Monday, June 29, 2020Cosmetics news

Covid-19: How did you experience the crisis?

Covid-19 : comment avez-vous vécu la crise ?

15 days after the start of the deconfinement in France, CosmeticOBS launched a survey* for its readers. The aim was to identify the different ways in which companies in the cosmetics sector had experienced the health crisis and were approaching the recovery, so as to be able to respond as accurately as possible to the expectations and needs of its subscribers. Many of you took part in the event, sharing your feelings and experiences with us. Now it’s our turn to share with you what we learned from this survey.

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The community of “CosmeticOBSiens” is vast and diverse: cosmetic brands, suppliers of raw materials, laboratories, consultants, academics, institutes?
First lesson of this survey: if the respondents to the questionnaire live very different daily realities, and have unequal sources of information (64% did not have a subscription to CosmeticOBS in place in the heart of the crisis), 100% of them were strongly impacted by Covid-19, both professionally and personally.

The new deal of teleworking

Government guidelines were clear and the concern of companies to protect their employees from the risk of contamination was very strong: 50% of respondents were placed in teleworking from the start of lockdown.
What was officially the norm should no longer be the norm, as the priority seems to have returned to restarting the economy and lightening company health protocols. However, this forced and brutal change in work organisation is not insignificant and will leave its mark: 53% of the teleworkers in this survey remained teleworkers after deconfinement, either totally or at least several days a week.

The advantages of the system, where possible, have been highlighted, as these verbatim reports from our Internet users testify:
“I experienced teleworking very well: quiet, more productive, no negative …

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