AI - or Artificial Intelligence - tends to be a whole new world for most of the older generation in the job market, and is still intimidating down the ladder as well. The concept makes many uneasy and often comes with complicated jargon (machine learning, natural language processing, deep learning, neural networks) to try and grasp on top of an already difficult journey into a highly technological workplace. It seems like every month there's another "next big thing", but AI's promise seems the most looming of all: it really might revolutionize "work" as we know it.
There's a fine line in how the public views this tech, however, and those invested in talent acquisition technology need to be aware of that perception and how it fluctuates. This perception is invaluable for many reasons, but primarily because it is paramount indicator in how technology is formed and shaped in the workplace and in turn influences the amount and type of jobs provided in the system. They are the "canaries in the mines", so to speak, and provide insight as to which fields and careers will be eliminating traditional employment and give analysts foresight as the future's evolution in that important regard.
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