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Western Europe (1000+) 2021

The Western Europe benchmark represents people who work in Western Europe, including if their organizations have headquarters located in other locations. It covers all industries and functions. This benchmark only includes organizations of size 1000 - + employees.

  • ~1.9m

    Questions answered
    in last 12 months

  • /
  • ~150

    Organizations

These insights represent ~1.9m questions answered from ~150 organizations, ranging in size from 10 to 7,300 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%

  • Internet

    13%

  • Information Technology and Services

    8%

  • Financial Services

    8%

  • Higher Education

    3%

  • Retail

    2%

  • Hospital & Health Care

    2%

  • Broadcast Media

    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.

72% of Western Europe (1000+) employees are engaged

This is in the bottom 40% compared with the overall average.


The average eNPS score for organizations in this benchmark is 23 and is in the bottom 40% 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 see myself still working at [Company] in two years' time

68%

1% above global average

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

83%

1% below global average

I rarely think about looking for a job at another company

57%

2% below global average

I am proud to work for [Company]

85%

2% below global average

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

67%

4% below global average

The highest scoring question for Western Europe 1000+ had 88% of people agreeing that they know how their work contributes to the goals of [company] (-3% compared to overall) while they were generally most positive about Teamwork & Ownership.


People in Western Europe 1000+ were generally least favourable about Collaboration & Communication, and were most negative towards 'When it is clear that someone is not delivering in their role we do something about it' with 17% 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 Western Europe (1000+) organizations.

1

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

63% 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 Western Europe (1000+) organizations.

1

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

63% favorable

Leadership
2

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

71% favorable

Learning & Development
3

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

59% favorable

Company Performance
4

I believe action will take place as a result of this survey

60% favorable

Action
5

I feel like I belong at [Company]

79% favorable

Belonging

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

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

63% favorable

Leadership
2

I believe action will take place as a result of this survey

60% favorable

Action
3

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

59% favorable

Company Performance
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

3.8 stars (-0.1)

Work Life Balance

3.8 stars (+0)

Compensation and Benefits

3.7 stars (+0.1)

Career Opportunities

3.5 stars (+0)

Recommend to Friend

71.0% (+0)

CEO Approval

85.0% (+1)

How does Western Europe (1000+) compare?

Organizations in Western Europe 1000+ tend to be very similar to the global all industries insights, with no significant departures from the average.

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