Hi All! I have been requested to document objectives for the HR Department and would appreciate your input to help me do it. Thanking you in advance. Catherine
16th August 2006 From Kenya

Asst. Hr Manager
Strategic Communications
Administration Officer

1.Decreasing the CTC by few percent,
2.Decreasing the Training cost for the Company,
3.Increasing the number of suggestions generated by the employee,
4.Increasing the number of quality circle projects that the employees take up,
5.Increasing the nominations for valuable external training sessions,
6.Decreasing the absenteeism by few notches,
7.Managing the budget alloted to increase the return in terms of employee productivity, ie., units/man-year or something similar,
8.Decreasing the employee turnover, if any,
9.Ensuring some desired percentage of employee engagement,
10.Improving inter-dependence among different departments, can be innovative.
The above mentioned are few objectives that a HR can concentrate at. There can be a lot more. I expect others to contribute much more than what I did.
16th August 2006 From India
Here are some more HR measures that you set objectives by:

1 Human Resource Function Efficiency

1.1 Employees per human resources personnel

1.2 Proportion of operating expense attributed to Human Resources function

2 Compensation and Benefits

2.1 Total compensation cost/total revenue

2.2 Total benefits cost/total revenue

2.3 Number of salary grades/number of employees

3 Workforce Planning

3.1 Proportion of off-the-plan recruitment requests

4 Recruitment and Selection

4.1 Time to fill vacancies

4.2 Proportion of vacancies filled internally

4.3 Average time in job

5 Performance Management

5.1 Number of high performers/number of employees

5.2 Number of low performers/number of employees

5.3 Proportion of employee goals linked to strategy

6 Training and Development

6.1 Training days per employee

6.2 Proportion of knowledge and skills applied in the workplace

6.3 Proportion of teaching staff with doctorate

7 Industrial Relations

7.1 Lost-time to industrial disputation

8 Occupational Health and Safety

8.1 Lost-time injuries/number of employees

9 Organisational climate

9.1 Rate of absenteeism

9.2 Rate of voluntary separations

9.3 Climate survey score

Vicki Heath

Human Resources Software and Resources

17th August 2006 From Australia, Melbourne
Is there anyone who have the formats just include the above content.
17th August 2006 From China, Hangzhou
Hye.... Thanks all for your prompt and useful input. Am happy to have you around. You really are of great help!! Thanks once again & Cheers!!! :) Cathy.
17th August 2006 From Kenya
Very good post. These points are good platform to build up SMART HR objectives.
Good contribution.

26th February 2010 From India, Kochi
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