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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 ...

RiseSmart named Bay Area Top Workplace for 3rd consecutive year

June 27, 2016
Nation’s fastest-growing career transition service provider recognized for outstanding workplace culture... ...

Synergies Between HR Industry Innovators Randstad® and RiseSmart® Continue to Create Value for Employers

May 9, 2016
RiseSmart Spotlight™ now provides immediate access to Randstad’s active job opportunities and a path to recruiters, opening more doors for RiseSmart participants... ...

RiseSmart® Appoints Ian Dawson as Chief Sales Officer

May 2, 2016
Dawson Joins RiseSmart from Parent Company Randstad to Further Accelerate Growth and Broadly Leverage Opportunities Across Randstad  RiseSmart, the leading provider of contemporary career transition services, today announced the appointment of Ian Dawson as chief sales officer (CSO). Randstad’s a...

RiseSmart's Unemployment Rate Predictor Outperforms Vegas Oddsmakers as Broncos Defeat Panthers in Super Bowl 50

February 8, 2016
The winning team of the Super Bowl once again hails from the city with the lower unemployment rate, an outcome that occurs three-quarters of the time according to an analysis by RiseSmart, a Randstad company and the leading provider of contemporary career transition solutions. Data from the Bureau o...

Underdogs Denver Broncos Will Win Super Bowl 50 Based on Surprising Correlation to Unemployment Rate

February 1, 2016
The Denver Broncos will win Super Bowl 50, according to an unconventional, yet surprisingly accurate, predictor of Super Bowl success. RiseSmart, a Randstad company and the leading provider of contemporary career transition solutions, found that the team whose metropolitan area boasts the lower unem...