Empowering Recruitment


Specialist in multilingual recruitment technology

Textkernel is an innovative, fast-growing software company that specialises in information extraction, document understanding, web mining and semantic searching & matching in the Human Resources sector. Textkernel has also proved itself as a reliable partner, whose products and services are used by more than 1,000 satisfied organisations worldwide.

Matching demand and supply in the job market 

Textkernel is your partner when it comes to matching supply and demand in the job market. On the demand side, Textkernel obtains information from millions of jobs found on the web. On the supply side, Textkernel extracts relevant information from CVs and profiles on the web. Combined with strong products in the field of semantic searching and matching, Textkernel gives you a clear view of the job market. The information and technology will be of great value to every HR professional and any process involved in the matching of demand and supply.

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Company information

Textkernel was formed in 2001 as a private commercial R&D spin-off of research in natural language processing and machine learning at the universities of Tilburg, Antwerp and Amsterdam. Textkernel now operates internationally as one of the market leaders in its segment. With six distinctive recruitment tools, Textkernel provides great added value for the HR sector. The Textkernel team comprises 56 employees, mostly experts in the field of language technology and software engineering at PhD and MSc level, from a range of countries.

The name Textkernel

The name Textkernel has its origins in information. Kernel is the technical term for 'the core of an operating system'. Textkernel's technology operates around the core, the essence of the text. That is how the name Textkernel originated: 'the core of the text'.

The technology behind Textkernel

Textkernel develops advanced information extraction technologies which enable computers to convert unstructured textual information into usable data. Textkernel also provides advanced matching and search solutions to make this information available to users or convert it into processes. To find out more, see our Textkernel Technology page.

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