In his new role based in Indianapolis, Akers will be focused on developing and cultivating the southern sales territory by selling Beyond.com products and services to large enterprise employers.
Akers is an award-winning blogger and writer. He has logged more than a decade of experience in the HR and recruiting industry. Previously, he worked for several companies to develop and roll out many flagship products for organizations such as Monster.com, RecruitingBlogs.com, Climber.com, Doostang.com, DirectEmployers Association and Nextsource.com.
Akers currently sits on the advisory board for Doostang.com and is the co-founder of non-profit employment initiatives such as GreenCollarCareers.com and Project Grad-Cap.
“We are thrilled to have Josh join the Beyond.com family,” says Jim John, Chief Operating Officer of Beyond.com. “Josh has played a strong role in building and growing the online recruitment industry and his passion for working closely with HR leaders as well as helping job seekers find employment is very evident in everything he has done throughout his career. His experience and dedication will be invaluable and we look forward to having him play an integral role in our continued success.”