Take this self survey to see if an HR Audit is right for your company or organization.
to help evaluate if an HR audit is right for you...
Evaluate your HR processes
5-Always | 4-Usually | 3-Sometimes | 2-Seldom | 1-Never
|1.||Our organization attracts and retains good qualified workers. Our website is up-to-date and easy to navigate.||5||4||3||2||1|
|2.||Employee productivity, work quality, and customer service are strengths in our organization.||5||4||3||2||1|
|3.||Absenteeism is not a problem in our organization.||5||4||3||2||1|
|4.||All employees are knowledgeable about and follow the work rules, policies and procedures in our organization.||5||4||3||2||1|
|5.||We regularly measure our HR practices and use HR metrics to evaluate productivity and profitability.||5||4||3||2||1|
|6.||We have classified jobs as exempt (salaried) and non-exempt (hourly) and are confident that our job classification system would pass a Department of Labor audit if challenged.||5||4||3||2||1|
|7.||Our performance management process is easily understood and used successfully by all our supervisors. It is fair and equitable and rewards good performers.||5||4||3||2||1|
|8.||Our salaries and wages are reasonable, competitive, and externally and internally fair and competitive.||5||4||3||2||1|
|9.||The quality of our supervisors and managers is very high. We measure it by using periodic employee surveys.||5||4||3||2||1|
|10.||We regularly provide training to employees, particularly on legally required topics such as Illegal Harassment Prevention, No Discrimination, changes to benefits, changes to company policies and procedures, etc.||5||4||3||2||1|
If you scored 40 or higher, you most likely do not need an HR audit.
How long does an HR Audit take?
Depends on your size – typically 4-8 weeks.
How much does it cost?
Also based on your size – figure $10-25 per employee; it costs less the more employees an organization has. There is also special pricing for non-profit organizations.
After the Audit, what happens next?
Workplace Solutions will meet with your senior management and/or Human Resources to review the audit results. The organization will receive two detailed reports:
1. An Excel spreadsheet identifying the specific HR processes and practices currently in place, their current effectiveness and efficiency, and recommendations for improvement.
2. A prioritized Action Plan for improvements that the organization can implement immediately or in the timeframe it desires.
We know that an HR Audit was a success when:
1 You see opportunities to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of your HR practices and processes by implementing selected recommendations from the audit report; and/or
2. You attain a higher level of confidence in the efficiency and effectiveness of your current HR practices and processes; and/or
3. Your managers begin to question your HR practices in terms of their efficiency, effectiveness and legal impact.