Unit 4DEP Developing Yourself as an Effective Human Resources or Learning and Development (L&D) Practitioner
Activity 1 & 2 Siobhan Lally Elaine Worthington
This report is written on the Human Resources Profession Map which is used around the world to help HR professionals analyse their own personal standards and progress. It is used to establish how they can grow and develop their own knowledge in this area.
The HR map is broken down into four bands covering ten professional areas and eight behaviours. Below describes the two core professional areas which all HR or L&D professionals should carry out and the areas in which are most essential to my role.
This report will also identify customer needs and how as a HR practitioner these are presented timely and effectively.
Insights, Strategy and Solutions
This professional area “develops actionable insights and solutions, prioritised and tailored around a deep understanding of business, contextual and organisational understanding,” (CIPD website, HR Professional Map). It is crucial that we have an understanding and can demonstrate that understanding as a practitioner, whether you are at the Band 1 stage or are in administration. Or if you are at Band 4 stage and are leading HR. This key area is about developing an understanding of what is happening in the organisation internally and externally. At band 1 or 2 would mean internally you are contributing to this area by managing all administration and record keeping. Collaboration and good team work is about passing on information promptly and keeping colleagues up to date. An example of this could be developing good record keeping abilities. This would entail keeping up to date records of all new starter information on an excel spreadsheet. The collection of data such as Health & Safety