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IBM Talent Management Features

Features Summary

Functionality

3.8

/5

96

Total features

33

4 categories

IBM Talent Management features

API
Ad hoc Reporting
Applicant Tracking
Assessment Management
Background Screening
Candidate Tracking
Collaboration Tools
Compensation Management

Common features of Human Resources software

360 Degree Feedback
API
Access Controls/Permissions
Activity Dashboard
Applicant Tracking
Approval Process Control
Attendance Management
Attendance Tracking

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Functionality

3.8

/5

96

Price starts from

5000

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Total Features

33

Unique features

  • Internal HR

  • Background Screening

  • Document Management

  • Compensation Management

Functionality

4.4

/5

6.7K

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150

/user

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Total Features

28

Features in Common

10

Unique features

  • Matching Engine

  • Activity Dashboard

  • Reporting & Statistics

  • Application Management

Functionality

4.5

/5

5.5K

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20

/user

Per month

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Total Features

80

Features in Common

4

Unique features

  • Attendance Management

  • Workstation Tracking

  • Sick Leave Tracking

  • Payroll Management

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Kenexa Review

Reviewed 2 years ago

This is a great took for evaluating candiadtes, especially their tech skills. They help us to identify the good candidates that we want to focus on.

Pros

We mostly use the Kenexa Prove-it feature for employee onboarding and testing. The tests are very easy to understand and straightforward. The test results are also easy to comprehend for the recruiter and hiring manager.

Cons

Although the test results are very easy to read, I wish the results could be broken down into more categories. The answers are ranked by easy, intermediate, and hard which is very basic.

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  • Likelihood to recommend1/10

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It's 2017 and time to move on

Reviewed 5 years ago

Simply put, this LMS is outdated and far from user-friendly. I say this when I compare to the competing products as well as my own experiences being the administrator for our company. It took IBM over 2 weeks to even believe me when I was having an issue. It took another month for them to actually get it resolved, even though it was an escalated issue affecting out production environment. As a customer,...

Pros

They do offer, albeit limited, access to a REST API. You can customize some of the UI elements (looks and placement), though little documentation exists. That's about it...

Cons

Cost, in every facet. Difficult and Limited Reporting Slow turn response time from Support Limited SCORM Support (Supports up to 2004 3rd Edition, no xAPI support) Difficult to manage organizations and users (particularly in bulk) The interface out of the box looks like it's from the 90's (again, it's 2017) Did I mention the cost? Limited support for Online Training Tools (GoToTraining, Zoom, etc)

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IBM Kenexa - Highly Configurable, Continuously Improving

Reviewed 6 years ago

Our organization first implemented the Kenexa product in 2011, starting with BrassRing and later adding Onboard and most recently Assess. As we are a large, global organization that spans multiple industries, we used a phased rollout approach, beginning in the US and gradually expanding across EMEA, LATAM, and APAC. As compared with our prior applicant tracking systems, Kenexa offers a much higher...

Pros

The BrassRing tool in particular is highly configurable, which was an essential feature for us given that we have a wide range of candidate workflows (executive, professional, mass volume, internships, etc.) and have to meet compliance regulations in the 40+ countries in which we recruit talent. By having the ability to quickly make configuration changes ourselves through the Workbench tool, we have...

Cons

The Kenexa team is almost constantly updating the product and implementing new features - which is certainly a positive - but the down side seems to be the instability that is a byproduct of this cycle. It is unfortunately all too common that after each monthly release, items that previously worked suddenly are broken. Larger changes are often rolled out in multiple releases over time, which force us to determine our tolerance for adopting something that is promising but largely untested and/or incomplete.

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  • Likelihood to recommend9/10

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Great for sourcing, tracking and reporting

Reviewed 2 years ago

For someone who deals with a great amouny of data, the tool is very good for managing it. You can easily organize candidates into positions, folders, categories or whatever you need and you can also surf through this information. The tool gives you the possibility to add notes, asessments, attachments so that all the information stays in one place. I recommend it for managing a high volume of data.

Pros

- You can store a lot of information within the tool and also categorize it very efficiently. If you work with a great number of candidates you can easily organize yourself through creating positions, using folders or using status filters to see candidates in a certain status. - It can be personalized according to business needs and internal procedures. - You can also store relevant information about one candidate: interview forms, tests so it works very well and can be used as the only tool to track applicants. -You can personalize your account however you want: with the filters you need, set the columns you need for databases.

