Press Room













January  “Akraya offers to clean up at employees’ own home, Business Management Daily”
January  “CEO Amar Panchal interviewed in 5 Ways to Spot Bad Employees, All Business.com”
February  “Preparing for Takeoff – Three Real-world Business Tipping Points, American Express Open Forum”
March  “Akraya President Receives CEO Leadership In Action Award, Profiles in Diversity Journal”
March  “What Are Employers Asking Your References, MSN Careers”
April  “Akraya CEO, Amar Panchal named an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2012”
April  “Akraya Named #1 Best Place to Work in the Bay Area, San Francisco Business Times
June  “Akraya Ranked Among Top 5 Largest Minority-owned Businesses in the Bay Area, Silicon Valley Business Journal”
August  “Akraya, Inc. Recognized As One Of The Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces™ In The United States”
August  “Akraya, Inc. Welcomes New VP of Global Talent Management”
August  “Akraya Named to 2012 Largest Private Companies List in the Bay Area, Silicon Valley Business Journal”
August  “Akraya Director of HR, Tanya Taneja shares why Akraya is one of the Healthiest Workplaces in the Bay Area”
September  “Akraya Named the #3 Healthiest Employer in the Bay Area, Silicon Valley Business Journal”
September  “Akraya CEO, Amar Panchal named to the Top 100 Most Influential People in Staffing List by Staffing Industry Analysts”
September  “The Path to Great Sales Success by Tina Babbi, Staffing Industry Magazine”
October  “Fortune Magazine named Akraya #14 Best Small Companies to Work For in the US”
October  “Akraya CEO, Amar Panchal shares The Key to Success in IT Consulting in Silicon India Magazine”
December  “Akraya CEO shares spotlight hot skills for your resume”
December  “Akraya Holiday Shopping Spree featured on GenConnect.com”


January  “Akraya Named to Technology 500 List”
February  “Akraya Named #2 Best Staffing Firm to Work For, Staffing Industry Analysts”
March  “Akraya Named Top 10 Asian American Business in California”
March  “Interview with Akraya President, Sonu Ratra, Women with Stripes”
April  “Akraya Wins Top Best Small Workplaces Award, Inc Magazine”
April  “Employee Benefits, The Wall Street Journal”
April  “Hiring Starts to Pick Up Pace, The Wall Street Journal”
May  “Creative Employees Leaving? Maybe You Can (and Should) Keep Them, Bnet.com”
May  “Akraya Named to 50 Fastest-Growing Women-led Companies List, Wall Street Journal”
May  “Akraya Named #1 Best Place to Work in the Bay Area, San Francisco Business Journal”
June  “Akraya Celebrates Women of Influence, Silicon Valley Business Journal”
June  “Small Businesses Fight for Visas for Foreign Workers, ABC News 7”
June  “Bay Area Job Marketing is Heating Up, Examiner.com”
July  “Walking the Long and Bumpy Road to Success, Interview with Akraya President, Sonu Ratra, Diversity Business Journal”
July  “Corporate Philanthropic Success Story – Akraya, Inc., Diversity Business Journal”
August  “13 US Companies Offering Amazing Perks, Rediff.com”
August  “Against All Odds She Finds the Silver Lining, interview with Akraya President, Sonu Ratra, Womenetics.com”
August  “The CEO Show Interview, Akraya CEO, Amar Panchal, KLIV Radio”
August  “10 Books That Inspire Entrepreneurs, Interview with Akraya President, Sonu Ratra, Women’s Web”
August  “How to Pump Your Customers for Regular Feedback, MSN Business on Main”
August  “IT Contracting: Is it Right for You?, by Akraya President, Sonu Ratra, Anita Borg Institute”
September  “The Most Outrageous Workplace Luxuries, Forbes Magazine”
September  “Akraya President, Sonu Ratra, named a 2011 Woman Worth Watching Award Winner, Diversity Business Journal”
September  “Akraya Named the #5 Healthiest Employer in the Bay Area, Silicon Valley Business Journal”
September  “How to: Backyard Branding, Success Magazine, Interview with Akraya CEO, Amar Panchal”
September  “Office or Palace? Four of the Most Luxurious Employee Perks, CFO Daily News”
October  “Who’s Who: The Staffing 100, Staffing Industry Analysts”
November  “Unusual Perks Help Retain Employees at Companies, ABC 7 News”
November  “Akraya featured in How to Look Good on Paper and in Person, MSNCareerBuilder.com”
November  “Akraya Makes 2011 List of Fastest-Growing Staffing Firms, Staffing Industry Analyst”
November  “How Amar Panchal Recognizes Employees and Builds a Culture of Success, Smart Business Magazine”
November  “Wired to Win, Staffing Industry Analysts”
December  “Amar Panchal: Sharing the Benefits, Smart Business Magazine”