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April 19, 2015 3:55 PM ET

Professional Services

Company Overview of RiseSmart, Inc.

Company Overview

RiseSmart, Inc. provides outplacement and career transition services and solutions. It offers SmartRedeploy, a software-as-a-service solution that enable search engine to match available openings with current employee skills, certifications, experience, education, and location. The company also provides transition concierge solutions that include professional resume services, one-on-one coaching, and a personalized job portal. In addition, it provides assistance for resume writing, coaching in the use of social networks, and other personalized job-search tools and support. The company offers talent management solutions to various industries, including information and technology, consumer pro...

2055 Gateway Place

Suite 150

San Jose, CA 95110

United States

Founded in 2007





Key Executives for RiseSmart, Inc.

Founder, Chief Executive Officer, President and Director
Co-Founder and Senior Vice President of Global Operations
Vice President of Practice Strategy
Vice President of U.S. Operations
Vice President of Products
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

RiseSmart, Inc. Key Developments

Risesmart Announces New Intelligence and Capabilities to Transition Concierge Solution

RiseSmart announced new intelligence and capabilities to its Transition Concierge solution with the goal of putting people back to work faster than ever before. The improved Job Inbox for Transition Concierge builds upon the existing service providing a customizable, one-stop shop for users to find job leads, and organize and track all of their job opportunities. These new capabilities are further streamlining the job search process for users, who are already experiencing a time to landing in under 100 days, more than five months faster than the national average. Transition Concierge's next-generation job matching and career-resource portal, is now enhanced with an improved and redesigned Job Inbox. Transition Concierge is RiseSmart's next-generation outplacement solution that creatively leverages technology to optimize time-to-placement for laid-off workers. Powered by proprietary job-matching software, the solution delivers highly personalized job leads as well as other job search tools to eligible employees on a weekly basis. Transition Concierge also provides laid-off workers with one-on-one assistance from their personally selected trained Transition Specialist Job Concierge and certified Resume Writer during every step of the job-finding process.

RiseSmart, Inc. Announces Promotion of Four Key Executives

RiseSmart, Inc. announced the promotion of four key executives as it works to build on its rapid growth and continue to gain market share in the human capital management industry. Dan Davenport was named senior vice president of global operations. A company co-founder, Davenport had been vice president of operations. In his new role, Davenport will continue to have responsibility for the company's finance, operations and service delivery teams, but will additionally lead the company's international expansion. Karen Stevens was promoted to vice president of practice strategy. In this new position, Stevens will play a critical role in the development of RiseSmart's enterprise HR solutions. Stevens, formerly director of client services, will now lead the team responsible for methodology development in all of RiseSmart's practice areas ensuring that the company continues to lead the industry with the most current and best of breed human capital management practices. Additionally, Stevens' team will continue to develop best practices for HR leaders as they tackle career management and career transition challenges for their employees. Joshua Barlow, formerly director of operations, is now vice president of U.S. operations at RiseSmart. In this new role Barlow will continue to grow RiseSmart's business by continuously driving effectiveness, solution excellence, and customer satisfaction rates through process improvements and team building as well as new capabilities, tools, and products. With an expansive, senior-level background in professional services delivery, Barlow combines technical, business and client-facing skills to understand and meet the changing needs of companies nationwide. Former UpMo Vice President of Product Rob Garcia has been named vice president of products at RiseSmart. As an innovator with a proven track record of building disruptive products from the ground up, Garcia will set and drive the product agenda for the company as it pursues an aggressive 2013 product plan.

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