Published on 22 Jul 2015 | about 1 year ago
Is an HR Audit on your to-do list? It should be!
Per the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), an HR Audit involves “an objective look at the company’s HR policies, practices, procedures and strategies to protect the company, establish best practices and identify opportunities for improvement”. An audit will help identify and evaluate the current state of the company, to determine if common practices are compliant, and effective. From there, decision-makers can use audit findings to streamline processes and develop plans for improvement.
Join HR Options and Employment Law expert Jeanine DeBacker, Partner, Employment and Employee Benefits Lawyer at McPharlin, Sprinkles & Thomas, LLP, on Thursday, August 22nd, for expert advice on how to:
Asses your company’s compliance and best practice risks to determine what the focus of your should include;
Determine whether your company would be best served by an in-house review, outside consultant, or a combination of both;
Learn which practices, or lack of practices, might place your organization at risk for compliance or regulatory violations; and
Be mindful of recent trends in privacy, immigration, employment law, class action avoidance, and workplace crisis management - crucial updates to consider prior to conducting the audit.
We will provide you with a checklist you can follow to audit your company’s HR practices. The checklist will walk you through the examination of your written and unwritten HR policies and procedures, with the goal of ensuring that your company is legally compliant and properly functioning. We will review issues that are often raised in an audit, including the most important concern: “Now that we found that, what do we do about it?”
Arm yourself with the best practices to assess your company’s current HR practices and procedures, so that you can move forward, correct and compliant.