200–500) benchmark on average gave 12% of employees access to reports with their survey results. This is higher than average and demonstrates that organizations in this benchmark tend to be more transparent with their survey results to leaders and managers.

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%).



  • Canada (200–500)


    12%

  • Global average


    10%



  • How does Canada (200–500) compare?

    People in Canada 200–500) were much more positive than average regarding Action and Decision Making.


    On the lower side, People in Canada 200–500) had much lower favorable scores than average in Voice.

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