2 OKR examples for Employee Onboarding

Writing good OKRs can be hard, especially if it's your first time doing it. You'll need to center the focus of your plans around outcomes instead of projects.

We understand that setting OKRs can be challenging, so we have prepared a set of examples tailored for Employee Onboarding. Take a peek at the templates below to find inspiration and kickstart your goal-setting process.

If you want to learn more about the framework, you can read more about the OKR meaning online.

Best practices for OKR

Your objectives should be ambitious, but achievable. Your key results should be measurable and time-bound. It can also be helfpul to list strategic initiatives under your key results, as it'll help you avoid the common mistake of listing projects in your KRs.

Building your own OKRs with AI

While we have some examples below, it's likely that you'll have specific scenarios that aren't covered here. There are 2 options available to you.

- Use our free OKRs generator
- Use Tability, a complete platform to set and track OKRs and initiatives – including a GPT-4 powered goal generator

How to track OKRs

The rules of OKRs are simple. Quarterly OKRs should be tracked weekly, and yearly OKRs should be tracked monthly.

Most teams should start with a spreadsheet if they're using OKRs for the first time. Then, once you get comfortable you can graduate to a proper OKRs-tracking tool.

We recommend Tability for an easy way to set and track OKRs with your team.

Check out the 5 best OKR tracking templates to find the best way to monitor progress during the quarter.

Employee Onboarding OKRs templates

The examples have Employee Onboarding Objectives and Key Results, but they may also include the tasks that can help you get there.

OKRs to enhance the employee adaptation process for better integration

  • ObjectiveEnhance the employee adaptation process for better integration
  • Key ResultImplement a new orientation program for 80% of newly hired employees
  • TaskDevelop metric tools to track program participation and effectiveness
  • TaskAssign a team to implement and oversee the new orientation program
  • TaskDesign an effective, comprehensive orientation structure for new hires
  • Key ResultIncrease employee engagement score by 25% after 3 months of employment
  • TaskConduct consistent one-on-one check-ins with each employee
  • TaskImplement regular team-building activities
  • TaskUse recognition programs to reward outstanding work
  • Key ResultDecrease average time to full productivity for new hires by 20%
  • TaskInclude performance tracking in the first week
  • TaskProvide mentorship programs for quicker skill acquisition
  • TaskImplement an intensive, streamlined onboarding program
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OKRs to build a superb employee onboarding program

  • ObjectiveBuild a world-class employee onboarding program
  • Key ResultReduce service desks enquiries from new hires in week-1 by 20%
  • Key Result100% of new recruits have their workstation setup on day 1
  • Key Result80% of new hires manage to complete their onboarding checklist in the first 30 days.
  • Key ResultImprove onboarding satisfaction score from 70% to 90%

More OKR templates

We have more templates to help you draft your team goals and OKRs.

OKRs resources

Here are a list of resources to help you adopt the Objectives and Key Results framework.