Face the future with confidence

The new Profession Map is here to help you benchmark your knowledge, behaviours and values, against the industry standard for people professionals. Use the resources below to understand it's relevance to you, improve your decision making, and maximise your impact straight away.

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Get your one-page tailored guide

Whether you're an individual people professional, someone who’s professionalising a team, a CIPD Centre, or someone who’s just curious to know more, start by using our interactive tool to find out what the new profession map means for you.

People professionals' transition tool

Teams/Organisations' transition tool

CIPD Centres' transitional guide

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Start applying the map with our learning resources

We have put together courses that explore the eight core behaviours of the new Profession Map in detail, bringing each behaviour to life and providing you with the opportunity to start reflecting on where you're at. The lessons are exclusively available to members to support and enhance your practice in a changing world of work.

Stay ahead with eight new online courses

Three professional values

Read case studies

We've brought the standards to life through real-life success stories, showing how people professionals make an impact on organisations, workers and wider society. Use these experiences as motivation to succeed in your role.

See how you can make an impact

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Download a how-to guide

Find out  how you can use the new Profession Map to plan your CPD, role design, recruitment and selection.

Access our seven handy guides

Looking for more information

Check out our FAQs, where you'll find in-depth information on the new Profession Map, membership, and qualifications.

Read our frequently-asked questions

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Contact us

Send us a message if you have any questions about the new Profession Map or general enquiries about The People Profession: now and for the future.

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