HR Audits

What HR Systems Audits Reveal

When I conduct human resources (HR) systems audits for clients, as part of the audit process I identify problems with personnel records and documentation, and recommend improvements. Here are some of the most common problems I’ve found: Insecurely stored records of former employees Most companies in my experience do a [...]

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4 tasks for spring cleaning your human resources department

Spring is the season when windows get cleaned, soil gets turned and everything feels fresh and bright. When spring fever strikes you on a sunny afternoon, take the opportunity to tackle some “spring cleaning” of human resources systems. Tidy up the personnel files. Keeping a well-organized personnel file for each [...]

You Are Not Alone: Human Resources at Small Co-ops

By Melanie Reid 164 Jan-Feb 2013 Is your co-op too small to have a human resources manager on staff? Is the HR function in your co-op divided up among different people? Have your HR systems been cobbled together from different sources? You are not alone! There are many smaller co-ops [...]

Why a Human Resources Audit?

By Carolee Colter, Helena O'Connor 161 July - August - 2012 An audit can be described as an unbiased examination and evaluation of systems and processes of an organization in order to demonstrate whether they are in compliance with a standard. The human resources (HR) function of any business, including [...]

Case Study: Improved Human Resources Build Operational Success

Good Earth Market Billings, Montana Founded: 1994 Number of members: 4,000 Number of employees: 20 Retail square footage: 6,500 Unlike a lot of food cooperatives operating today, the Good Earth Market in Billings, Mt., founded in 1994, is a relatively young co-op. However, it already has quite a history behind [...]