People Practice: A Complete Guide

People Practice: A Complete Guide

People Practice: A Complete Guide

People Practice: A Complete Guide


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Use this brand-new textbook written to support the Level 3 CIPD Certificate in People Practice to succeed in your studies and launch your career as a people professional.

Structured around the core knowledge and behaviours needed for the Level 3 CIPD qualification, People Practice provides a thorough understanding of the theory and practice of the key areas of the people profession. This includes business, culture and change in context, workforce analytics and the necessary skills and knowledge for people professionals. This book covers everything from understanding how external factors impact organizational goals, how to develop professional courage and build ethical and inclusive practices through to recruitment, performance, reward and supporting others.

Written by the team who developed the new CIPD Level 3 qualification, this book will ensure that students learn both the theory and practice necessary for their academic studies and their future careers. Full of case studies, exercises, key definition boxes and reflective questions, this book will allow students to test their understanding, see how the theory applies in the workplace and develop their critical thinking skills. Further reading suggestions in each chapter encourage a wide and broad engagement with the subject. Online resources include PowerPoint slides, a lecturer's manual and multiple choice questions for students.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781398602434
Publisher: Kogan Page, Ltd.
Publication date: 09/03/2021
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: eBook
Pages: 256
File size: 6 MB

About the Author

Karen Waite is Lead External Quality Advisor for the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) and Founder and Director of Leap Like a Salmon Ltd. She is based in Leeds, UK.

Kathy Beevers, Chartered FCIPD, is a qualified trainer, coach and author. She runs a learning and qualifications consultancy, Lightbulb Learning Ltd, and is also the Chief External Quality Advisor (CEQA) for CIPD. She is based in Halifax, UK.

Nicky Small is an HR Lecturer at Solihull College and University Centre, UK, with over 30 years' experience of working in and teaching HR. She is based in Birmingham, UK.

Dr Keith Tomlinson is an HRM and Management Consultant, based in Lancashire, UK, with over 20 years of experience in designing and delivering HRM and management programmes within the HE and FE sector.

Shazad Hussain is the Human Resources Director for Justice and Immigration at Serco, Ltd. He is based in Bradford, UK.

Karen Waite is the founder and director of Leap Like A Salmon Ltd, a people development business that specialises in online continuing professional development. Her passion for technology enabled learning and vision to inspire a step change in the capture and management of CPD has led her to challenge perspectives and champion change, to
encourage self-awareness, reflection and engagement. She has considerable enthusiasm, experience and skills in management and professional development and has designed and implemented programmes for all types of
businesses at various levels of management. She has worked with the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) in many roles and currently is Lead External Quality Adviser (LEQA). Also enjoys giving back in voluntary roles within local business and schools. She is located in Yorkshire in the UK.

Kathy Beevers, Chartered FCIPD, is a qualified trainer, coach and author. She runs a learning and
qualifications consultancy, Lightbulb Learning Ltd, where she works with individuals and organisations
to develop skills and knowledge, as well as design ways of capturing and accrediting learning. She is
also the Chief External Quality Advisor (CEQA) for CIPD.

Nicky Small is a Lecturer in Human Resource Management at Solihull College and University Centre. She teaches on Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) and degree programmes and is programme leader for CIPD courses. In addition, she has held a number of positions with CIPD, including Lead EQA. Nicky has held a variety of HR and managerial positions in the retail and telecommunications organisations and is a Chartered Fellow
of the CIPD.

Keith Tomlinson, BA (Hons), MA, PhD. Cert Ed, MCIPD is a HRM and Management Consultant based in West Lancashire. He has extensive experience of working in the further and higher educational sector as a Curriculum Manager where he led on the design and delivery of degrees and professional standards in management and HRM.
His research interests include conflict management, engagement, work-based evidence and hybrid working practices. Keith is also a lead moderator for the CIPD and IQA on their level 3&5 apprenticeships.

Shazad Hussain has worked in Senior HR Generalist roles since 2003 in several sectors which include Education, Local Government, Defence, Science and Nuclear, Retail, Transport and Justice. Shazad currently works closely with executive leadership teams within the justice sector driving technical and strategic aspects of HR and other projects. Shazad has also worked closely with the CIPD since 2002, most recently as an External Quality Advisor (EQA).
An accomplished 30-year career of increasing industry responsibilities in the management of large-scale project initiatives and organisational change, with an area of expertise in service-based environments. Extensive experience of working and managing change in a highly unionised environments
Strong management and team leadership skills, demonstrated by consistently establishing and supervising motivated teams toward successful implementation service-based environments.
His current role as Senior HR Lead involves working closely with the executive leadership teams within Justice and Immigration on employee recruitment, retention and development and organisation workforce management. This has included strategies on business performance management, pay and reward, employee relations agenda and HR operational services. Strong coaching and development of senior leaders and HR Business Partners to deliver the HR strategy and key business priorities.
Shazad is married and has 4 boys in full time education aged 20,17,17,10
Shazad enjoys the gym, golf, cycling and movies.

Table of Contents

    • Chapter - 00: Introduction;
    • Chapter - 01: Business, culture and change;
    • Chapter - 02: Evidence-based practice and analytics;
    • Chapter - 03: Core behaviours for people professionals;
    • Chapter - 04: The employee lifecycle and recruitment process;
    • Chapter - 05: Selection and appointment;
    • Chapter - 06: The employment relationship;
    • Chapter - 07: Performance management;
    • Chapter - 08: Reward and reward systems;
    • Chapter - 09: Supporting others to develop skills and knowledge
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