How it all started
For decades, the job interview has been the mysterious “black box” of the recruitment process. A place within four walls, where no one really knows what happens, or how hiring decisions are being made. But not anymore. Introducing Tengai, the interactive and social job interview software that marries 20 years of experience in unbiased recruitment with the latest AI technology. This recruitment tool conducts scientific and objective job interviews to find better-matched candidates. Tengai mitigates bias, creates a more fair recruitment process, and delivers structured job interview data.
Mitigate job interview bias
Studies show that even before the recruiter asks a single question about the candidate’s skills and competency, many already have perceived opinions that color their judgment. Today, there are several diversity and inclusion software that help assess blind resumes. Most recruiters and hiring managers are aware that the job interview is the part of the recruitment process with the most bias. But up until now, there haven’t been any objective tools to change this. Which makes the job interview a risky step in the recruitment funnel. For example, did you know?
- 33 % decide who to hire within 90 seconds after meeting a candidate
- 55 % decide who not to hire already at the first handshake
- 40 % might reject a candidate if they don’t like the way they smile
- 71 % have rejected a candidate based on their tattoos
For this reason, candidates’ clothes, style of walking, make-up, tone of voice, and how they act before the interview are all factors that might ruin their chances for a job. No matter how talented, well-educated and suited for the job they are.
Based on experience
Tengai’s birthmother is TNG, is a progressive recruitment- and staffing agency in Sweden. TNG’s extensive experience in working with unbiased recruitment over the last 20 years has provided them with invaluable insights. Their knowledge in unbiased recruitment is now the backbone of the innovative recruitment tool Tengai Unbiased.
"With Tengai we gained a scientific way to compare and select the best candidates. I'm convinced that Tengai will contribute to a more sustainable labor market"
Åsa Edman Källströmer, CEO at TNG
The insights coupled with the latest research in structured and unstructured interview processes, bias psychology, and input from psychometric experts, all lie as the foundation. Tengai has been validated by psychometric scientists and is proven to present results correlating to future work performance predictions.
We developed Tengai's interview to be rewarding, efficient and convenient for candidates.
Benefits with Tengai’s screening interview
The social interview software Tengai is a recruitment tool for companies and organizations that aim for diversity. With our HR-tech solution, you gain control over how hiring decisions are made during and after the job interview. By mitigating unconscious bias, the Conversational AI creates a more objective and data-driven recruitment process.
1. Efficiently Meet More Candidates
By pushing subjectivity further down the recruitment funnel, Tengai makes it possible to include more candidates. No applicants will be turned away based on how they sound, look, their handshake, etc.
2. Fair, Equal and Unbiased
Tengai performs bias-free job interviews free from age, looks, or gender. The application treats all candidates equal, which creates an improved candidate experience.
3. More Time for Human Relations
Tengai will free up time for recruiters to really engage with candidates at the end of the recruitment funnel. Keeping the human relations where it’s needed the most.
4. Data-Driven Hiring Decisions
As Tengai screens for soft skills and personality traits, the D&I software and scoring tool deliver structured interview data. Giving you the chance to compare candidates fairly and make better hiring decisions.
5. More Diverse and Innovative Teams
By keeping bias out of the interview, the right candidates with the right competencies will surface. The end result will contribute to more diverse and efficient teams, with skills that can meet the challenges of today’s and tomorrow’s workplace.
Assisting with data for better decision making
Tengai assists recruiters and hiring managers in different stages of the recruitment process. The interview software will not only provide interview analytics and structured data from the interview. It will also give suggestions on scoring for personality traits and soft skills. In other words, this TA-Tech tool will free up space so you can put more time and effort into the recruitment phases where the human elements are most important.
In addition, Tengai enhances the candidate experience, which will make your employer brand more credible and attractive to applicants. For example, all interviewees will receive a thank you email with their individual interview assessment and the quality score-card recruiters use to evaluate competencies.
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