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Nordic 2021

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

  • ~530k

    Questions answered
    in last 12 months

  • /
  • ~95

    Organizations

These insights represent ~530k questions answered from ~95 organizations with in-region presence, ranging in size from 10 to 2,000 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

    17%

  • Internet

    9%

  • Financial Services

    5%

  • Marketing and Advertising

    3%

  • Computer Games

    3%

  • Hospital & Health Care

    3%

  • Computer Networking

    2%

  • Retail

    2%

  • Chemicals

    2%

  • Music

    2%

  • Investment Management

    2%

  • Nonprofit Organization Management

    2%

  • Leisure, Travel & Tourism

    2%

  • Design

    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.

69% of Nordic employees are engaged

This is in the bottom 4% compared with other regions.


The average eNPS score for organizations in this benchmark is 18 and is in the bottom 25% compared with other regions.

Understanding the engagement questions

Engagement is defined through these five industry-standard questions from Culture Amp’s engagement survey template.

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

82%

2% below global average

I rarely think about looking for a job at another company

56%

3% below global average

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

63%

4% below global average

I am proud to work for [Company]

80%

7% below global average

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

64%

7% below global average

The highest scoring question for Nordic 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 Nordic 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 15% of people disagreeing (-1% 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 Nordic organizations.

1

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

72% favorable


The factor this relates most closely to is Learning & Development

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 Nordic organizations.

1

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

72% favorable

Learning & Development
2

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

75% favorable

Alignment & Involvement
3

At [Company] we act on promising new or innovative ideas

67% favorable

Innovation
4

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

57% favorable

Service & Quality Focus
5

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

62% favorable

Leadership

How long do people stay?

In the short term, 20% of people in this benchmark are thinking of or actually seeking jobs elsewhere (+2% 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

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

75% favorable

Alignment & Involvement
2

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

72% favorable

Learning & Development
3

At [Company] we act on promising new or innovative ideas

67% favorable

Innovation
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

3.9 stars (+0.1)

Compensation and Benefits

3.7 stars (+0.1)

Career Opportunities

3.6 stars (+0.1)

Recommend to Friend

71.0% (+0)

CEO Approval

89.0% (+5)

How does Nordic compare?

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

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