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RiseSmart Reviews

Updated September 22, 2017
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Sanjay Sathe
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Pros
  • The experience has been phenomenal and the work environment is open and supportive (in 9 reviews)

  • We make a difference in all that we do (in 4 reviews)

Cons
  • There are no cons that I can think of (in 14 reviews)

  • It's a great place to work and great people to work with (in 3 reviews)

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  1. "Full-time employee"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at RiseSmart full-time

    Pros

    Positive work environment. Supportive co-workers and challenging work.

    Cons

    None at this time. Keep up the great work!


  2. "My Best Decision Was Joining RiseSmart"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at RiseSmart full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Competitive Salary, Space to make your own way, collaborative environment, fun group, fulfilling career

    Cons

    There are no cons that I can think of

    Advice to Management

    Keep being the accessible guy you are. We all appreciate it!

  3. "marketing"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at RiseSmart full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great people! Lots of innovation. We make a difference in all that we do.

    Cons

    Smaller than our oldest competitors which can be challenging at times. But it is clear that we are the employer of choice when so many of their employees want to interview with us. Getting our awesome brand out there is a process.

    Advice to Management

    Keep putting people first and keep innovating!


  4. Helpful (1)

    "Transition Coach"

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    Current Employee - Transition Coach in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Transition Coach in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at RiseSmart part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Flexible work, good pay, great technology platform to work with clients

    Cons

    No benefits and clients not guaranteed, client ratings can impact whether you get new clients

    Advice to Management

    Offer medical benefits that are more reasonably priced


  5. Helpful (1)

    "Supportive Environment"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at RiseSmart part-time

    Pros

    Great support, training and communication

    Cons

    Could use more work for freelancers


  6. "Manager Content Marketing and PR"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at RiseSmart full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    RiseSmart is the most positive, inclusive, rewarding, and engaging place I've worked at for a long time. The experience has been phenomenal and the work environment is open and supportive. Lots of opportunity to take initiative and make a difference. New ideas are welcome and appreciated. Employees treat each other like family.

    Cons

    None. I would recommend RiseSmart to any one.

    Advice to Management

    Stay open and reflective. You make everyone feel valualble.


  7. "Great place to grow while contributing your skills and talents to a meaningful mission"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at RiseSmart full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    The people (both onsite and remote) at RiseSmart are passionate about developing impactful products and services that support people getting back to work quick.

    Cons

    There are typical ups and downs, as with any company. Overall there are not many cons. It's a great place to work and great people to work with.

    Advice to Management

    Stay passionate about our mission and people. And keep up the good work!

  8. Helpful (3)

    "Do not recommend"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at RiseSmart (Less than a year)

    Pros

    good benefits and competitive salary structure. good to see them go public and benefit people. majority of the executive are good

    Cons

    very cliquish environment. no room to grow

    Advice to Management

    Think outside the box

    RiseSmart Response

    Feb 6, 2017 – HR, Talent Acquisition

    Thank you for taking the time to post your review on Glassdoor. We are always looking for ways to improve our company culture and create an engaging and fun environment for our team members. First... More


  9. "Outreach Coordinator"

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    Former Employee - Enrollment Coordinator in San Jose, CA
    Former Employee - Enrollment Coordinator in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at RiseSmart (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great company culture, very flexible, everyone has respect for one another, and everyone works extremely hard. Compensation is great for the outreach team!

    Cons

    It's a start up, so be prepared to work hard!


  10. "Excellent Company!!"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Employees are motivated, smart and care about client’s needs! Leadership is helpful, positive, and professional!! Hands down one of the best companies I have had the pleasure to work for. Love what we do!

    Cons

    Nothing - Keep up the great work!

    Advice to Management

    Good job!


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