What Is an HR Scorecard?

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A HR scorecard is a visual representation of the achievements of a human resource department based on key measures set out within the organization. The scorecard is a detailed description of a human resource department in terms of its efficacy and organizational structure.

Some of the factors measured on a HR scorecard include training, costs, turnover, alignment with corporate goals and performance management, according to Azcentral.com. A premise of HR scorecards is that a human resource department ought to develop parameters that show its value for the organization. A HR scorecard helps to determine whether HR is providing the necessary deliverables in its mandate.