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US Mid West 2021

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

  • ~14m

    Questions answered
    in last 12 months

  • /
  • ~2k

    Organizations

These insights represent ~14m questions answered from ~2k organizations with in-region presence, ranging in size from 10 to 13,900 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

    16%

  • Internet

    11%

  • Information Technology and Services

    9%

  • Financial Services

    6%

  • Marketing and Advertising

    3%

  • Hospital & Health Care

    3%

  • Nonprofit Organization Management

    3%

  • Biotechnology

    3%

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 US Mid West employees are engaged

This is in the top 48% compared with other regions.


The average eNPS score for organizations in this benchmark is 29 and is in the top 35% compared with other regions.

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

73%

2% above global average

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

85%

1% above global average

I am proud to work for [Company]

88%

1% above global average

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

68%

1% above global average

I rarely think about looking for a job at another company

60%

1% above global average

The highest scoring question for US Mid West had 93% of people agreeing that they understand how their work contributes to [company]'s mission (+0% compared to overall) while they were generally most positive about Contribution to Broader Purpose.


People in US Mid West 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 16% of people disagreeing (+0% 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 US Mid West organizations.

1

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

79% 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 US Mid West organizations.

1

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

79% favorable

Learning & Development
2

I have access to the learning and development I need to do my job well

73% favorable

Learning & Development
3

We are encouraged to be innovative even though some of our initiatives may not succeed

79% favorable

Innovation
4

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

73% favorable

Engagement
5

[Company]'s commitment to social responsibility (e.g. community support, sustainability, etc.) is genuine

75% favorable

Social Connection

How long do people stay?

In the short term, 17% of people in this benchmark are thinking of or actually seeking jobs elsewhere (-1% compared to overall) while on a longer time frame, 9% 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.

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

3.9 stars (+0.1)

Culture and Values

3.9 stars (+0)

Work Life Balance

3.9 stars (+0.1)

Compensation and Benefits

3.8 stars (+0.2)

Career Opportunities

3.6 stars (+0.1)

Recommend to Friend

73.0% (+2)

CEO Approval

86.0% (+2)

How does US Mid West compare?

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

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