Use this step by step explanation to craft a good employee performance feedback review for a cyber security consultant. Find the right words with quality phrases.

A Cyber Security Consultant works with organizations to ensure their computer information systems are secure. He/she determines who can access the company's information and plans, coordinates and implements the security programs. This position uses its specialized expertise and up to date knowledge that exceeds all the other staff to protect against web threats that facilitate cyber crimes like malware, phishing, viruses, information malware, and hacking, etc.

Other major responsibilities include determining the most practical way to protect computers, networks, software, data and information systems against any possible attacks, interviewing staff and heads of departments to determine specific security issues, performing vulnerability testing, risk analyses and security assessments, researching safety standards, security systems and authentication protocols, preparing cost estimates and identify integration issues for IT project managers

Employee Performance Review Sample

Employee's Name: Title:
Review Period: __/__/__ to __/__/__ Employee SSN:
Work Location: Supervisor's Name:

Instructions

  1. Rating: Rate the employee against the core skills based on how well he/she demonstrates each skill. Give scores 1, 2, or 3 for each rating depending on the employee's performance.
  2. Comments: Use this area to give examples of employee's performance phrases. The phrases should describe how well an employee has performed on previously set goals based on the given core skill.
  3. Summary: Use this section to give a summary of the employee's strengths and areas for improvement or development. Recommend a step increase for an employee who has met the expectations and performance improvement plans for one who doesn't meet expectations.
  4. Human Resources Review: Human resources manager must examine and indicate whether he/she concurs with the evaluation and comments. If the manager agrees, then he/she must sign the evaluation form. If he/she doesn't concur, then he/she must provide reasons explaining why this is so.
  5. Signatures: Sign the evaluation form and give it to the employee to go through and answer the Self Evaluation Questions. Ask him/her to sign and date the evaluation form before giving it back to the human resources for filing.

Rating Meaning

The employee fails to perform the most important aspects of the job satisfactorily. Requires close guidance to carry out routine jobs. He/she needs significant improvement in all areas. Meetings should be held between the employee and the supervisor to discuss performance deficiencies.

1

Employee routinely meets and exceeds expectations in all areas of responsibility. Produces high-quality work that at times exceeds expectations. Consistently meets the most critical annual goals. Occasionally produces timely and accurate results.

2

The employee consistently and significantly exceeds the communicated expectations by producing exceptionally high-quality work. He/she demonstrates exceptional knowledge of his/her duties and is highly recognized by others as an authority in his/her area of work.

3

Supervisor's Feedback

Skill

Comments

Rating

INNOVATION: Innovation is the process of translating new invention into a service that creates value or brings better solutions that meet the requirements.

Identifies problems easily and then comes up with potentially workable solutions

Puts across ideas and opinions in a very confident and professional way.

3

TROUBLESHOOTING: Troubleshooting is solving a problem or determining a question to an issue which is often applied to repairing failed products or processes on a machine or a system.

Exhibits sound technical deduction and logical isolations to identify problems quickly.

Shows willingness to continue learning new and creative ways of troubleshooting.

3

NETWORKING: Networking is the process that encourages an exchange of information and ideas among individuals or groups that share the same interests.

Identifies one's goals and focuses on them when having a meeting with business professionals

Joins professional groups and attends local events that are sponsored by professional organizations in order to make new business connections

3

APPRAISAL AND EVALUATION SKILLS: Appraisal and Evaluation Skills are services that allow employers to assess their employees? contributions to the organization for the period they have been working with them.

Takes the appropriate steps to follow the provided action plan

Assumes responsibility for the performance evaluation without being asked to

2

ENJOYMENT OF THE JOB: Enjoyment of the Job is the ability to enjoy what you do rather than enjoying what you earn from it.

Does not talk ill about other employees, rather than cool things the employees are doing

Gives one hundred percent; works diligently to complete all tasks and limit one's mistakes and takes responsibility if one makes a mistake

3

PERSONAL RELATIONSHIPS: Personal Relationships is the relationship between individuals who have or have had a continuing relationship of any nature either professional or informal.

