SOURCE: Kenexa

August 12, 2008 11:00 ET

Fairfax County Public Schools Selects Kenexa Recruiter® BrassRing for State-of-the-Art Recruiting Solution

WAYNE, PA--(Marketwire - August 12, 2008) - Kenexa® (NASDAQ: KNXA), a global provider of talent acquisition and retention solutions, today announced that Fairfax County Public Schools, the largest school district in Virginia, has selected Kenexa Recruiter® BrassRing to give the schools the solution they need to locate and track candidates as they move through the hiring process.

"With more than 20,000 full-time school-based positions within our organization, we were looking for a flexible system that would be easy-to-use and integrate all of our talent management processes -- from posting new positions to interview scheduling and candidate communications," said Joe Houston, HR Technologist for Fairfax County Public Schools. "The state-of-the-art solution that we selected from Kenexa also includes a component that manages our employees' certifications, which allows us to easily further the professional learning needs and career aspirations of our staff members."

Kenexa Recruiter BrassRing builds on a traditional applicant tracking system, and provides much more, including requisition creation, processing and posting, resume searching, sorting and filing, applicant workflow, interview scheduling and tracking, and candidate communications and reporting. The solution helps organizations manage salaried, hourly and contract employees with one interface that is standardized on a single, global platform.

Bill Erickson, executive vice president, Kenexa, said, "As the thirteenth largest school district in the United States, Fairfax County Public Schools often leads its category for adopting the most innovative solutions to the business problems faced by large school districts." He continued, "With Kenexa Recruiter BrassRing's intelligent, user-friendly solution, the schools can optimize their workforce and increase their organization's effectiveness and competitive advantage."

About Kenexa

Kenexa (NASDAQ: KNXA) is a global leader in building the world's greatest workforces using a combination of software, employee research science and business process optimization. Kenexa's global solutions include applicant tracking, onboarding, recruitment process outsourcing, employment branding, skills and behavioral assessments, structured interviews, performance management, multi-rater feedback surveys, employee engagement surveys and HR Analytics. Kenexa is headquartered in Wayne, Pa. (outside Philadelphia). Additional information about Kenexa and its global products and services can be accessed at www.kenexa.com.