Cons

- The reporting section is sometimes hard to use. It may take even few minutes to obtain a report with the information you need. - Simple actions may take quite some time: in order to perform a simple action you may have to use a lot of buttons. User experience could be improved.

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  • Likelihood to recommend8/10

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IBM Kenexa - Assess

Reviewed 4 years ago

Our company has been able to give more detail about our applicants to customer companies, and been able to verify an applicant's skill level prior to them beginning a job.

Pros

This software integrates into our database, and has a very wide variety of assessments that can be given to potential employees. Being able to provide these results increases our value to our client companies. We are able to clearly and easily interpret the employee's skill level, and determine whether they are a match to the positions.

Cons

For a time, the software was not integrating cleanly, and would often interrupt a testing session, causing us to lose out on candidates who became frustrated with the process. However, this has been remedied.

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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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Great product, great service!

Reviewed 6 years ago
Pros

Vendor is passionate about product and very open to working with customers to make it better. A great team to work with. The product itself is very flexible and adaptable to any business need and allows customization when needed. A very versatile tool.

Cons

Testing does not always seem inclusive of all possible options (e.g. not testing new functionality on Chrome, only IE). Need to better understand impact of changes/additions to functionality and how could impact customers and systems.

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  • Likelihood to recommend5/10

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Nice software with many Bugs till date

Reviewed 4 years ago
Pros

Uploading of the profiles is quite easy, with an ease of access.

Cons

Auto fetching of the details from the Resume is very very bad, also many times after uploading the profile from vendor portal and followed by completing the Application of the candidate , still it shows as Incomplete.

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Dated

Reviewed 5 years ago
Pros

Easy to use web portal. From login to assignments to result reviews with ease. Choosing and sending assessments is very simple.

Cons

Dated product and spotty functionality at an end user level. Many reports of assessment crashing on candidates.

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Kenexa Talent Suite

Reviewed 5 years ago

1. The IBM Kenexa Talent Suite is the first platform offered by IBM since it acquired Kenexa in late 2012. This platform not only benefits HR and managers but also appeals to C-level executives (such as a Chief Human Resource Officer) as Big Data and analytics are used to help in finding and attracting the best employees. 2. IBM Kenexa provides a comprehensive portfolio of human resources solutions...

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Interesting ATS but needs lot of feature improvements

Reviewed 4 years ago

Good but can be more effective

Pros

Is quite fast on data retrieval for candidate profiles, etc Good for high volume data Good options for customization

Cons

Customer support for custom feature is very slow The look and feel is not very user appealing Onboarding is in a mess !

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  • Likelihood to recommend9/10

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Very Detailed Assessments

Reviewed 4 years ago

Would be great if we can create a customized assessment, but I like it overall.

Pros

Most notable pros include: - Detailed assessments results (includes visual charts, follow up questions, expectations, and how to improve) - Ease of use to enroll test takers - 100+ assessments options - Customer service is helpful and prompt

Cons

I think the search function could be better. It would also be great if we can see a live view of our remaining balance/credits, instead of having to call customer service.

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  • Likelihood to recommend7/10

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IBM Kenexa

Reviewed 6 years ago
Pros

Ability to report data is great within the DIT. Few outages as well.

Cons

I do not like the forced view of panels, I prefer to maintain a listed view of all of my open reqs and click on the R folder to work within the candidate pool.

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  • Likelihood to recommend8/10

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Loved working with this software, it is easy to learn and get around

Reviewed 4 years ago
Pros

The ease of use trying to run reports, it was easy to find the field you needed and you could pull in what you needed

Cons

Sometimes, you cannot be on the system when a colleague is on it. That was a problem at certain times of the day

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  • Likelihood to recommend9/10

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Kenexa-Brassring

Reviewed 6 years ago

Working with IBM as one of our top clients; it was simply one of the best tools to use that was already compatibility with the business model we had set up at the time. Kenexa makes it easy for us to track candidates with its ATS that was implemented. We made recruiting a success and alleviated the burden of tracking a large pool of candidates, that though they may not fit at the time, we would be able to utilize their skills in other available areas as they came about.

Pros

Applicant Tracking System included in it.

