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RiseSmart Reviews

Updated May 11, 2018
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Pros
  • The experience has been phenomenal and the work environment is open and supportive (in 10 reviews)

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

Cons
  • There are no cons to working at RiseSmart (in 16 reviews)

  • It's a great job, however we do work more than what is allowed as billable time (in 3 reviews)

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  1. "Great Place to Work!"

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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

    Pros

    RiseSmart hires the best of the best. Outstanding benefits, caring culture. Innovation thrives within RiseSmart. Every colleague is willing to help, there are no strangers at RiseSmart.

    Cons

    There are no cons to working at RiseSmart.


  2. "Transition Coach"

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

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

    Pros

    Love the job, the freedom, the clients.

    Cons

    Billable vs. Non-Billable hours. It's a great job, however we do work more than what is allowed as billable time. (If you want great ratings from clients).

    Advice to Management

    Need to improve resume writer training & job leads

  3. Helpful (1)

    "Freelance Resume and Cover Letter Writer"

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

    I worked at RiseSmart (More than a year)

    Pros

    Work from home, flexible hours, good leadership.

    Cons

    Low pay, sometimes challenging clients.

    Advice to Management

    Consider raising wages to your Resume Writers.


  4. "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!


  5. "My Best Decision Was Joining RiseSmart"

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    • Senior Management
    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!


  6. "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!


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Transition Coach"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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

  8. Helpful (2)

    "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


  9. "Manager Content Marketing and PR"

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    • Senior Management
    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.


  10. "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!


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