Test: Human Resource Assessment Quiz Questions!

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Test: Human Resource Assessment Quiz Questions!

Assessment of the human resource function ensures that the department is up to date and complies with labor and employment laws. The purpose of HRM is to maximize the productivity of an organization by optimizing the effectiveness of its employees. How effective are the human resource practices in the organization you work at? Take this short quiz to learn how your organization rates!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Part 1:  Human Resource Processes and Standards Effective HR management practices/functions are as critical to an organization’s success as having the right equipment. Having a solid HR strategy drives down costs and boosts revenues, increasing the value of your business. Complete this section to see where you stand on management practices. Do new employees attend an orientation program?
    • A. 

      Always

    • B. 

      Sometimes

    • C. 

      Never

  • 2. 
    Does your company use a formal performance appraisal system and perform appraisals in a timely fashion?
    • A. 

      Always

    • B. 

      Sometimes

    • C. 

      Never

  • 3. 
     Would you consider your employee satisfaction level as "high?
    • A. 

      Always

    • B. 

      Sometimes

    • C. 

      Never

  • 4. 
    Does your company encourage teamwork and cooperation, as well as welcome employee suggestions and recommendations?
    • A. 

      Always

    • B. 

      Sometimes

    • C. 

      Never

  • 5. 
    Do top performing employees receive a greater rate of pay than average performing employees?
    • A. 

      Always

    • B. 

      Sometimes

    • C. 

      Never

  • 6. 
     Does your company have systems in place to help employees with poor performance improve?
    • A. 

      Always

    • B. 

      Sometimes

    • C. 

      Never

  • 7. 
     Are employees with consistently poor performance terminated?
    • A. 

      Always

    • B. 

      Sometimes

    • C. 

      Never

  • 8. 
    Are the organization’s goals, business plans and financial information shared with employees?
    • A. 

      Always

    • B. 

      Sometimes

    • C. 

      Never

  • 9. 
    Do managers regularly exhibit and express your company’s values?
    • A. 

      Always

    • B. 

      Sometimes

    • C. 

      Never

  • 10. 
    Are managers required to attend leadership skills training?
    • A. 

      Always

    • B. 

      Sometimes

    • C. 

      Never

  • 11. 
    Is your company considered a “great” place to work?
    • A. 

      Always

    • B. 

      Sometimes

    • C. 

      Never

  • 12. 
    Are new hires well trained to perform their job responsibilities?
    • A. 

      Always

    • B. 

      Sometimes

    • C. 

      Never

  • 13. 
    Do you offer compensation programs above the market standard?
    • A. 

      Always

    • B. 

      Sometimes

    • C. 

      Never

  • 14. 
    Part 3: Administrative Help A great many business owners and managers spend too much time on activities that take away from their core business plan. These administrative activities can be a distraction from growing their business. Complete this section to determine whether you are taking advantage of ways you can streamline your administrative processes. Does your company use a Human Resource Information System (HRIS) software application for employee record keeping?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 15. 
    Does your company use a Human Resource Information System software application for benefits administration?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 16. 
     Does your company use a payroll software application (in-house or outsourced) to manage payroll and taxes?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 17. 
    Part 4: Employee Retention     Retaining talented employees can give your business an edge over your competitors. Keeping “good” people helps avoid costly turnover costs. Complete this section to evaluate your employee retention practices.  Are a majority of your employees eligible for incentive plans that are based on results?
    • A. 

      Always

    • B. 

      Sometimes

    • C. 

      Never

  • 18. 
    Does your company offer above market benefit programs?
    • A. 

      Always

    • B. 

      Sometimes

    • C. 

      Never

  • 19. 
    Does your company offer flexible work schedules and work arrangements?
    • A. 

      Always

    • B. 

      Sometimes

    • C. 

      Never

  • 20. 
    Compared to industry standards, is your employee turnover consistently low?
    • A. 

      Always

    • B. 

      Sometimes

    • C. 

      Never

  • 21. 
    Part 5: Business Risk Never before have businesses faced such a vast array of compliance issues and associated liabilities. Failure to stay informed of changes in employment-related state and federal regulations can be costly. To evaluate how well you are protecting your business, please complete this section. Does your company use a formal process prior to making decisions to terminate an employee?
    • A. 

      Always

    • B. 

      Sometimes

    • C. 

      Never

  • 22. 
    Does your company give emphasis to job security for employees who perform well?
    • A. 

      Always

    • B. 

      Sometimes

    • C. 

      Never

  • 23. 
    Does your company have a current, up to date employee handbook?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 24. 
    Does management attend federal and state employment laws training?
    • A. 

      Always

    • B. 

      Sometimes

    • C. 

      Never

  • 25. 
    Do you consult with a certified Human Resources Specialist regarding complex employee issues?
    • A. 

      Always

    • B. 

      Sometimes

    • C. 

      Never

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