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Aug 22, 2017, 09:00 ET RiseSmart recognized by the global HR industry with three Silver Stevie® 2017 International Business Awards

RiseSmart, the leading provider of contemporary career transition services, today announced it has been honored for its global outplacement...


Jul 18, 2017, 09:00 ET RiseSmart Insight™ now benefits Canadian employers

Industry's first, real-time outplacement platform provides HR teams with analytics, reporting and transparency throughout the entire transition...


Jun 29, 2017, 09:00 ET RiseSmart appoints David Chapman as chief financial officer

RiseSmart announced today that David Chapman, a finance veteran with over fifteen years of multinational and venture-backed organization...


Jun 26, 2017, 09:02 ET RiseSmart receives five awards for company culture, product innovation and HCM leadership

RiseSmart, the leading provider of contemporary career transition services, today announced it has been recognized by three leading organizations –...


Jun 22, 2017, 09:00 ET RiseSmart selects winner of "Rising Grad" contest

RiseSmart, the leading provider of contemporary career transition services, has selected Paige DePagter as the winner of its "Rising Grad" Contest....


Jun 15, 2017, 09:00 ET RiseSmart appoints Brenda Lee as vice president of customer success

RiseSmart, the leading provider of contemporary career transition services, has hired Brenda Lee as its new vice president of customer success. Lee...


May 18, 2017, 09:00 ET RiseSmart career coaching curriculum receives accreditation from International Coach Federation

The International Coach Federation (ICF) has awarded accreditation to RiseSmart's proprietary coaching and monthly professional development...


Mar 22, 2017, 09:00 ET RiseSmart's 2017 severance study gives employers insightful benchmarking data across industries and company size

RiseSmart, a leading provider of contemporary career transition services, today released its 2017 Guide to Severance and Workforce Transition. The...


Feb 28, 2017, 09:00 ET RiseSmart responds to labor market trend with redeployment solutions

RiseSmart, the leading provider of contemporary career transition services, today added RiseSmart Redeployment™ to its growing suite of career...


Feb 23, 2017, 09:00 ET U.S. Patent Office validates RiseSmart's innovation in outplacement with broad technology patent

The United States Patent Office has granted RiseSmart, the leading provider of contemporary career transition services, a patent for ontology...


Feb 07, 2017, 09:00 ET RiseSmart launches global outplacement delivery network with representation in 70 countries

RiseSmart, the leading provider of contemporary career transition services, today announced the launch of RiNGS—RiseSmart's Network of Global...


Feb 06, 2017, 17:06 ET RiseSmart accurately predicted outcome of The Big Game with unemployment rate approach

Last week, RiseSmart, the leading provider of contemporary outplacement solutions, accurately predicted that New England would win the "Big Game"...


Feb 01, 2017, 09:00 ET RiseSmart forecasts New England win based on Boston's lower unemployment rate

The team winning the 2017 professional football championship game will be from the city with a lower unemployment rate, according to a...


Jan 10, 2017, 09:00 ET RiseSmart appoints Laurie Compartino as general manager of Canadian business

Compartino joins RiseSmart from parent company, Randstad, to lead and scale the company's operations in Canada RiseSmart, the leading...


Dec 06, 2016, 09:00 ET Silicon Valley Business Journal Names RiseSmart's Dan Davenport as CFO of the Year 2016

RiseSmart, the leading provider of contemporary career transition services, today announced Silicon Valley Business Journal has named its Senior...


Nov 29, 2016, 09:00 ET RiseSmart expands Australia and New Zealand support for multinational employers

Through an agreement signed by its parent company, Randstad, RiseSmart today announced that it has broadened its outplacement support in Australia...


Nov 16, 2016, 09:00 ET RiseSmart Appoints Michael Gray as Vice President of Products

RiseSmart, the leading provider of contemporary career transition services, has appointed Michael Gray, formerly an executive at Bold, Monster.com...


Feb 08, 2016, 15:04 ET RiseSmart's Unemployment Rate Predictor Outperforms Vegas Oddsmakers as Broncos Defeat Panthers in Super Bowl 50

 The winning team of the Super Bowl once again hails from the city with the lower unemployment rate, an outcome that occurs three-quarters of...


Feb 01, 2016, 09:32 ET Underdogs Denver Broncos Will Win Super Bowl 50 Based on Surprising Correlation to Unemployment Rate

 The Denver Broncos will win Super Bowl 50, according to an unconventional, yet surprisingly accurate, predictor of Super Bowl success....


Sep 01, 2015, 10:20 ET RiseSmart® Unveils RiseSmart Spotlight™, the First Fully Integrated "Social Outplacement" Platform for Displaced Employees

 RiseSmart, the leading provider of contemporary career transition services, today unveiled RiseSmart Spotlight, a cloud-based outplacement...


Feb 03, 2015, 06:00 ET RiseSmart Uncovers Disconnect Between Intent and Practice for Offering Severance

RiseSmart, the leading provider of contemporary career transition services, recently released its Guide to Severance and Workforce Transition,...


Jan 27, 2015, 11:34 ET A Super Bowl XLIX Predictor That Works: Team from Metro Area with Lower Unemployment Rate Has 80 Percent Success Rate Over the Past 25 Years

 With all the controversy surrounding this year's Super Bowl, everyone from ESPN sportscasters to your neighbor down the street, is weighing in...


Jan 20, 2015, 00:05 ET Seahawks Will Win Super Bowl XLIX for Back-to-Back Titles Based on a Surprising Predictor of Big-Game Success

 For the second year in a row, the Seattle Seahawks are going to the Super Bowl and now have the chance to become one of nine teams to secure...


Oct 28, 2014, 06:00 ET RiseSmart Reveals Key Findings in Its 2014 Guide to Severance and Workforce Transition Study

RiseSmart, the leading provider of contemporary career transition services, recently conducted an organic study examining the state of severance...


Feb 13, 2014, 08:00 ET RiseSmart Secures $11 Million Round Led by Accel-KKR to Accelerate Market-Share Growth and Product Innovation

RiseSmart, the leading provider of enterprise career management solutions, today announced an $11 million growth equity round led by new investor...