AnswerLab Recognized in top Small Company Workplaces Competition

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AnswerLab earns a finalist nomination in Inc. Magazine’s and Winning Workplaces 2011 Top Small Company Workplaces Competition

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At AnswerLab, we place a high priority on building a team devoted to providing our clients with trusted, objective user experience research

AnswerLab, the nation’s leading firm with an exclusive focus on user experience research services, today announced that the company was named a finalist in the Inc. magazine and Winning Workplaces 2011 Top Small Company Workplaces competition. The contest recognizes the nation’s best small and mid-sized company work environments. AnswerLab was acknowledged for its financial success, excellent management, low turnover, flexible work arrangements, and employee satisfaction. All of AnswerLab’s employees participated in the Competition’s employee survey, and AnswerLab earned a 99% overall favorable rating.

“At AnswerLab, we place a high priority on building a team devoted to providing our clients with trusted, objective user experience research,” said Dan Clifford, Co-founder and Managing Partner of AnswerLab. “As a professional service organization, we are particularly honored for being recognized by Winning Workplaces and Inc. magazine for keeping both our employees and our clients happy. “

Amy Buckner, AnswerLab Co-founder and Managing Partner, added “AnswerLab has to compete for great talent here in the Bay Area – in this national contest, 14% of the winning Top Small Company Workplaces are from our area alone. That is why we continue to develop innovative ways to attract and retain the Bay Area’s best user experience talent.”

The Top Small Company Workplaces contest permits companies with up to 500 employees to compete. Winning Workplaces and Inc. received 427 applications for the competition. A national panel of experts in leadership and small to mid-sized business judged the finalists. Selections were based on specific metrics and qualitative assessments of the finalists' success in creating the kind of workplaces that engage employees and deliver bottom-line results. This year’s winners were announced in Inc. magazine.

About AnswerLab
AnswerLab delivers trusted customer insights that help the world’s leading brands build outstanding digital products and services. The company focuses exclusively on user experience research to understand what people see, do, think and feel when using web sites, mobile applications, and other digital products and services. AnswerLab’s clients depend on their recommendations about product concepts, features, design and messaging to create more engaging digital experiences that drive results. Global market leaders select AnswerLab as their user experience research partner, including PayPal, Facebook, TIAA-CREF,, Walmart, Honda, Microsoft, Intuit, ESPN, FedEx, Genentech, eBay, and Harley Davidson. For more information about AnswerLab, please visit

About Inc. Magazine
Founded in 1979 and acquired in 2005 by Mansueto Ventures, Inc. magazine ( is the only major business magazine dedicated exclusively to owners and managers of growing private companies that delivers real solutions for today's innovative company builders. With a total paid circulation of 708,450, Inc. provides hands-on tools and market-tested strategies for managing people, finances, sales, marketing and technology.

About Winning Workplaces
Winning Workplaces ( is an Evanston, IL-based not-for-profit, whose mission is to help the leaders of small and mid-sized organizations create great workplaces. Founded in 2001, Winning Workplaces serves as a clearinghouse of information on workplace best practices, provides seminars and workshops on workplace-related topics and inspires and awards top workplaces through its annual Top Small Company Workplaces initiative.


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