Furhat robot aims turns to turn recruitment bias on its head

Furhat, a recruiter with a twist, could be the key to eliminating unconscious bias from the recruitment process.

The twist is Furhat isn’t human.

Furhat, launched at a trade show earlier this month, is a robot that can communicate with humans. It can speak, listen, show emotions and hold conversations.

It also has a body and has been designed using computer animation, while a special focus has been placed on the personality and character of the robot.

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