Developing Yourself as an Effective Human Resources Practitioner

1856 Words May 28th, 2012 8 Pages
Developing Yourself as an Effective Human Resources Practitioner

Activity 1

Firstly, this report will summarise the CIPD HR profession Map. What it is, how it can be used and where it can be found. Briefly detail the ten professional areas of the map, the eight behaviours and the four bands. Then it will go on to look at one professional area in more detail identifying the skills, knowledge and behaviours most essential to the role of Human Resource Business Partner in New Look.

The CIPD HR Profession Map
The HR Map can be found on the CIPD website. It is an on-line self assessment tool created for HR professionals by HR practitioners. It creates a flexible framework for career progression and is a convenient way to assess
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So in conclusion this report has briefly summarised the HR profession map. Explained, that it has 10 professional areas, 8 behaviours and 4 bands. Discussed what it is used for and who it can be useful for. Talked about the professional area of Service delivery and information and how the activities, knowledge and behaviours of this area relate to an identified role.

























Activity 2

With reference to the role of Human Resource Business Partner for New Look, this report will outline how an HR practitioner should ensure that the services they provide are timely and effective and add value to the organisation. Look at three different customer groups and their needs giving an example where customers needs, may conflict and need to be prioritised. Explain three different communication methods and advantages and disadvantages to them. Then finally describe how to build and maintain an effective service.

Customers and their needs
As a HRBP for new look one of the direct internal customers would be Store Managers. They would require advice and support with disciplinary, grievance and investigations and sometimes need help holding these meetings. A HRBP would help in any big recruitment drives, such as ones for new store openings and would aid in the training and development in the new team. They would write and development training and recruitment materials keeping them up to date.
Another…