The Profession Map is the international standard for the people profession. It helps us to make better decisions, act with confidence, drive change in our organisations and progress in our careers. It does this by setting out the purpose, values, core knowledge, behaviours and specialist knowledge that make a positive impact, whatever our career level or specialism.
It can be used by individuals and by teams, members and non-members alike. It works for HR, L&D, OD and all other specialist roles in the people profession.
The Profession Map prepares us for adapting to different contexts and changes, so that our work is based on solid foundations, even where no obvious solutions, rules or precedents exist. And it is designed to evolve as new roles, specialisms, priorities and opportunities emerge.
"By adopting the Profession Map we’re building our professional credibility. And we’re demonstrating to the organisation that we’re serious about keeping our professional skills up to date. We’ve used the Map to align teams with their relevant specialist knowledge areas, creating clarity about the expertise we need in every role across every grade. This is helping us build a breadth of talent across the division, conduct career development conversations, explore future moves and highlight the options for our people to build matrix careers."
William Hague, Transformation and HR Director, Financial Conduct Authority
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