To determine the ongoing effects of COVID-19 on the industry, NAED would like to ask you a few questions each week.
By sharing your input, NAED can better assess the overall impact on sales, operations, and the workforce.
Please complete the Week Four questionnaire for COVID-19 Impact here:
Your confidential responses will be aggregated and immediately available upon completion.
You may return to the instant results as often as you like by visiting: https://ql.tc/EazWDD
Thank you in advance for providing your honest feedback.
Survey results from the week of April 13:
Of those who are in the purchasing role, 50% are unable to do their job from home because of manual paper processes that have to be done on-site.
Prior to COVID-19, 30% percent of Inside Salespeople never worked from home while 25% worked from home more than 90% of the time. Another 25% said that their job can’t be done from home due to taking care of customers on-site.
For Outside Salespeople, half of respondents said they worked from home prior to COVID-19 between 51% and 75% of the time.
Nearly 67% of Sales Managers worked from home between 76% and 90% of the time prior to COVID-19.
Of those working from home, nearly all agreed that they have access to the right resources to perform their job effectively..
About 9% feel there is a lack of communication when it comes to changes and how it will impact themselves and the business.
See the infographic below for a snapshot of last week’s results (click to enlarge):
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