On the Move: Kenexa Revolutionizes Recruiting with Enhanced Support for Mobile Devices…from Kenexa

October 28, 2009

 

New Functionality Enables Recruiters, Hiring Managers and Job Candidates to Connect on the Go

HRchitect featured Kenexa in our May 2008 release of The Suite Life of Integrated Talent Management and also includes them in our list of top Talent Acquisition Systems and top Talent Management Systems vendors that businesses should consider. Kenexa participated in the Talent Management Systems panel and the Talent Acquisition Systems panel on June 10, 2009 as part of theHRshow event. Ron Hanscome, VP of Product Strategy with Kenexa appeared on the HRchitect WebMingle on June 26, 2009. If you are looking for a new Talent Management System, or any HR system, talk to HRchitect first. We have unparalleled knowledge of the HR and Talent Management vendor community and can save you time and money in selection and implementation.

Industry researchers agree that the proliferation of mobile devices around the globe has resulted in significant productivity increases – up to 15% – for organizations of all sizes. Kenexa (NASDAQ:KNXA), a global provider of business solutions for human resources, is further optimizing these gains by announcing its enhanced support for mobile offerings such as the iPhone, Smartphone, BlackBerry, etc. This functionality will enable Kenexa users to access its solutions from mobile devices, anywhere, anytime. With Kenexa’s collaborative capabilities, corporate recruiters and hiring managers can use their mobile devices to contact job seekers and schedule interviews. Job candidates can apply for a job opening with just a few clicks on their mobile devices.

Upcoming hiring company-side features consist of mobile contact management, including the capability to review candidate and contact candidates with a click; the ability to advance candidates through the application workflow and provide increased visibility to candidates in real-time; approval of requisitions using mobile devices; and the means to view “unified talent records” – for internal and external candidates – on the go. Upcoming candidate-side features include the ability to view available positions at a company’s career site; apply to jobs and submit cover letters with a click; and access other relevant candidate features from any location.

Rudy Karsan, chief executive officer, Kenexa, said, “Kenexa is accelerating the delivery of additional mobile capabilities to further revolutionize the job search and recruiting process. With growing market demand for anytime, anywhere solutions, it’s a natural progression of our product development to once again take the leadership position and provide increased mobile functionality to the market.”

For more than 10 years, Kenexa has delivered innovative, secure mobile technologies for its award-winning solution Kenexa Recruiter BrassRing, including its patented e-Link requisition approval solution, which enables hiring managers and recruiters to work together via mobile devices. Kenexa has also been lauded for its proven Mobile Recruiter offline functionality, which means users in global markets with unpredictable broadband access can work offline and synchronize with the application at a later time. 

Kenexa’s new extended functionality in Kenexa Recruiter BrassRing will be available in early 2010 at no additional cost to existing users. Benefits include: 

  • Reliable delivery of content to millions of job seekers, as well as recruiters
  • Extended reach of recruiters and hiring managers beyond the Web; opens new talent pools for hard-to-fill jobs
  • Leverage of Kenexa Recruiter BrassRing’s market-leading EEOC data collection and compliance features

For more information on Kenexa, please visit www.kenexa.com

 

Matt Lafata, HRchitect


Kenexa’s Award-Winning Global Recruiting Solution to Integrate QlikView Business Analysis Technology…from Kenexa

August 19, 2009

 

Kenexa Recruiter BrassRing Users Can Gain Complete Set of Tools for Analyzing Recruiting Data

HRchitect featured Kenexa in our May 2008 release of The Suite Life of Integrated Talent Management and also includes them in our list of top Talent Acquisition Systems and top Talent Management Systems vendors that businesses should consider. Kenexa participated in the Talent Management Systems panel and the Talent Acquisition Systems panel on June 10, 2009 as part of theHRshow event. Ron Hanscome, VP of Product Strategy with Kenexa appeared on the HRchitect WebMingle on June 26, 2009. If you are looking for a new Talent Management System, or any HR system, talk to HRchitect first. We have unparalleled knowledge of the HR and Talent Management vendor community and can save you time and money in selection and implementation.

