RiseSmart, the leader in next-generation outplacement services, is among only 20 HR Technology vendors being recognized as a 2012 HR Company to Watch as part of the 2012 #hrwins program, the first-ever complete look at truly innovative HR Technology products.

The #hrwins program spanned nine months and consisted of comprehensive HR technology briefings in which more than 120 vendors were evaluated on their solutions’ innovation, the value the technology delivered to the Human Resources profession, and the overall viability of the product. Vendors in virtually all segments of Human Resources Technology were evaluated. This year’s #hrwins concluded with 20 HR Technology Vendors being designated “HR Companies To Watch.”

“It is such an honor to receive this recognition along with companies like the social networking giant LinkedIn,” said Sanjay Sathe, founder and CEO of RiseSmart. “To be named an innovator by LAROCQUE and the Golden Bridge Awards in the span of a single week is truly inspiring. This recognition fuels RiseSmart’s passion to continue to bring change to the HR industry.”

This award is the latest in a series designating RiseSmart a top innovator in the HR industry. The company’s unique blend of technology and one-on-one service has proven its worth as a results-driven outplacement solution for any company’s workforce reductions. RiseSmart’s dedicated team of professionals is helping to put America back to work through its innovation and passion for landing transitioning employees their next job fast.

“When HR Technology vendors innovate they create an opportunity for HR, and the business of getting work done, to proceed to a much more desirable level,” commented George LaRocque, president of LAROCQUE. “When HR Technology vendors innovate, HR wins, hence #hrwins was born.”

Each of the 20 vendors receiving this distinction will be the subject of a report outlining the innovation they are delivering to help HR win. LAROCQUE is also publishing #hrwins Trend Reports, which are not vendor-specific, outlining the technology and solution trends found through the #hrwins program. All of the #hrwins reports are published free of charge at http://www.larocqueinc.com.


LAROCQUE is the leading Strategy and GoToMarket Consulting firm for HR-related technology and the Human Capital Management (HCM) marketplace. Services are offered in a unique Service on Demand approach as well as by project and retainer. LAROCQUE publishes the #hrwins list of HR Companies To Watch annually, celebrating the innovation taking place in the HCM and HR Tech markets by vendors of all sizes. Visit http://www.larocqueinc.com to learn more.

For more information, visit www.RiseSmart.com.

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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 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 Bersin by Deloitte, the Best in Biz, Gartner Inc., the Golden Bridge Awards, LAROCQUE, 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.


for RiseSmart:
Woody Mosqueda, 408-993-9113

08 October 2012

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