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Construction & Heavy Industry (Female) 2021

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.

  • ~3.5m

    Questions answered
    in last 12 months

  • /
  • ~150

    Organizations

These insights represent ~3.5m questions answered from ~150 organizations, ranging in size from 10 to 23,400 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

    18%

  • Automotive

    16%

  • Utilities

    15%

  • Renewables & Environment

    12%

  • Oil & Energy

    10%

  • Civil Engineering

    6%

  • Environmental Services

    5%

  • Machinery

    4%

  • Mechanical Or Industrial Engineering

    3%

  • Building Materials

    3%

  • Industrial Automation

    3%

  • Mining & Metals

    2%

Region breakdown

  • Oceania

    73%

  • North America

    18%

  • Europe

    6%

  • Asia

    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.

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

This is in the bottom 34% compared with the overall average.


The average eNPS score for organizations in this benchmark is 18 and is in the bottom 23% 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 rarely think about looking for a job at another company

60%

1% above global average

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

67%

Same as global average

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

81%

3% below global average

I am proud to work for [Company]

83%

4% below global average

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

65%

6% below global average

The highest scoring question for Construction & Heavy Industry Female had 87% of people agreeing that they know how their work contributes to the goals of [company] (-4% compared to overall) while they were generally most positive about Work & Life Blend.


People in Construction & Heavy Industry Female 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 23% of people disagreeing (+6% 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

I have confidence in the leaders at [Company]

72% favorable


The factor this relates most closely to is Leadership

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

I have confidence in the leaders at [Company]

72% favorable

Leadership
2

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

70% favorable

Learning & Development
3

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

68% favorable

Leadership
4

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

65% favorable

Service & Quality Focus
5

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

60% favorable

Company Performance

How long do people stay?

In the short term, 18% of people in this benchmark are thinking of or actually seeking jobs elsewhere (+0% compared to overall) while on a longer time frame, 9% 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 have confidence in the leaders at [Company]

72% favorable

Leadership
2

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

65% favorable

Service & Quality Focus
3

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

70% favorable

Learning & Development
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

3.5 stars (-0.3)

Compensation and Benefits

3.5 stars (-0.1)

Career Opportunities

3.2 stars (-0.3)

Recommend to Friend

67.0% (-4)

CEO Approval

84.0% (+0)

How does Construction and Heavy Industry (Female) compare?

Organizations in Construction & Heavy Industry Female tend to be very similar to the global all industries insights, with no significant departures from the average.

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