Developing yourself as an Effective Human Resources practitioner
This report will demonstrate my understanding of the knowledge, skills and behaviour required to be an effective HR practitioner, knowing how to deliver timely and effective HR services to meet users needs. Reflecting on my own practice and development needs and maintaining a plan for my own personal development.
The HR Profession Map
Launched in 2009 by the CIPD, the HR Profession Map clearly describes the activity, behavioural competencies and knowledge required and activities expected to be carried out by all of HR professionals at the different stages of their careers. It provides a valuable tool to aid in personal development for the HR Professional plus provides confidence and security to the organisation.
The map highlights 10 professional areas which 2 are core areas, 8 are specialist areas all at four different levels of competence, and the eight key behaviours.
All areas of HR are governed and come back to core competencies set out in the two professional areas “Insights, Strategy and Solutions and Leading HR.”CHARTERED INSTITUTE OF PERSONNEL AND DEVELOPMENT (2012) Available at: http://www.cipd.co.uk/cipd-hr-profession/hr-profession-map. [Accessed 10 October 2002]. Without the fundamental understanding of these, a HR professional cannot work to proper levels and provide a total solution to internal and external stakeholders, or provide solutions, guidance and recommendations at all business levels.
The HR Profession Map sets out the following behaviours:
“Decisive thinker, Skilled influencer ,Personally credible, Collaborative, Driven to deliver , Courage and challenge Role model and Curious” (CIPD)These are all proven behaviour characteristics required to be an effective Hr Professional.
The HR Profession Map identifies eight main areas of
Bibliography: CHARTERED INSTITUTE OF PERSONNEL AND DEVELOPMENT (2012) Available at: http://www.cipd.co.uk/cipd-hr-profession/hr-profession-map. [Accessed 10 October 2002].