We are putting transitioning employees in new jobs twice as fast as the national average, while reducing costs for employers. We are grateful to Red Herring for recognizing this achievement as we continue to help put America back to work.
San Jose, CA (PRWEB) December 05, 2011
RiseSmart, the leading provider of next-generation outplacement solutions, has been named a finalist for Red Herring's 2011 Top 100 Global award, a prestigious recognition honoring the year’s most audacious and far-reaching private technology companies and entrepreneurs. The Top 100 Global winners will be announced at an awards ceremony in Los Angeles December 7.
RiseSmart’s cloud-based outplacement solution, Transition Concierge, has earned industry-wide praise as it has changed the way companies manage and measure their employee transition programs. Powered by proprietary job-matching software, Transition Concierge delivers highly personalized job leads as well as other job search tools to eligible employees. Laid-off workers have access to one-on-one assistance from trained Transition Specialists during every step of the job-finding process.
"Through Transition Concierge, RiseSmart arms workers with the most powerful set of job search tools available today," Sathe said. "The result is that we are putting transitioning employees in new jobs twice as fast as the national average, while reducing costs for employers. We are grateful to Red Herring for recognizing this achievement as we continue to help put America back to work.”
Red Herring is a global media company that produces a leading innovation magazine, an online technology news service, technology newsletters, and events for technology leaders. Red Herring previously recognized RiseSmart by naming the company a 2011 Top 100 North America award winner in June.
To determine the finalists for the Top 100 Global awards, the Red Herring editorial team selected companies demonstrating the most innovative technologies and business models at more than 1,000 companies from more than 40 nations. These companies are judged on a range of metrics, including technology innovation, financial performance, growth criterion, management's execution standards, potential globalization of the strategy and market share improvement.
“Technology companies are becoming the bright spot in the economic outlook based on their increasing role within macro-economic environments,“ said Alex Vieux, chairman of Red Herring. “An unprecedented number of entrepreneurs are attempting to jump ahead of the competition and aspire to make a difference. Breakthroughs obsolete each other faster than ever before. RiseSmart has performed exceptionally in its field and strongly deserves to be singled out as one of the Red Herring Global Finalists. At this stage, we are left with the daunting task to select the best qualified companies for the 2011 Top 100 Global Award."
The complete list of the Red Herring Top 100 Global award finalists can be found at: http://www.herring100.com/RHG/2011/finalists.html.
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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