Why consider an HR audit? More than 50 percent of our audits uncover pay practices (exemption status, overtime calculations, rounding rules and final pay practices) that can result in costly and damaging wage and hour claims. As an HR professional, your days fill up quickly. Urgent issues crop up regularly. High-priority issues are constant. So when it comes to federal and state compliance, it's nearly impossible to ensure that you've covered every detail. You know it's important, but there doesn't seem to be a way to get it all done. A proactive HR audit identifies areas of risk and provides the support and justification for resources needed to tackle your to-do list. HR audits gather the facts and set the stage for moving forward in a compliant and best-practice fashion. Audits are useful tools, not a dreadful experience — we promise!


  • Examine why conducting an HR audit is a good practice.
  • Describe different kinds of HR audits.
  • Outline the audit process and what to include in it.

Audience Statement: Attendees should have a working knowledge of human resources management. No advance preparation is required.

Speaker Information:

Joy J. Duce is Partner-in-Charge for Sikich Human Resource Consulting Services. She has significant experience in the development and implementation of policies and procedures that are compliant and aligned with the firm's business strategies, goals and objectives. Duce is perceptive at recognizing areas that need improvement and has the ability to develop and implement successful action plans. She has deep expertise in areas, including training, benefit administration, employee relations, performance management plan design, attraction and retention programs, organizational development programs, and leadership and employee development.

Other Info:

  • 60 Minutes
  • Audience: Advanced
  • CLM App Management Category -FS: Human Resources Management
  • CLE: Law Practice Management
Seminar Information
Date Presented:
November 13, 2018 3:00 PM Eastern
1 hour
Registration Fee:
Conducting a Successful HR Audit
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