The Importance Of A Developing Hr Professional

2105 Words Jun 9th, 2016 9 Pages
As a developing HR Professional I have learned to appreciate the exhilarating role that we all play in guiding our organization 's human capital to successfully meeting stakeholders expectations. As people are the lifeblood of every business, it is so important to always be educating ourselves and learning from mistakes and successes of others. When it comes to HR responsibilities most large corporations focus on replacement costs including recruiting, hiring, testing, and training. Through my learning journey I have discovered the real cost goes much deeper and broader. When I reflect on my previous employment at CIBC as an On-boarding manager, I was promoted into the HR Learning and Development department unaware of the other contributing HR areas that were expected of me to execute. These roles included the Talent Acquisition, Compensation & Benefits, Employee Relations, Succession Planning and Leadership Development. Attending the Strategic HR Management course gave me a stronger representation and in-depth understanding of the strategic involvement as a business partner that is required for all HR professionals in order to make a contributing impact for any organization. If CIBC had invested in me with the proper training before promoting me to an On-boarding manager, I may have not had to resign after 6 years of service. Before my departure from CIBC I was able to attend their HR corporate annual meeting, it was brought to our attention that turnover…
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