RiseSmart is the provider of contemporary career transition services for organizations in various industries. The Company's “beginning to beginning” approach combines dedicated career coaching and personal branding with patented technology and tools to support transitioning employees. RiseSmart partners with HR teams and provides onsite support, specialized training and secure reporting in a results-oriented approach.

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Parent CompanyRandstad
HQSan Jose, US
RiseSmart was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in San Jose, US
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Key People/Management at RiseSmart

Dan Davenport

Dan Davenport

President and General Manager
Karen D. OBoyle

Karen D. OBoyle

Chief Commercial Officer
David Chapman

David Chapman

Josh Barlow

Josh Barlow

Vice President, US Operations
Karin Bootsma

Karin Bootsma

Vice President, Marketing
Vikash Chauhan

Vikash Chauhan

Vice President, Engineering
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RiseSmart Office Locations

RiseSmart has offices in San Jose, Houston, Dallas, Detroit and in 48 other locations
San Jose, US (HQ)
55 Almaden Blvd #800
Albuquerque, US
Albuquerque, NM, USA
Atlanta, US
Atlanta, GA, USA
Austin, US
Austin, TX, USA
Baltimore, US
Baltimore, MD, USA
Boston, US
Boston, MA, USA
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RiseSmart Financials and Metrics

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$23.6 m


In total, RiseSmart had raised $23.6 m. RiseSmart is a subsidiary of Randstad

RiseSmart Operating Metrics

Jun, 2018




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RiseSmart Online and Social Media Presence

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RiseSmart News and Updates

RiseSmart named one of the 2019 Best Workplaces in the Bay Area by Great Place to Work® and FORTUNE

SAN JOSE, Calif., March 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- RiseSmart®, a Randstad company, and one of the world's largest outplacement providers, announced today that it has been named as one of the 2019 Best Workplaces in the Bay Area. The ranking is based on surveys from more than 30,000 employees ...

Bram Lowsky joins RiseSmart as senior vice president of strategic accounts

Industry leader Lowsky brings over 20 years of human capital and outplacement experience to RiseSmart SAN JOSE, Calif. and TORONTO, Sept. 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- RiseSmart, a Randstad company and one of the world's largest outplacement providers, today announced the addition of...

RiseSmart further expands its global presence to include France

SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- RiseSmart, a Randstad company and one of the world's largest outplacement providers, has expanded its multi-continent presence to include France. In addition to Asia Pacific, France now joins Belgium, Netherlands and Luxembourg in providing ...

Not all older workers are counting the days to retirement — many want to work

What to do if you’re nearing retirement age and not sure of your next steps

These Are Some Of The Weirdest Interview Questions We’ve Heard

How would you react? Plenty of companies (especially in tech) are hiring this year. Yet when so many job seekers are jockeying to show off their technical chops and emotional intelligence, there are still times when the interviewer throws a major curveball.Read Full Story
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RiseSmart Blogs

Perspectives on Outplacement: Tom Maddison

Perspectives on Outplacement: Tom Maddison sparsh.sinha Wed, 11/28/2018 - 12:16 RiseSmart has this wonderful blend of people and technology that yields execution excellence every single time. Tom Maddison Former Fortune 500 company CHRO

RiseSmart Belgium receives HR Excellence Award for Best Career Transition Company

The HR Excellence Awards, in combination with the Corporate HR Awards, recognize companies that pursue innovative strategies in the management of their human capital with a view to competitiveness, social responsibility, and the well-being of their employees and staff. RiseSmart received the Best C…

Creating Alumni: Turning Former Employees into Brand Ambassadors

Learn how to maintain your position as an employer of choice by creating positive relationships with alumni. https://info.risesmart.com/pb-dl-creating-alumni-turning-former-employees-into-brand-ambassadors-111418YesTalent Acquisition, Engagement and Retention

Best Practices to Retain Employees

Talent recruitment and retention are universal problems faced by today’s organisations. Regardless of size, companies are experiencing more employee churn than they’ve seen in the recent past. https://yourstory.com/mystory/best-practices-to-retain-employees-88ahrkrk19

4 Best HR Practices That Won’t Put Your Acquisition Deals On Hold

The worth of corporate deals in India has doubled in 2018 to date compared to 2017, driven by big-ticket consolidation across various sectors http://www.businessworld.in/article/4-Best-HR-Practices-That-Won-t-Put-Your-Acquisition-Deals-On-Hold/17-11-2018-164263/

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RiseSmart Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was RiseSmart founded?

    RiseSmart was founded in 2006.

  • Who are RiseSmart key executives?

    RiseSmart's key executives are Dan Davenport, Karen D. OBoyle and David Chapman.

  • Who are RiseSmart competitors?

    Competitors of RiseSmart include Addison Group, MS Companies and Mentat.

  • Where is RiseSmart headquarters?

    RiseSmart headquarters is located at 55 Almaden Blvd #800, San Jose.

  • Where are RiseSmart offices?

    RiseSmart has offices in San Jose, Houston, Dallas, Detroit and in 48 other locations.

  • How many offices does RiseSmart have?

    RiseSmart has 52 offices.