Developing Yourself as an Effective Practitioner.

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Assignment 1: Developing Yourself as an Effective Practitioner.

Neal Roleston

Activity A.

Briefly summarise the HR Profession Map:

The HR Profession Map is available on the CIPD website and enables CIPD members to carry out a self assessment online and receive expert advice and guidance, in turn helping them to reach their professional goals. It was developed after extensive research amongst HR Professionals and enables people to benchmark themselves against the findings. The map will constantly evolve, keeping it relevant to the changing needs of the HR Profession.

The map is broken into 4 main sections:

1. Core Professional Areas – These 2 areas are at the centre of the map and
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This is an area that I would like to develop further.

Having completed the assessments on the online HR Map it has placed me as a Band 2.

There are 2 areas that I am particularly interested in, Assessment and Selection and Induction as I come from a training background.

Assessment and Selection:

1. Ensure all internal and external interviewers and assessors are competent and fully trained in the chosen approach, including those sourced from third parties.

In this area I could development a training programme that all interviewers and assessors would have to undertake before being able to take part in recruitment events. The training could be both a mix of soft skills and practical work to develop role-playing and interview techniques. I would also require everyone to pass a practical assessment at the end.

2. Develop and deliver assessment and selection processes to enable the organisation to make informed choices about candidates based on a full range of information.

In this area I would have to evaluate what we needed to assess at the interview. What will the
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