Figure 1-10 provides a summary of the SHRM competency framework.  Go to the SHRM website and spend time reviewing the information provided.  (Links to an external site.)
Complete the following:
(1). Find and discuss an article discussed under the “”Trends and Forcasting”” section. (Click on HR Today on the top, under Trends and Forecasting you will see Research and Surveys). 
(2). What information would be useful to you on this website? Would you find value in a student membership? Why or Why not?

Chapter 2 outlines environmental scanning and how to evaluate internal and external environmental conditions.  From a Human Resource (HR) perspective, a SWOT (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats) is critical in strategic planning and preparation for the employees.
You are in charge of the HR team at your organization (or previous organization); the CEO has tasked you with providing a strategical SWOT analysis, from a HR perspective, at the next Board of Directors’ meeting.  Please share your HR perspective SWOT analysis that you will deliver during the strategic planning meeting.
Your need to outline a minimum of three factors within each area of your SWOT analysis.