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​Tengai awarded "Best Newcomer" at the NORAs 2019 in London

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​Tengai awarded "Best Newcomer" at the NORAs 2019 in London

On Wednesday November 13th, Tengai received the award for “Best Newcomer” at the National Online Recruitment Awards (NORA) 2019 in London. Tengai was nominated out of 20 000 submissions for the “Best Newcomer” and “Best Innovation” categories.

NORA was founded to acknowledge and reward excellence in online recruitment practices from the perspective of the job seeker.

This year, over 20 000 recruitment website were submitted for nomination. All submissions were analyzed by Shortlisting Judges and five finalists were selected for each category. The finalists were primarily judged from a job seeker’s perspective. Tengai was nominated in two categories, "Best newcomer" and "Best Innovation".

The other nominees were: Metaview Ai, Neuvoo, Recruitd, CV-Library, GIGL, Newcros Healthcare, and SonicJobs.

Elin Öberg Mårtenzon, CEO at Tengai AB:

– We are very happy and humbled to receive this award. We want to send an extra thanks to everyone who voted. Thanks for helping us to spread the word about the importance of unbiased recruitment for the candidates and for the future of work. It is our mission to create a more sustainable labor market that can be accessible to everyone.

About the NORA Awards
The NORAs are established as a standard for accessing recruitment websites. They highlight excellence within the UK recruitment Industry. The awards cover the wide range of online players in the sector, including Job Boards, Recruitment Agencies, Employers, Career Advice websites, Trade and National Publications. In addition, they have an award for Best Newcomer and Innovation in this continually developing sector.

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Tengai's Job Interview Mitigates Unconscious Bias 

Tengai AB is a recently incorporated HR Tech startup in Stockholm, Sweden that is utilizing artificial intelligence and an unbiased recruitment methodology in interview robot Tengai, developed in partnership with social robotics pioneer Furhat Robotics.

The social AI-robot is enhancing the candidate experience, freeing up time and helping recruiters and hiring managers in making objective hiring decisions. The robot was originally a collaboration between recruitment and staffing agency TNG, who programmed the diversity and inclusion software at the TNGx innovation lab, and Furhat Robotics, who builds and develops the social AI-robotics platform.

Today Tengai AB continues to partner with Furhat Robotics to continue to develop the next generation of unbiased interview product.

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Elin Öberg Mårtenzon

Elin Öberg Mårtenzon

Press contact CEO, Tengai AB +46 709 379 645

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Tengai is an unbiased interview software using conversational Ai to perform a two-way interview dialogue interview with candidates. The software creates unbiased, structured, competency-based interviews with anonymous candidates, focusing on soft-skills and personality traits. The Tengai interview product suite consists of Tengai Recruit™, Tengai Robot™ and Tengai Digital Video Interview™

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