Most of the time your intuition will actually help you to avoid dangerous situations. So we’re often told to “just trust your gut”. And it is this specific ability, to judge, that has been keeping us safe and happy. But when meeting a new person for the first time, we can also be tricked by our beloved gut-feeling. Because a subconscious cognitive process constantly is affecting us. And this can be a dangerous pitfall for both hiring managers and job seekers. So is it even possible for a human recruiter to not judge a candidate?

When meeting someone for the…


Imagine a recruiter that treats all candidates the same, always ask the same questions and doesn’t care about appearance, gender or age. Well, you don’t have to imagine because she already exists! Introducing Tengai Unbiased, the social AI-robot who is programmed to conduct objective job interviews. Tengai is unique and a very effective recruitment tool because she can establish a “human” connection with candidates during her job interview. In comparison to the virtual interview robot, Tengai’s physical presence and social behavior make co-presence, proximity and behavioral realism possible, which are crucial to enhancing the candidate experience.

The immersive experience Tengai…


“Full speed ahead!” says Vanja Tufvesson, recently named Chief Technology Officier (CTO) at Tengai AB. She is the co-founder of the female-focused community Pink Programming and in 2019 earned the title “Female Founder” by established Swedish magazine DI Digital. The Tengai-team is excited to have Vanja on board and here is a chance to get to know her better!

Tengai AB is expanding internationally and was recently spun off from founder TNG. Now the aim is to start growing the company. And the first person to join the team is Vanja Tufvesson as Chief Technology Officier who will facilitate Tengai’s…


Yesterday Tengai Unbiased own website was launched! If you’re interested in learning more about the innovative AI-interview robot Tengai, browse around on the brand new homepage tengai-unbiased.com. Here you will find everything you need to know about the social robot and more.

Over the last couple of months, Tengai has been put to the test to ensure quality performance and client satisfaction. The final development stage included performing over 200 trial interviews with real candidates and going on a world tour with the Tengai-team. It also entailed Tengai’s first independent job interview and recruitment fort he Swedish municipality Upplands-Bro, who…


On Friday, June 14th, the physical AI-robot Tengai independently conducted her first job interview with a candidate at TNG’s HQ in Stockholm. After months of programming, Swedish staffing and recruitment agency TNG is now offering Tengai Select as a recruitment solution and the first client has signed up. The Swedish municipality Upplands-Bro has decided to use the social interview robot as part of their recruitment process to objectively and fairly find a new Digital Co-ordinator.

Just one­ week after Tengai was launched, Swedish municipality Upplands-Bro signed up for TNG’s new recruitment solution Tengai Select. TNG developed the social AI-robot together…


The social interview robot Tengai Unbiased

After months of programming and developing Tengai, the product is in early beta for the international market and a Swedish-speaking version of the unique robot will be pre-launched in May.

The collaboration between TNG and Furhat Robotics started in the summer of 2018 and the project has since then received a lot of attention in both Swedish and international media. It’s exciting to see that so many people are interested in how Tengai has developed and how AI can work as a recruitment tool.

It is time to present Tengai to the Swedish market where TNG initially will be integrating…


Charlotte Ulvros, CMXO, TNG: “No one has ever done this before”

It is not surprising that the development of the world’s first unbiased interview robot has received a lot of media attention. While the TNG team and Furhat Robotics programmed Tengai to conduct interviews, the AI-robot was featured in both Swedish and international media. Charlotte Ulvros, Chief Experience Officer at TNG, comments on the media coverage.

Charlotte Ulvros, Chief Experience Officer at TNG

It is very exciting to be collaborating with Furhat Robotics on the world’s first unbiased interview robot. …

Tengai Unbiased

Tengai is a fully automated, physical AI-robot with a diversity and inclusion software powered by 15 years of unbiased recruitment methodology.

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