PRESS RELEASES

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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 ...

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...