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Netherlands (1000+) 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. 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


  • Financial Services


  • Information Technology and Services


  • Internet


  • Staffing and Recruiting


  • Computer Networking


  • Public Relations and Communications


  • Food & Beverages


  • Investment Banking


  • Logistics and Supply Chain


  • Non-Profit Organization Management


  • Printing


  • Retail


  • Construction


  • Accounting


  • Apparel & Fashion


  • Recreational Facilities and Services


  • Media Production


  • Electrical/Electronic Manufacturing


  • Wine and Spirits


  • Hospital & Health Care


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 (1000+) employees are engaged

This is in the bottom 30% compared with the overall average.

The average eNPS score for organizations in this benchmark is 12 and is in the bottom 20% 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


2% above global average

I am proud to work for [Company]


1% above global average

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


1% below global average

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


2% below global average

I rarely think about looking for a job at another company


5% below global average

The highest scoring question for Netherlands 1000+) had 87% of People agreeing that they are proud to work for [company] (+1% compared to overall) while they were generally most positive about Management.

People in Netherlands 1000+) were generally least favourable about Collaboration & Communication, and were most negative towards 'I believe my total compensation (base salary+any bonuses+benefits+equity) is fair, relative to similar roles at other companies' with 23% of people disagreeing (+0% 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, 12% of people see themselves leaving within two years (+0% 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.


The products and services [Company] provides are as good as, or better than, our main competitors

71% favorable

Company Performance

My job performance is evaluated fairly

65% favorable

Feedback & Recognition

My job performance is evaluated fairly

65% favorable

Feedback & Recognition
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

3.7 stars (-0.1)

Culture and Values

3.75 stars (-0.1)

Work Life Balance

3.75 stars (+0)

Compensation and Benefits

3.65 stars (+0)

Career Opportunities

3.35 stars (-0.2)

Recommend to Friend

70.0% (-1)

CEO Approval

83.0% (-1)

Are staff empowered with results?

Organizations in the Netherlands (1000+) benchmark on average gave 10% 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


  • Netherlands (1000+)


  • How does Netherlands (1000+) compare?

    People in Netherlands 1000+) were much more positive than average regarding Action, Feedback & Recognition, and Decision Making.

    On the lower side, People in Netherlands 1000+) had much lower favorable scores than average in Learning & Development, Work & Life Blend, and Management.

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