Kenexa (NASDAQ:KNXA), a global provider of business solutions for human resources, today announced a partnership with QlikTech, the world’s fastest growing business intelligence company. Under the terms of the agreement, QlikTech’s award-winning business analysis solution, QlikView, is integrated with Kenexa’s global recruiting solution Kenexa Recruiter® BrassRing (KRB) empowering KRB customers with a complete set of business analytics tools to further measure and manage their global hiring processes.

The award-winning Kenexa Recruiter BrassRing is highly configurable and scalable, meeting the needs of companies with complex recruiting processes as well as global organizations with requirements across multiple regions and languages. KRB helps organizations efficiently hire the best talent in emerging markets and comply with a wide range of country-specific regulations. With QlikTech’s patented technology, KRB customers can use the powerful and intuitive business analytics tools to gain valuable insight into their recruitment activities and processes.

“In this hiring landscape and weakened economy, hiring managers must rationalize increased candidate volume against shrinking budgets. That’s why it’s critical for our customers to have complete visibility into their hiring practices in order to successfully source talented candidates and maximize the allocation of valuable resources,” said Barrett Richardson, director of product management, Kenexa Recruiter BrassRing. “KRB’s reporting tools are world-class. By adding business analytics, our customers gain the ability to quickly analyze business critical data, monitor the hiring processes, and create meaningful what-if scenarios to improve their hiring efficiency and prepare for the economic resurgence.”

Using the new business analytics, information can be explored intuitively and visually, with drill-down detail in a few clicks, delivering accurate answers and better insights for better business performance. Described as “one of the hotter business-intelligence-software companies around” by Time, QlikTech offers an award-winning approach that makes the business analytics tools intuitive to learn, fast to deploy, simple to change and able to scale to analyze billions of records instantly.

“Pairing QlikView’s easy-to-use yet comprehensive analytics with Kenexa Recruiter BrassRing’s user-friendly global recruiting solution enables companies to access a wealth of information on their recruitment processes,” commented Anthony Deighton, senior vice president of Marketing, QlikTech.

For more information on Kenexa, please visit www.kenexa.com

 
Matt Lafata, HRchitect


Hiring Becomes More Precise With Kenexa’s Enhanced Interview Assessment Solution…from Kenexa

June 30, 2009

 

New Version of Kenexa Interview Builder Increases Accuracy, Efficiency of Hires

HRchitect featured Kenexa in our May 2008 release of The Suite Life of Integrated Talent Management and also includes them in our list of top Talent Acquisition Systems and top Talent Management Systems vendors that businesses should consider. Kenexa participated in the Talent Management Systems panel and the Talent Acquisition Systems panel on June 10, 2009 as part of theHRshow event. Ron Hanscome, VP of Product Strategy with Kenexa appeared on the HRchitect WebMingle on June 26, 2009. If you are looking for a new Talent Management System, or any HR system, talk to HRchitect first. We have unparalleled knowledge of the HR and Talent Management vendor community and can save you time and money in selection and implementation.

Kenexa (NASDAQ: KNXA), a global provider of business solutions for human resources, today announced the latest version of its Kenexa Interview Builder assessment solution. This release provides a powerful online reference library of more than 3,000 questions that increase interviewers’ accuracy and efficiency in choosing the best employees. Kenexa Interview Builder also provides a range of job analysis tools, job description templates, interview guides and competency profiles.

Cost-effective recruitment and retention of the right talent has taken on critical importance in the currently weakened economy. Kenexa’s updated solution provides corporate recruiters and hiring managers with better tools and training for identifying, hiring and retaining the best employees, which reduces employers’ hiring costs. The updated version also helps organizations comply with fair and ethical hiring policies by bringing a higher degree of standardization to interview question development and scoring, ensuring that all candidates are asked appropriate questions and scored on the same criteria.

This Web-based solution significantly improves the interviewing process for specific job roles and positions, producing a more accurate measure of candidates’ fit as well as their impact on future business results. It enables the quick and efficient creation of interview question sets and interview guides that can be customized to specific job descriptions and responsibilities within an organization. Once created, the guides can be downloaded, printed or e-mailed and used multiple times by anyone in the organization. Built into the enhanced solution are 20 ready-to-use interviews developed by Kenexa, in addition to the more than 3,000 behavioral, situational, attitudinal and job knowledge questions that organizations can use in custom interviews.

“At Kenexa, we believe that when you multiply the right individual by the right environment, success is inevitable. Kenexa Interview Builder enables employers to find the right employees for their organizations, supporting business success,” said Rudy Karsan, chief executive officer, Kenexa.

