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New Tech (100 - 200) 2021

The new tech numbers tell a story of (mostly) young and fast-growing companies that are some of the most in-demand places to work in the world right now. But what makes a New Tech company is not their age, size or industry - it is their approach to business. All of our New Tech companies are disruptive at their hearts; often internet-based or focused on creating new technologies. This benchmark only includes organizations of size - 200 employees.

  • ~1.7m

    Questions answered
    in last 12 months

  • /
  • ~200

    Organizations

These insights represent ~1.7m questions answered from ~200 organizations, ranging in size from 40 to 700 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

    39%

  • Information Technology and Services

    31%

  • Internet

    26%

  • Computer & Network Security

    3%

Region breakdown

  • North America

    62%

  • Europe

    20%

  • Oceania

    11%

  • Asia

    3%

  • MEA

    3%

  • 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.

75% of New Tech (100 - 200) employees are engaged

This is in the top 32% compared with the overall average.


The average eNPS score for organizations in this benchmark is 30 and is in the top 30% 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.

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

74%

3% above global average

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

86%

2% above global average

I am proud to work for [Company]

89%

2% above global average

I rarely think about looking for a job at another company

61%

2% above global average

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

66%

1% below global average

The highest scoring question for New Tech (100-200) had 91% of people agreeing that they know how their work contributes to the goals of [company] (+0% compared to overall) while they were generally most positive about Work & Life Blend.


People in New Tech (100-200) 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 14% of people disagreeing (-2% below 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 New Tech (100 - 200) organizations.

1

I am confident I can make progress in my career/goal aspirations in the current environment

76% favorable


The factor this relates most closely to is Growth and alignment

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 New Tech (100 - 200) organizations.

1

I am confident I can make progress in my career/goal aspirations in the current environment

76% favorable

Growth and alignment
2

I am enjoying the work that I am doing

79% favorable

Growth and alignment
3

Day-to-day decisions here demonstrate that quality and improvement are top priorities

69% favorable

Service & Quality Focus
4

I am able to make necessary changes in how I work to improve my own wellbeing

77% favorable

Flexibility
5

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

73% favorable

Leadership

How long do people stay?

In the short term, 16% of people in this benchmark are thinking of or actually seeking jobs elsewhere (-2% 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

I am able to make necessary changes in how I work to improve my own wellbeing

77% favorable

Flexibility
2

I am enjoying the work that I am doing

79% favorable

Growth and alignment
3

I really enjoy the work that I am doing

79% favorable

Progress and Growth
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

4.2 stars (+0.4)

Culture and Values

4.2 stars (+0.3)

Work Life Balance

4.2 stars (+0.4)

Compensation and Benefits

4.0 stars (+0.4)

Career Opportunities

4.0 stars (+0.5)

Recommend to Friend

81.0% (+10)

CEO Approval

90.0% (+6)

How does New Tech (100 - 200) compare?

Organizations in New Tech (100-200) tend to be very similar to the global all industries insights, with no significant departures from the average.

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