Beyond.com Expands National Footprint with Office Opening in Indianapolis
Indy Presence and Expanding Sales Team Signifies Company’s Continued Success and Leading Position in Online Recruitment
PHILADELPHIA, PA – May 4, 2011 – Beyond.com, Inc., the world’s largest network of niche career communities, announced today it has expanded its national presence with the opening of a new sales office in Indianapolis. Led by Mark Anderson, Vice President of Employer Sales, Indianapolis positions the Beyond.com sales team in a centrally located city, rich with technology and recruitment talent to expand its national reach to a growing customer base.
The company also announced the appointment of Tim Heston to Director of Enterprise Sales, serving as a key member of the Beyond.com sales team. With more than 25 years of sales and business development experience, Heston previously worked at eQuest and The Bernard Hodes Group. He joins a seasoned sales team of well-known industry veterans, including: Josh Akers, previously with Monster.com (NYSE: MWW), RecruitingBlogs.com and Doostang.com; Travis Chalmers, also formerly of Monster.com; and Angie Clowers, previously with TruStar Solutions and Appendant Marketing Group.
The Beyond.com sales team has experienced rapid expansion since the start of 2011 with 250 percent growth as 18 new employees joined the Indianapolis office. Overall, Beyond.com has seen a 41 percent in employee growth company-wide.
This strong company momentum is driven by significant accomplishments over the past year, including:
- The acquisition of Orbius, a powerful social website that strengthens Beyond.com’s commitment to its community focus, providing new ways for its members to connect and engage throughout their career.
- An agreement with eQuest to provide mutual customers unlimited job posting access and give eQuest OFCCP Compliance users exclusive rights to post jobs to The Beyond Diversity Network.
- Beyond.com was selected by The Network as its exclusive provider of recruitment services in the U.S. market for its multinational clients, replacing Yahoo! HotJobs, creating an international explosion of Beyond.com awareness.
“We are very excited about the recent launch of our Indianapolis-based sales office,” said Rich Milgram, CEO, Beyond.com. “Indianapolis is a significant hub for growth with an extremely talent-rich market in the recruitment space, which we are confident will be able to support our continued, explosive growth in Indianapolis and contribute to the overall success of Beyond.com. We look forward to a long and successful presence in Indy.”
About Beyond.com, Inc.
Beyond.com is the world’s largest network of niche career communities, providing access to thousands of top-tier industry and local web sites. Our career search services and networking tools enable job seekers and employers to create targeted connections across thousands of online communities. We deliver a one-of-a-kind recruitment solution that provides the targeted exposure of a specialized job board, reinforced by the breadth and volume of a larger career network. Beyond.com was named to Inc. Magazine’s prestigious ‘Inc. 500’ list and is a Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. (NYSE: SFE) portfolio company. www.Beyond.com.