Cons

Reporting issues

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  • Likelihood to recommend9/10

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Great system

Reviewed 6 years ago

Kenexa is easy to use and learn. It is very good for beginners with HRIS software. I used SAP when I worked for an energy services company and would like to say it is a very large comprehensive system. I worked in both PR30 and PR40, 2 modules of this program that dealt with personnel records. It has many nuances that you will have to learn to work in it correctly. But it does not take too long to learn. You just need patience. SAP is a huge program and has many modules. Most likely you will not use all modules at work - depends on your job function. It has many nuances and takes time to learn.

Pros

It is easy to use

Cons

Sometimes it gets stuck and freezes when working

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Human Capital for the Modern Digital Enterprise simplified

Reviewed 7 years ago

The world is shifting from inefficient business frameworks tied to arcane software applications to systems that are malleable, relevant and secure. We are entering a new age of Human-to-Human interaction and economies of scale are fragmenting at breakneck speeds. The complexity in building and/or maintaining a company relevant to day is far greater and in some cases with even greater risk. This is the reason Kenexa began tackling the onslaught of change early on by designing solutions that turn complexity into simplified formats that maximize output. IBM Kenexa is melding technology and human capital management to empower modern organizations to build and deliver greater value to their clients.

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IBM Comp Analyst a useful tool for benchmarking

Reviewed 7 years ago

I used IBM Kenexa's Comp Analyst software for benchmarking jobs in my position as Compensation Advisor for a large public transportation company. I found it was very helpful in benchmarking our corporate jobs, including finance and HR roles. It enabled us to benchmark at the national level (Canada) and city level. Although there wasn't a lot of Canadian data, it was sufficient for our purposes, and we used this data in helping to identify some positions which were not aligned with the market. The interface is easy to use and enabled us to print off PDF reports on the market data for a benchmarked role.

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  • Likelihood to recommend8/10

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IBM is a powerhouse.. time is on their side

Reviewed 6 years ago

Talent Suite is changing rapidly and seems to getting to the point of making the experience Workday-esque Definitely still behind top ATS competition in terms of reporting interface, being able to click through actionable buttons from different places of the application

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  • Likelihood to recommend6/10

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on the fence

Reviewed 6 years ago

Kenexa Brassring has come a long way since we first started using it more than a handful of years ago. The creative team is thinking big-picture and hopefully involving the customer in product discussions and project direction conversations.

Pros

The enhanced site makes the site more user-friendly and my visually pleasing.

Cons

It seems that while IBM is pushing for new features and to fill in the many existing gaps, the quality of the products still suffer. Bugs are frequent, and resolution time is

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Reputable IBM Company for Recruitment Management Solutions

Reviewed 7 years ago

Reputable IBM Company for Recruitment Management Solutions

Pros

It's IBM affiliation reassures of the premium quality and seamless integration for reliable recruitment management solutions.

Cons

Risks involved with utilizing an unfamiliar company but for its recognizable affiliation with IBM.

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Power Of Social

Reviewed 7 years ago

Power Of Social

Pros

IBM provides an easy shrink wrap tool to track social technologies. Real people to speak to when a problem would arise. Easy to tailor for our needs.

Cons

Forced to use IBM products and not able to use 3rd party technologies with this product.

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Reliable global product

Reviewed 7 years ago

IBM Kenexa is an avarage global applicant tracking system that provides what is expected from a basic applicant tracking system for global companies. It would have been great if the product will also include compatible HRIS, Compansation, Performance management related products that are as good as the ATS. The new trend is to implement one product that covers all vs. dealing with integrations... The biggest name in the industry, nowadays, is Workday.

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Reliable Product

Reviewed 7 years ago

As an Implementation manager, I've had a chance to implement several different IBM Kenexa products. Kenexa has been always the most flexible one to integrate with other systems and most advanced when it comes to click intensity. Less clicks are the better for hands on users. The reporting side of it needs improvement; but overall it serves the purpose by giving the data needed for important analysis.

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Great but could be better!

Reviewed 8 years ago
Pros

It has all the bases covered, from detailed search to pipelining. I like how it starts up fast and and can pull reports.

Cons

Its clunky and slow. It takes lots of clicks! Other than that, it's a great system

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Global product

Reviewed 7 years ago

I used IBM Kenexa as the Director of Recruiting at Novo Nordisk. It is a reliable product for any global company. We were very happy about capabilities of the system and the customer service came with it. the regular version upgrades ensured that the software stayed competitive in the market.

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