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DACH (1000+) 2021

The DACH benchmark represents people who work in DACH, including if their organizations have headquarters located in other regions. It covers all industries and functions. This benchmark only includes organizations of size 1000 - + employees.

  • ~705k

    Questions answered
    in last 12 months

  • /
  • ~150

    Organizations

These insights represent ~705k questions answered from ~150 organizations, ranging in size from 10 to 4,100 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

  • Computer Software

    25%

  • Internet

    12%

  • Information Technology and Services

    10%

  • Financial Services

    9%

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.

73% of DACH (1000+) employees are engaged

This is in the bottom 48% compared with the overall average.


The average eNPS score for organizations in this benchmark is 22 and is in the bottom 36% 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

71%

4% above global average

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

85%

1% above global average

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

68%

3% below global average

I rarely think about looking for a job at another company

56%

3% below global average

I am proud to work for [Company]

83%

4% below global average

The highest scoring question for DACH 1000+ had 90% 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 Alignment & Involvement.


People in DACH 1000+ were generally least favourable about Collaboration & Communication, and were most negative towards 'I rarely think about looking for a job at another company' with 17% of people disagreeing (+0% 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 DACH (1000+) organizations.

1

The leaders at [Company] have communicated a vision that motivates me

64% 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 DACH (1000+) organizations.

1

The leaders at [Company] have communicated a vision that motivates me

64% favorable

Leadership
2

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

69% favorable

Leadership
3

[Company] is in a position to really succeed over the next three years

82% favorable

Company Performance
4

At [Company] there is open and honest two-way communication

68% favorable

Collaboration & Communication
5

Other departments at [Company] collaborate well with us to get the job done

65% favorable

Collaboration & Communication

How long do people stay?

In the short term, 17% of people in this benchmark are thinking of or actually seeking jobs elsewhere (-1% 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

[Company] is in a position to really succeed over the next three years

82% favorable

Company Performance
2

The leaders at [Company] have communicated a vision that motivates me

64% favorable

Leadership
3

Other departments at [Company] collaborate well with us to get the job done

65% favorable

Collaboration & Communication
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

3.8 stars (+0)

Culture and Values

3.8 stars (-0.1)

Work Life Balance

3.8 stars (+0)

Compensation and Benefits

3.8 stars (+0.2)

Career Opportunities

3.5 stars (+0)

Recommend to Friend

72.0% (+1)

CEO Approval

89.0% (+5)

How does DACH (1000+) compare?

Organizations in DACH 1000+ tend to be very similar to the global all industries insights, with no significant departures from the average.

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