AI recruitment start-up recognised at Microsoft’s AI Awards 2.0

Talview enabled its not-for-profit client, Head Held High Foundation, to simplify the process of conducting video interviews and assessments.
By: | March 10, 2020

Artificial Intelligence (AI) recruitment start-up Talview was named as the Best AI Application for Societal Impact at the prestigious Microsoft AI Awards 2.0 for its part in growing community development initiative.

Talview helps its clients with digital hiring process by leveraging the capabilities of Microsoft Azure to automate talent screening, video interviews, and securely proctor cognitive assessments for hiring decisions.

One of its clients, Head Held High Foundation, is a non-profit organization whose goal is to eradicate poverty and transform the face of India. And it was able to simplify its process of conducting video interviews and assessments by using Talview’s video interviewing and assessments platform to measure a person’s workplace readiness and help transform their vision of who they can become.

The use of Talview’s technology has enabled Head Held High to make a huge societal impact and empower students who are deprived of higher education to access better career options. Talview platforms also make candidates aware of AI technology and test how well they operate computers.

“We’re honored to help Head Held High Foundation assess people in the communities they work in and give participants a better chance to become work-ready,” said Sanjoe Jose, CEO of Talview. “Our Talview Behavioral Insights tool is leveraged by world-class organizations to predict success in jobs across the world and it’s also helping beat poverty in India.”

Congratulating Talview, Dr. Rohini Srivathsa, National Technology Officer, Microsoft, said, “AI for good has tremendous potential. AI can help us solve some of the world’s toughest challenges and facilitate inclusive growth. It is very heartening to see Talview leverage Microsoft AI tools to develop a solution that will enable underprivileged youth to be part of the mainstream and build their careers and livelihood.”