SOURCE: Kenexa


January 11, 2011 10:00 ET

Kenexa and General Information Services Join Forces to Provide Full-Service Background Screening, Ongoing Monitoring

Integration of Screening Services Enables Improved Productivity, Cost Savings

WAYNE, PA--(Marketwire - January 11, 2011) - Kenexa (NASDAQ: KNXA), a global provider of business solutions for human resources, today announced that General Information Services, Inc. (GIS), a leading provider of background screening services, will begin providing full-service background screenings for Kenexa's Integrated Talent Management (ITM) solutions.

GIS is one of Kenexa's preferred background screening partners, and the two companies have seamlessly incorporated its solutions and industry-leading employment screening management technology into Kenexa 2x BrassRing™ and Kenexa 2x Recruit™. Using a single login, Kenexa users can now access a system that creates increased productivity, greater cost savings and an improved candidate experience.

Derek Bluestone, vice president product marketing, Kenexa, commented, "Our partnership with GIS streamlines the talent management process by providing a single source access to candidate background information. Employment background checks are an integral part of a robust talent management strategy that ensures that the highest quality team is in place. Incorporating GIS' background check solution into our 2x Integrated Talent Management solution helps Kenexa's customers improve productivity, quality and customer satisfaction by identifying the best individuals for each job."

David Bartley, executive vice president, GIS, added, "We pride ourselves on our deep industry expertise and our ability to forge the relationships necessary to stay abreast of legislative changes that impact hiring and recruitment programs across all industries. We are pleased to partner with Kenexa to develop a solution that will adapt to companies' day-to-day recruitment screening and hiring needs." 

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