How you write your OKRs can make a huge difference on the impact that your team will have at the end of the quarter. But, it's not always easy to write a quarterly plan that focuses on outcomes instead of projects.

We've tailored a list of OKRs examples for HR to help you. You can look at any of the templates below to get some inspiration for your own goals.

Examples of OKRs for HR

We've added HR Objectives and Key Results, but also the initiatives that relate to the OKRs.

You'll find 5 OKRs examples for HR below, and some extra tips to write better quarterly plans at the end.

OKRs to be the employer of choice in our industry

  • ObjectiveBecome the employer of choice in our industry
  • Key ResultReduce Time to Fill (TTF) from 60 days to 45 days
  • Key ResultReduce Cost per Hire from $1.5K to $900
  • Key ResultImprove Employee Engagement Score from 75% to 85%
  • Key ResultImprove Diversity Ratio (M/F) to 50:50
  • Key ResultIncrease Employee Retention Rate from 45% to 70%

OKRs to become the best place to work

  • ObjectiveBecome the best place to work in the country
  • Key ResultInterview 20% of the company to identify ways to improve
  • TaskSchedule interviews with 20% of the team
  • TaskCreate anonymous feedback survey
  • Key ResultAchieve a employee NPS score of 50
  • TaskGet all managers to implement weekly 1:1s with their team
  • TaskIdentify and solve top 10 issues within the org

OKRs to get better engagement and employee satisfaction

  • ObjectiveImprove employee engagement and satisfaction.
  • Key ResultIncrease employee satisfaction survey score by 10%.
  • Key ResultIncrease employee engagement survey score by 10%.
  • Key ResultIncrease employee referrals by 25%.
  • Key ResultIncrease employee retention rate by 5%.

OKRs to improve employee wellbeing

  • ObjectiveDevelop a strong program that helps employee achieve great work/life balance
  • Key ResultConduct interviews with 20 employees to identify opportunities for improvement
  • Key Result80% of employees have enrolled in the new wellness program
  • Key ResultDevelop 8 wellness options for employees

OKRs to build an efficient hiring pipeline

  • ObjectiveImprove the employee onboarding process
  • Key ResultReduce the average lead to hire period from 40 to 25 days
  • Key Result30 interviews with recent hires to gather feedback on the onboarding
  • Key Result90% of offers are accepted

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How to track your OKRs?

It's important to establish a cadence of check-ins for your OKRs for HR.

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

Spreadsheets are enough to get started. Then, once you need to scale you can use a proper OKRs-tracking platform to make things easier.

OKRs resources

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

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