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Akken and Spark Hire Partner to Provide Integrated Online Video Interviewing Solution

The All in AkkenCloud(TM) Users Can Now Add the Power of Online Video Interviewing to Their Recruiting Process

NASHUA, NH -- (Marketwired) -- 08/13/14 -- Akken, the staffing and recruiting efficiency improvement specialist announced today that is has partnered with Spark Hire, the leading online video interviewing solution provider to allow staffing and recruiting professionals to fill client vacancies more efficiently.

"Working with hundreds of staffing and recruiting companies, all of us at Spark Hire know how difficult it can be for them to find the right talent for their clients," says Josh Tolan, CEO of Spark Hire. "We're thrilled to equip staffing and recruiting professionals with more powerful tools to use."

The unfortunate reality of today's workforce is that 38 percent of companies have open positions that they cannot seem to find anyone to fill. Additionally, 61 percent of companies admit that they have hired someone who didn't fulfill all of their job requirements. Since 2012, Spark Hire has been helping staffing and recruiting professional to tackle these problems head on.

"The ability for our users to schedule and review video interviews from within AkkenCloud platform will surely provide them with a competitive advantage in today's staffing and recruiting landscape. We're very excited about offering this integrated, value-added service to our users," said Giridhar Akkineni, Founder & CEO of Akken.

About Spark Hire:
Spark Hire is the fastest growing video interviewing platform in the world. Offering a completely branded one-way and recorded live video interview platform, Spark Hire helps companies eliminate phone screens, gain more insight into candidates, and make amazing hires. No contracts, no setup fees. Offers unlimited video interviews. For more information, visit sparkhire.com.

About Akken
Akken is the staffing efficiency and recruiting efficiency improvement specialist. Since 2005, Akken has helped hundreds of staffing companies and recruiting companies improve their efficiency, place more people into quality paying positions and increase customer retention. The all in AkkenCloud™ is a 100% web-based and multi-tenant integrated software platform for the staffing Industry and recruiting Industry. It is fully integrated front office, back office and intra office.

The all in AkkenOnTheGo™ provides businesses with the mobility to access and work from anywhere on any device.

For more information, visit www.akkencloud.com, call 1-866-590-6695 or text akkencloud to 91011.

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