Saratoga

 

Saratoga report provides valuable information that may be used for assessing the Human Capital within the organisation in terms of organisational impact, organisational behaviours, structure and HR processes. The survey is based on the global methodology developed by Saratoga Institute and used by almost 14,000 companies over the world.

What's in it for you?

Saratoga survey creates the background and supports organisations in the process of measurement and benchmarking of specific human capital effectiveness metrics. The report presents statistics and general guidelines (e.g., definitions, purpose, metrics linkages) for a wide range of metrics covering the following areas:

  • Organizational impact
  • Organizational behaviours
  • Structure and processes of the HR function
  • Structures and costs associated to operational and support functions
Participation in Saratoga study includes provision of specific human capital / workforce related information, through completion of a questionnaire. The information that needs to be provided by participants is described below:

 

Category of information Detailed information to be filled in Saratoga Data Collection Questionnaire
Headcount related information
  • Average number of employees (fullt-time and part-time)
  • Average number of employees (Women)
  • Average number of employees inexecutive positions (Women)
  • Average number of employees, by length of service
Financial related information
  • Company revenue
  • Company costs
  • Company profit
Compensations and Benefits related information
  • Total costs associated to employee remuneration for the reference period
  • Total costs associated to employee compensation for the reference period
  • Total costs associated to employee benefits for the reference period
Absenteeism related information
  • Total number of absences for the reference period
  • Total number of medical absences for the reference period
  • Average number of annual leave days per year
Turnover related information
  • Total number of voluntary and involuntary terminations
HR Function related information
  • HR Headcount, by function (e.g. Compensation & Benefits, Resourcing, etc.)
  • Costs associated to HR staff remuneration
  • HR outsource costs
Resourcing related information
  • Total number of external recruits for the reference period
  • Costs associated to external recruitment process
Learning & Development related information
  • Learning & Development costs
  • Learning & Development hours
Operational and support functions related information
(i.e. Sales, Marketing, Client Service, Operations, Finance, Admin, IT, Purchasing, Legal)
  • Headcount per function for the reference period
  • Costs associated to employee remuneration, by function

Saratoga report fees:

Full report, comprising:

  • Statistics for all metrics analysed, for all sectors
  • Statistics computed for a selected sample of at least ten companies
  • Dynamic benchmarking tool
  • Report and study results presentation session

Fee: 1,800 Euro (VAT exclusive)*

Sector report, comprising:

  • Statistics for all metrics analysed, for one sector of your choice
  • Dynamic benchmarking tool
  • Report and study results presentation session

Fee: 1,000 Euro (VAT exclusive)* 

*the fees include the 50% discount provided to participating companies

Metrics analysed in Saratoga survey:

Human Capital Impact:

Financial impact

  • Revenue per FTE
  • Cost per FTE
  • Profit per FTE

Productivity and value added

  • Remuneration per Revenue
  • Remuneration per Total Costs
  • Human Capital Return on Investment

Human Capital Behaviours:

Absenteeism

  • Absence Rate
  • Sickness Absence Rate
  • Absence Cost per FTE
  • Sickness Absence Days per FTE

Turnover

  • Termination Rate
  • Involuntary Termination Rate
  • Resignation Rate

HR Processes:

  • Resourcing
  • External Recruitment Rate
  • External Replacement Rate
  • External Addition Rate
  • Internal Appointment Rate
  • Internal Promotion Rate

Compensation & benefits

  • Average annual remuneration
  • Average value of benefits per year

Learning and development

  • L&D Investment per FTE

Operational and support functions:

HR Function

  • FTEs per HR Department FTE
  • HR Department Cost per FTE
  • HR Department Cost per Total Cost
  • Average HR Annual Remuneration

Operational and support functions (Sales, Marketing, Client Service, Operations, Finance, Administrative, IT, Purchasing and Legal)

  • FTEs per Function FTEs
  • Function Costs per Total Costs
  • Function Average Remuneration

Workforce structure

  • Span of Control
  • Gender Diversity – Women
  • Managers %