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Lots of companies like to call their solutions“award-winning.” RiseSmart really does win awards – lots of them – for our innovations and technology. And we’re a great place to work.

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Great Place to Work 2018 Award - RiseSmart

Great Place to Work 2018 Award - RiseSmart

For Fortune’s annual list of the best companies to work for in the region, research and consulting firm Great Place to Work surveyed thousands of employees, to bring you the creme de la creme of workplaces in the area—each one with a unique assortment of great perks, camaraderie, and most critically, uplifting workplace cultures. - Fortune Editors

Top Workplaces in the Bay Area for 2018 - RiseSmart

Top Workplaces in the Bay Area for 2018 - RiseSmart

Bay Area News Group has recognized RiseSmart as one of the Top Workplaces in the Bay Area for 2018. Winning companies are recognized based solely on surveys about the workplace completed by their employees.

Fortune and Great Place to Work®, name RiseSmart 2017’s Best Small & Medium Workplaces

Fortune and Great Place to Work®, name RiseSmart 2017’s Best Small & Medium Workplaces

Fortune Magazine names RiseSmart one of 2017’s Best Small & Medium Workplaces by Great Place to Work®, and ranked RiseSmart 15th among the winning small businesses. The results of the survey are a testament to the teamwork and commitment of our employees! In fact, 100% of our employees feel that people care about each other, 99% agreed we have a great work atmosphere, and 98% look forward to coming to work and believe they are appropriately challenged.

San Francisco Bay Area’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® 2017

San Francisco Bay Area’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® 2017

For the fourth year in a row, RiseSmart has been named one of San Francisco Bay Area’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® by the National Association for Business Resources (NABR). Winners were evaluated by an independent research firm and were proven to excel at employee relations, use innovation to motivate employees, and implement creative compensation programs in industries as diverse as energy, human resources, medical, financial services and nonprofit.

Golden Bridge Awards honors CEO Sanjay Sathe with the Gold Award for Executive of the Year

Golden Bridge Awards honors CEO Sanjay Sathe with the Gold Award for Executive of the Year

Sanjay Sathe, RiseSmart founder, president, and CEO was recognized as the 2017 gold winner of the Golden Bridge Awards for Executive of the Year in the human resources industry. Golden Bridge Awards are an annual industry and peer recognition program honoring best companies in every major industry from large to small and new start-ups in North America, Europe, Middle-East, Africa, Asia-Pacific, and Latin-America, Best New Products and Services, Best Innovations, Management and Teams, Women in Business and the Professions, Case Studies, Customer Satisfaction, and PR and Marketing Campaigns from all over the world.

Stevie’s American Business Award presents CEO Sanjay Sathé Executive of the Year Award

Stevie’s American Business Award presents CEO Sanjay Sathé Executive of the Year Award

RiseSmart was presented with Stevie’s American Business Award, Executive of the Year, for CEO Sanjay Sathé and his outstanding leadership in building a leading HR brand. The American Business Awards is the nation’s premier business awards program, recognizing outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide, and honoring organizations of all types and sizes – and the people behind them. There were more than 3,600 nominations for this year’s American Business Awards.

RiseSmart named “Top Workplace” and "Great Place to Work"

RiseSmart named “Top Workplace” and "Great Place to Work"

Bay Area News Group named RiseSmart a “Top Workplace,” based on the results of a Workplace Dynamics survey completed by RiseSmart employees. Simultaneously, RiseSmart became “Great Places to Work Certified,” after RiseSmart employees took an anonymous assessment about company culture, their relationship with management and perceived happiness level. Positive employee ratings, which were remarkably close to perfect across every category, showcased RiseSmart’s commitment to the employee experience and its approach to managing its workforce. An impressive 99% of employees surveyed consider RiseSmart to have a “great atmosphere,” and all employees surveyed say people at RiseSmart care about each other.

2016 - San Francisco Bay Area’s 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®

2016 - San Francisco Bay Area’s 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®

For the third year running, RiseSmart ranked as one of the 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work for in the San Francisco Bay Area. The Best and Brightest identifies and honors the most influential, trend-setting companies across the country and regionally in focused programs. Best and Brightest’s national winners are assessed based on various categories, such as communication, work-life balance, employee education, diversity, recognition and retention.

RiseSmart named Bay Area Top Workplace for 3rd consecutive year

RiseSmart named Bay Area Top Workplace for 3rd consecutive year

RiseSmart, the leading provider of contemporary career transition services, has been awarded a 2016 Top Workplaces honor by The Bay Area News Group for the third consecutive year. Competing against Bay Area companies of similar size, RiseSmart ranked 20 out of 50 and continues to consistently engage and delight employees.

2016 Outstanding 50 Asian Americans in Business

2016 Outstanding 50 Asian Americans in Business

RiseSmart founder and CEO, Sanjay Sathe, has been awarded as a recipient of the 2016 Outstanding 50 Asian Americans in Business Awards. The Outstanding 50 Asian Americans in Business Awards Gala Dinner has remained the only forum to highlight the achievements of Asian Americans business professionals across the U.S. The award recipients represent a microcosm of the best of Asian American entrepreneurs, professionals and corporate executives who are engaged in a wide range of business interests, and all of whom have a role in driving the U.S. economy.

2015 – Best and Brightest Companies To Work For®

2015 – Best and Brightest Companies To Work For®

The Best and Brightest identifies and honors the most influential, trend-setting companies across the country and regionally in focused programs. Best and Brightest’s national winners are assessed based on various categories, such as communication, work-life balance, employee education, diversity, recognition and retention.

