SOURCE: Kenexa

Kenexa

October 26, 2009 11:00 ET

Kenexa Flying High With Latest Client Acquisition -- LSG Sky Chefs

World's Largest Provider of In-Flight Services Chooses Kenexa's Recruitment Process Outsourcing for Flexibility, Quality Candidate Selection

WAYNE, PA--(Marketwire - October 26, 2009) - Kenexa® (NASDAQ: KNXA), a global provider of business solutions for human resources, today announced that LSG Sky Chefs, the world's largest provider of in-flight services, has selected Kenexa's recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) solution to help reduce its cost of talent acquisition and improve its overall candidate hiring process.

"With more than 30,000 people at 200 customer service centers in 49 countries, we needed a proven solution that could centralize our recruiting function while still providing a human touch for prospective employees," stated Meredith Guy, director of procurement for LSG Sky Chefs. "The flexibility to combine on-site and back-office resources as well as address our multiple languages needs made Kenexa's RPO solution the most attractive for us."

The partnership will give LSG Sky Chefs access to Kenexa's powerful combination of science, technology and business process. Using unique networking techniques, Web 2.0 technology and an extensive understanding of applied human sciences, Kenexa will deliver qualified candidates to LSG Sky Chefs' hiring managers throughout the world.

Phil Stewart, global practice leader for RPO, commented, "There's a reason why we have been recognized as one of the top RPO vendors internationally -- Kenexa delivers on the promise of not just filling jobs, but finding the best candidates for each of our clients' positions. For LSG Sky Chefs, we will help them place a greater emphasis on strategic HR initiatives that ultimately will reduce turnover and increase productivity throughout the company."

Kenexa's unique approach to RPO uses applied human sciences to predict individual performance and potential while leveraging an unparalleled expertise in data mining, analysis and reporting to improve the quality of individual hires. By managing the business details of recruitment, Kenexa's RPO solution creates measurable business outcomes and helps organizations achieve their long-term goals. Kenexa services clients in more than 200 countries/territories and speaking more than 80 languages, ensuring companies can scale their business globally as needed.

About LSG Sky Chefs

LSG Sky Chefs is the world's largest provider of in-flight services. These include airline catering, in-flight equipment and logistics as well as the management of onboard service and in-flight retail. The group is also the industry leading expert in managing the complete in-flight service supply chain for several airlines. LSG Sky Chefs partners with more than 300 airlines worldwide and operates some 200 customer service centers in 50 countries, producing around 427 million airline meals a year. In 2008, the companies belonging to LSG Sky Chefs Group achieved consolidated revenues of EUR 2.3 billion.

About Kenexa

Kenexa® provides business solutions for human resources. We help global organizations multiply business success by identifying the best individuals for every job and fostering optimal work environments for every organization. For more than 20 years, Kenexa has studied human behavior and team dynamics in the workplace, and has developed the software solutions, business processes and expert consulting that help organizations impact positive business outcomes through HR. Kenexa is the only company that offers a comprehensive suite of unified products and services that support the entire employee lifecycle from pre-hire to exit. Additional information about Kenexa and its global products and services can be accessed at www.kenexa.com.