Global gaps in core sales skills
7th July 2015 | Journal Of Sales Transformation
This dataset was provided by a sample of 500 people who sat the Core Sales Skills module of SalesAssessment.com’s Universal Sales Skills Audit (USSA) during Q1 2015.
The sample consisted of a block of anonymised data, with a random start point in the USSA candidate database. This random sample included candidates from the UK, USA, Dubai, Jordan and Egypt.
57% of candidates were above average at “Understanding the customer’s needs”. In addition, the following areas ranked as above average (that is, over 50% of salespeople were at or above global average):