CIPM inducts 473 new members
THE Chartered Institute of Personnel Management (CIPM) has urged the new set of inductees to adhere strictly to the ethics of the profession and make practical contributions to the growth of the nation.
Speaking at the induction ceremony, CIPM’s president, Anthony Arabome urged the inductees “to be well behaved in their professional dealings”.
Arabome advised the inductees to be guided by the ethics of the profession as part of measures to be successful and overcome challenges associated with business operations, corporate institutions, social and economic environment of work.
He said: “As members of this prestigious professional body, my counsel to you is to leverage best practice, the effective deployment of your HRM competencies and your knowledge of the business you are in to raise the quality of your contributions to organisational performance and corporate success, thereby earning the respect you and our profession deserves from the business’’.
He advised that they should always promote excellence in the acquisition and application of knowledge and skills in their specialized field to effectively contribute towards sustainable national development, even as he urged them to be ready to imbibe continuous self-development through study, experience sharing and thoughtful application of best practices in the workplace.
Arabome added that, “over the last 47 years, the Institute’s membership has grown in leaps and bounds, pointing out that the trend and this year induction ceremony is a clear demonstration of “our Institute’s enduring commitment to producing highly trained and competent Human Resource Management professionals and the continued promotion of excellence in the acquisition and application of knowledge and skills by practitioners, thereby contributing to sustainable national development”.
Director, Flour Mill of Nigeria Plc, Wale Adediran, who spoke on the Theme ‘Talent Development: Shaping a Bespoke Competitive Advantage’, enlightened the inductees that talent management is critical to business success in the world’s economy as it enables organisations attract, retain and develop top talent, while unleashing its potential in creating exceptional value for its stakeholders.