why randstad risesmart?

Randstad RiseSmart is one of the world’s largest providers of global contemporary career transition solutions that strengthen employer brands, improve retention, and re-engage talent. We partner with HR teams to produce unparalleled results and guide transitioning talent into, within, and out of organizations faster than the national average.

bigger impact 

  • 98% Randstad RiseSmart participant satisfaction = 2X brand protection
  • Dedicated team of three career professionals = market ready faster
  • 3X more coaching time with 80% lower candidate/coach ratio

faster results 

  • Faster employee landings = ~$1,000 savings in unemployment drawdowns per employee
  • 74% in-program landings = higher satisfaction
  • 60% faster landing time vs. the national average
  • Increase visibility of program participants to outside recruiters and organizations through talent connections

unmatched value 

  • 100% of fees invested in services that matter
  • Contemporary model = 83% of landings at equal pay, or better
  • Outplacement services for life

strategic support for employers

a true business partner

We help HR professionals navigate organizational change with confidence, ease, and superior results. Our dedicated team of industry experts lessens the burden before, during, and after workforce transformations with innovative, customized solutions that deliver peace of mind and high ROI. To ensure your future business success, we provide lifetime cost-saving recommendations and best practices advice.

HR services

clear line of sight into results

Designed to empower HR professionals, our technology platform delivers real-time outplacement performance tracking and analysis, bank-level encryption, immediate insights into alumni employee sentiment, and the ability to easily share data and reports with business units around the globe.

technology for HR

personalized guidance for employees

career coaching

Randstad RiseSmart career coaches are matched on level, functional and industry expertise – not just geography. Our 80% lower candidate-to-coach ratios ensure individual employees have greater accessibility and 3 times more coaching time.

career coaching

resume writing and branding

Instead of asking job seekers to prepare their own marketing materials with little support from branding experts, we employ one of the world’s largest teams of professional resume writers to prepare professionally written resumes, social media profiles, and cover letters to get candidates market-ready faster.

professional branding

customized job leads

A personal job concierge hand-picks relevant jobs, identifies appropriate networking events and contacts, and creates connections to recruiters based on individual preferences and criteria to keep job seekers focused on the interview process.

job concierge

career resources and skilling

A comprehensive approach to careers and skilling helps job seekers find roles with a bright market outlook and a good skills fit. Impacted employees can learn what skills are in-demand for roles, see their skills gaps and access 20,000+ courses to upskill and reskill. Career transition coaches help them develop an action plan to achieve their goals.


faster job connections

Visibility among thousands of Randstad recruiters and outside recruiters who access the RiseSmart talent network helps impacted employees land new roles faster. Employees also strengthen critical professional connections through networking opportunities with RiseSmart alumni and peers in our outplacement program.

talent connections

patented, award-winning technology

Innovative technology platforms provide semantically-matched and ranked job opportunities, networking recommendations, and the tools and resources your employees need to get market-ready faster.

technology for participants

experience the randstad risesmart difference.

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