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Female 2021

The female benchmark includes responses from only women from around the world.

  • ~25m

    Questions answered
    in last 12 months

  • /
  • ~2k

    Organizations

These insights represent ~25m questions answered from ~2k organizations, ranging in size from 10 to 59,600 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

    13%

  • Information Technology and Services

    9%

  • Internet

    9%

  • Financial Services

    7%

  • Nonprofit Organization Management

    3%

  • Marketing and Advertising

    3%

  • Hospital & Health Care

    3%

  • Real Estate

    2%

Region breakdown

  • North America

    49%

  • Oceania

    31%

  • Europe

    14%

  • Asia

    5%

  • MEA

    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.

73% of Female employees are engaged

This is the lowest scoring group 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 am proud to work for [Company]

88%

1% above global average

I rarely think about looking for a job at another company

59%

Same as global average

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

84%

Same as global average

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

71%

Same as global average

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

65%

2% below global average

The highest scoring question for Female had 93% of people agreeing that the work that they do at [company] is important (+3% compared to overall) while they were generally most positive about Contribution to Broader Purpose.


People in 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 18% 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 Female organizations.

1

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

75% 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 Female organizations.

1

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

75% favorable

Leadership
2

I have confidence in the leaders at [Company]

79% favorable

Leadership
3

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

76% favorable

Learning & Development
4

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

71% favorable

Leadership
5

[Company] effectively directs resources (funding, people and effort) towards company goals

63% favorable

Company Performance

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

[Company] effectively directs resources (funding, people and effort) towards company goals

63% favorable

Company Performance
2

Most days, I really look forward to work at [Company]

76% favorable

Overall Wellbeing
3

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

79% favorable

Company Performance

How does Female compare?

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

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