4DEP Activity 1

Decent Essays
Unit 4DEP (HR)

Activity 1.1

Summary of the CIPD HR Profession Map

The HRPM is a visual illustration of the activities, skills and behaviours required to be effective in an HR role. It based on information and best practice shared globally by HR professionals. Many organisations around the world now use it to benchmark their HR capability.
The map is designed as follows:

At the core of the HRPM are two crucial areas:
Strategy, Insights & Solutions
Develop an understanding of the organization, its’ stakeholders and the environment it works in.
Gather and analyse data to determine areas of threat or opportunity.
Share insights with colleagues and managers to influence the development of policies, ensuring
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For example, Band 1 is at entry level/admin, Band 2 is an advisory level or managing a small team of staff, Band 3 is consultancy level and Band 4 is managerial level, leading an organisations’ HR department.

Employee Engagement Level 1

Employees are the most important, and often, most costly asset within any organisation. Ensuring they are fully engaged and committed to the success of the business is crucial. Listed below are the activities needed to reinforce the connection employees have with their company, job and colleagues, leading to a more satisfied and motivated workforce.
Research & Measure Employee Engagement
Meeting with staff, providing the opportunity to discuss concerns, ascertain motivation and build relationships between management and workers. Collect and analyse performance figures and observe trends, (for example absence levels, retention, production or customer service). Use staff satisfaction surveys to determine the mood of employees. Promptly analyse responses to identify areas requiring action.
Develop Proposals & Plans
Ensure staff are consulted and encouraged to contribute ideas on improvements to the delivery of their own professional area. Promote an open and honest working environment. Encourage communication between specialists and practitioners within the company to examine results, issues and identify solutions.
Embed Employee Interventions
Hold regular meetings with staff to feedback on performance,
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