Next-Gen Outplacement Solutions Leader RiseSmart Earns Second Consecutive Stevie from American Business Awards

Awards in first of two ABA events were presented June 18 in New York.

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RiseSmart was presented with a bronze Stevie® Award in the “Most Innovative Company of the Year” category during The 10th Annual American Business Awards.

This award serves as additional evidence that we continue to help put America back to work -- delivering unprecedented results to employers and their transitioning workers.

San Jose, CA (PRWEB) June 27, 2012

RiseSmart, the leader in next-generation outplacement solutions, was presented with a bronze Stevie® Award in the “Most Innovative Company of the Year” category during The 10th Annual American Business Awards gala held June 18 in New York.

The American Business Awards, also known as The Stevies, are the nation’s premier business awards program. This recognition marks the second consecutive Stevie award for RiseSmart.

As the leader in next-generation outplacement services, RiseSmart paves the way for a changing industry. The company continues to receive recognition from industry leaders and organizations impressed with its innovative business model for the outplacement industry. In May, RiseSmart was recognized by the world’s leading analyst firm, Gartner Inc., as a 2012 Global Cool Vendor in the Human Capital Management category.

“Our goal at RiseSmart is to help put America back to work using our proprietary, cloud-based technology and service platform, Transition Concierge,” said Dan Davenport, RiseSmart co-founder and vice president of operations. “This award serves as additional evidence that we continue to do just that -- delivering unprecedented results to employers and their transitioning workers.”

More than 3,000 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted this year for consideration in a wide range of categories, including Most Innovative Company of the Year, Management Team of the Year, Best New Product or Service of the Year, Corporate Social Responsibility Program of the Year, and Executive of the Year, among others.

Stevie Award winners were selected by the more than 270 executives nationwide who participated in the judging process this year.

“We’re delighted that the first of our two American Business Awards banquets honored so many deserving organizations and executives,” said Michael Gallagher, president and founder of the Stevie Awards. “It’s gratifying and inspiring to have received so many remarkable entries for this year’s competition. We’re looking forward to celebrating other Gold, Silver and Bronze Stevie winners at our new tech awards ceremony in San Francisco on September 17.”

Details about The American Business Awards and the lists of Stevie Award winners who were announced on June 18 are available at http://www.stevieawards.com/pubs/awards/403_2654_21616.cfm.

About RiseSmart

RiseSmart is the 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 strategies, and displaced employees with their career strategies. 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 Gartner Inc., the Golden Bridge Awards, the Momentum Index, Red Herring, the San Francisco Business Times, SiliconIndia, the Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal, the Stevie Awards and TiE. For more information, visit http://www.risesmart.com.

About the Stevie Awards

Stevie Awards are conferred in four programs: The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about The Stevie Awards at http://www.stevieawards.com.