RiseSmart, a leading provider of contemporary career transition services, today announced its recognition as one of Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500™, a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and energy tech companies in North America. As a result of RiseSmart’s unprecedented revenue growth of more than 450 percent during the past four years, the company ranked 174th on Deloitte’s technology list.
RiseSmart expects continued growth related to the launch of RiseSmart Spotlight, which was unveiled earlier this year. Spotlight is a cloud-based outplacement solution that combines one-on-one coaching from trained professionals with advanced technology to help transitioning employees pinpoint relevant job openings, network with professional contacts, and develop and promote their personal brands. The platform replaced RiseSmart Transition Concierge as the company's flagship outplacement solution and further differentiates the company from traditional brick-and-mortar outplacement providers.
“It’s a great honor to be recognized as one of the fastest growing companies in North America,” said Sanjay Sathé, RiseSmart president and CEO. “Our primary goal has always been to help employees impacted by a layoff transition smoothly and quickly into new roles that best suit them. The technology we’ve developed, combined with RiseSmart’s transition methodology, has done just that. As a result, we’ve experienced tremendous growth, and I’m confident our continued commitment to those we serve will foster even greater results.”
Due to increased customer demand and global growth, RiseSmart recently announced an expansion strategy, which includes strong recruiting efforts at the company’s office in Pune, India.
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About Deloitte’s 2015 Technology Fast 500™
Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500 provides a ranking of the fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and energy tech companies – both public and private – in North America. Technology Fast 500 award winners are selected based on percentage fiscal year revenue growth from 2011 to 2014.
In order to be eligible for Technology Fast 500 recognition, companies must own proprietary intellectual property or technology that is sold to customers in products that contribute to a majority of the company's operating revenues. Companies must have base-year operating revenues of at least $50,000 USD or CD, and current-year operating revenues of at least $5 million USD or CD. Additionally, companies must be in business for a minimum of four years and be headquartered within North America.
RiseSmart, a Randstad company, is a leading provider of contemporary career transition services that strengthen employer brands, improve retention and re-engage talent. RiseSmart's contemporary approach to outplacement combines personalized services from trained professionals with unmatched technology delivered through a convenient, cloud-based platform. High-performing organizations in more than 40 industries rely on RiseSmart’s outplacement solution to help former employees find new jobs faster. Landing rates exceeding 80 percent and time-to-placement averages more than 60 percent faster than national averages have helped make RiseSmart the nation’s fastest-growing outplacement firm. RiseSmart's innovative approach to human capital management has earned the company a wide range of awards and recognition from organizations including Bersin by Deloitte, the Best in Biz, Gartner Inc., the Golden Bridge Awards, GreatRated!, LAROCQUE, the Momentum Index, Red Herring, the San Francisco Business Times, SiliconIndia, the Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal, the Stevie Awards and TIE. Additionally, RiseSmart’s outplacement solution has earned the exclusive endorsement of the American Hospital Association. For more information about how enterprise career management can help you, visit http://www.risesmart.com.
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