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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 provider...


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 rate, according to...


Jan 29, 2013, 10:58 ET A Super Bowl XLVII Forecast That Works: Team from Metro Area with Lower Jobless Rate Has 80 Percent Success Rate Over the Past 25 Years

When Super Bowl 47 kicks off here at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome February 3, millions of Americans will be making predictions on the outcome. But a...


Jan 22, 2013, 06:56 ET The Baltimore Ravens Will Win Super Bowl XLVII Based on a Surprising Predictor That Gets the Job Done

The Baltimore Ravens will win Super Bowl XLVII, according to an unorthodox but surprisingly accurate predictor of Super Bowl success. RiseSmart, the...


Aug 13, 2012, 05:00 ET Now That U.S. Has Won the Olympic Medal Race, It's Time to Vanquish a More Vexing Opponent: Unemployment

The United States led the way in medals at the just-concluded London 2012 Olympic Games. Now it's time for America to take the baton and surpass its...


Mar 12, 2012, 10:37 ET As U.S. Workplaces Celebrate March Madness, RiseSmart Brings the Fun and Excitement of the NCAA Office Pool to a Forgotten Segment of the Workforce - the Unemployed

As millions of U.S. workers begin filling out NCAA tournament brackets to celebrate March Madness, RiseSmart, the leading provider of next-generation ...


Feb 02, 2012, 03:50 ET A Super Bowl Prediction That Gets the Job Done: Team from City with Lower Jobless Rate Has 85 Percent Success Rate

When Super Bowl XLVI kicks off here at Lucas Oil Stadium on February 5, millions of Americans will be making predictions on the outcome. But a...


Feb 01, 2012, 06:00 ET RiseSmart Lands an Additional $2M in Venture Funding; Offboarding Solution Provider Raises New Capital for Growth

RiseSmart, the leading provider of next-generation outplacement solutions, today announced that it has raised $2 million in venture financing from...


Jan 23, 2012, 12:51 ET The New England Patriots Will Win Super Bowl XLVI Based on a Predictor That Shows Who Will Get the Job Done

With the Super Bowl matchup set, serious fans will be poring over all kinds of statistics for clues as to who will claim the Lombardi Trophy on Feb....


Jul 06, 2011, 11:07 ET RiseSmart Leads Future of Outplacement to the Cloud

RiseSmart's cloud-based outplacement solution, Transition Concierge, has emerged as the fastest-growing player in the $3 billion outplacement market...


Feb 07, 2011, 06:00 ET Unemployment Rates Still Best Predictor of Super Bowl Outcome

For the 17th time in the past 20 years, the Super Bowl winning team hails from the metropolitan area with the lower unemployment rate, according to...


Jan 31, 2011, 06:00 ET Best Way to Forecast Super Bowl XLV? Comparing Jobless Rates

Could a city's economic prosperity, as measured by employment level, make a difference in its team's chances of winning the Super Bowl? Data from the ...


Dec 15, 2010, 06:00 ET RiseSmart Announces $3 Million in Equity Financing; Talent Management Startup Has Raised $11.85 Million to Date

RiseSmart, a leading provider of next-generation outplacement and recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) solutions, today announced that it has...


Sep 28, 2010, 10:30 ET RiseSmart to Unveil Transition Concierge™ 4.0 at 2010 HR Technology Conference & Exposition

RiseSmart, a provider of next-generation outplacement and recruitment process outsourcing solutions, today announced that it will introduce...


Jun 29, 2010, 12:06 ET RiseSmart's Mobile App for Laid-Off Workers Now Available on iPhone

RiseSmart, a leading provider of next-generation outplacement and recruitment process outsourcing solutions, announced that Transition Concierge...


May 04, 2010, 09:57 ET RiseSmart Provides Unparalleled Talent Acquisition With Recruit Concierge(TM)

RiseSmart, a leading provider of next-generation outplacement and recruitment process outsourcing solutions, today announced the launch of Recruit...


Apr 15, 2010, 09:42 ET Laid-Off Workers Get Job Leads on the Go With New Mobile App from RiseSmart

RiseSmart, a leading provider of Web-enabled outplacement and job search services, today announced the launch of Transition Concierge To-Go™, a...


Mar 29, 2010, 10:00 ET Laid-Off Employees Share Jobs Across Social Networks with Transition Concierge 3.0

RiseSmart, a leading provider of Web-enabled outplacement and job search services, announced that Transition Concierge™ 3.0, its next-generation...


Mar 18, 2010, 02:04 ET RiseSmart Unveils Transition Concierge(TM) 3.0, Next-Generation Solution for Employee Outplacement

RiseSmart, a provider of Web-enabled outplacement and job search services, today introduced Transition Concierge™ 3.0, a next-generation outplacement ...