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Construction & Heavy Industry (Female) 2020

The construction and heavy industry benchmark covers industries that are often doing things on a grand physical scale. They employ engineers, machinery operators and other skilled workers who can bring big projects and endeavors to life. This benchmark only includes Women employees. We use woman and man because most of our customers are using binary options.

  • ~1.5m

    Questions answered
    in last 12 months

  • /
  • ~75

    Organizations

These insights represent ~1.5m questions answered from ~75 organizations, ranging in size from 10 to 15,400 people, in the last 12 months.

The data meet our criteria as being robust and reliable; unlikely to substantially change over time; and representative of the wider industry. Read more about the methodology.

Data provided by Culture Amp

Industry breakdown

  • Construction

    28%

  • Utilities

    22%

  • Automotive

    14%

  • Oil & Energy

    11%

  • Mining & Metals

    8%

  • Renewables & Environment

    8%

  • Building Materials

    3%

  • Machinery

    3%

Region breakdown

  • Oceania

    73%

  • North America

    11%

  • Europe

    10%

  • Asia

    5%

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.

71% of Construction and Heavy Industry (Female) employees are engaged

This is in the bottom 46% compared with the overall average.


The average eNPS score for organizations in this benchmark is 15 and is in the bottom 36% 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 see myself still working at [Company] in two years' time

69%

6% above global average

I rarely think about looking for a job at another company

56%

1% above global average

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

67%

2% below global average

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

80%

2% below global average

I am proud to work for [Company]

84%

2% below global average

The highest scoring question for Construction & Heavy Industry had 88% of Women agreeing that they are able to arrange time out from work when they need to (+2% compared to overall) while they were generally most positive about Work & Life Blend.


Women in Construction & Heavy Industry were generally least favourable about Action, and were most negative towards 'When it is clear that someone is not delivering in their role we do something about it' with 28% of people disagreeing (+8% above average).

Which questions matter the most?

Different things are important to different cultures. If you want to make more of your people engaged then you need to know what is important your people. These questions are most important to keeping people engaged in Construction and Heavy Industry (Female) organizations.

1

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

57% favorable


The factor this relates most closely to is Company Performance

Which questions matter the most?

Different things are important to different cultures. If you want to make more of your people engaged then you need to know what is important your people. These questions are most important to keeping people engaged in Construction and Heavy Industry (Female) organizations.

1

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

57% favorable

Company Performance
2

[Company] is a great company for me to make a contribution to my development

70% favorable

Learning & Development
3

We acknowledge people who deliver outstanding service here

63% favorable

Service & Quality Focus
4

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

78% favorable

Alignment & Involvement
5

Day-to-day decisions here demonstrate that quality and improvement are top priorities

62% favorable

Service & Quality Focus

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

78% favorable

Alignment & Involvement
2

We acknowledge people who deliver outstanding service here

63% favorable

Service & Quality Focus
3

[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 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

3.6 stars (-0.2)

Culture and Values

3.5 stars (-0.4)

Work Life Balance

3.45 stars (-0.3)

Compensation and Benefits

3.5 stars (-0.1)

Career Opportunities

3.3 stars (-0.2)

Recommend to Friend

66.0% (-5)

CEO Approval

80.5% (-3.5)

Are staff empowered with results?

Organizations in the Construction and Heavy Industry (Female) benchmark on average gave 8% 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


    10%

  • Construction and Heavy Industry (Female)


    8%



  • How does Construction and Heavy Industry (Female) compare?

    Women in Construction & Heavy Industry were much more positive than average regarding Decision Making.


    On the lower side, Women in Construction & Heavy Industry had much lower favorable scores than average in Feedback & Recognition, Voice, and Collaboration & Communication.

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