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Jun 02, 2020, 09:40 ET Two-Thirds of Employees (63%) Cite Disappearing Workplace Socializing as Consequence of COVID-19, Despite Efforts to Create a Virtual Company Culture

Employees are saying that COVID-19 has damaged their corporate culture. Already, 63% of employees spend less time socializing with their colleagues — ...


May 19, 2020, 08:36 ET 85% of Small Businesses Manage Social Media In-House but Should Use External Resources to Reduce Costs During the Economic Downturn

Nearly all small businesses (85%) manage their social media strategy with internal employees, according to a new survey from Clutch, a B2B ratings...


May 14, 2020, 08:38 ET 79% of HR Professionals Believe Their Companies Are Diverse; Experts Warn They May Be Overestimating Diversity

More than three-quarters of HR professionals (79%) believe their company is diverse, according to new data from Clutch, the leading B2B ratings and...


May 13, 2020, 08:48 ET 95% of Small Businesses Fall Short of Meeting Goals, yet 77% Are Confident in Their Ability to Execute

Just 5% of small business owners report achieving all their business goals in the past 12 months, according to a new survey from Clutch, a B2B...


Apr 22, 2020, 08:40 ET 55% of Companies Say Employee Referrals Reduce Hiring Cost; Strategy Could Decrease HR Costs When Economy Reopens

More than half of companies with an employee referral program (55%) say it reduced hiring costs, according to new data from Clutch, the leading B2B...


Apr 16, 2020, 07:53 ET 66% of U.S. Employees Are Working Remotely at Least Part-Time During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Two-thirds of employees are currently working remotely at least part of the work week as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, according to a new...


Mar 19, 2020, 08:32 ET 88% of U.S. Workers Are Concerned About COVID-19, But Businesses Can Help Ease Employee Concerns

Nearly every U.S. worker is concerned about the current coronavirus outbreak, according to a new survey from Clutch, a B2B ratings and reviews...


Mar 04, 2020, 09:14 ET 23% of Employees Face Safety and Security Issues at Their Coworking Space

Not all employees feel safe in their coworking space, according to a new survey from Clutch, the leading B2B ratings and reviews platform. Nearly...


Feb 26, 2020, 08:47 ET B2B Buyers Most Concerned About Transparent Costs on B2B Companies' Websites, Highlighting Importance of Trust in B2B Sales Funnel

B2B buyers prioritize transparent information about cost when reviewing the websites of B2B software and services companies, finds a new survey from...


Feb 04, 2020, 08:42 ET 1 in 4 Companies Say Social Media is Least Effective Recruiting Strategy, Highlighting the Need for Targeted Campaigns

Social media recruiting is the least effective strategy for recruiting top talent, according to a new survey of 505 HR employees in the U.S. Clutch,...


Jan 21, 2020, 08:36 ET Drone Delivery Data: 36% of Online Shoppers Are More Likely to Purchase an Item Delivered by Drone

Drone delivery increases purchase intent for more than one-third of consumers (36%), according to a new survey of 528 online shoppers by Clutch, the...


Jan 09, 2020, 08:43 ET Only 6% of U.S. Businesses Offer Any Child Care Benefits, Highlighting Significant Challenges for Working Parents

Only 6% of companies in the U.S. offer any child care benefits according to a new survey by Clutch, the leading B2B ratings and reviews platform....


Jan 08, 2020, 08:50 ET 77% of Employees Are Happy in Their Coworking Space

People are happy overall in their coworking space, showing that businesses don't need a traditional office space to have satisfied employees,...


Dec 05, 2019, 08:49 ET Younger Generations 4x More Likely to Expect Yearly Job Advancements Than Baby Boomers

Younger workers are 4 times more likely than baby boomers to expect hard job advancements such as promotions and pay raises every year, according to...


Dec 03, 2019, 08:39 ET Free Shipping Versus $2.99? Even Small Shipping Costs Decrease Customers' Interest Drastically

More than three-quarters of online shoppers (77%) say they are very interested in a product when the shipping is free, compared to only 43% who say...


Nov 20, 2019, 17:48 ET Clutch Launches App to Help Gamers Find Community Through Gameplay Clips

Clutch, the service users are calling "the Instagram for gaming," has launched a new app on iOS and Android to help gamers find community through...


Nov 20, 2019, 08:41 ET 39% of Coworking Employees Work at WeWork, but Local Spaces May Grow as WeWork Drama Continue

WeWork is the most popular coworking space, but smaller, local coworking spaces are catching up, according to a new survey from Clutch, the leading...


Oct 30, 2019, 08:50 ET Men More Likely to Believe They Do More Work Than Women with Same Job

Men are more likely than women to say they have more responsibility than their colleagues' with the same job title, according to a new survey report...


Oct 29, 2019, 08:59 ET Half of Online Shoppers Did Not Receive a Package They Ordered in Past 6 Months. How Can Consumers Protect Their Deliveries?

As the holiday season approaches, consumer awareness of "porch pirates," or thieves who target deliveries left in open spaces, surges. Clutch, the...


Oct 16, 2019, 08:39 ET Fewer Than One-Third of Employees Prefer Open Floor Plan Offices, Despite Their Increasing Prevalence

Open floor plan offices aren't popular among employees, according to a new survey of 503 full-time employees from Clutch, the leading B2B ratings and ...


Oct 02, 2019, 08:36 ET New Research Shows Businesses Aren't Proactive Enough When it Comes to Managing Online Reputation

To stay ahead of potential crises, most small businesses (88%) monitor their online reputation at least quarterly, according to a report by Clutch,...


Sep 30, 2019, 08:34 ET More Than Half of Online Shoppers (54%) Are Members of Subscription Box Services, as Industry Caters to Consumers' Desire for Convenient, Personalized Experiences

Subscription box services can deliver anything from the mundane, such as razors or makeup, to the bizarre, including collections of carnivorous...


Sep 25, 2019, 08:42 ET Older Employees Less Likely to Be Offered Retraining, Exposing Corporate Failure of Undervaluing Experienced Workers

Companies should value their workforce's talent and offer skill development opportunities to employees regardless of age, according to a new survey...


Sep 18, 2019, 08:38 ET Younger Employees Don't Want Companies to Regulate Political Discussion on Social Media at Work, Despite Risk to Company Culture

Social media is the new water cooler at work: Employees increasingly use personal social media profiles to communicate with each other about work,...