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Consulting & Staffing (Female) 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.

  • ~1.8m

    Questions answered
    in last 12 months

  • /
  • ~95

    Organizations

These insights represent ~1.8m questions answered from ~95 organizations, ranging in size from 10 to 4,200 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

  • Management Consulting

    26%

  • Accounting

    16%

  • Staffing and Recruiting

    16%

  • Architecture & Planning

    12%

  • Information Services

    8%

  • Market Research

    7%

  • Professional Training & Coaching

    7%

  • Human Resources

    7%

  • Outsourcing/Offshoring

    2%

Region breakdown

  • North America

    58%

  • Europe

    20%

  • Oceania

    18%

  • Asia

    3%

  • MEA

    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.

70% of Consulting and Staffing (Female) employees are engaged

This is in the bottom 20% compared with the overall average.


The average eNPS score for organizations in this benchmark is 15 and is in the bottom 14% 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

64%

3% below global average

I am proud to work for [Company]

84%

3% below global average

I rarely think about looking for a job at another company

55%

4% below global average

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

67%

4% below global average

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

79%

5% below global average

The highest scoring question for Consulting & Staffing Female had 88% of people agreeing that they know how their work contributes to the goals of [company] (-3% compared to overall) while they were generally most positive about Work & Life Blend.


People in Consulting & Staffing 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 20% of people disagreeing (+4% 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 Consulting and Staffing (Female) organizations.

1

I am able to access the work systems/technology I need to do my role from home

93% favorable


The factor this relates most closely to is Enablement

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 Consulting and Staffing (Female) organizations.

1

I am able to access the work systems/technology I need to do my role from home

93% favorable

Enablement
2

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

71% favorable

Learning & Development
3

I know where to raise concerns or queries I have in relation to the COVID-19 Pandemic

90% favorable

Raising Concerns
4

[Company] is making sufficient adjustments to deal with the COVID-19 Pandemic

95% favorable

Company Confidence
5

Most of the systems and processes here support us getting our work done effectively

66% favorable

Enablement

How long do people stay?

In the short term, 19% of people in this benchmark are thinking of or actually seeking jobs elsewhere (+1% 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.

1

[Company] is making sufficient adjustments to deal with the COVID-19 Pandemic

95% favorable

Company Confidence
2

I know where to raise concerns or queries I have in relation to the COVID-19 Pandemic

90% favorable

Raising Concerns
3

I feel equipped to look after family/dependants should I need to

84% favorable

Enablement
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

3.7 stars (-0.1)

Culture and Values

3.8 stars (-0.1)

Work Life Balance

3.6 stars (-0.2)

Compensation and Benefits

3.5 stars (-0.1)

Career Opportunities

3.6 stars (+0.1)

Recommend to Friend

69.0% (-2)

CEO Approval

88.0% (+4)

How does Consulting and Staffing (Female) compare?

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

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