2017: AKKEN LAUNCHES INBOUND REFERRAL MANAGEMENT
The innovative, new, Inbound Referral Management application was built to help staffing and recruiting agencies reduce their sourcing costs by 75%, while generating new candidates for their clients, increasing their temporary employee loyalty, and making more profitable placements.
2016: Akken is on a record pace.
The investment Akken has made in new features, a new user interface, and AkkuSearch, further separates the AkkenCloud platform from the pack, passing the 750 customer milestone for 2016 Q1.
2015: Akken has its best year ever.
With all new innovations and updated architecture, the AkkenCloud platform generates massive market buzz, leading to a 41% increase in subscription sales.
2014: Akken positions the business for growth.
In 2014, Akken’s rapid expansion necessitates the move to a larger office space and also results in unique partnerships. For example, Akken becomes the first corporate software partner of the American Staffing Association.
2012: Akken announces open API.
Built from day one with the goal of partnering with best of breed providers, Akken’s open API enables Akken customers to integrate with partners on the Akken marketplace, or with their own preferred solution providers.
2010: Akken launches mobile platform.
Akken becomes the first staffing and recruiting solution provider to launch a mobile platform and mobile app. Today, Akken’s mobile app is recognized by Software Magazine as an industry best.
2009: Akken crosses the chasm.
One of the most exciting early years in Akken’s history was 2009, when Akken hit its break even point, through organic growth.
2007: Akken starts to take off.
Akken’s customer list begins to grow quickly, requiring Akken to open its first “official” office in Nashua, NH. Akken also expands both its US and India based teams.
2006: Akken forms relationship with American Staffing Association.
Akken participates in its first event with the ASA at Staffing World 2006. The American Staffing Association has since become a valuable partner.
2005: Akken is incorporated.
Akken launches the first 100% web-based staffing and recruiting solution, and officially incorporates Akken, Inc.
2003: Akken opens its offshore facility.
Akken launches its offshore development team in a state-of-the-art tech facility in Hyderabad, India.
2002: Akken is launched.
Led by a staffing industry veteran (our Founder, CEO & Chief Architect), the vision and R&D for Akken was developed in a small apartment in Woburn, MA.