SOURCE: Kenexa

May 13, 2008 13:37 ET

Kenexa Launches Latest Major Release of Kenexa Recruiter BrassRing®

Newest Version of Kenexa's On-Demand Talent Management Solution for Global Organizations Offers User Personalization Capabilities and Additional Global Language Support

WAYNE, PA--(Marketwire - May 13, 2008) - Kenexa® (NASDAQ: KNXA), a leading provider of recruitment and retention solutions, today unveiled details of the latest version of Kenexa Recruiter® BrassRing, Kenexa's on-demand talent management system tailored for global organizations to source and track employment candidates through the hiring process.

"This latest release of Kenexa Recruiter BrassRing reinforces Kenexa's leading position in the global talent management technology marketplace. We continue to make significant investments in research and development to ensure our customers have access to the latest advancements in technology and functionality," said Mark Nesline, vice president product development, Kenexa Recruiter BrassRing.

In keeping with Kenexa's commitment to customer satisfaction, the latest release of the award-winning software-as-a-service (SaaS) solution delivers functional enhancements that support the needs of corporate recruiters, hiring managers, job candidates and staffing agencies. Many enhancements have been made to the user interface to streamline the common tasks of both frequent and infrequent system users.

Kenexa Recruiter BrassRing now provides unprecedented control of the user display, allowing users to personalize search screens and display data to suit their usage patterns. The result is enhanced productivity and an increase in speed to access information.

New customer controlled workflow capabilities for job candidate and requisitions automatically communicates hiring process status to candidates, simplifies job board posting management through triggered events and delivers up-to-the-moment candidate information to system users through eLinks. These capabilities can prevent candidates from getting 'stuck' in the hiring process, reduce candidate status inquiries, enhance business value from job board postings -- and all events and communications are completely auditable.

This release expands Kenexa Recruiter BrassRing's language support to 29 languages.

Lisa Rowan, program director, HR and Talent Management Services at IDC, commented, "Kenexa continues to make strides as a global provider of technology, services and business processes. Their latest user interface and workflow enhancements reinforce their awareness to what organizations need from their talent management vendor in order to help build great workforces."

About Kenexa

Kenexa Corporation (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.