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RiseSmart report offers tips to avoid downsizing backlash

January 25, 2018

RiseSmart report offers tips to avoid downsizing backlash

A new RiseSmart study shows some of the trends taking place in the world of human resources that present challenges for companies. The study, released Jan. 25, revealed almost half of responding companies don't prepare for the after effects of layoffs, which can leave an office with reduced productivity, understaffing and disgruntled remaining employees.

 

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Here’s Why Everyone Applies for New Jobs in January

January 2, 2018

Here’s Why Everyone Applies for New Jobs in January

January is job-hunting season. And despite the help of tech tools such as Google for Jobs and your totally perfect Kate Spade-specked interview outfit, job hunting is still just that — a hunt. Perhaps it’s the hope and promise of the new year that allows us (and it is lots of us) to temporarily forget this fact and keep pushing forward...

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Employees wanted: New skills needed for retail of the future

December 28, 2017

Employees wanted: New skills needed for retail of the future

Clearly 2017 has been a big year of merger and acquisitions in retail. But what do these changes mean for the hiring and laying off of the retail workforce? We spoke with Emily Elder, practice development manager at RiseSmart, to learn more about jobs and hiring in a volatile retail environment...

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Outplacement Major RiseSmart Finds a New CCO in Karen O'Boyle

December 26, 2017

Outplacement Major RiseSmart Finds a New CCO in Karen O'Boyle

Career transition services provider RiseSmart, has just announced the addition of Karen O'Boyle to their C-level team. She joins the company as Chief Commercial Officer or CCO, bringing valuable experience in human capital services and management. The hire seeks to boost the company’s market presence and jumpstart businesses.

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RiseSmart promotes Davenport to CEO

December 15, 2017

RiseSmart promotes Davenport to CEO

The RiseSmart company is on the vanguard of "career transition services" -- a key part of HR that helps make connections that people need throughout their career trajectories. RiseSmart is developing some interesting tech to help match people to jobs -- a proprietary, award-winning technology platform called Insight delivers a complete system of record for real-time outplacement performance tracking and analysis, which helps support the HR teams that RiseSmart serves.

 

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4 Reasons Why Redeployment is an Effective Employee Retention Strategy

December 13, 2017

4 Reasons Why Redeployment is an Effective Employee Retention Strategy

Whether it’s reorganization or acquisition, organizations with a desire to establish an internal culture of mobility should consider redeployment as a standard workforce management program. As a talent retention strategy, redeployment is a great way to keep the most skilled, market-ready team members for new roles within an organization...

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3 Types of Bad Bosses and How to Deal with Them

December 6, 2017

3 Types of Bad Bosses and How to Deal with Them

Going into the office every day and dealing with a difficult boss can be draining. It makes you dread the time you spend in the office and may have you heading for the door...

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How to re-engage employees post-downsizing and increase productivity

December 1, 2017

How to re-engage employees post-downsizing and increase productivity

 Reductions in force, despite their recent frequency due to technological advances and other workplace trends, still pose challenges for managers who must deliver the notification to valuable employees...

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Outplacement and redeployment firms have become the new normal; here's how they can help employees in distress

November 25, 2017

Outplacement and redeployment firms have become the new normal; here's how they can help employees in distress

Layoffs have surged in India in recent times. Hence, the demand for outplacement and redeployment services has also shot up substantially. Here's how it helps you...

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6 Creative Ways to Burn Your Unused Vacation Days

November 21, 2017

6 Creative Ways to Burn Your Unused Vacation Days

It’s the end of the year, and you’ve got some vacation days to burn...“One year I took Wednesdays off for a few months to help plan for an event,” says Emily Elder, Practice Development Manager at the career consultancy RiseSmart. “I was energized during my work days and the disruption to my team and my work was minimal. It was fun.”...

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