SOURCE: Kenexa

May 14, 2008 13:43 ET

Leading Dubai Real Estate Developer Selects Kenexa to Keep Up With Growth, Development and Expansion

Nakheel Leverages Kenexa CareerTracker® to Grow Its Employee Base

WAYNE, PA--(Marketwire - May 14, 2008) - Kenexa (NASDAQ: KNXA), a global provider of talent acquisition and retention solutions, today announced that Nakheel, one of the world's largest and most innovative real estate developers, has selected Kenexa to design and implement a customized performance management solution using its world-class product Kenexa CareerTracker®.

Kenexa CareerTracker is a powerful automated system that will support Nakheel's performance appraisal process, while encouraging individual and organizational development. Kenexa will also provide consulting services on industry best practices for the entire employee lifecycle as well as custom software implementations in Nakheel's Dubai location.

"Nakheel seeks the best partners in all of its business operations and we are pleased to be working with Kenexa. As the number of employees in Nakheel grows, it's important to have quality systems like Kenexa's CareerTracker in place to ensure that we provide industry best practices for our valued employees," said Ahmad Al Banna, Nakheel Director of HR.

With more than 2,300 employees worldwide, Nakheel currently has U.S. $80 billion worth of major projects under development. Their portfolio includes Dubai's iconic and internationally acclaimed waterfront developments The Palm Trilogy, The World and Waterfront.

"Nakheel is the force that is turning the vision of Dubai into a reality. Their developments are truly remarkable and breathtaking. We are honored that Nakheel has chosen to partner with Kenexa and look forward to a long and beneficial relationship with such an innovative and fast growing organization," said Rudy Karsan, chief executive officer, Kenexa.

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.