LinkedIn now uses AI to write profiles and job ads
in a blog post (opens in a new tab) Via LinkedIn, the social network’s chief product officer, Tomer Cohen, announced a slew of new artificial intelligence tools coming to the Microsoft-owned platform.
Despite Microsoft’s heavy involvement in OpenAI, the company behind the popularity artificial intelligence writer ChatGPT, a networking and job site, is keen to share its 15-year history of implementing different aspects of artificial intelligence on its website.
With the latest round of changes, Cohen and the platform want you to think of AI as your “co-pilot, your right-hand man.”
LinkedIn Artificial Intelligence
Given Microsoft’s heavy investment in startups and subsequent deployment of its tools into many of its products, it’s no surprise that the latest AI tool to grace LinkedIn is powered by OpenAI’s GPT model.
Often, this is the simplest task that people struggle with, and building an effective social media profile has long been an art. Now, LinkedIn users will be able to add AI-generated snippets to the “About” and “Title” sections of their profiles as the basis for users to tweak and review themselves to create a final, standout snippet.
Hari Srinivasan, Vice President of Product, LinkedIn Announce (opens in a new tab) The AI tool that helps recruiters fill out job descriptions, again, is a foundation upon which recruiters can add their own information and personality.
While the tools are designed to make it easier and less time-consuming to complete large text fields, the company recognizes that AI can be a daunting concept and that its recent surge has left many workers behind.
LinkedIn members will have access over 100 Free Courses (opens in a new tab) Now through June 15, help them master the basics with titles including “What is Generative AI,” “Security Risks in AI and Machine Learning,” and “The Foundations of Responsible AI.”