In the past few months, we have all heard of chatbots such as ChatGPT or text-to-image software such as DALL-E. In fact, so many new open AI tools flooded the market that many professionals and businesses wonder: how do I even navigate myself in this new reality? Is it the do-or-die for me? But how does NLP even work? In this article, we will guide you through the basics of Natural Language Processing: concepts, tools, and positions associated with NLP that you might consider as a future career. We will also discuss the scope of its current applications.