1) Discuss timeline for HR and how it has evolved to the way it is today. 2) Generalist – Employee resourcing, reward and relation more recently L&D has come in (can break this down further into categories/ specialisms. 3) Self-assessment/ own reflections on analysis, ie appraisal. (look up Myers and Briggs) – Honey and Munford self-assessment – reflect on this and see what they suggest I work on for improvement – discuss my own career aspirations and goals and where I am now in my organisation.
How to set the assignment out;
Learning outcome one – assessment 1 criteria 1.1
LO1 AC 1.1
Discuss the two core professional areas (map)
Influence from external – eg. Government
How has HR and L&D responded to changes?
Discuss bands – 1 – 4 (where am I in these bands? How will I get to band 4? How is it useful for my development?)
Describe map as a whole/ what its for, summarise core (as below) pick one form outer core (relevant to my role, discuss band 1or2) and discuss the activities/ knowledge.
The core describes the foundation, the ability to have an insight, to lead people, to look for ways to find solutions. Next layer – The professional areas are the activities and knowledge. Outer layer – The behaviours are the approach needed to have in order to do the role.
Band 1&2 – pick one to talk about – discuss where I am and why? (from the professional areas pick one from the activities point of view and one from the knowledge) Discuss how the Honey and Mumford test works and how they
feel I can improve and go up a band.
Activity 2. 2.1
For this one a table is appropriate see below as example;
Needs (only one needed in assignment)
Front line adviser
External recruitment candidate
Point of call
Responding to queries
How would I prioritise conflicting needs?
How will I deliver service on time why is this Important? Delivering service on budget, dealing with difficult customers, handling and resolving complaints.
Identify different methods of communication and explain the advantages and disadvantages or each. Again a table is fine
Face to Face
Lots of detail
Describe how to build and maintain effective service delivery
Activity 3. CPD
Complete map on CIPD website once I have membership.
Read associate criteria.
Discuss how I need to improve to meet the criteria.
Produce and complete CPD (plan)
Example – I want to become an associate member of the CIPD – to do this is will complete this course.
3.3 evaluate options to meet identified development needs
Importance or CPD paragraph – (not in word count)
Challenging myself, development, career plan
The importance of CPD is ………………………………………………………
Reflect on preferment against the plan
4. To be handed in at the end of the course (completed plan)