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RiseSmart Reveals Key Findings in Its 2014 Guide to Severance and Workforce Transition Study

October 31, 2014

Nation's fastest growing career transition services provider releases comprehensive benchmarking data regarding the state of severance nationwide.

Dan Pink, NYT Bestselling Author Partners with RiseSmart to Host “Think Like A Leader: Drive Your HR Career” Webinar

October 22, 2014

RiseSmart Named a Great Rated! Company by Great Place to Work® Institute

October 16, 2014

Nation’s fastest-growing career transition services provider receives high marks on workplace culture and career development from its employees.

RiseSmart Takes Home Gold & Bronze at 6th Annual Golden Bridge Awards

October 02, 2014

Nation’s fastest growing career transition services provider wins big in the Best Overall Company and Most Innovative Company categories

RiseSmart Strengthens Executive Outplacement Solutions

September 09, 2014

Nation’s fastest growing career transition services provider enhances executive outplacement offerings for senior-level talent, from director through C-level leaders.

RiseSmart Welcomes Former Oracle VP Vikash Chauhan as Vice President of Engineering

August 28, 2014

Chauhan brings more than 15 years of experience in driving innovation through Enterprise SaaS applications.

RiseSmart Identifies Five Ways Companies Can Protect Their Employer Brand During a Workforce Reduction

May 07, 2014

RiseSmart executive discusses the importance of creating loyal brand ambassadors by treating their former and transitioning employees as valuable alumni.

The American Hospital Association Exclusively Endorses RiseSmart's Outplacement Solution

March 06, 2014

Chicago, (March 5), 2014 – The American Hospital Association (AHA) today announced it has exclusively endorsed Outplacement Solution from RiseSmart. AHA Solutions, Inc., a subsidiary of the AHA, awards the AHA Endorsement to products and services that help member hospitals and health care organizations achieve operational excellence.

RiseSmart Super Bowl Predictor Works Again

February 03, 2014

RiseSmart's "Unemployment Rate Predictor" works again as the Seattle Seahawks defeat Denver in Super Bowl XLVII. With the Seahawk's victory, the team from the metro area with the lower jobless rate has won 21 of the past 26 Super Bowls - that is an 81% success rate! 

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RiseSmart Bolsters Its Strategic Advisory Council With Global HR Executive Ann Weiser

September 19, 2013

RiseSmart Bolsters Its Strategic Advisory Council With Global HR Executive Ann Weiser

Senior human resources veteran brings more than three decades of HR and talent development experience to RiseSmart

Dan Walker, Intl. Talent Management Expert for Global Brands, Joins RiseSmart Strategic Advisory Council

September 10, 2013

Dan Walker, Intl. Talent Management Expert for Global Brands, Joins RiseSmart Strategic Advisory Council

Former Apple Chief Talent Officer Brings Rich History of Success to RiseSmart

Human Resources Leader Dr. Lora Villarreal Rallies Behind RiseSmart

September 04, 2013

Respected Industry Veteran Brings Senior HR Perspective to RiseSmart’s Strategic Advisory Council

RiseSmart Transition Concierge Continues to Accelerate Pace for Putting Laid-off Employees Back to Meaningful Work Fast

May 29, 2013

New enhancements to award-winning outplacement solution announced as time to landing falls to under 100 days

Next-Generation Outplacement Leader RiseSmart Positions Itself for Continued Growth with Expanded Roles for Four Executives

May 01, 2013

Next-Generation Outplacement Leader RiseSmart Positions Itself for Continued Growth with Expanded Roles for Four Executives

Company CEO Sanjay Sathe says that on the heels of a highly successful 2012, the time is right to promote these key executives

RiseSmart named one of the Best Places to Work in the Bay Area for the third consecutive year

April 26, 2013

San Jose-based provider of next-generation outplacement solutions honored again by Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal and San Francisco Business Times.

RiseSmart, the leader in next-generation outplacement solutions, is pleased to be among the companies named one of the Best Places to Work in the Bay Area by the Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal and San Francisco Business Times. RiseSmart was named No. 15 out of the top 25 companies of its size in a ceremony at the Hilton San Francisco Union Square hotel Wednesday night.

Outplacement Provider, RiseSmart, Again Brings the Fun and Excitement of the NCAA Office Pool to an Unexpected Segment – the Unemployed

March 11, 2013

Next-generation outplacement provider offers a second RiseSmart Challenge, a March Madness prediction contest for thousands of workers in transition

Next-Generation Outplacement Leader RiseSmart Named 2013 WhatWorks® Award Winner for Delivering Innovation

March 08, 2013

Recognition is the sixth innovation award for RiseSmart, highlighting the company’s significant impact on the historically traditional outplacement industry.

RiseSmart, the leader in next-generation outplacement services, has been named a 2013 WhatWorks® Award winner for Delivering Innovation. The WhatWorks® Awards are the research-driven awards included in Bersin by Deloitte’s recent acquisition of substantially all of the assets of Bersin & Associates LLC. RiseSmart was one of only 10 companies selected in the Delivering Innovation category among heavy-hitters in the HR industry, including Glassdoor, oDesk and Jobvite.

Best Super Bowl Predictor Is Still Jobless Rates, According to RiseSmart Analysis

February 04, 2013

With the Baltimore Ravens' victory, team whose MSA boasts lower unemployment rate has won 21 of the past 26 Super Bowls

The Baltimore Ravens Will Win Super Bowl XLVII Based on a Surprising Predictor That Gets the Job Done

January 22, 2013

Team whose city boasts lower unemployment rate has won 20 of the past 25 Super Bowls; Baltimore - with 7.2 percent jobless rate - gets the edge in 2013, according to RiseSmart study

Next-Generation Outplacement Leader RiseSmart Named Most Innovative Company of the Year Silver Winner by the Best in Biz Awards 2012

November 14, 2012

Recognition is the fifth innovation award of the year for RiseSmart, highlighting the company’s impact on the historically traditional outplacement industry

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