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, CA, US
Cybersecurity ratingCMore
RiseSmart was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in San Jose, CA, 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, Albuquerque, Atlanta, Austin and in 48 other locations
San Jose, CA, US (HQ)
55 Almaden Blvd #800
Albuquerque, NM, US
Albuquerque, NM, USA
Atlanta, GA, US
Atlanta, GA, USA
Austin, TX, US
Austin, TX, USA
Baltimore, MD, US
Baltimore, MD, USA
Boston, MA, 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 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

RiseSmart Blogs

Unlimited Paid Time Off Is a Deceptive Ploy in Today’s Workplace

Employees may be lured by the idea of unlimited paid time off but the reality…

Marketplace Morning Report, Airlines are going CLEAR

RiseSmart Talent Solutions and Strategy Practice Lead, Jeanne Schad, joins the…

Training Industry, Nailing the Job Interview: 10 Popular Questions and How to Answer Them

Acing a job interview can make the difference between receiving an offer and…

RiseSmart earns “exceptional” score in key customer loyalty metric

Talent mobility company outranks other HR services companies by 412.5 percent…

SHRM, More Organizations Are Expanding Severance Benefits

More employers are offering severance benefits to all workers, according to a…

Ford Is Laying Off 7,000 People. How Can Its Leaders Manage The Fallout?

Recently, Ford Motor announced it would lay off 500 employees in the United…
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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.

  • How many employees does RiseSmart have?

    RiseSmart has 484 employees.

  • Who are RiseSmart competitors?

    Competitors of RiseSmart include PageGroup, Mentat and MS Companies.

  • 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, Albuquerque, Atlanta, Austin and in 48 other locations.

  • How many offices does RiseSmart have?

    RiseSmart has 52 offices.