Do hybrid roles exsist?


I'm an experienced L&D,  most of my projects have a cross over with HR and cover HR elements.  Are there  HR/LD hybrid roles out there?  The people and culture side HR really excite me and feel this is where the natrual skill cross over could happen.  At the moment, I don't have enough experience for HR roles and despite tweaking my CV to show my experience in this area I'm not getting far.  I wondered perhaps a hybrid role would get me noticed more based on my L&D strengths?

Thank you in advance for any advice or insights.

Kind regards


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  • I wonder if it would be worth you focusing on smaller organisations? Orgs that are small enough for roles and responsibilities to overlap by necessity?

  •  Ah, I have a little experience here. My background is in L&D mainly with HR type duties in the mix (alongside my Level 7 qualification in Human Resource Management) - and for the past 5 years, I've been using my L&D and HR know-how together as I help people learn about HR (and L&D). 

    So, I would say a hybrid role is definitely possible! 😊

    Have you seen any roles that you think might fit the bill?

    • Hi Gary,

      I saw one role where the duties were advising of L&D strategy and learning paths - which I could do. I tailored my CV around the JD key requirements and didn't even get an interview.  Not sure if a full hybrid exists, hence my post.  😒 Over qualified for some L&D posts and under experienced and qualified for HR - a bit stuck at the moment.

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