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CIPD Profession Map


The CIPD's Profession Map captures what successful and effective HR people do and deliver across every aspect and specialism of the profession, and sets out the required activities, behaviour and knowledge.

Covering 10 professional areas and 8 behaviours, set out in 4 bands of competence the Map covers every level of 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 HR professionals operating anywhere in the world, in all sectors and in organisations of all shapes and sizes.

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