Kenexa - Business is Personal

Procurement Center

This page provides key facts and information on Kenexa, including size and scope, products and services, global footprint and global impact. This page is intended to serve as a consolidated resource for procurement activities.

Kenexa customers enjoy more than a business partnership. Many customers build life-long friendships with the Kenexans they work with. We treat our customers with the respect, loyalty and support as you would expect from a genuine friend. Together, Kenexa and our customers can have a profound effect on the world we work in.



  • 2012 – Named by a Top Leadership Training Company
  • 2011 – Named a major player in ICD MarketScape Worldwide Integrated Talent Management  Vendor Analysis.
  • 2009 – Ranked 10th in Forbes magazine list of America’s 25 Fastest-Growing Tech Companies.”
  • 2008 – Named to Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500 list.
  • 2007 – Kenexa CEO Rudy Karsan named Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year  


  • 2012 – Ranked second overall in the Enterprise category of HRO Today magazine’s annual RPO Baker’s Dozen Customer Satisfaction Ratings.
  • 2010 – 2x Mobile named Top HR Product of the Year by Human Resources Executive magazine.
  • 2005-10 – Named to Software Magazine’s Software 500.
  • 2009 – Ranked in the Leaders Quadrant in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for e-Recruitment Software.
  • 2008 – Won Human Resources Executive magazine top product of the year.

Kenexa Branding:

  • 2012 – Won two awards of merit for the InHOWse Design Awards by HOW magazine.
  • 2011 – Won three Marcom Platnium Awards for collateral material.
  • 2011 – Won three first place American In-House Design awards for creative.
  • 2010 – Won a Silver Addy Award for Kenexa Magazine.
  • 2009 – Received an Alfred P. Sloan Award for Business Excellence in Workplace Flexibility.


  • 2010 – Won a Silver Addy Award for creation of a customer career site.
  • 2003-09 – Named to the Forbes Best of the Web

How We Measure Success

For us, success is measurable. We believe ongoing measurement is critical to organizational change and improvement. Working closely with each company, we understand and establish measures of success that will specifically improve workforce performance, and individual and organizational outcomes. We understand that every company has unique business metrics, and we design the tools and solutions that help them recruit and retain people who deliver maximum customer, financial and operational outcomes.

Products and Services

Our products and services are transforming the global workforce and have already impacted the lives of more than 110 million people. We offer unified business solutions for human resources that support the entire employee lifecycle, including:

Recruitment Process Outsourcing

Our RPO offering delivers a higher quality of candidate—fast. With operations around the globe, we use technology and human ability to reach hard-to-find candidates and deliver them real-time to recruiters. We understand you need us to provide better recruiting for less than you spend now, and use our global resources to drive cost savings and improve your workforce. Kenexa RPO has grown to provide global recruitment services for the largest companies in the world.

Employment Branding

Our Employment Branding offering applies the same consumer branding principles of attracting and retaining customers to attracting and retaining top employees. It’s a practice built on research that uncovers the strengths, weaknesses and hidden elements of an organization’s culture. Employment Branding integrates seamlessly with every Kenexa solution to create award-winning recruitment campaigns, provide candidates with an engaging career site experience, uncover the right media mix for sourcing, give insight into employee engagement and help retain top performers.

Employee Assessments

We offer Employee Assessments that help your company select and retain top performers based on seven key areas that predict individual performance and potential—experience, skills, abilities, personality, motivation, situational judgment and culture fit. Our tools are delivered in the most usable formats—online, interviews and assessment centers. All of our solutions can be used as standalone systems or easily integrated with the quality and efficiency of your recruiting and selection processes, allow you to make better hiring and promotion decisions, and ensure that your employees are a perfect fit in your organization’s culture.

Recruitment Technology

We provide complete Recruitment Technology systems for the largest, most complex organizations in the world. Our web-based technology provides everything your organization needs to locate and track talented candidates as they move through the hiring process. Built using cutting-edge technologies, our Recruitment Technology solutions deliver comprehensive support of recruiting processes, giving your company visibility of and access to critical hiring and retention data.


Our Onboarding solution is built on the belief that every new employee needs to have the right information to be effective. Our solution offers forms management for all required legal documents, workflow and electronic signatures. We help your company extend a positive brand impression through ongoing communication and socialization that reinforces your culture and business practices. This helps your company reduce the amount of time it takes employees to be fully competent in their jobs—increasing productivity and return on investment.

Performance Management

We offer comprehensive Performance Management solutions that integrate performance management, compensation management, career development, goal alignment and succession planning. Our solutions enable companies to increase productivity, streamline processes, increase accountability and enhance employee engagement.


Our award-winning compensation software, including CompAnalyst and IPAS, helps HR, compensation and business professionals around the world automate and streamline crucial talent management processes to attract, retain, develop and reward top talent, a critical key to business success.

Employee Surveys

We deliver Employee Surveys that provide the measurements needed to further your organization and improve business outcomes. With the industry’s best psychologists and top HR experts, we are the proven leader in survey design, administration, reporting and behavior change. Our depth of experience, proven track record, high client retention rate, industry leading normative data and global footprint make us unique. Our tools and technology are intuitive and customized for your organization, making them easy for your survey champions, employees and managers to use.


Our Learning solution enables your organization to deliver and track employee learning. Our system is ideal for all types of training, including skills and behavioral learning, new hire orientation, leadership education and sales training. We help your company tailor the delivery of learning management processes by division, business unit and geography.

Leadership Solutions

We understand that leadership development efforts are not universal—they must be tailored to each organization’s specific metrics and processes. Our Leadership Solutions are designed to address core business needs by increasing the quality of leadership in your organization. We offer Leadership Audit, Leadership Assessments and Leadership Development solutions that align with your business strategies to help you drive greater organizational performance and success.

Extreme Service

We deliver Extreme Service to our customers. This requires the commitment to being accurate, timely, responsive, proactive and foremost, learning mutually with customers about how to solve business problems and improve business outcomes using strategic HR solutions.