2015 - 100 Best Workplaces for Women

2015 - 100 Best Workplaces for Women

RiseSmart was recognized by Great Place to Work® and Fortune as one of the 100 Best Workplaces for Women in 2015. RiseSmart ranked 28 out of the 100 companies recognized and is one of 25 technology companies included on the list.

2015 - San Francisco Bay Area’s 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®

2015 - San Francisco Bay Area’s 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®

RiseSmart was named one of San Francisco Bay Area’s 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®. The award, given by the National Association for Business Resources (NABR), identifies companies that excel in employee relations, use innovation to motivate employees, and implement creative compensation programs. This honor reflects RiseSmart’s commitment to establishing a positive and thriving work environment for employees.

2015 Top Workplaces in the Bay Area

2015 Top Workplaces in the Bay Area

RiseSmart was recognized for the second year in a row by the San Jose Mercury News as one of the “Top Workplaces in the Bay Area.” More than 72 percent of employees stated that “this job has met or exceeded the expectations I had when I started.” Employees agreed that new ideas are encouraged at RiseSmart and that senior managers have an understanding of what is happening within the company.

 2014 San Francisco Bay Area's Best and Brightest Companies to Work For

2014 San Francisco Bay Area's Best and Brightest Companies to Work For

RiseSmart is a company that excels at employee relations, uses innovation to motivate employees, implements creative compensation programs and more according to the National Association for Business Resources (NABR) and has been awarded the title of San Francisco Bay Area's Best and Brightest Companies to Work For in 2014. As a winner, RiseSmart joins other prominent companies in being recognized, such as Ask.com, Gild, Good Technology, Lending Club and Zipcar. All received above average scores on key measures in various categories, including compensation, benefits and employee solutions, employee enrichment, engagement and retention, education and development, selection and orientation, achievement and recognition, communication and shared vision, diversity and inclusion, work-life balance, community initiatives, and strategic performance. “Profitability and stability is essential for businesses in today’s economic climate. Companies that recognize that their employees are the key to their success achieve staying power. Our 2014 winners create their human resource standards to ensure employee satisfaction and they set standards for every business to aspire toward,” said Jennifer Kluge, NABR president. “We are proud to honor this year’s winners.”

 2014 Top Places to Work - Bay Area News Group

2014 Top Places to Work - Bay Area News Group

RiseSmart has been named one of the top 100 Workplaces in the Bay Area by the Bay Area News Group. RiseSmart shares the title with such companies as Workday, VMWare, Aerotek and Jive Software. RiseSmart was named No. 21 out of the top 25 companies of its size. The Top 100 Workplaces in the Bay Area ranking is based on a satisfaction survey of each company’s employees.

2014 - Great Rated! by Great Place to Work® Institute

2014 - Great Rated! by Great Place to Work® Institute

RiseSmart has been named a “Great Rated!” company based on a culture audit conducted by the Great Place to Work® Institute. The Great Rated! review reflects the beliefs and values of RiseSmart’s employees and highlights what makes RiseSmart’s company culture great. Areas evaluated include professional development and training, company atmosphere, benefits and rewards, among others. In the Great Rated! survey, more than 93 percent of employees stated that they believe working for RiseSmart is “more than just a job” and a “chance to help people find fulfilling work and further their careers.” Nearly 100 percent stated that the company has a great atmosphere and they are proud to tell others that they work for RiseSmart.

2014 Leadership 500 Excellence Award

2014 Leadership 500 Excellence Award

For the past 30 years, Leadership Excellence, a publication in partnership with HR.com that focuses on organizational and executive development, has identified and recognized the Top 500 leadership organizations and their strategies and solutions in their yearly ranking. RiseSmart was ranked in the top 10 percent alongside GE, Cisco Systems, Accenture and General Mills, among others.

 RiseSmart Named One of the Best Places to Work in the Bay Area for the Third Consecutive Year

RiseSmart Named One of the Best Places to Work in the Bay Area for the Third Consecutive Year

RiseSmart has been honored as one of the Best Places to Work in the Bay Area by the Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal and San Francisco Business Times for the third consecutive year. RiseSmart was named No. 15 out of the top 25 companies of its size. The Best Places to Work in the Bay Area ranking is based on a satisfaction survey of each company’s employees, with more than 100,000 employees from Bay Area companies participating.

 RiseSmart Named ‘Champion of Diversity’ by American Association for Affirmative Action

RiseSmart Named ‘Champion of Diversity’ by American Association for Affirmative Action

RiseSmart has been praised for diversity in its corporate culture and business approach by receiving the Champion of Diversity Award from the American Association for Affirmative Action (AAAA), an organization of HR professionals managing equal opportunity, diversity and affirmative action programs. The Champion of Diversity Award is given to an organization or corporation that has demonstrated an outstanding commitment to AAAA’s mission of fostering diversity and equal opportunity in the workplace. Founded in 1974, the American Association for Affirmative Action (AAAA) is a national not-for-profit association of professionals working in the areas of affirmative action, equal opportunity, and diversity.

 RiseSmart Named One of the Best Places to Work in the Bay Area for Second Consecutive Year

RiseSmart Named One of the Best Places to Work in the Bay Area for Second Consecutive Year

RiseSmart has been honored as 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 one of the top 5 companies of its size. The Best Places to Work in the Bay Area ranking is based on a satisfaction survey of each company’s employees, with more than 100,000 employees from Bay Area companies participating.

 RiseSmart Named One of the Best Places to Work in the Bay Area in 2011

RiseSmart Named One of the Best Places to Work in the Bay Area in 2011

RiseSmart has been honored as 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 one of the top 5 companies of its size. The Best Places to Work in the Bay Area ranking is based on a satisfaction survey of each company’s employees, with more than 100,000 employees from Bay Area companies participating.

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