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Karen Scates

 Karen Scates

Karen Scates is the Content Marketing and PR Manager at RiseSmart. As a brand storyteller, Karen is an expert in communicating, engaging, educating, and inspiring audiences through creative content and thought leadership.

Debunking Outplacement Myths

Debunking Outplacement Myths

Outplacement is a service that first became popular in the 1950s. Its legacy…

August 13, 2019

What to do After You've Been Laid Off

What to do After You've Been Laid Off

Recently, RiseSmart Certified Career Coach, Katie B. Smith appeared on Straight Talk…

July 16, 2019

Severance Policies Reflect Current Employment Trends

Severance Policies Reflect Current Employment Trends

When you think of severance plans and policies, you rarely thank about hiring trends…

May 21, 2019

The Heart of Career Coaching

The Heart of Career Coaching

As part of the yearly International Coaching Week, we asked RiseSmart Certified…

May 02, 2019

Layoff Best Practices in a Low Unemployment Economy

Layoff Best Practices in a Low Unemployment Economy

The topic of layoffs has been gaining some attention lately as people anticipate the…

March 07, 2019

How to Attract, Retain, and Engage Employees in Today's World of Work

How to Attract, Retain, and Engage Employees in Today's World of Work

Especially in a tight labor market, companies are looking for ways to retain…

February 01, 2019

How Much Does Outplacement Cost?

How Much Does Outplacement Cost?

Outplacement is generally sold to companies as employee packages. The cost of…

January 08, 2019

The Intersection Between Talent Mobility and The Employer Brand

The Intersection Between Talent Mobility and The Employer Brand

In two recent RiseSmart surveys of over 2,000 people, we found a strong correlation…

September 13, 2018

What is Outplacement?

What is Outplacement?

Outplacement is a service provided at no cost to employees by their employer through…

August 02, 2018


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