This way to the future of work

People professionals have the power to help shape good work and good working lives within organisations. The CIPD supports this evolving profession with our standard setting Profession Map, career support and advice, as well as practical tips on how to make a greater impact and thrive through change. 

Careers in the people profession

Choose the right career path for you and get all the support you need from the CIPD

Supporting the people profession

We are the voice, the benchmark and the partner for experts in people, work and change

The Profession Map

Experts in people, work and change tell us about their roles

Explore the
Profession Map

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.

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