Developing Yourself as an Effective Hr Practitioner

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Developing Yourself as an Effective Human Resource Practitioner

The CIPD Human Resources Profession Map

The CIPD is the professional body for those working within a HR related role, to “manage the employer-employee relationship and align an organisation’s culture with its people” (CIPD). Researched through collaboration with business leaders the CIPD has developed a map of the activities, knowledge and behaviours required by the different HR roles to meet current business needs (diagram 1). The map consists of ten Professional areas, four Bands and eight Behaviours. Each area has an extended definition to clarify the key requirements of people who work in that area.

Diagram 1
Diagram 1

At the core of the map lie ‘Insights,
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HR CUSTOMERS

Consultants
Need to meet targets to place high fully vetted high calibre teaching staff in school
Consultants
Need to meet targets to place high fully vetted high calibre teaching staff in school
Managing Director
Needs to ensure the company’s strategic objectives are met
Managing Director
Needs to ensure the company’s strategic objectives are met

EMPLOYEE RELATIONS OFFICER
EMPLOYEE RELATIONS OFFICER

Compliance Officer
Need to process high volume of new candidates quickly and accurately
Compliance Officer
Need to process high volume of new candidates quickly and accurately

(Diagram 2)
(Diagram 2)

HOW TO PRIORITISE NEEDS

‘Customers do want an HR function with strategic business impact, but this is about solving problems that are strategically important for the business, not about separate HR strategies’ (Hirsh et al)

As a result of this lapse in correct protocols the school has threatened to end their contract with the agency, which would have a big impact in the revenue brought in by the pod. Hans is a very successful consultant, and part of his success he will interview a high volume of candidates, averaging 6 interviews per day.

Hans has accused Vivien of not processing files quickly enough, letting them pile up on her desk. Vivien responds by telling them she can’t process files when she’s interviewing candidates consistently throughout
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