Hr Audit of Walmart Essay

678 WordsApr 30, 20133 Pages
This audit is to provide Walmart as a company new HR suggestions to help overcome current discrepancies, and help the company gain a profit with certain situtions such as lawsuits, wages, and turnover. First we began with obtainable knowledge of Walmart and their current business practices. Wal-Mart employs more people than any other company in the United States outside of the Federal government. Forbes magazine, polling business executives has ranked Wal-Mart among the best 100 corporations to work for. Yet the employees on average take home pay of under $250 a week.The salary for full-time employees (called "associates") is $6 to $7.50 an hour for 28-40 hours a week, which is typical in the discount retail industry. This pay…show more content…
According to one lawsuit involving Walmart and temporary workers, the worker was working full time hours along with overtime, but was not receiving full time wages, and overtime wages. According to walmarts set policy 34 hours is considered full time. If this policy is to be with held, in order to stay out of legal trouble , it is suggested that all managers, reconize what hours are considered full time and what is considered part time. In order to cut down on the turnover ratio, it is being suggested that team building training be conducted quarterly to help upper management to get to know their workers better. It is imperative that managers realize that the workers are what drives the company. In order to create a sense of belonging and loyalty, all managers should try to accomadate all workers on their shift hours. This of course should be done on a case by case basis, and not to be abused. All accomadations should be made in writing and signed by both the worker and the manager at the time of agreeing. If this accomplished correctly, the cost of turnover and training will in turn provide a profit for the company. There will be less man hours to pay for someone to, recruit, interview, hire, and train. Finally the hiring of new employees should be made after a drug screening and background check be made. This is to ensure that reliable people are being hired. Once the employee has met this minimum requirement, they will then attend the equal
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