RiseSmart elevates Joel Paul as General Manager India

To support our growth story, we continue to hire as we require lot of manpower in form of Product Engineers and Technical leads amongst others.Says Joel Paul, General Manager, RiseSmart - India


 In a recent announcement, RiseSmart, a Randstad company and one of the world’s largest outplacement providers, has elevated Joel Paul to general manager (GM) of RiseSmart India. In his new role, Paul will oversee RiseSmart’s in-country commercial, operational, and financial results, reporting directly to Dan Davenport, president and general manager, RiseSmart.

Since operations began in India in 2008, Joel Paul has been a key contributor in the establishment and rapid growth of RiseSmart India to a team of more than 100 people. Paul has been instrumental in helping the company expand from a global technology and support center to offering the full complement of outplacement operations -- coaching, resume writing and tailored job leads – to some of the largest companies in India. In his role as general manager, Paul has the responsibility of continuing to expand the RiseSmart business in India and will have P&L accountability, including overseeing the sales and client services teams.

 “I am excited about this new role and the opportunity to leverage my global outplacement and management experience to continue to drive global expansion for RiseSmart. In the past few years, RiseSmart has grown exponentially in India as organisations have become more aware of the value of outplacement services, our flawless execution, and the power of our results,” said Joel Paul, general manager, RiseSmart India. “To support our successes, we have hired some of the country’s best sales leaders and continue to search for the very best engineering talent in India to fill our open roles in product engineering and technical leads, amongst others.”

 “We’re really proud of what’s been built and what we have today in India – both in operations and in engineering,” said RiseSmart President Dan Davenport. “Joel’s efforts have been key to our rapid growth, visibility and adoption among some of the biggest brands in the region.”

 RiseSmart's contemporary approach to outplacement and redeployment services combines one-on-one employment counseling, professional branding, and dedicated job sourcing professionals with patented, cloud-based technology for job seekers. The company provides its corporate customers with line of sight into ROI and a range of outplacement services, including training and cloud-based reporting technology.


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