Are you wondering what your interaction with Tengai will be like? As a candidate, you have the choice to schedule the screening interview when it suits you and receive personalized feedback afterward. See your meeting with Tengai as an opportunity to add more information to their application and show more of their personality.


There is no special knowledge necessary to participate in a conversation with Tengai. All you need is a solid internet connection and a smartphone or computer. But we highly recommend that you find a quiet area to be successful.


The interview takes about 18-20 minutes and consists of 20 questions that are centered around personality and behavior. Tengai does not consider appearance or background, during the interview, to ensure a fair assessment.


Once the interview is done you receive personalized feedback, that reflects how Tengai's interpretation was made. All candidates receive their feedback before the results are sent to the recruiter who manages the process. 

A fun digital interview 

Tengai is fully interactive and can give personalized answers during the interview, such as asking you to elaborate or give more concrete examples. When the interview is over, Tengai will wrap up and explain the next steps in the process. As a candidate, you can choose to conduct screening interviews in either English or Swedish. Not only is Tengai bilingual, but the conversational AI is developed to understand different dialects and accents.

3 tips before meeting Tengai: 

  1.  Prepare a couple of different examples where you exceeded at work or at school.
  2.  Reflect on your behavior in the past. What did you do? What were the results? And what did you learn? 
  3.  Be open to having an AI interview as a part of this recruitment process and see it as a fair chance for you to share more about yourself. 
We developed Tengai's interview to be rewarding, efficient and convenient for candidates.

Sinisa Strbac, CPO at Tengai

Fair screening for every candidate 

Throughout the digital meeting, Tengai delivers a human-like experience completely free from unconscious bias. So candidates can feel comfortable being honest and focus on their potential and competencies. Being completely unbiased means not caring about age, looks, gender, or race, or judging candidates based on the tone of voice or dialect. Tengai’s framework is validated and combines several approaches which are proven to accurately assess future work performance. 

The 20 questions Tengai ask are centered around how you:

  • Think, rationalize and feel
  • Collaborate with others
  • Are at work, or in work-related contexts

Help Desk

Example of a statement question

Tengai will ask 10 questions about your personality and 10 statements about your behavior. Watch the video for an example of a statement question.

If you are experiencing problems during the interview
If you are experiencing technical obstacles during your interview you can go to this article to learn how to solve the most common issues. 
How to reschedule an interview

If you for some reason want to reschedule your interview to another time but are unsure how to do it. Go to this article to learn how!

How to get started with an interview

Before starting the 20-minute-long interview, you should find a quiet place with a good internet connection. If you are having problems starting your booked interview and need help, go to this article. 

Tips for candidates

We understand that it can be scary to be interviewed by a robot but the meeting with Tengai should be seen as an opportunity for candidates to share more information about themselves. So here are some tips for job seekers.

How Tengai can ensure objective recommendations

We developed Tengai to be objective with the help of a diverse team of recruiters and coders with over 20 years of experience in unbiased recruitment. This means that Tengai never takes appearance or background into account. By keeping bias out of the interview it becomes possible to identify the right candidates with the right competencies. Read more about our unbiased software. 

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