Melbourne, Australia, March 12, 2011 --(PR.com
)-- HR departments and KPIs have a special relationship, as measurement is an integral part of performance assessments at both individual and organizational level. A KPI is a selected indicator considered key for monitoring the performance of a strategic objective, outcome, or key result area important to the success of an activity and growth of the organization overall. Among other functional areas, HR stands out as one of the most mature in terms of using KPIs. In addition, both the level of interest and expertise in HR performance measurement are on the rise. The majority of operational managers members of the smartKPIs.com community run HR departments, while the wide variety of HR KPIs used in practice lead to over 350 HR KPI examples being documented by the smartKPIs.com research team.
The "Top 25 HR KPIs of 2010" report provides insights in the state of HR performance measurement today by listing and analyzing the most visited KPIs on smartKPIs.com in 2010. It is part of the "Top KPIs of 2010" series of reports and a result of the research program conducted by the analysts of smartKPIs.com in the area of integrated performance management and measurement. smartKPIs.com hosts the largest catalogue of thoroughly documented KPI examples available today and representing an excellent platform for research and dissemination of insights on KPIs and related topics. The hundreds of thousands of visits to smartKPIs.com and the thousands of KPIs visited, bookmarked and rated by members of this online community in 2010 provided a rich data set, which combined with further analysis from the editorial team, formed the basis of these research reports.
Centered around the HR KPIs that in 2010 received the highest number of visits on smartKPIs.com, the “Top 25 HR KPIs of 2010” report contains in addition to KPI names, a detailed description of each KPI, as documented in smartKPIs Premium and other relevant content. While dominated by Talent Development KPIs, with 7 KPI examples in the Top 25, the most popular KPIs come from categories such as Recruitment, Retention and Workforce Management:
1. % Employee turnover
2. # Management-to-staff ratio
3. # Employee brand strength
4. # Average time to fill a vacant position
5. # Employee engagement index
“The Top 25 HR KPIs of 2010 report is a synthesis of what smartKPIs.com is all about: it forms an overview of how HR KPIs are used in practice today, by combining input from the online community with analysis and insights from our research team. By discussing the use of KPIs today, presenting the best practice in documenting them and listing the most popular KPIs of 2010, this report is a valuable resource in promoting the informed use of KPIs or refreshing the existing performance measurement and management practice in any organization," said Aurel Brudan, the Performance Architect of smartKPIs.com.
http://www.smartkpis.com is the leading online platform for performance management knowledge integration, hosting the largest database of thoroughly documented KPI examples available on the web today. It offers high quality resources and collaboration functionality for the community of members, assisting them in making smart decisions regarding their performance management initiatives. Registration is free and enables research, learning and interaction as part of a growing community of members from over 190 countries and territories. smartKPIs.com is operated by eab group, an innovative research driven provider of integrated performance management solutions, based in Melbourne, Australia.
Jessie Zhang, eab group, Tel: +61 3 9670 2979, Email: jessie.zhang@smartKPIs.com