Canadian employees are feeling a mixture of emotions about the use of generative artificial intelligence, with 27 per cent saying it will have a positive impact on their career and 17 per cent worried it will make their skills obsolete, according to a new survey by Robert Half Inc.

The survey, which polled more than 1,000 Canadian workers, also found 32 per cent felt generative AI will have no impact on their job prospects and a quarter are unsure.

Among different age groups, generation Zers (46 per cent) and millennials (36 per cent) were more optimistic about generative AI than generation Xers (20 per cent) and baby boomers (16 per cent). As well, 63 per cent of gen Z respondents said they use or plan to use AI to help improve their LinkedIn Corp. or online profiles, while 60 per cent said they use or plan to use it for assistance with cover letters, interview preparation and job searches.


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