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Construction (North America) 2021

The construction benchmark includes organizations that are involved in construction directly as well as via the construction supply chain with materials. These organizations tend to undertake contracting work on large commercial projects. Though there is also representation with some firms engaging in residential projects additionally.

  • 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

  • Construction

    86%

  • Building Materials

    7%

  • Civil Engineering

    7%

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.

75% of Construction (North America) employees are engaged

This is in the top 25% compared with the overall average.


The average eNPS score for organizations in this benchmark is 26 and is in the top 46% 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

75%

8% above global average

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

86%

2% above global average

I rarely think about looking for a job at another company

61%

2% above global average

I am proud to work for [Company]

86%

1% below global average

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

69%

2% below global average

The highest scoring question for Construction North America had 92% of people agreeing that they know how their work contributes to the goals of [company] (+1% compared to overall) while they were generally most positive about Social Connection.


People in Construction North America were generally least favourable about Service & Quality Focus, and were most negative towards 'When it is clear that someone is not delivering in their role we do something about it' with 20% of people disagreeing (+4% above average).

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, 7% of people see themselves leaving within two years (-3% 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.

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

4.0 stars (+0.2)

Culture and Values

4.1 stars (+0.2)

Work Life Balance

3.7 stars (-0.1)

Compensation and Benefits

4.0 stars (+0.4)

Career Opportunities

3.7 stars (+0.2)

Recommend to Friend

78.0% (+7)

CEO Approval

94.0% (+10)

How does Construction (North America) compare?

Organizations in Construction North America tend to be very similar to the global all industries insights, with no significant departures from the average.

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