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Consulting & Staffing (0 - 100) 2021

The consulting and staffing benchmark includes organizations that provide advisory and implementation services across a wide range of industries. These organizations tend to have the same leadership and employment structure - though they tend to range from professional engineering consulting, leadership and strategy consulting as well as talent search and recruitment. This benchmark only includes organizations of size - 100 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

  • Management Consulting

    23%

  • Staffing and Recruiting

    23%

  • Architecture & Planning

    15%

  • Accounting

    15%

  • Human Resources

    11%

  • Market Research

    4%

  • Information Services

    4%

  • Professional Training & Coaching

    2%

  • Outsourcing/Offshoring

    2%

Region breakdown

  • North America

    47%

  • Oceania

    33%

  • Europe

    16%

  • MEA

    2%

  • Asia

    1%

  • South America

    1%

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.

74% of Consulting and Staffing (0 - 100) employees are engaged

This is in the top 40% compared with the overall average.


The average eNPS score for organizations in this benchmark is 33 and is in the top 19% 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 would recommend [Company] as a great place to work

86%

2% above global average

I am proud to work for [Company]

88%

1% above global average

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

67%

Same as global average

I rarely think about looking for a job at another company

59%

Same as global average

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

70%

1% below global average

The highest scoring question for Consulting & Staffing (0-100) had 91% 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 Work & Life Blend.


People in Consulting & Staffing (0-100) were generally least favourable about Action, and were most negative towards 'My manager, or someone else, has communicated some clear actions based on recent employee survey results' with 15% of people disagreeing (+1% above average).

How long do people stay?

In the short term, 21% of people in this benchmark are thinking of or actually seeking jobs elsewhere (+3% compared to overall) while on a longer time frame, 11% 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.

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

4.0 stars (+0.1)

Work Life Balance

3.8 stars (+0)

Compensation and Benefits

3.5 stars (-0.1)

Career Opportunities

3.7 stars (+0.2)

Recommend to Friend

69.0% (-2)

CEO Approval

75.0% (-9)

How does Consulting and Staffing (0 - 100) compare?

Organizations in Consulting & Staffing (0-100) tend to be very similar to the global all industries insights, with no significant departures from the average.

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