Do you currently have a staff member handling HR functions? If so, what is his/her current title? How many hours are spent each week on HR functions?
What is your current hiring process, i.e. sourcing, recruiting and interviewing?
What is your orientation/on-boarding process?
What is your current training process for a new employee?
Do you perform pre-employment background checks and drug screens on your new hires?
What employee development programs do you offer?
How do you determine pay rates?
What methods do you use to review employee's performance? How Often? Do you offer merit increase based on performance? If not, how do you determine what percentage increases for your employees?
Do you keep a separate personnel file for each employee? Do you keep I-9 records separate from other records?
Do you have a written job description for each position? When were they last updated?
When an employee is terminated, who performs this action?
When you interview a prospective candidate, do you have a specific script that you follow? Who conducts these interviews and what interview training have they completed?
Describe your disciplinary system? Is it a progressive point system?
What employee issues are most challenging for you?
How do you typically handle unemployment claims and/or hearings?
Do you have a union environment?
Have you even been involved in an employee-related lawsuit?
What does your safety training program look like (if applicable)? Do you have a safety committee?
What does your current benefit plan entail?
How long have you been in business?
Do you have any additional comments?