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Date Welcome and Introduction Welcome to your participant pack in which you will explore Developing Yourself as an Effective HR Practitioner. This is a core unit for everyone who does this qualification, regardless of their role. The HR profession is evolving as we seek to provide the value that helps our organisations achieve their purpose. The traditional personnel role of reacting to management requests by hiring, training, communicating management decisions and sometimes firing people still exists, however, the profile of an effective HR practitioner whose role it is to contribute to the service delivery of an indispensable people function is quite different. In this practical programme you will achieve more than an insight into the function and understand why the latest practice offers great challenges and excitement for us you will have clarity about what being an HR practitioner involves. This means you can stock-take, chart your current profile and develop a clear plan for your future whether this involves adding more to your current role or progressing towards a future one. A tangible outcome of this unit will be your own, justified, development plan called a CDP Plan and the start of a development record (CPD Record). Indeed you may have already started your CPD Plan as part of your pre-programme activities. Your CPD Plan and Record are some main tools of an Adding value employee like you. Not in HR Thats fine We created this programme for people in or aspiring to be in HR. You complete the exercises in this pack in whatever way gives you value. They are learning devices. This might include, chatting with people in HR, thinking about your previous jobs, imagining that you are in the HR function at GDP (our case study company) or asking your facilitator for guidance. Making best use of your time on this unit Like every unit, this one should be approached in a systematic way. Here is a suggestion that works for many of our participants. ThinkTake 10 minutes to skim read the whole pack from start to finish. This gives you a sense of its content, exercises and Show you know activities.PlanSpend 10 minutes planning how you will go about the pack and the Show you know activities. Commit to an estimated timescale for yourself.DoGo through the pack completing all the exercises that you can tackle immediately. Go back through the pack doing the exercises that you need to research. Now you can approach the Show you know activities with confidence. Main icons and your actions Exercise your brain 1 (time estimate 40 minutes)This image tells you that it is an exercise to help you interact with the units content. There is also a helpful indicator of the time to spend on it. Obviously, people are different however,...
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