SOURCE: Kenexa

June 26, 2008 11:22 ET

Kenexa's Assessment Tools Increase Cultural and Job Fit Through Selection

Kenexa Cultural Fit™ and Kenexa Job Compatibility™ Predict Candidate Retention and Enhance Organizational Commitment

WAYNE, PA--(Marketwire - June 26, 2008) - Kenexa® (NASDAQ: KNXA), a leading provider of recruitment and retention solutions, today announced the general release of Kenexa Cultural Fit™ and Kenexa Job Compatibility™, web-based assessment tools designed to increase retention, decrease turnover, and increase organizational and job commitment.

"Determining the best person-organization fit and best person-job fit is imperative in achieving a productive workforce. Kenexa's new assessment tools measure an individual's tendency to fit into an organization's culture and their ability to meet the demands of the job. Developed to predict retention, these tools can greatly decrease turnover and enhance overall employee commitment and job satisfaction," said Russ Becker, global assessment business unit leader, Kenexa.

Kenexa Cultural Fit is used to assess whether a candidate endorses the corresponding organizational values and fits within the organizational culture. This assessment can also be used to reinforce or establish change within the organizational culture if needed. Kenexa Cultural Fit can be used as an off-the-shelf solution or can be customized to meet each organization's individual needs and values.

Kenexa Job Fit assesses whether specific job characteristics reflect the needs and preferences of the applicant. Appropriate for use in candidate selection, Kenexa Job Fit relates to work attitudes including job satisfaction, organizational commitment and intentions to quit.

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. with offices in eighteen countries worldwide. Additional information about Kenexa and its global products and services can be accessed at www.kenexa.com.

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