SOURCE: Kenexa

September 08, 2008 11:00 ET

Third Annual Kenexa World Conference Will Explore Connections Between Global Trends and Human Resource Issues

Agenda Includes Employment Branding, Corporate Social Responsibility, Workforce Transformation and Social Networking

WAYNE, PA--(Marketwire - September 8, 2008) - Kenexa® (NASDAQ: KNXA), a global provider of talent management and retention solutions, today announced details of its upcoming Kenexa World Conference, which is being held in Minneapolis from September 10 - 12. Entitled Connect '08, the third annual Kenexa World Conference will explore the connections between global trends and relevant topics in the human capital management space.

Featured keynote speakers include Peter Cappelli, George W. Taylor Professor of Management and Director, Center for Human Resources, The Wharton School; Ron James, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Center for Ethical Business Cultures; and Denis Hayes, National Coordinator of Earth Day and President and Chief Executive Officer, The Bullitt Foundation. Moderating a panel of industry analysts will be Bill Kutik, Technology Columnist for "Human Resource Executive" magazine, Co-Chairman of the HR Technology Conference and Host of "The Bill Kutik Radio Show."

"Making connections between each other and the world around us is important not only in our industry, but as individuals," said Rudy Karsan, CEO, Kenexa. "The 2008 Kenexa World Conference gives our customers the opportunity and environment to do so. By interacting and engaging each other, we can connect on the universal issues that affect all of us."

Consistent with the conference's theme, "Interconnect Series" topics will include corporate social responsibility, aging workforce, generation Y, diversity, global warming, social networking, nanotechnology and global economic issues. Customer presentations will be given by AB Volvo, A.P. Moller-Maersk, Boeing, Capgemini, Fluor Corporation, Lee Memorial Health System, Merrill Lynch, MITRE, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Providence Health & Services, SAP, Scotiabank and Sprint.

Scheduled sessions focus on a wide range of topics such as driving employee engagement, effective graduate recruitment, workforce transformation and global assessments. Attendees will also gain the opportunity to learn more about the latest enhancements to Kenexa's products, as well as innovative ways to leverage their Kenexa investment throughout the enterprise.

Karsan concluded, "We're very grateful to our presenters and customers. Their participation in this event is what has made our annual World Conference the valuable resource that it has become in such a short time. I'm looking forward to spending time with our attendees and ensuring their Kenexa World Conference experience is not only positive, but productive."

More information about Connect '08 World Conference can be accessed at http://events.kenexa.com/worldconference2008.

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. (outside Philadelphia). Additional information about Kenexa and its global products and services can be accessed at www.kenexa.com.