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Kenexa, an IBM
IBM
Company provides employment and retention services for hiring and retaining workers. This includes recruitment process outsourcing [1] onboarding solutions, employee assessment, abilities assessment for employment candidates ( Kenexa Prove It[2]); and Kenexa Interview Builder, a structured interview archive with example questions.

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1 History 2 Divisions 3 Awards 4 See also 5 References 6 External links

History[edit] In 1987, Kenexa began by providing recruitment services. Within its first decade, the firm created its first automated recruiting management system, and provided employee research and employee performance management . By 1998, the company had purchased fifteen organizations, and offered on-demand human capital management services.During the next 3 years, they acquired four additional companies and were able to offer employee screening, behavioral assessment and skills testing products. In 2005, the company realized its initial public offering followed by the acquisition of BrassRing LLC, Gantz Wiley Research, Knowledge Workers Inc., Psychometric Services and Webhire, which preceded the purchase of HRC Human Resources Consulting GmbH and StraightSource in 2007, which expanded their business in Europe. From 2008-2009, the company expanded to 30 offices in Asia, Europe, the Middle East and North America. The company also took control of Quorum International Search Limited, and, in 2010, the Centre for High Performance Development and Salary.com.[3][4] On August 27, 2012, it was announced that Kenexa had been acquired by IBM
IBM
for $1.3 billion.[5] The acquisition was closed on December 4, 2012 and Kenexa became known as Kenexa, an IBM
IBM
Company with approximately 2,800 Kenexa employees in 21 countries joining IBM.[6] Divisions[edit]

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Brassring LLC, Founded in 1999 in Waltham, Massachusetts, is a provider of candidate searching, hiring strategy, skills management and outsourcing software solutions.[7] The Centre for High Performance Development, founded in 1996 in London, England, is a management training company that offers human resources consultancy, leadership development and management training.[8] Gantz Wiley Research, founded in 1986, and located in Minneapolis, Minnesota, is a survey data analysis firm which conducts surveys of employees and clients for customers ranging from banks to discount stores.[9][10] The company was responsible for creating the WorkTrends database of employee survey results, which looked at subjects such as customer relations, employee engagement, and leadership.[9] Knowledge Workers, Inc. of Englewood, Colorado,[11] founded in 1985, supplies technology assistance and human resource consulting to government agencies.[12] Salary.com, Inc., based in Waltham, Massachusetts, is a compensation and human resource management solutions company, primarily in the U.S. human capital software as a service (SaaS) market. The company's services are used by compensation professionals for talent management processes.[13] Awards[edit]

Top Five Global Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) Vendor (Baker's Dozen Customer Satisfaction
Customer Satisfaction
Ratings 2010)[14] 10th on Forbes
Forbes
Fastest Growing Technology Companies, 2008[15] Human Resources Magazine, Top Product of the Year, 2008, 2010[16] Ranked the #1 most popular Talent Management Solution in 2012 and 2013 with 9,000 customers and 30 million users.[17]

See also[edit]

List of talent management system companies

References[edit]

^ " Kenexa Corporation Company Profile from Hoover's". Hoovers.com. Retrieved 2015-10-08.  ^ PEAK WORKFORCE SOLUTIONS Archived March 27, 2010, at the Wayback Machine. ^ " IBM
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Smarter Workforce". Kenexa. 2015-04-30. Retrieved 2015-10-08.  ^ KENEXA CORP (KNXA:US): Stock Quote & Company Profile - BusinessWeek Archived November 26, 2010, at the Wayback Machine. ^ "I.B.M. Snaps Up Kenexa". The New York Times. Retrieved 2015-10-08.  ^ " IBM
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Smarter Workforce". Kenexa. 2015-04-30. Retrieved 2015-10-08.  ^ " IBM
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Kenexa BrassRing Inc.: Private Company Information - Businessweek". Investing.businessweek.com. Retrieved 2015-10-08.  ^ "Centre for High Performance Development Limited: Private Company Information - Businessweek". Investing.businessweek.com. 2010-07-26. Retrieved 2015-10-08.  ^ a b " Kenexa Corporation KNXA description of business". Hotstocked.com. 2015-10-02. Retrieved 2015-10-08.  ^ Minneapolis Research Firm Finds Success Talking to Customers, Employees Archived November 5, 2012, at the Wayback Machine. ^ "Knowledge Workers, Inc". Archived from the original on 2011-07-23.  ^ " Kenexa Acquires Knowledge Workers, Inc". Archived from the original on September 30, 2011. Retrieved March 24, 2011.  ^ "Salary.com, Inc.: Private Company Information". Bloomberg Businessweek. Retrieved 2016-10-20.  ^ "You searched for bakers dozen customer satisfaction ratings 2010". HRO Today. Retrieved 2015-10-08.  ^ "Fast Tech Newcomers". Forbes. Retrieved 2015-10-08.  ^ "Best of the Bunch". Hreonlnie.com. Retrieved 2015-10-08.  ^ "Best Talent Management Software 2015 Reviews of the Most Popular Systems". Capterra.com. Retrieved 2015-10-08. 

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Terminology

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CEOs

Thomas J. Watson
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(1914–1956) Thomas Watson Jr.
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(1956–1971) T. Vincent Learson
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(1971–1973) Frank T. Cary (1973–1981) John R. Opel (1981–1985) John Fellows Akers (1985–1993) Louis V. Gerstner Jr.
Louis V. Gerstner Jr.
(1993–2002) Samuel J. Palmisano
Samuel J. Palmisano
(2002–2011) Ginni Rometty
Ginni Rometty
(2012–present)

Board of directors

Alain Belda William R. Brody Kenneth Chenault Michael L. Eskew David Farr Shirley Ann Jackson Andrew N. Liveris James McNerney James W. Owens Samuel J. Palmisano Virginia M. Rometty Joan E. Spero Sidney Taurel Lorenzo Zambrano

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