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France 2020

The France benchmark represents people who work in France. It covers all industries and functions. The benchmark includes people who work in France 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

    34%

  • Information Technology and Services

    15%

  • Internet

    11%

  • Marketing and Advertising

    4%

  • Public Relations and Communications

    3%

  • Food & Beverages

    3%

  • Apparel & Fashion

    3%

  • Financial Services

    3%

  • Staffing and Recruiting

    3%

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 France employees are engaged

This is in the bottom 11% compared with other countries.


The average eNPS score for organizations in this benchmark is 13 and is in the bottom 47% compared with other countries.

Understanding the engagement questions

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

I am proud to work for [Company]

85%

1% below global average

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

68%

1% below global average

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

79%

3% below global average

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

59%

4% below global average

I rarely think about looking for a job at another company

49%

6% below global average

The highest scoring question for France had 88% of People agreeing that they know what they need to do to be successful in their role (+3% compared to overall) while they were generally most positive about Work & Life Blend.


People in France 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 19% of people disagreeing (+5% above average).

How long do people stay?

In the short term, 23% of people in this benchmark are thinking of or actually seeking jobs elsewhere (+3% 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.

1

I believe action will take place as a result of this survey

51% favorable

Action
2

I have seen positive changes taking place based on recent employee survey results

37% favorable

Action
3

[Company] really allows us to make a positive difference

54% favorable

Social Connection
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

3.85 stars (+0.1)

Culture and Values

3.9 stars (+0)

Work Life Balance

3.85 stars (+0.1)

Compensation and Benefits

3.7 stars (+0.1)

Career Opportunities

3.45 stars (-0.1)

Recommend to Friend

72.5% (+1.5)

CEO Approval

83.0% (-1)

Are staff empowered with results?

Organizations in the France benchmark on average gave 9% 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%

  • France


    9%



  • How does France compare?

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


    On the lower side, People in France had much lower favorable scores than average in Action, Feedback & Recognition, and Social Connection.

    What are organizations focussing on?

    Below are the most common areas that organizations in France 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.

    1

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

    55% favorable

    Learning & Development
    2

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

    67% favorable

    Learning & Development
    3

    I believe my total compensation (base salary+any bonuses+benefits+equity) is fair, relative to similar roles at other companies

    47% favorable

    Alignment & Involvement

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