Hr Profession Map Essay

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Developing Yourself As An Effective Human Resources Practitioner

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ACTIVITY 1
THE CIPD HR PROFESSION MAP
The CIPD HR Profession Map sets out what HR Profession need to know, do and deliver at all stages in their careers. The Map covers 10 professional areas, 8 behaviours and 4 Bands of competencies and transitions, from Band 1 for the start of HR career through to band for the most senior leaders.
‘It has been designed to be relevant and applicable to HR Professionals operating anywhere in the world, in all sectors and in organisations of all shapes and sizes’.
PROFESSIONAL AREAS
The 10 HR Professional areas describe the
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They are specialist areas which identifies the activities and knowledge that is needed to provide Specialist HR Support.

Bands
The 4 bands of professional competences define, the contribution that HR Professionals make at every stage of their career. It helps to give a clear pathway and focus to all HR Professionals development planning and activities. At Band 1 the role would be an HR Practitioner, whose role would be to focus on client support and immediate and ongoing issues, spend time providing information, managing data, and serve the client with facts and information and peace of mind. They must also be efficient, flexible and give client satisfaction.
Band 2 the role would an HR Advisor who advises and/or manages HR related issues and relating to individual or a team. Has a clear understanding of the evaluation process and solutions available. Serves the client with flexible options and recommendations and enable repeated business.
Band 3 is a HR Consultant whose focus and activity would be to lead a professional area, acting as a consultant or partner, addresses key HR challenges at an organizational level for the medium and long-term. Spend time understanding the functional business realities and provide insights and linkages
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