To be effective In my role there are certain behaviors I need to possess and display, which are highlighted wealth the CUPID Profession Map. Being a decisive thinker allows me to understand and analyses information quickly. This means I can assess information regarding products, policies and procedures and can tailor the training material to suit our colleagues' needs. A curious mind will enable me to question the Information, delve deeper Into the subject matter and gain a better knowledge base.

Being Involved with the product launches and writing of the courses means I research the subjects closely which in turn makes me personally credible as my knowledge and understanding is improved. I am driven to deliver, whether that is to meet and beat targets set to me, or to ensure anyone that I work with has their expectations met, if not exceeded. The people that I work with range from store colleague to department heads, directors and external parties such as suppliers, vets and animal welfare groups, meaning that I fulfill the collaborative behavior.I understand that the work I do is very fluid and constantly changing - as are training methods. Having the courage to challenge and being a skilled influencer means I can bring my Ideas to the company and play a part in moving it forward, keeping it rents and up to date - or even Innovative on a good day! I think having and using these behaviors makes me a good role model, leading by example.

Insights, Strategy and Solutions and Leading HRS are the core areas of the profession map.To fulfill these areas I need to understand the key objectives of the business and understand how It will develop and grow In the future, bringing Ideas and solutions to overcome challenges along the way. The core areas are applicable to all levels of career, despite sounding like they only apply to more senior roles. Leading HRS need not be heading up the HRS function of the business, but can apply to leading yourself, leading others or your activity in such a way that it adds to company performance.Understanding the company's objectives allows me and my team to develop a suitable training plan for all areas of the business, which then covers the Learning and Talent Development - the deflation of which Is knowledge and experience to fulfill the short- and long-term ambitions of the organization and that they are motivated to learn, grow and perform.

(Beavers K and Area A, 2013. Learning and development practice. 2nd edition. London.