HRsmart and TalentRISE Announces a Professional Services Partnership

HRsmart to add talentRISE’s proprietary diagnostic and talent optimization consulting services to its portfolio of services.

RICHARDSON, Texas and CHICAGO, Illinois. (January 24, 2011) – HRsmart, the only provider of a Unified Talent Management technology solution in the world, and talentRISE, a talent management consultancy, today announced an agreement under which HRsmart will offer talentRISE’s recruitment and talent management consulting services to its U.S. clients.

TalentRISE will offer HRsmart’s clients access to best practices in talent acquisition and human capital management, from implementation project/program management, user adoption, change management and education to enhance the success of HRsmart’s technology implementations and upgrades. HRsmart’s clients will also be able to gain “current state” assessments of their recruitment process and technology through talentRISE’s proprietary talentSCAN diagnostic, designed to provide a roadmap to organizations seeking to optimize their recruitment capabilities to compete more effectively for top talent.

“Through this partnership, HRsmart’s clients will have direct access to expert consulting regarding economical and effective improvements to their talent management functions,” said Mark Hamdan, CEO of HRsmart. “Combined with our technology, the expertise provided by talentRISE will propel our clients on a fast track to achieve their recruiting and retention goals.”

“HRsmart is a true pioneer in the talent management space and the only company to provide an end-to-end truly unified talent management technology solution. Their software helps companies manage all aspects of their human capital, starting with recruitment, selection and onboarding to performance management, career development and learning management,” said Carl Kutsmode, Partner at talentRISE. “Our focus on helping employers achieve best practices in their recruiting and talent management practices is a perfect complement to HRsmart’s suite of technology offerings. We’re very pleased that HRsmart has the confidence in us to market our services to its growing client base.”

About HRsmart, Inc.

HRsmart provides the only unified Talent Management technology solution in the world, that includes applicant tracking, performance management, learning management, career development and succession planning. HRsmart helps organizations of all sizes optimize and streamline their HR processes and attract, identify, develop, motivate and retain top performers. Headquartered in Richardson, Texas, HRsmart has operations in the United States, Europe, Canada, Latin America, South Africa, India, Singapore and the Middle East. Learn more at

About talentRISE

TalentRISE helps organizations find, develop and retain top talent by helping organizations optimize the people, process and technologies currently in place to achieve the same end goal: acquiring top producing employees – that stay with the organization – at lower costs and help drive success. Our success is based on our clients’ improvements in key metrics – increases in revenue, profit and market share, reduction in key expenses including cost per hire, quality of hire, employment non-compliance litigation, and attrition. For general information about talentRISE, visit our Web site at