The hr map can be found on the cipd website. It consists of 10 professional areas, 8 behaviourOur HR Profession Map sets out what HR practitioners need to know, do and deliver at all stages in their career, be they specialists or generalists, working in the UK or internationally. It sets the benchmark for HR excellence – both for the individual and the HR function.The Map is firmly rooted in the real world having been created with HR practitioners drawn from every size of organisation and across every sector.
Structured around the ten professional areas of HR activity it focuses on the knowledge, activities and behaviours required in the profession today and in the future.It provides you with the means to drive your own career and professional goals and underpins all we provide from our qualifications and membership through to our in-house training provision. core area and they are across 4 bandsHolliday Grainger The two core areas are applicable to everyone no mztter what stage you at with your own hr career. What is the Profession Map and what is its purpose?
The CIPD Profession Map sets out comprehensively how HR adds the greatest sustained value to the organisation it operates in, now and in the future. It describes the highest standards of professional competence for the organisation.It captures what successful and effective HR people do and deliver across every aspect and specialism of the profession, and sets out the required underpinning skills, behaviour and knowledge.
The Map is used to develop products and services that not only support the profession as a whole but also support and accelerate the professional development of individuals, for example, My HR Map, which is an online self-assessment tool that provides practical recommendations and solutions to help achieve professional goals and support career development.Back to top
2. Is the Profession Map available to members and non-members?
Yes. The Profession Map is available in full to both members and non-members.Back to top
3. How have you developed the Profession Map?
The Map was developed following an extensive review of the global HR Profession and an in-depth investigation involving detailed interviews with HR directors across all main economic sectors and scores of senior professionals and academics.We investigated the impact of the HR function on the sustainability of business success and as a result the Map represents the needs of the profession today and will evolve over time to respond to further changes and demands in the business and the profession.
Based on research and collaboration with organisations around the world, and continuously reviewed and updated with our research, essentially CIPD’s Profession Map shares what the most successful HR professionals know and do at every stage of their career, which is proving to be a powerful tool. A wide range of organisations and HR professionals are now using the CIPD’s HR Profession Map to benchmark and build their HR capability at individual, team and organisation levels.Back to top
4. What are the key components that make up the Profession Map?
There are three main sections to the Map:Professional areas There are 10 professional areas within the Map. The two core professional areas Insights, Strategy and Solutions and Leading HR sit at the heart of the profession and are applicable to all HR professionals regardless of role, location or stage of career, whether inside organisations or working with them. For each particular area the Map describes what you need to do (the activities) and what you need to know at four bands of professional competence, as well as outlining the predominant behaviours that you need to exhibit when carrying out the activities.
Find out more about the Professional AreasBehaviours Within this section the Map describes the behaviours needed to carry out activities in more detail. Each behaviour is also divided into four bands of professional competence (spanning from entry level to leadership roles). Each behaviour also lists a number of contra indicators which illustrate negative behaviour.Find out more about the BehavioursBands and transitions There are four bands of professional competence to reflect the hierarchy of the profession within the Map. The Map also identifies and describes how you need to change and develop to move from one band to another.Find out more about the BandsBack to top
5. What is a contra indicator?
Contra indicators are listed in each of the Behaviours. They illustrate negative behaviour.Back to top
6. Who is the Profession Map for?
The Map has been developed with both individuals and organisations in mind. It’s a vital resource for anyone working in or connected with the HR profession.From Band 1 at the start of an HR career through to Band 4 for the most senior leaders, it has been designed to be relevant and applicable to all professionals working across the HR spectrum; so, whether you are a generalist or a specialist (in learning and development, talent, reward, employee relations and engagement, resourcing or OD), wherever you are operating in the world, whatever sector and/or size of your organisation, the Profession Map is for you.Find out how you can use the Map
The bands go from1 to 4, 1 being the start of your hr carerr and 4 being the , leader kf the hrfunction involved in long term planning and creation of strategies.
The behaviours display each behViour expected from a hr professional. The map is also broken down