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Netherlands 2021

The Netherlands benchmark represents people who work in Netherlands, including if their organizations have headquarters located in other locations. It covers all industries and functions.

  • ~490k

    Questions answered
    in last 12 months

  • /
  • ~150

    Organizations

These insights represent ~490k questions answered from ~150 organizations with in-region presence, ranging in size from 10 to 3,400 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

    22%

  • Information Technology and Services

    15%

  • Internet

    12%

  • Financial Services

    7%

  • Retail

    3%

  • Logistics and Supply Chain

    3%

Region breakdown

  • Europe

    100%

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 Netherlands employees are engaged

This is in the bottom 24% compared with other countries.


The average eNPS score for organizations in this benchmark is 16 and is in the bottom 26% compared with other countries.

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]

86%

1% below global average

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

82%

2% below global average

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

67%

4% below global average

I rarely think about looking for a job at another company

55%

4% below global average

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

62%

5% below global average

The highest scoring question for Netherlands had 89% of people agreeing that they know how their work contributes to the goals of [company] (-2% compared to overall) while they were generally most positive about Teamwork & Ownership.


People in Netherlands were generally least favourable about Learning & Development, 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 Netherlands organizations.

1

Generally, the right people are rewarded and recognized at [Company]

53% favorable


The factor this relates most closely to is Feedback & Recognition

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 Netherlands organizations.

1

Generally, the right people are rewarded and recognized at [Company]

53% favorable

Feedback & Recognition
2

Workloads are divided fairly among people where I work

56% favorable

Teamwork & Ownership
3

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

80% favorable

Company Performance
4

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

56% favorable

Company Performance
5

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

64% favorable

Leadership

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

56% favorable

Company Performance
2

Workloads are divided fairly among people where I work

56% favorable

Teamwork & Ownership
3

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

56% 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

3.8 stars (+0)

Culture and Values

3.9 stars (+0)

Work Life Balance

4.0 stars (+0.2)

Compensation and Benefits

3.8 stars (+0.2)

Career Opportunities

3.7 stars (+0.2)

Recommend to Friend

74.0% (+3)

CEO Approval

87.0% (+3)

How does Netherlands compare?

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

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