In this video, human resources professional consultant and trainer Catherine Mattice covers the importance of conducting an HR audit. She explains the components of an HR audit plan, including scope, logistics and timeline. The tutorial also demonstrates the importance of transparently communicating the audit with a company’s employees.
- Winston Churchill once said,…"Let our advance worrying become…"advance thinking and planning."…In other words, you could spend your time worrying…about whether employees are correctly…classified as exempt or non-exempt…or if the time clock calculates vacation correctly…or you could take the time to perform an audit…on Human Resources to ensure that everything is in order.…An audit is a great way to ensure the things…you are responsible for are compliant and up-to-date.…In conducting your audit, the first thing you'll want to do…is create a checklist of all things HR.…
I've made it easy on you and put one…in the Exercise Files for this course.…As you review the checklist, I'm certain…some things will stand out to you…as desperately needing an audit while others may not.…For that reason, the next thing…you should do is create an audit plan.…The audit plan will help you stay on track.…As you can see in the template audit plan…I put in the Exercise Files, the first part is the Scope.…Depending on what you're auditing, you may say,…
HR consultant Catherine Mattice outlines some of the considerations of the human resources professional, such as balancing the needs of employees with the interests of the organization. She reveals how to conduct an HR audit to identify HR practices that need improvement. She then outlines core HR responsibilities: staffing, training, documentation, compensation and benefits, performance reviews, job descriptions, compliance with state and federal regulations, and more.
- Explain the role of administrative HR.
- Describe how to build trust with employees.
- Summarize how to conduct an HR audit.
- Cite the best practices for personnel files and recordkeeping.
- Identify the important tasks involved in writing a job description.
- Recognize the fundamental components of a high-quality onboarding experience.
- Identify effective and ineffective ways to discipline an employee.
- Cite the key reasons for conducting an exit interview.