Leading Outplacement Provider RiseSmart Strengthens Central Sales Team with New Director of Sales

Former LexisNexis national account executive brings 15-year track record of revenue growth for various national companies.

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RiseSmart strengthens outplacement sales team with new director of sales

RiseSmart strengthens nationwide sales team with new director of sales Neil Brooks.

With a time-to-placement rate two-times faster than the national average, RiseSmart continues to pave the way for the U.S. outplacement industry, and I look forward to contributing to the company’s revenue growth.

San Jose, CA (PRWEB) November 10, 2011

RiseSmart, the leading provider of next-generation outplacement solutions, continues to strengthen its executive sales team with the addition of Neil Brooks as director of sales for the U.S. central region.

As a former national account executive at LexisNexis, Brooks grew and maintained business with key legal clients in the Southwest region, including numerous Fortune 1000 companies. Previously, Brooks spent more than 10 years in the information technology recruiting space, working closely with procurement, IT management and leadership teams.

“With more than 15 years of combined sales and recruitment expertise, Neil serves as a valuable asset to the growth plans for RiseSmart within the outplacement arena,” said Sanjay Sathe, founder and CEO of RiseSmart. “He brings strong relationships with global brands, together with an enthusiasm for RiseSmart’s innovative business model.”

RiseSmart’s platform utilizes aggregation technology, semantic search and human filtering to provide the best match of jobseekers with open positions. Using a cloud-based technology platform, RiseSmart disrupts the traditional brick-and-mortar outplacement model and helps solve the primary challenge for displaced employees – finding a new job fast.

“With a time-to-placement rate two-times faster than the national average, RiseSmart continues to pave the way for the U.S. outplacement industry, and I look forward to contributing to the company’s revenue growth,” said Brooks.

Over the past 15 years Brooks has been repeatedly recognized for his work, attaining President’s Club status and winning a Sales Excellence Award at LexisNexis, and being named to the 100% Club and President’s Club at Automatic Data Processing.

He holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.

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 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.

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