Staffing and Recruiting Industry Specialist Shirley Jones Joins Akken as V.P. Sales

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Akken, Inc., provider of the only affordable, all-in-one, on demand software system for staffing and recruiting companies, names former Pro Staff executive Shirley Jones vice president of sales. Jones, a former executive with Pro Staff and Olsten Staffing Services, brings a broad base of sales and management expertise to Akken with over 20 years of staffing and recruiting industry experience.

Akken, Inc., provider of the only affordable, all-in-one, on demand staffing software system for staffing and recruiting companies, names former Pro Staff executive Shirley Jones vice president of sales. Jones will lead the expansion of Akken's flagship offering, Akken Staffing™, effectively growing the client base while delivering the highest levels of customer satisfaction.

"I am very excited about the opportunity to help staffing and recruiting organizations grow and take their businesses to the next level. Coming from the industry and understanding the universal challenges faced by all staffing companies, it is clear Akken's all-in-one system solves those challenges and will transform thousands of small and medium staffing and recruiting businesses overnight. I want to be part of that."

Jones brings a broad base of sales and management expertise to Akken with over 20 years experience in the staffing and recruiting industry, most recently with Pro Staff, a mid-sized privately held staffing company. As Pro Staff's group vice president/general manager for the Northeast region, Jones was responsible for growing the market from $12 million to over $26 million in revenue. She joined Pro Staff 11 years ago after holding regional positions for Olsten Staffing Services, a billion dollar publicly held organization. Jones is a recognized industry expert and has spoken for numerous chamber of commerce and industry organizations on recruiting and staffing. She holds a B.S. in Administration from The Whittemore School of Business and Economics at UNH.

About Akken
Akken provides all the staffing software staffing and recruiting companies need to operate their entire business in an affordable, integrated, all-in-one web-based recruiting software system. Akken Staffing™ is built with modern technology, providing flexibility, accessibility, ease-of-use, and total visibility across the entire organization. It combines on demand staffing software and recruiting software with Email, CRM, Accounting, Human Resource Management, and Business Intelligence. Akken helps its clients automate processes across all business functions, allowing them to generate more revenues and profits faster and easier while providing unparalleled client service. For more information about Akken, please visit: http://www.akken.com

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