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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...


Feb 03, 2014, 10:41 ET RiseSmart's "Unemployment Rate Predictor" Works Again as Seattle Defeats Denver in Super Bowl XLVIII

For the 21st time in the past 26 years, the Super Bowl winning team hails from the metropolitan statistical area (MSA) with the lower unemployment...


Jan 30, 2014, 11:00 ET A Super Bowl XLVIII Forecast That Works: Team from Metro Area with Lower Jobless Rate Has 80 Percent Success Rate Over the Past 25 Years

When Super Bowl 48 kicks off here at MetLife Stadium February 2, millions of Americans will be making predictions on the outcome. But a...


Jan 21, 2014, 11:25 ET Seattle's 12th Man Will Make the Difference in Super Bowl XLVIII, Based on a Surprising Predictor of Big-Game Success

 Seattle Seahawks fans – known as the 12th Man -- have earned a reputation as some of the loudest, most loyal fans in the NFL. ...


Oct 15, 2013, 12:58 ET RiseSmart Names New York Times Bestselling Author Dan Pink to Its Strategic Advisory Council

RiseSmart, the leader in enterprise career management solutions, today announced that bestselling author Dan Pink has joined the company's...


Oct 07, 2013, 10:51 ET RiseSmart Introduces RiseSmart Compass, a Groundbreaking New Approach to Employee Engagement and Career Development

At a time when corporations are de-layering and overall economic growth has slowed, organizations are increasingly struggling with how to meet...


Mar 19, 2013, 06:13 ET NCAA Tournament Office Pool for the Unemployed Enables Laid-Off Workers to Experience the Fun of March Madness

 As millions of U.S. workers complete their NCAA tournament brackets in anticipation of the tip-off of March Madness, RiseSmart, the leading...


Feb 04, 2013, 10:09 ET Best Super Bowl Predictor Is Still Jobless Rates, According to RiseSmart Analysis

 For the 21st time in the past 26 years, the Super Bowl winning team hails from the metropolitan area with the lower unemployment...