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Europe (1000+) 2021

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

  • ~8m

    Questions answered
    in last 12 months

  • /
  • ~250

    Organizations

These insights represent ~8m questions answered from ~250 organizations, ranging in size from 10 to 9,900 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

    18%

  • Internet

    10%

  • Information Technology and Services

    9%

  • Financial Services

    6%

  • Nonprofit Organization Management

    2%

  • Broadcast Media

    2%

  • Retail

    2%

  • Higher Education

    2%

  • Health, Wellness and Fitness

    2%

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.

72% of Europe (1000+) employees are engaged

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


The average eNPS score for organizations in this benchmark is 23 and is in the bottom 40% 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

67%

Same as global average

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

84%

Same as 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]

84%

3% below global average

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

67%

4% below global average

The highest scoring question for Europe 1000+ 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 Europe 1000+ were generally least favourable about Service & Quality Focus, and were most negative towards 'I have seen positive changes taking place based on recent employee survey results' with 14% of people disagreeing (+2% 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 Europe (1000+) organizations.

1

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

65% 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 Europe (1000+) organizations.

1

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

65% favorable

Leadership
2

[Company] really allows us to make a positive difference

70% favorable

Social Connection
3

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

71% favorable

Learning & Development
4

I feel like I belong at [Company]

79% favorable

Belonging
5

I am happy with my current role relative to what was described to me

77% favorable

Alignment & Involvement

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, 10% of people see themselves leaving within two years (+0% 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

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

65% favorable

Leadership
2

I am happy with my current role relative to what was described to me

77% favorable

Alignment & Involvement
3

I feel like I belong at [Company]

79% favorable

Belonging
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

3.7 stars (-0.2)

Work Life Balance

3.8 stars (+0)

Compensation and Benefits

3.6 stars (+0)

Career Opportunities

3.5 stars (+0)

Recommend to Friend

70.0% (-1)

CEO Approval

85.0% (+1)

How does Europe (1000+) compare?

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

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