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France (1000+) 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. This benchmark only includes organizations of size 1000–plus 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


  • Internet


  • Information Technology and Services


  • Financial Services


  • Staffing and Recruiting


  • Food & Beverages


  • Retail


  • Leisure, Travel & Tourism


  • Public Relations and Communications


  • Non-Profit Organization Management


  • Wine and Spirits


  • Higher Education


  • Apparel & Fashion


  • Accounting


  • Motion Pictures and Film


  • Recreational Facilities and Services


  • Electrical/Electronic Manufacturing


  • Management Consulting


  • Entertainment


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.

69% of France (1000+) employees are engaged

This is in the bottom 24% compared with the overall average.

The average eNPS score for organizations in this benchmark is 10 and is in the bottom 14% 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 am proud to work for [Company]


Same as global average

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


1% below global average

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


1% below global average

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


3% below global average

I rarely think about looking for a job at another company


4% below global average

The highest scoring question for France 1000+) had 86% of People agreeing that they are proud to work for [company] (+0% compared to overall) while they were generally most positive about Management.

People in France 1000+) were generally least favourable about Feedback & Recognition, and were most negative towards 'When it is clear that someone is not delivering in their role we do something about it' with 23% of people disagreeing (+3% above 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, 13% 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.


I have confidence in the leaders at [Company]

70% favorable


The leaders at [Company] keep people informed about what is happening

67% favorable


I know how my work contributes to the goals of [Company]

85% favorable

Alignment & Involvement
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

3.8 stars (+0)

Culture and Values

3.8 stars (-0.1)

Work Life Balance

3.6 stars (-0.2)

Compensation and Benefits

3.8 stars (+0.2)

Career Opportunities

3.4 stars (-0.1)

Recommend to Friend

72.0% (+1)

CEO Approval

88.5% (+4.5)

Are staff empowered with results?

Organizations in the France (1000+) 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


  • France (1000+)


  • How does France (1000+) compare?

    People in France 1000+) were much more positive than average regarding Decision Making, Fairness, and Teamwork & Ownership.

    On the lower side, People in France 1000+) had much lower favorable scores than average in Collaboration & Communication, Company Performance, and Voice.

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