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How to Get Back in the Game

January 8, 2017

How to Get Back in the Game

THE 2017 JOB MARKET is shaping up to be the hottest in years, with employment on track to hit pre­recession levels by the spring, according to Brookings Institution projections. That's good news for anyone planning to get back into the workforce after a career hiatus...

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How to Keep Good Employees When Their Current Roles Are a Bad Fit

January 6, 2017

How to Keep Good Employees When Their Current Roles Are a Bad Fit

Mobility is the new buzzword in HR. The gig economy, a growing Millennial workforce, remote workers, and globalization have all contributed to a change in how companies and employees view the employer/employee relationship. Organizations and HR departments that haven’t found ways to retain talent and leverage the recent trends to their advantage...

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Recruiter Top 10: Recruiting and Hiring Trends to Pay Attention to in 2017

January 6, 2017

Recruiter Top 10: Recruiting and Hiring Trends to Pay Attention to in 2017

In a recent RiseSmart study, we found that recruiters are now focusing more on the candidate experience as a way to protect their brands and to save time and money associated with recruiting. Here are some new trends in recruiting which will make the hiring process more effective and efficient for companies and job seekers...

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Being the Boss Not a Career Priority for Millennials

December 9, 2016

Being the Boss Not a Career Priority for Millennials

Experts at San Jose, Calif.-based RiseSmart, a Randstad company that provides career-transition services, suggest encouraging moves within an organization to keep employees. This can provide the job shift that Millennials may be looking for without the need to change employers...

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CFO of the Year 2016: Dan Davenport of RiseSmart

December 2, 2016

CFO of the Year 2016: Dan Davenport of RiseSmart

As a co-founder of the company, I’ve been involved in all aspects of the company from day one. My primary focus areas have been 1) operations, where I led efforts to build a delivery organization that’s flexible enough to address the inherent unpredictability of the outplacement industry, while at the same time producing quality results for our customers, and 2) finance and administration — I built a lean finance, accounting and HR team...

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Randstad Buys Sageco - Outplacement services continue to be developed.

November 24, 2016

 Randstad Buys Sageco

The acquisition is part of a broader Randstad strategy of becoming the leading global player in the outplacement industry. In fact, Randstad’s aggressive move started in 2015 with the acquisition of RiseSmart, a US-based market leader in innovative, technology-driven outplacement services... ...As of completion, which is expected to take place on 31 December 2016, Sageco will be renamed Sageco, a RiseSmart company.

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Australia – Randstad acquires Sageco

November 24, 2016

Australia – Randstad acquires Sageco

Global staffing provider Randstad announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire a 100% stake in Sageco, a provider of career transitions in Australia and New Zealand. As of completion, which is expected to take place on 31 December 2016, Sageco will be renamed Sageco, a RiseSmart company...

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Your New Job Is A Nightmare But You Can Still Quit And Save Your Career

October 14, 2016

Your New Job Is A Nightmare But You Can Still Quit And Save Your Career

There are downsides to a "take this job and shove it" approach, according to search consultant and interview coach Donna Svei. A 2016 survey from RiseSmart, Inc., found that 41% of recruiters "usually" or "always" present unemployed candidates to clients, while 48% "sometimes" do, and 11% "rarely" or "never" do. So, being unemployed could potentially work against you.

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7 Career Strategies for When You're in Between Jobs

September 9, 2016

7 Career Strategies for When You're in Between Jobs

Here are seven smart career-building activities to focus on during your time in between gigs... ...Volunteering in your area of interest is a great activity to pursue between jobs, said Marian Valia, another practice development manager at RiseSmart. This could entail working an event hosted by a prominent industry player, or even offering pro-bono consulting.

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These 10 Jobs Are Poised for Big Salary Spikes in 2017

August 30, 2016

These 10 Jobs Are Poised for Big Salary Spikes in 2017

Across all the industries that staffing giant Robert Half examined, the pay bump a worker can expect by taking a job at a new company is 3.6% in 2017, the firm predicts in its annual salary projection report. But workers with tech, legal, and compliance prowess stand to gain the most, noted the report, released Tuesday.

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