With the emergence of automated technologies such as Artificial Intelligence (AI) and robotics, human resource (HR) practitioners have been advised to develop skills that would enable them to adopt automated systems to enhance their work.
Group Managing Director, SystemSpecs Holdings, John Obaro, made the call while addressing a gathering of HR managers at the investiture of Olusegun Mojeed as president of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management (CIPM) in Lagos.
Noting that the HR landscape would continue to face technological disruption, he urged that practitioners needed to start thinking of better ways to advance their skills and strategies.
With the fears that the penetration of AI and robotics in Nigeria will lead to loss of jobs, however, with innovation, creativity and the ability to adapt, he stressed that AI would complement humans rather than replace them.
Highlighting the usefulness of AI in the HR profession,…