Career options in the people profession
Explore the twelve career areas within the people profession, and the typical activities you may find yourself doing
The people profession has a huge variety of roles within it – from numerical and data-driven roles in reward and analytics to development roles in talent and learning and development. These roles tend to fall into two categories: HR generalists, who perform a variety of activities in any aspect of people practice, and specialists, who provide detailed advice and guidance in their areas of expertise.
Explore the twelve career areas
HR Business Partner
Inclusion and diversity
Learning and development
Organisation development and design
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Find out more about the knowledge and behaviours needed to work in the people profession.
Routes into the profession
Four tried-and-tested routes into the people profession
Information and guidance to help you excel in your role, transition into the profession, and manage a career break