RiseSmart Named “Innovative Company of the Year” in the 3rd Annual 2011 Golden Bridge Awards

Next-generation outplacement provider joins tech superstars Apple and Twitter among top winners.

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RiseSmart's cloud-based outplacement solutions earns "Innovative Company of the Year" award.

The Golden Bridge Awards names RiseSmart the "Innovative Company of the Year."

RiseSmart's cloud-based outplacement solution, Transition Concierge, has emerged as the fastest-growing player in the U.S. outplacement market. It is changing the way companies manage and measure their employee transition programs.

San Jose, CA (PRWEB) August 16, 2011

RiseSmart, the leading provider of next-generation outplacement services, announced that it has been named “Innovative Company of the Year” at the 3rd Annual 2011 Golden Bridge Awards. The awards recognize the world’s best in organizational performance, products and services.

RiseSmart was among eight winners in the “Best Companies and Organizations” award categories. Other winners included tech heavyweights Apple and Twitter.

The Golden Bridge Award is among a rapidly growing list of industry honors for RiseSmart. Just since April, the company has been recognized by organizations including Red Herring, TiE, the Stevie Awards, SiliconIndia, the Momentum Index, the San Francisco Business Times and the Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal.

Over the past 18 months, RiseSmart's cloud-based outplacement solution, Transition Concierge, has emerged as the fastest-growing player in the U.S. outplacement market – and has earned industry-wide praise in the process of changing the way companies manage and measure their employee transition programs.

RiseSmart's platform utilizes aggregation technology, semantic search and human filtering to provide the best match of jobseekers with open positions. The solution delivers highly personalized job leads as well as other job search tools to eligible employees. Transitioning workers receive one-on-one consultation and support during every step of the job-finding process.

“The proof that RiseSmart’s business model works is in the results,” said Sanjay Sathe, RiseSmart founder and CEO. “Transitioning workers are placed in new positions in an average of 18 weeks through Transition Concierge. This compares to an average duration of unemployment of 40.4 weeks across the United States, according to July 2011 data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.”

About the Golden Bridge Awards

The Golden Bridge Awards are an annual industry and peers recognition program honoring Best Companies in every major industry from large to small and new start-ups in North America, Europe, Middle-East, Africa, Asia-Pacific, and Latin-America, Best New Products and Services, Best Innovations, Management and Teams, Women in Business and the Professions, Case Studies, Customer Satisfaction, and PR and Marketing Campaigns from all over the world. Learn more about The Golden Bridge Awards at http://www.goldenbridgeawards.com.

About RiseSmart

RiseSmart is a leading provider of next-generation outplacement solutions. The company leverages a cloud-based technology platform, proven methodologies, and one-on-one support to help employers with their workforce strategy, and displaced employees with their career strategy. RiseSmart drives significant ROI to organizations by offering affordable pricing while reducing unemployment insurance taxes and severance costs. RiseSmart has received a wide range of awards and recognition from organizations including Red Herring, TiE, the Stevie Awards, SiliconIndia, the Golden Bridge Awards, the Momentum Index, the San Francisco Business Times and the Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal. For more information, visit http://www.RiseSmart.com.

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