Interview Builder complements Kenexa’s other offerings, which include Kenexa Recruiter BrassRing, an award-winning secure software-as-a-service (SaaS) solution designed to effectively and efficiently source and track employment candidates throughout the recruiting process.

For more information on Kenexa, please visit www.kenexa.com

 
Matt Lafata, HRchitect


Latest Release of Kenexa Recruiter BrassRing Helps Organizations Lower Recruitment and Hiring Costs…from Kenexa

June 3, 2009

 

Clients Recognize Process Improvements and Gain Operational Efficiencies with Release 12

HRchitect featured Kenexa in our May 2008 release of The Suite Life of Integrated Talent Management and also includes them in our list of top Talent Acquisition Systems vendors that businesses should consider. Kenexa will participate in the Talent Management Systems panel and the Recruiting Systems panel on June 10, 2009 as part of theHRshow2009 event. Ron Hanscome, VP of Product Strategy with Kenexa will appear on the HRchitect WebMingle on June 26, 2009. If you are looking for a new Talent Management System, or any HR system, talk to HRchitect first. We have unparalleled knowledge of the HR and Talent Management vendor community and can save you time and money in selection and implementation.

Kenexa (NASDAQ: KNXA), a global provider of business solutions for human resources, today announced details of the newest release of Kenexa Recruiter BrassRing. This award-winning secure Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solution is designed for global organizations seeking to cost effectively and efficiently source and track employment candidates throughout the recruiting process.

While optimizing costs has always been a priority for businesses, the current economic climate has brought with it a new sense of urgency. The latest release of Kenexa Recruiter BrassRing (KRB) helps organizations reduce recruiting expenses while finding the best candidates.

The latest release consists of three major enhancements: new portal pages, a Data Insight Tool, and hourly and high volume hiring capabilities.

—     New Portal Pages: As part of the comprehensive user interface update, KRB now provides an updated experience for recruiters, hiring managers and other end users, enabling them to view pertinent data easily and efficiently.

—     Data Insight Tool: This new, market-leading reporting tool allows end users to develop powerful reports for improved visibility and optimization of the recruiting processes. By further simplifying business-critical processes such as reporting, Kenexa’s clients are able to facilitate cross-organization report scheduling and sharing, powerful collaboration and process standardization.

—     Hourly and High Volume Hiring: Hiring managers now have workflow capabilities, screens and features to streamline their unique recruiting processes–whether hourly, high volume, retail or other industries. This new capability allows organizations to conduct both hourly and professional hiring on a single, unified platform.

“Kenexa remains the leader in global talent management technology because we are continually updating our solutions to meet our clients’ needs. During this global economic crisis, corporate recruiters are faced with shrinking budgets and, at the same time, an ever-increasing number of applicants. They need reliable, cost-effective solutions and Kenexa Recruiter BrassRing gives them that, and more,” said Mark Nesline, vice president, product development, Kenexa Recruiter BrassRing.

Kenexa’s announcement of KRB release 12 is on track with its overall objectives to help clients overcome global economic challenges with world-class talent acquisition and retention solutions. Recently recognized for its leadership role in its category, Kenexa ranked No. 10 on Forbes Magazine’s list of “America’s Fastest-Growing Tech Companies.” Other recent news includes the company expanded presence in China through a joint venture with R&J Management Consultants.

“As the job market and the global economic circumstances potentially become more challenging, we see more companies looking to strategic talent management as their single-most competitive advantage. Kenexa is prepared not only to withstand the economic crisis, but to continue our research and development of quality products to meet the needs of current and prospective customers,” said Larry Kleinman, global practice leader, talent management, Kenexa.

Kenexa Recruiter BrassRing Release 12 is available now. More information can be accessed at www.kenexa.com.

 
Matt Lafata, HRchitect


Kenexa Unveils Latest Version of Kenexa Recruiter BrassRing…from Kenexa

February 5, 2009

 

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

 

HRchitect featured Kenexa in our May 2008 release of The Suite Life of Integrated Talent Management and also includes them in our list of top Talent Acquisition Systems vendors that businesses should consider.

 

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.

 

For more information on Kenexa, please visit www.kenexa.com

 
Matt Lafata, HRchitect


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