HR HEALTH CHECK

Please complete the Human Resources Health Check questions and press the submit button. We will send a comprehensive report and action plan to the email address you provide.

RECRUITMENT, SELECTION & INDUCTION
Selection criteria
Q:
Clear selection criteria covering skills, knowledge and background are used to assess applicants objectively.
Don’t Know
Never
Sometimes
Always
Reference checks
Q:
Reference checks are completed before an offer of employment is made.
Don’t Know
Never
Sometimes
Always
Written terms of employment
Q:
An employment agreement that outlines the terms and conditions of employment is signed.
Don’t Know
Never
Sometimes
Always
Induction of new staff
Q:
An induction process is in place for new staff members and contractors.
Don’t Know
Never
Sometimes
Always
Employment advice
Q:
Managers can seek advice on employment issues to avoid legal issues.
Don’t Know
Never
Sometimes
Always
Position titles
Q:
Staff members have position titles that make it clear what their role is in the business.
Don’t Know
Never
Sometimes
Always
Advertisement formats
Q:
Effective methods of advertising are identified so that the right candidate can be found.
Don’t Know
Never
Sometimes
Always
Internal promotions
Q:
Internal promotions are handled fairly and open to all staff members who are eligible to be considered.
Don’t Know
Never
Sometimes
Always
POSITION DESCRIPTIONS
Position descriptions
Q:
Position descriptions clearly set out the expectations of each role in detail so that every staff member understands what is expected of them.
Don’t Know
Never
Sometimes
Always
Financial and authority limits
Q:
Staff members have a clear understanding of the financial and authority limits they have in the business.
Don’t Know
Never
Sometimes
Always
STAFF AGREEMENTS
Award and agreement compliance
Q:
The business understands and complies with the appropriate awards and agreements that cover its staff.
Don’t Know
Never
Sometimes
Always
Correct agreements used
Q:
Managers understand the type of agreement to use depending on the type of staff member or contractor.
Don’t Know
Never
Sometimes
Always
Terms of agreement
Q:
Agreements for all types of staff members cover the necessary terms and conditions to prevent legal risk and establish agreement between the staff member and the business.
Don’t Know
Never
Sometimes
Always
Apprentice and trainee usage
Q:
Apprentices and trainees are used effectively in the business as subsidised entry level staff members.
Don’t Know
Never
Sometimes
Always
REMUNERATION & BENEFITS
Remuneration and benefits
Q:
The business uses remuneration and benefits to drive the performance of its staff and to make the business attract and retain staff.
Don’t Know
Never
Sometimes
Always
Internal pay equity
Q:
Pay levels are fair and are based on the scope of the role, skills of the individual and legal obligations.
Don’t Know
Never
Sometimes
Always
Pay increase method
Q:
Pay increases are determined using a fair, effective and clear method.
Don’t Know
Never
Sometimes
Always
External benchmarking
Q:
Salary levels are benchmarked against the external market. Staff members are then matched to pay levels based on their skills and experience.
Don’t Know
Never
Sometimes
Always
Salary packaging
Q:
The business offers salary packaging benefits that can be administered efficiently and accurately.
Don’t Know
Never
Sometimes
Always
Non-cash benefits
Q:
The company leverages non-cash benefits as an effective way to motivate and recognise staff members for their efforts.
Don’t Know
Never
Sometimes
Always
Incentive and bonus programs
Q:
The business has an incentives and bonus program that drives staff productivity.
Don’t Know
Never
Sometimes
Always
Company benefits
Q:
The business offers additional company benefits.
Don’t Know
Never
Sometimes
Always
WORKPLACE BEHAVIOUR
Standards of workplace behaviour
Q:
Staff members are clear on the standards of behaviour which are expected of them in the workplace.
Don’t Know
Never
Sometimes
Always
Conduct with company property
Q:
Staff members clearly understand the standards they need to uphold with company property.
Don’t Know
Never
Sometimes
Always
Internal complaints process
Q:
Managers, staff members and contractors all understand the process for handling internal complaints or employment issues.
Don’t Know
Never
Sometimes
Always
Manager understanding of HR and industrial relations support avenues
Q:
Managers know how and where to seek HR, WHS and legal advice.
Don’t Know
Never
Sometimes
Always
Illegal conduct resolution
Q:
Incidents of harassment, bullying or discrimination are treated seriously and confidentially and are promptly resolved.
Don’t Know
Never
Sometimes
Always
Social media conduct
Q:
The business has a clear policy on staff social media conduct.
Don’t Know
Never
Sometimes
Always
ORGANISATIONAL CULTURE
Employment relations
Q:
The business proactively plans how it manages its relationship with staff.
