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Nashua, NH, United States, 2009/05/07 - Akken Staffing™ Outlook® Sync drives staffing and recruiting productivity by automatically synchronizing email and other Outlook data with Akken’s All-in-One software platform - Akken.com.
Akken, provider of the first All-in-One, on demand staffing and recruiting software today announced the release of Akken Staffing™ Outlook® Sync, empowering Akken Staffing and Microsoft Outlook users to automatically synchronize email, appointments, contacts and tasks between Akken’s software-as-a-service platform and the Microsoft Outlook desktop application. The new Akken Staffing Outlook Sync eliminates redundant steps, improves communication and gives staffing and recruiting companies the power of Akken’s integrated email and activity tracking when using Outlook. The Akken Staffing Outlook Sync is offered as an add-on for all existing and new users.
“We are excited to launch our highly anticipated Akken Staffing Outlook Sync" said Giridhar Akkineni, President and CEO of Akken. "What’s significant and vastly different about this sync tool from others is the depth at which Outlook is integrated with the Akken Staffing platform. This level of integration requires no action on part of the user to synchronize information between applications, driving productivity which is critical in the high volume world of staffing.”
Unlike other Outlook synchronization programs, Akken’s Outlook Sync is completely automated for the user. It is a no click, seamless connection allowing users to be more productive. Akken Staffing Outlook Sync is currently available with Microsoft Outlook 2003 and 2007 versions.
Key Features Include:
• Automatically synchronize and associate incoming and outgoing email messages and attachments from Microsoft Outlook with contact, company, and candidate records in Akken Staffing;
• Track all contact, company and candidate activities in Akken Staffing with automatic synchronization of Outlook calendar appointments and tasks;
• Automatically synchronize contacts from Microsoft Outlook to Akken Staffing;
• Parse resumes directly from email in Outlook to Akken Staffing.
"Whether using Akken’s integrated, web-based email or Outlook, we are providing the email choice staffing and recruiting professionals want," says Giridhar Akkineni. "This is a major innovation to help improve and grow our clients' business through powerfully simple and affordable software.”