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Kenexa Partners With Daesign to Enhance Business Solutions for Human Resources With Leading-Edge Video Gaming Technology

Kenexa to Enhance Its Combination of Software, Content and Services With Daesign's Real-Time 3D Technology Solutions to Improve Customer Business Results (March 20, 2012)

WAYNE, PA -- (Marketwire) -- 03/20/12 -- Kenexa (NYSE: KNXA), a global provider of business solutions for human resources, today announced a partnership with Daesign, a specialist provider of games-based simulated environments and Autonomous Virtual Actors (AVA©) to develop deeply engaging talent attraction, assessment, development and engagement solutions for the marketplace.

Daesign is at the forefront of developing interactive "serious games" for use by corporations, including the world's largest serious games-based learning and development program for the global sales force at automobile manufacturer Renault, sales force assessment and development solutions for insurance giant AXA, management development solutions for energy industry leader Total, and employer branding and attraction solutions for Alcatel-Lucent.

Using a unique and proprietary AVA technology platform coupled with 3D animation production capability, Daesign's solutions create visually rich and differentiating simulations of the workplace environment. This technology ensures engaging and immersive experiences for candidates and employees, from initial attraction through application, assessment and selection, development and succession. This in turn provides organizations with real competitive advantages in today's highly competitive marketplace for talent.

Kenexa will combine its unique combination of software, content and services with Daesign's innovative gaming technology to improve its customers' performance. Kenexa helps organizations identify the right individuals and create the right environments to enhance the workplace experience for employees and employers.

"Bringing together our expertise in the field of human capital and Daesign's award-winning solutions will result in business solutions that will enhance our customers' business and enrich the lives of their employees," said Rudy Karsan, CEO of Kenexa.

"Daesign's video-gaming, artificial intelligence, graphical production capability and unique track-record, coupled with Kenexa's broad range of HR expertise results in truly immersive and engaging user-experiences and unique differentiation for our customers," said Damian Nolan, Daesign CEO.

About Kenexa
Kenexa (NYSE: KNXA) helps drive HR and business outcomes through its unique combination of technology, content and services. Enabling organizations to optimize their workforces since 1987, Kenexa's integrated talent acquisition and talent management solutions have touched the lives of more than 110 million people. Additional information about Kenexa and its global products and services can be accessed at Follow Kenexa on Twitter: @kenexa

About Daesign

Virtual solutions for real-world talent development.
Daesign is a specialist provider of games-based, interactive talent development solutions.

A former video-gaming company, Daesign has developed extensive expertise in the area of user-centric, interactive design and provides global, multi-lingual solutions in support of employer branding, candidate attraction, assessment, engagement through to learning and development. Additional information about Daesign is available at

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