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.

Speaking...

To continue reading this article you need to be registered with Recruiter . Registration is FREE and only takes minutes. Register here or sign in below if you already have an account.

Already registered? Login

Don't have an account?

Register for FREE today to access all premium online content and select your email preference.

We're here to help

If you have queries about accessing premium content, contact a Recruiter sidekick at [email protected] for more information or call +44 (0) 208 950 9117.

SSGC launches WLTS to deliver ex-service personnel to businesses

Specialist security guard provider SSGC has launched a new initiative to deliver temporary labour and recruitment services to businesses.

New to Market 13 April 2021

Blackfinch Ventures investment in Candidate.ID tops £1.3m

Venture capital firm Blackfinch Ventures has invested £700k into recruitment software developer Candidate.ID, a year after investing an initial £630k into the firm.

Financials 13 April 2021

APPOINTMENTS: 12-16 APRIL 2021

This week’s appointments include: Eden Scott, Irwin Mitchell, New Street Consulting Group, Samuel Knight International, Scandic Hotels Group

People 13 April 2021

Hydro Energy Group uses AI to support contractor wellbeing

An energy recruitment company is using artificial intelligence to help support the health and wellbeing of its contractors.

12 April 2021
Top