PRESS RELEASES

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RiseSmart launches global outplacement delivery network with representation in 70 countries

February 7, 2017
RiseSmart’s Network of Global Solutions (RiNGS) enables multinational employers to provide support to transitioning employees through a single point of contact...

RiseSmart accurately predicted outcome of The Big Game with unemployment rate approach

February 6, 2017
RiseSmart’s Big Game Predictor proven 75% accurate rate over last 37 years SAN JOSE, Calif., February 06, 2017 — Last week, RiseSmart, the leading provider of contemporary outplacement solutions, accurately predicted that New England would win The Big Game based on unemployment rates in the two ...

RiseSmart forecasts New England win based on Boston’s lower unemployment rate

February 1, 2017
RiseSmart’s Big Game Predictor achieves 75% accuracy rate over past four decades...

RiseSmart appoints Laurie Compartino as general manager of Canadian business

January 10, 2017
Compartino joins RiseSmart from parent company, Randstad, to lead and scale the company’s operations in Canada...

Silicon Valley Business Journal Names RiseSmart’s Dan Davenport as CFO of the Year 2016

December 6, 2016
SAN JOSE, Calif., December 6, 2016 — RiseSmart, the leading provider of contemporary career transition services, today announced Silicon Valley Business Journal has named its Senior Vice President of Operations and Finance, Dan Davenport, a CFO of the Year. The prestigious annual award recognizes ...

RiseSmart expands Australia and New Zealand support for multinational employers

November 29, 2016
SAN JOSE, Calif., November 29, 2016 — Through an agreement signed by its parent company, Randstad, RiseSmart today announced that it has broadened its outplacement support in Australia and New Zealand. RiseSmart is the leading provider of contemporary career transition services and is expanding gl...

RiseSmart Appoints Michael Gray as Vice President of Products

November 16, 2016
Gray Brings 15+ Years of Experience in the HR and Recruiting Space to the RiseSmart Team...

Randstad Completes Acquisition of Monster Worldwide to Accelerate its Digital Human Resources Strategy

November 1, 2016
DIEMEN, THE NETHERLANDS and WESTON, MASS. – November 1, 2016 – Randstad Holding nv (AMS: RAND), a leading human resources services provider, announced today that it has completed its acquisition of Monster Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: MWW) for approximately USD $429 million (enterprise value). Monster...

Randstad to acquire Monster Worldwide to transform the way people and jobs connect

August 9, 2016
Randstad Holding nv (AMS: RAND), a leading human resources services provider, and Monster Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: MWW), a global leader in connecting jobs and people, today announced the signing of a definitive agreement under which Randstad will acquire Monster. Under the terms of the merger agreeme...

RiseSmart Insight™ Ushers in a New Age of Outplacement Process Management

August 1, 2016
Nation's fastest-growing career transition provider launches a full-transparency, high-security tracking and analytics application for HR teams ...