Human Resources OKR Examples

August 18, 2017 - 3 minute read - Posted by

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When you’re building a company culture of success, using Human Resources OKRs is a great way to provide focus and align priorities with the rest of your company. If you’re looking for a basic introduction to OKRs, check out our Complete Guide to OKRs.

Table of Contents

Human Resources OKR Examples for Compensation and Benefits
Human Resources OKR Examples for Culture
Human Resources OKR Examples for Employee Retention
Human Resources OKR Examples for Hiring
Human Resources OKR Examples for Performance
Human Resources OKR Examples for Staffing and Training

In the following, you’ll find relevant Human Resources OKR examples.

Human Resources OKR Examples for Compensation and Benefits


Objective 1: Improve salary competitiveness

Key results:

  1. Have clear salary levels for 70% of employees
  2. Use of 3 additional industry salary reports for comparison
  3. 70% of employees have salaries on par with industry rates

Objective 2: Increase benefits satisfaction

Key results:

  1. 50% improvement in ‘benefits’ category of employee satisfaction survey
  2. Benchmark current employee benefits with current industry standards
  3. Reduce employee health care expenses by 10%

Human Resources OKR Examples for Culture


Objective 1: Improve employee engagement

Key results:

  1. Increase employee satisfaction by 20% as reflected in quarterly engagement survey
  2. Implement 20% additional employee engagement activities
  3. Managers double positive feedback received from employees

Objective 2: Demonstrate work-life balance

Key results:

  1. Achieve 100% participation in company organized activities
  2. Increase health days taken by 10% as documented
  3. Increase corporate social responsibility initiatives to once a quarter

Human Resources OKR Examples for Employee Retention


Objective 1: Increase average employee tenure

Key results:

  1. Average tenure of employees extended from 2 to 3 years
  2. 10% increase in positive feedback through anonymous employee surveys
  3. Internal promotion rate increase from 10% to 25%

Objective 2: Improve employee retention

Key results:

  1. Reduce voluntary employee termination by 20%
  2. Conduct exit interviews with 100% of voluntary termination employees
  3. Identify 10% of at risk employees during performance review process

Human Resources OKR Examples for Hiring


Objective 1: Improve recruiting process

Key results:

  1. Reduce average time to fill job vacancy by 7 days
  2. Increase competency interview questions by 10%
  3. Decrease cost per hire by 10%

Objective 2: Hire top talent

Key results:

  1. 10% increase in job offer acceptance rate
  2. 100% pass rate for new hire probations
  3. Reduce contractors to 5% of workforce

Human Resources OKR Examples for Performance


Objective 1: Improve performance of new hires

Key results:

  1. Shorten onboarding process by 1 week
  2. Reduce new hire performance review cycle time
  3. Improve mentor to new hire ratio to 1:3

Objective 2: Boost employee productivity

Key results:

  1. Reduce employee absenteeism by 20%
  2. 80% completion on average of employee KPIs/OKRs/MBOs
  3. 100% participation on weekly employee progress check-in

Human Resources OKR Examples for Staffing and Training


Objective 1: Successfully implement OKR methodology

Key results:

  1. 100% participation in OKR implementation training
  2. 70%+ positive employee feedback after 3 months of implementation
  3. Shorten OKR training process for new hires by 1 week

Objective 2: Boost staff career development

Key results: 

  1. 20% increase participation in voluntary career mapping exercise
  2. Boost internal promotion rate by 5% over the quarter
  3. Complete implementation of new career mentoring initiative

 

Use OKRs in Human Resources to enhance your company culture

 


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