Human Resource (HR) Audit

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Definition: Human Resource (HR) Audit

It is mechanism to review the current HR policies, practices and systems to ensure that they fulfill the rules and regulations. The audit also helps in identifying the areas of improvement in the HR function. Nowadays, the audit is done regularly in the organizations.

The HR audit covers various functions of HR like Recruitment, Compensation & Benefits, Performance evaluation, Termination Process and exit interviews etc.

Advantages: A properly conducted audit helps in the following

  • To recognize strengths
  • To reveal problem areas
  • Confirms compliance with latest regulations
  • Ensures effective HR policies
  • Builds confidence in HR function

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