Sanjay Sathe founded RiseSmart in 2006 to make finding a new job and hiring new employees more efficient. To achieve this, he conceived a proprietary technology and service platform specifically designed to match jobseekers with opportunities and to help companies fill open positions.
RiseSmart provides next-generation outplacement solutions by leveraging 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 and reducing severance costs and unemployment taxes for outplacement services. Headquartered in San Jose, Calif., with a wholly owned subsidiary in Pune, India, RiseSmart is the fastest-growing outplacement solutions provider in the United States.
MO: Can you talk a bit about the process behind the development of a platform designed to match jobseekers with opportunities and some of the challenges you encountered along the way?