We are proud and humbled to announce that Tengai has been awarded “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 as an organization is acknowledging and rewarding excellence in online recruitment practices from the perspective of the job seeker. In 2019, over 20, 000 recruitment websites were submitted to NORA for nomination. The Shortlisting Judges did a thorough analysis and five finalists were selected for each category. The judging of the finalists was primarily based on a job seeker’s perspective.
Tengai was nominated in two categories, “Best newcomer” and “Best Innovation”, together with some great competition: Metaview Ai, Neuvoo, Recruitd, CV-Library, GIGL, Newcros Healthcare, and SonicJobs.
On Wednesday, November 13th, Tengai received the award at an event in London. Elin Öberg Mårtenzon, CEO at Tengai AB, couldn’t be there in person. However, she recorded this video:
– It is very humbling to receive this award and we’re so happy. 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, Elin says.
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.
About Tengai and partner Furhat Robotics
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, 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.