At Akraya, Inc., 100 percent of employees say their workplace is great.

EMPLOYEE RATINGS

     

This review is based on 21 employee surveys, with a 90% confidence level and a margin of error of ± 0.00. It was published on Mar 3, 2017. 605 Visitors

What Employees Say

I'm proud to tell others I work here.
100%
 
People celebrate special events around here.
100%
 
People care about each other here.
100%
 
People here are willing to give extra to get the job done.
100%
 
Our facilities contribute to a good working environment.
100%
 

What They Do

We asked Akraya, Inc. to explain what they do. Here is what they had to say.

Akraya is a multinational staffing firm in Santa Clara, California.  Celebrating 15 years of providing preferred staffing solutions to Fortune 500 enterprises and start-ups.  Named Best Places to Work, BestStaffing Firm to Temp For, and Healthiest Employers- Bay area.

About this Company

Website: www.akraya.com Industry: Professional Services
US Headquarters: Santa Clara, California, 95054 US Sites: 1
Major Locations: Santa Clara, CA, California, 95054; Santa Clara, CA, California, 95054; Santa Clara, CA, California, 95054; Santa Clara, CA, California, 95054; Santa Clara, CA, California, 95054; Santa Clara, CA, California, 95054 US Employees: 25
US Revenues: $38 million Worldwide Revenues: $42 million
Employees Worldwide: 78 Corporate Structure: Private
Founded: 2001

Akraya Race For Literacy

Perks and Programs

We asked Akraya, Inc. to share a few programs they feel really capture what's unique about their workplace. Here is what they had to say.

  • Booster Gas Delivery: Akraya provides our employees the free benefit and convenience of gas delivery directly to our office. Giving back time to each employees day while lowering fuel consumption!
  • Health and Wellness Gym Reimbursement: Akraya encourages our employees to stay healthy by joining gyms, trying yoga, pilates, or their favorite sport and we reimburse you for it! It's a win win increasing productivity, and keeping our employees healthy and happy!
  • Phone Reimbursemnt: As a team we spend a lot of time on our phones between phone calls, emails and quick conversations. Akraya helps ease the phone bill by reimbursing your use!
  • Healthy Foods, Snacks and Beverages: Akraya's kitchen is chalked full of fresh fruits, vegetables, snacks and foods for the employees to stay healthy and fueled throughout the day!
  • Get Swept off your feat/Cleaning Service: Akraya provides cleaning service and professional cleaners to our employee's homes
  • Paid Community Service: Akraya pays our employees to give back! From Habitat for Humanity to charity based races we encourage our employees to get paid to take time off to give back and support our community!

COMPENSATION BY THE NUMBERS

$1500 Maximum match of employee’s 401(k)/403b contribution100% Company-paid health coverage for employees
50% Company-paid health coverage for dependents 100% Company-paid health coverage for part-timers
20 hours Weekly hours required for part-timers to receive health insurance
Akraya Mentee Program with Rwanda

WORK-LIFE BALANCE BY THE NUMBERS

20 days Paid time off after one year of full-time employment 5 days Paid sick days after one year of full-time employment
3 days Paid sick days after one year of part-time employment 4 weeks Paid sabbatical after 5 year(s) of employment
10 Days Paid time off as of first day of full-time employment

WORK-LIFE BALANCE PROGRAMS

  • Flexible schedule (80% use it)
  • Telecommute option (80% use it)
  • Subsided On- or Off-site Fitness (100% have access)
  • Onsite Amenities (fresh fruit, snacks, hot and cold beverages, gas service to fill up tanks while at work, house cleaning services, fitness reimbursement, phone plan coverage, bay area commuter benefits, 401K program, health insurance (medical, dental, vision) (HSA, FSA, Life Insurance).)

FAMILY CARE BY THE NUMBERS

90 days Job-protected maternity leave (including FMLA/STD) 84 days Job-protected paternity leave (including FMLA)
90 days Job-protected parental leave for adoptive parents (including FMLA)*

HEALTH INSURANCE COVERS

  • Mental health care
  • Alternative treatments (such as acupuncture, homeopathy, or chiropractic)
  • Fertility treatments

Community and Environmental Impact

16 hours Paid time off to volunteer $10,000 Philanthropic donations in last year
$5,000 Total company-matched employee donations in last year Marketing Manager Leads environmental impact team
Self-Conducted Environmental impact audit

Diversity

  • President is responsible for the success of formal recruiting and retention diversity goals
  • Written policy prohibits discrimination based on (at a minimum) age, disability, race/ethnicity, religious beliefs, gender and sexual orientation
  • Formal programs (such as resource groups, mentorship, networking, or other affinity groups) support professional development for: Under-represented racial/ethnic minority groups; Women; Employees reentering the workforce
  • 2 events a year connect employees with peers from different racial/ethnic, religious or country-of-origin identities
  • Non-birth parents in same-sex relationships can take parental leave
  • Medical care covers gender confirmation surgery

Leadership Diversity

 

Workforce Diversity

 
Akraya Women Back to Work Program

DEMOGRAPHICS

 
Akraya Orphanage Build Day- Pune India

How to Get Hired

We asked Akraya, Inc. for some inside information on how to get hired at the organization. Here is what they had to say.

What key characteristics tell you a prospective employee will be a great fit for your company?

We like to hire for attitude, more than aptitude. As Akraya continues to grow and adapt to changing market conditions, we expect employees’ roles to also change and grow over time. The characterestics we most look for are Self Discipline, Optimism, Competitiveness, Empathy and Accountability. We are willing to have the right employees learn on the job.

What can prospective employees do to get your attention?

We like to hire for attitude, more than aptitude. As Akraya continues to grow and adapt to changing market conditions, we expect employees’ roles to also change and grow over time. The characterestics we most look for are Self Discipline, Optimism, Competitiveness, Empathy and Accountability. We are willing to have the right employees learn on the job.

Are there any positions or types of candidates you are particularly focused on hiring in this coming year?

Sales, Account Management, Recruiting.

What should interested candidates do to find out more and get started?

Take initiative, research Akraya, reach out to common connections that can refer you to someone at Akraya

hiring Outlook

5 Forecasted positions to fill in coming year -11% Job Growth
20 Average applicants per opening 200 Total job applicants
1% New hires by employee referrals 2% Openings filled by current employees
2 Recent graduates hired 16% Voluntary turnover for full-time employees
* All figures refer to 12-month period prior to reporting, unless otherwise noted.

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