AUDITING HUMAN RESOURCESDr Sorab Sadri and Prof. JayashreeSadri
Why Conduct an HR Audit?Routine check-up (uncover any conditions you mayhave and set up a treatment plan)Determine how you can best align HR operationswith organizational goalsEnsure compliance with federal and state regulations
HR is Strategic Partner when:HR leader has/is:strong knowledge of HR roles and functions, businessstrategy and operationsperceived as a credible advisor by his/her peers andexecutive management.Top HR position is organizationally on the samelevel as other program directors andadministrative directorsHR Dept. is viewed as approachable and trustedto provide accurate information.
HR is Strategic Partner when:HR Dept. is part of a network of HR Depts. inpeer organizations that share experiences,strategize regarding common problems, and stayabreast of latest HR trends and developments.Strategic HR plan is closely linked to overallstrategic plan.Performance assessment of HR programs,including key metrics, is routinely completed.
Department Structure & StaffCompetenciesHR Organizational ChartHR Staff Competencies
HR FacilitiesPhysical facilities of the HR departmentReception of job candidatesLegal and other employment noticesPrivate areas for interviews and employeeconsultationsHR convenient to employeesEasy access to HR employee for questions