Don’t Know
Never
Sometimes
Always
Culture and Engagement
Q:
The business has a culture that brings out the best in staff members and motivates them to go the extra mile.
Don’t Know
Never
Sometimes
Always
Workforce planning
Q:
The business has a clear strategy to meet staff resourcing needs.
Don’t Know
Never
Sometimes
Always
WORK HEALTH & SAFETY
Staff accreditation and licence records
Q:
The business keeps records of the certificates and licences of staff members and contractors.
Don’t Know
Never
Sometimes
Always
Safety set-up standard
Q:
The business is well set-up with a safety policy, safety training for staff members, consultation, and appropriate checks and licences for both staff members and contractors.
Don’t Know
Never
Sometimes
Always
Hazard and risk management completeness
Q:
The business is well set-up to identify hazards, have standard work procedures and injury management processes.
Don’t Know
Never
Sometimes
Always
Physical work environment
Q:
The physical workspace is well set-up and conducive to a professional work environment.
Don’t Know
Never
Sometimes
Always
PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT
Performance feedback
Q:
Managers understand how to manage performance, give feedback and undertake a fair performance management process.
Don’t Know
Never
Sometimes
Always
Performance counselling policy and process
Q:
The business uses a documented performance counselling, disciplinary and termination process.
Don’t Know
Never
Sometimes
Always
Performance feedback discussions
Q:
Staff members receive regular structured feedback on their performance that includes recognising high and low performers.
Don’t Know
Never
Sometimes
Always
Performance objective setting
Q:
Staff members are given clear and structured targets that make it clear where efforts should be focused.
Don’t Know
Never
Sometimes
Always
Performance objective tracking
Q:
Goals and targets are tracked and discussed with staff members on a regular basis.
Don’t Know
Never
Sometimes
Always
Manager skills to give feedback
Q:
Managers are able to provide feedback in a way that is constructive and helps staff members improve.
Don’t Know
Never
Sometimes
Always
LEARNING & DEVELOPMENT
Staff training plans
Q:
Staff members have a structured development plan developed in consultation with managers.
Don’t Know
Never
Sometimes
Always
On the job learning
Q:
Training includes a combination of on-the-job learning as well as classroom type training.
Don’t Know
Never
Sometimes
Always
Training support avenues
Q:
Managers know where to seek advice on training programs for their staff.
Don’t Know
Never
Sometimes
Always
Staff career discussions
Q:
Formal discussions are held with staff members in relation to their career goals and plans.
Don’t Know
Never
Sometimes
Always
STAFF WELLNESS
Work-life balance
Q:
There is a good balance between work demands and flexible work arrangements.
Don’t Know
Never
Sometimes
Always
Parental leave management
Q:
Parental leave is well planned and is managed to meet minimum legal standards and help retain staff.
Don’t Know
Never
Sometimes
Always
Flexible work arrangement management
Q:
Flexible work arrangements are agreed and documented so that all parties are clear about the agreement.
Don’t Know
Never
Sometimes
Always
STAFF PAYROLL
Staff and contractor records source
Q:
Confidential staff and contractor records are kept in a single secure location.
Don’t Know
Never
Sometimes
Always
Staff and contractor records standard
Q:
Staff records include all details required to be collected by legislation.
Don’t Know
Never
Sometimes
Always
Pay accuracy and timeliness
Q:
Staff members are paid correctly and at the right time based on their work schedule and level.
Don’t Know
Never
Sometimes
Always
External payroll and reporting compliance
Q:
The business completes accurate and timely payroll payments, superannuation payments, payroll tax and year-end reporting and certificates.
Don’t Know
Never
Sometimes
Always
Staff and contractor cost capture
Q:
Staff costs are captured accurately and charged correctly within the business.
Don’t Know
Never
Sometimes
Always
HR BUSINESS PLANNING
Responding to a downturn
Q:
The business understands how to review and correctly downsize staff levels if required.
Don’t Know
Never
Sometimes
Always
Responding to growth
Q:
The business is able to predict and plan for the staff and skills it is going to need so that these are ready when needed.
Don’t Know
Never
Sometimes
Always
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Are you satisfied with your current HR/WHS capability?
Yes
Somewhat
No
Is HR/WHS an area of your business that you wish to develop?
Yes
Somewhat
No
What is your businesses key HR/WHS concern at this point?
Thank you for taking the time to complete the survey, simply click on the Submit Survey button and you will receive our action plan. If you have any questions or wish to discuss the plan further please don’t hesitate to contact us on 1300 887 458.