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An HR Audit is expensive, and though organizations are not legally bound to take it, they still pursue it. Why?

The Human Resources (HR) Audit - is a process of examining policies, procedures, documentation, systems, and practices with respect to an organization’s HR functions.

The purpose of the audit is to reveal the strengths and weaknesses in the human resources system, and any issues needing resolution. The audit works best when the focus is on analyzing and improving the HR function in the organization.

The audit itself is a diagnostic tool, not a prescriptive instrument. It will help you identify what you are missing or need to improve, but it can’t tell you what you need to do to address these issues. It is most useful when an organization is ready to act on the findings, and to evolve its HR function to a level where its full potential to support the organization’s mission and objectives can be realized.

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