SAP has Office has partnered (Opens in a new tab) a development in its partnership with Microsoft that will see it benefit from the Azure OpenAI Service, in turn unlocking a range of generative AI functionalities designed to help companies recruit better .
As part of the deal, HR software SuccessFactors is now set for integration with Microsoft Copilot and Copilot with Viva Learning.
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella explained: “We have a unique opportunity to deliver next-generation AI that will unlock productivity improvements for every individual, organization, and industry, including the human resources function. ” Nadella went on to describe the merger as one that “will shape how organizations attract and develop their most important resource – their people.”
Generative AI for recruitment
SAP is far from the first to integrate generative AI into the recruitment process. In fact, Microsoft’s own LinkedIn has been feeding users with more tools over the past few months.
Part of the goal is to help companies create “compelling and highly targeted” job descriptions right within the SAP environment. Later in the interview stage, artificial intelligence prompts can be offered to the interviewer in Microsoft Teams to ensure that the candidate is the best fit for the position.
Existing talent is also set to benefit from the partnership, with integration between SAP SuccessFactors, Microsoft Viva Learning, and Copilot designed to showcase relevant learning and training opportunities to deliver new cross -skilling and upskilling opportunities.
SAP CEO Christian Klein commented on the announcement: “SAP has been incorporating AI into our solutions for a long time, and we are excited about the opportunities that AI opens up for our industry and our customers.”
While many workers worry that AI may take over their jobs, it is slowly becoming clearer that it may be here to help us achieve our productivity goals, taking work away from the most re- back and always mindless at work.
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