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Netherlands 2020

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

    36%

  • Internet

    11%

  • Information Technology and Services

    8%

  • Financial Services

    7%

  • Investment Banking

    4%

  • Retail

    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.

70% of Netherlands employees are engaged

This is in the bottom 33% compared with other countries.


The average eNPS score for organizations in this benchmark is 17 and is in the top 29% 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 see myself still working at [Company] in two years' time

64%

1% above global average

I am proud to work for [Company]

87%

1% above global average

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

82%

Same as global average

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

68%

1% below global average

I rarely think about looking for a job at another company

49%

6% below global average

The highest scoring question for Netherlands 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 Teamwork & Ownership.


People in Netherlands were generally least favourable about Learning & Development, and were most negative towards 'I have seen positive changes taking place based on recent employee survey results' with 15% of people disagreeing (+1% 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, 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.

1

I believe that my total compensation is fair, relative to similar roles at [Company]

50% favorable

Fairness
2

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

72% favorable

Alignment & Involvement
3

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

69% favorable

Leadership
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

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

75.0% (+4)

CEO Approval

89.0% (+5)

Are staff empowered with results?

Organizations in the Netherlands benchmark on average gave 11% 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%).



  • Netherlands


    11%

  • Global average


    10%



  • How does Netherlands compare?

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


    On the lower side, People in Netherlands had much lower favorable scores than average in Fairness, Social Connection, and Learning & Development.

    What are organizations focussing on?

    Below are the most common areas that organizations in Netherlands 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]

    54% favorable

    Learning & Development
    2

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

    68% favorable

    Collaboration & Communication

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