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There’s hope yet for Austin job seekers

June 18, 2016

There’s hope yet for Austin job seekers

Sanjay Sathé, founder and CEO of RiseSmart, a San Jose, Calif.-based company that helps job seekers look for new opportunities, says a job loss can stir up emotions of shock, depression, anger and hostility. The key, he says, is getting to a stage of optimism and renewed energy.

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Laid Off? 5 Steps to Move Forward

May 18, 2016

Laid Off? 5 Steps to Move Forward

Not all companies offer job search resources to help their laid-off employees move on, but some do, especially because professionals often express interest in assistance following a layoff. A survey by RiseSmart, a career transition company, found that 90 percent of job seekers who were laid off took advantage of outplacement services, such as career coaching and resume support, when provided.

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People on the Move: Ian Dawson

May 9, 2016

People on the Move: Ian Dawson

Dawson joins RiseSmart from parent company Randstad, where he most recently served as senior vice president of Global Solutions for Randstad Sourceright’s recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) practice. He holds more than 25 years of experience in sales and human resources-related outsourcing.

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Outplacement firm RiseSmart names chief sales officer

May 2, 2016

Outplacement firm RiseSmart names chief sales officer

RiseSmart, an outplacement firm acquired last year by Randstad Holding nv for $100 million, appointed Ian Dawson as chief sales officer effective today. Dawson will lead the company’s sales efforts and leverage Randstad’s network and global footprint.

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Fifty things to know about Super Bowl 50

February 4, 2016

Career transition provider RiseSmart found that the team whose metropolitan area boasts the lower unemployment rate has won 74 percent of the past 35 Super Bowls. Based on this correlation, RiseSmart forecasts the Denver Broncos will win this Sunday.

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5 Absurd but Awesome Ways to Predict the Winner of Super Bowl 50

February 4, 2016

RiseSmart, a “contemporary career transition solutions” firm, says there is a 74% success rate for the theory that the Super Bowl contender based in the metropolitan area with the lower unemployment rate will win the game. The city with lower unemployment than its Super Bowl opponent has supposedly come out victorious in 26 out of the past 35 games.

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Prediction: Denver will win Super Bowl because of lower unemployment rate

February 2, 2016

From clairvoyant camels to prognosticating porcupines, everyone has a wacky way of predicting the Super Bowl winner. Well, here’s a new one. The Broncos will defeat the Panthers because Denver has a lower unemployment rate, according to RiseSmart, a company that specializes in career transitions.

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Workplaces just want to have fun: The importance of levity in the office

January 28, 2016

Workplaces just want to have fun: The importance of levity in the office

According to RiseSmart... some ideas include off-site gatherings at a fun venue such as an amusement park or a piano bar, renting out a movie theater or attending a sporting event (baseball game or golf tournament).

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The Job Market Improved Throughout 2015 [INFOGRAPHIC]

December 14, 2015

The Job Market Improved Throughout 2015 [INFOGRAPHIC]

RiseSmart, a company that offers career transition, coaching, and outplacement services, compiled some statistics of the 2015 employment landscape in the United States and designed them into a visually appealing infographic.

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Indian American-Led RiseSmart to Benefit from Randstad Buyout

November 5, 2015

Indian American-Led RiseSmart to Benefit from Randstad Buyout

RiseSmart founder, president, and CEO Sanjay Sathe is confident the RiseSmart brand will move forward without missing a beat.

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