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Tips on how you can elevate your professional profiles by using AI

Hispanic and Latinx Gen Z workforce integrate AI to elevate professional profile

Are you using or thinking about using AI to help you at work? You’re not alone. This year’s annual Work Trend Index (WTI) from Microsoft and LinkedIn found that 84% of Hispanic and Latinx knowledge workers use generative AI in the workplace. This type of artificial intelligence can create new content, such as text or images, based on data it has been trained on, and can be applied to diverse fields of work. Furthermore, 72% of Hispanic and Latinx AI users are using their own AI tools and applications at work rather than relying solely on those provided by their employers. This is consistent with the fact that our Hispanic and Latinx community has traditionally been quick to adopt new technologies with large shares of smartphone ownership and social media use

While many of us love new technologies, especially younger generations, there’s still fear around the uncharted territory of AI in the workplace. It can be tough to figure out the best way to use—and not use—AI when many companies have yet to implement AI guidelines. 

This relates to getting a job as well. According to the WTI, Hispanic and Latinx leaders prefer that candidates they’re looking to hire to have AI skills, with just over half of the leaders considering not hiring someone who doesn’t have AI knowledge. With that said, here are some easy ways to level up your AI usage and free resources to become an expert in no time. 

From zero to AI hero 

According to the latest WTI report, Hispanic and Latinx AI power users* are more likely than other groups of AI power users to get training, but still fall behind. Microsoft has a variety of resources available to help you level up your AI skills, such as LinkedIn’s 50 new AI education courses on their learning platform. Here are some that you’ll love:  

Crush your email inbox in minutes 

Drowning in emails is now off the table with Copilot. Copilot in Outlook will summarize email threads to keep track of everything that’s sent and said. You can also use Copilot to get suggestions to help you draft compelling work emails. 

Boost your productivity while protecting your mental health 

On the virtual meetings front, Copilot in Teams produces full transcriptions of meetings, while also providing a list of key points discussed, the different perspectives given by each participant, and possible follow-up questions. AI-generated summaries can help you clear off your calendar and get you well-deserved me time. 

Work smarter, not harder 

Second-guessing yourself when you write emails or getting writer’s block when you write a report can cost you valuable creative time. Let Copilot get you started—ask it to revise your email messages or create outlines for writing tasks. With Copilot in Word, you can select text and get an automated summary or even turn multiple paragraphs into aesthetic tables.  

Optimize your job search with AI  

With 220 million users in the US, LinkedIn is the hub to find jobs and network with professionals. If you’re just starting your career, a well-structured LinkedIn profile is the perfect business card to highlight your accomplishments and get you discovered by recruiters. Copilot in Edge can help summarize your work experience and skill sets into a few sentences for your LinkedIn profile. There’s also an interview practice tool that gives you instant AI-generated feedback to improve your interviewing skills. 

As you embark on your career journey, remember that the opportunities for growth and advancement are limitless. By leveraging the power of AI tools like Copilot and by taking advantage of free resources and training, you can elevate your professional profile y destacarte in today’s competitive job market. Whether it’s optimizing your job search on LinkedIn, crushing your networking emails, or boosting productivity and creativity, AI can be your greatest ally.  

*AI Power Users: Those who use generative artificial intelligence (AI) for their work at least several times a week, are at least familiar with generative AI, and have saved more than 30 minutes every day by using generative AI.