Kenexa Unveils Latest Version of Kenexa Recruiter(R) BrassRing

New Enhancements to SaaS-Based Solution Improves the Candidate Experience and Streamlines Recruiter and Hiring Manager Processes

WAYNE, PA--(Marketwire - February 4, 2009) - Kenexa® (NASDAQ: KNXA), a global provider of talent acquisition and retention solutions, today unveiled details of the latest version of Kenexa Recruiter® BrassRing, its on-demand talent management system tailored for global organizations to source and track employment candidates through the hiring process.

The latest release of the award-winning software-as-a-service (SaaS) solution, Kenexa Recruiter® BrassRing, strengthens employment branding and attraction through new employer career site customizations, offers improved candidate experiences and streamlines processes for recruiters and hiring managers.

Companies will be better able to attract and retain quality talent with improved company branding and a more user-friendly experience. The latest release offers a more flexible career site design, enabling a greater control over the navigation and look and feel of an employer's job site. The enhanced assessment user interface gives job applicants an improved experience when an assessment test is required, making it more likely candidates will complete the application process.

With this upgrade, Kenexa Recruiter BrassRing Gateway, designed to help organizations reach candidates throughout the world, now supports Traditional Chinese and Slovenian, in addition to Simplified Chinese and over 20 additional languages already available.

Mark Nesline, vice president product development, Kenexa Recruiter BrassRing, said, "Kenexa continues to be at the forefront of the global talent management technology marketplace through our significant investment in research and development and our commitment to providing our customers with quality products. Our approach includes leveraging our full range of products and services and this latest version of Kenexa Recruiter BrassRing significantly advances streamlined recruiting and talent management processes."

Candidate information delivered via Kenexa's eLink technology has been streamlined and job requisition routing has been enhanced, freeing HR staff for more strategic endeavors.

Larry Kleinman, global practice leader, talent management, Kenexa said, "The current hiring landscape requires that companies have the ability to handle significant candidate volume. Having the ability to assess candidates as part of the same workflow to make certain only the most qualified are being put in front of hiring managers for interviews is also critical. As hiring managers' time becomes tighter, Kenexa's holistic approach becomes even more valuable to organizations across all industries and sectors."

"Time Warner is committed to cultivating its diverse and creative talent pool -- our people are our most important asset. Partnering with Kenexa and using Kenexa Recruiter BrassRing has enabled us to strengthen the Time Warner brand in the media and entertainment industry and ensure that we have access to the best talent," said Randy Gross, senior manager corporate IT, Time Warner.

Details about Kenexa Recruiter® BrassRing can be found at

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