Companies are tightening the purse strings in response to the pandemic and world events, with 75% restricting discretionary spending.
The Profile of an Ideal Category Manager
In a recent CAPS research report, 33% of companies said it's challenging to find the right talent. These are the skills and capabilities they think are important for a category manager.
SM After the Pandemic
10% of all companies are executing post-pandemic plans while 81% are still in various stages of active planning
Pandemic and Personnel
53% of companies surveyed are implementing a hiring freeze due to the pandemic.
40% of companies say increased demand for PPE is still their single greatest challenge.
42% of companies host virtual social meetings like happy hours to create an effective space for virtual teams.
Global Companies Help Those in Need
71% of companies provide financial donations to community, health, research
Personal Protective Equipment
80% of companies report that shortage is their greatest challenge when sourcing PPE.