IN blog post (opens in a new tab) via LinkedIn, social network product director Tomer Cohen announced a number of new artificial intelligence tools coming to the Microsoft-owned platform.
Despite Microsoft’s heavy commitment to OpenAI, the company behind it is popular AI writer ChatGPT, a networking and job site, is happy to share its 15-year history of implementing various aspects of artificial intelligence on its site.
With the latest round of changes, Cohen and the platform want you to think of AI as a “co-pilot, an incredibly capable assistant.”
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It should come as no surprise that the latest AI tools that will augment LinkedIn are based on the OpenAI GPT model, given Microsoft’s significant investment in getting the tools up and running across multiple products.
Often people struggle with the simplest of tasks, and setting up an effective social media profile has long been an art. Now, LinkedIn users will be able to add AI-generated summaries to the “About” and “Header” sections of their profiles, serving as a basis for users to self-correct and evaluate themselves to create a final standout summary.
LinkedIn VP of Products, Hari Srinivasan, also announced (opens in a new tab) AI tools to help employers fill out job descriptions, again emphasizing this as a foundation on which to build so recruiters can add their own information and personality.
While the tools are designed to make filling in large text fields easier and less time consuming, the company recognizes that AI can be a daunting concept, and its recent growth has left many employees behind.
LinkedIn members will get access to over 100 free courses (opens in a new tab) from now until June 15 to help them tackle the basics, with titles such as “What is Generative AI”, “Security Threats in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning” and “Basics of Responsible AI”.