Helps other employees in their tasks or projects in order to improve own professional skills and create a more connected working relationship

Introduces oneself to colleagues at social work events such as retreats, holiday parties, and conferences in order to know them better

2

PROJECT MANAGEMENT: Project Management is structuring a to-do list for your project or company containing tasks and responsibilities as well as creating a roadmap for the execution of those duties promptly.

Keeps abreast of technological change and finds the easiest ways to develop knowledge and new skills needed to undertake new projects

Is able to manage competing priorities and meet tight deadlines effectively

2

TECHNOLOGY TREND AWARENESS: Technology Trend Awareness is staying updated with the useful upcoming trends that can serve your business better and easier.

Leads in making contributions in online tech communities that consist of technology savvy individuals sharing technology ideas

Embraces the power of virtual workplaces to save time, money, travel, and energy

3

MECHANICAL SKILLS: Mechanical Skills are the abilities to solve problems that arise in the workplace, although it may vary from one company to another.

Possesses excellent communication skills when explaining complex machines to clients

Leads in developing designs that meet safety requirements and legal guidelines

3

PROGRAMMING SKILLS: Programming Skills is the ability to use technical languages, tools, and operating systems professionally in the workplace.

Demonstrates in-depth knowledge and exceptional ability to use cross-platform programming languages

Takes pride in building concepts quickly and with least code

3

Self Evaluation

Self Evaluation Question

Employee Comments

INNOVATION:

How well do you deal with pressure when it comes to developing workable solutions to problems?

Describe the best and the worst decision you have ever made?

[employee comments]
TROUBLESHOOTING:

How well do you consider the possible alternatives before solving a problem?

Give an instance you handled a task with so much uneasiness and a restless mind and what was the outcome?

[employee comments]
NETWORKING:

Describe a networking event that changed your career life. What was the event about? What happened?

What do you do when a client turns you down or shows no interest in what you have to offer? Give two examples of when this happened

[employee comments]
APPRAISAL AND EVALUATION SKILLS:

How do you balance quality and quantity in terms of the performance?

Do you concentrate so much on the negative and forget the positives?

[employee comments]
ENJOYMENT OF THE JOB:

Describe a time when you felt your work was unmanageable and were unable to meet deadlines. What did you do about it?

If you find yourself working with a "boring" team, how do you keep yourself and others motivated?

[employee comments]
PERSONAL RELATIONSHIPS:

Describe a time when you have been able to address an angry customer and build a great relationship. What was the problem and how did you handle it?

Describe a time when you have met resistance while trying to build a relationship with a colleague. How did you deal with it?

[employee comments]
PROJECT MANAGEMENT:

What methods/techniques have you used to track the progress of a team project? Describe a time when you have prevented a project from derailing

How do you make sure that you and your team deliver a project on time or exceed customer expectations?

[employee comments]
TECHNOLOGY TREND AWARENESS:

What efforts are you making to learn more about data mining techniques?

What efforts are you making to get certifications in specialized technology fields?

[employee comments]
MECHANICAL SKILLS:

What efforts are you making to improve your ability to identify a wide range of symbols on drawings and blueprints?

How often do you rely on sketches, verbal instructions, and notes to complete project designs?

[employee comments]
PROGRAMMING SKILLS:

What do you to ensure that your programming skills are current?

Can you explain how your favorite program works in layman's language?

[employee comments]

Summary

Sections 1-4: To be completed by the supervisor

Section 5: To be completed by the employee

1. Exceeds Job Related Expectations

2. Areas to improve

3. Goals completed since last performance feedback

4. Goals for next period

5. Employee comments

Signatures

I acknowledge that I discussed this performance feedback with my supervisor. My signature does not mean that I agree or disagree with this appraisal.
Employee: Date:
Supervisor: Date:
Human Resources: Date:

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