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

A Research Fellow develops the strategy and vision to position a project from inception through completion creating teams and collaborations that understand the project's direction.

The primary duties of this position include communicating directions through words or actions to inspire the team members to reach the set goals, planning and budgeting for the proposed project, leading and directing the work of the rest of the team members, acting as the principal investigator or co-investigator on research project, conducting individual or collaborative research projects, developing research objectives, plans and proposals, assessing, interpreting and evaluating the outcomes of research, resolving problems of meeting research targets and deadlines, developing ideas for application of research results.

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

URGENCY: Urgency is the speed that drives businesses fast in order to keep them from disconnecting from what they are aiming to achieve but pursue it with a sense of urgency.

Analyzes and then handles work according to priorities. The highly prioritized tasks are handled first.

Delegates work if necessary to other employees to ensure that it is completed on time.

3

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

Always looks for ways to create extra value in the work that is done.

Always tries to suggest new alternatives of achieving pre-set goals and objectives.

3

COOPERATION WITH COLLEAGUES: Cooperation is the process of working with groups or teams for a common mutual benefit as opposed to working in competition or for selfish ambition.

Encourages other team members to work together towards a common goal

Works well with management, co-workers, and team members to ensure accomplishment of set goals

3

DEDICATION TO WORK: Dedication to Work is a devotion or setting aside the scheduled time that you are required to work each day consistently without fail as well as being on time and giving 100% of your efforts to doing quality work.

Always ready to jump in and get the project done as expected

Never says ?I can't? when any project is released even the tough, challenging ones

2

PERSONAL GROWTH: Personal Growth is the improvement of one's awareness, identity, developing talents and potential to facilitate the growth of oneself and the position they handle at the workplace.

Has a high personal goal orientation that is inspired by the desire to grow and mature in the career world

Personal maturity and development is imminent to those interacting with such a person

3

ADAPTABILITY: Adaptability is the ability to cope with and adapt to unexpected situations in any environment and staying connected with a great attitude.

Incorporates feedback effectively and deals positively with praises and criticism

Volunteers to take the lead for an important presentation when a colleague comes down with an illness

2

HANDLING STRESS: Handling Stress is the skill to balance the requirements of the job and your abilities or available resources in performing it.

Gets out of the workplace during lunch hour in order to feel refreshed and more productive in the afternoon

Makes to-do lists, prioritizes one's tasks and schedules enough time to complete each task in order to avoid stress from piled-up tasks

2

RESULTS ORIENTATION: Results Orientation is knowing and focusing on outstanding results and working hard to achieve them because they are significant.

Utilizes tools and techniques that ensure that projects and goals remain on target and within the set budget

Generates enthusiasm and commitment from others in order to set and achieve challenging goals or objectives

3

DIVERSITY AWARENESS: Diversity Awareness is the understanding that people are different and unique in their particular way and respecting their uniqueness.

Possesses the ability to create a common vision and works hand in hand with everyone when implementing programs

Leads in driving positive change and is seen as the spokesperson to promote diversity issues and concerns of others

3

SCHEDULING: Scheduling is creating daily workflow charts that the employees are supposed to follow when working and submitting their projects.

Possesses exceptional ability to create effective and reliable project schedules

Adds enough contingency time for any unexpected events when scheduling tasks

3

Self Evaluation

Self Evaluation Question

Employee Comments

URGENCY:

How well do you prioritize and handle any work assigned to you?

Do you always find it difficult to say no to extra work when you have enough to handle?

[employee comments]
INNOVATION:

What is the worst decision you had ever made when you were trying to solve a particular problem?

What can you say is your best innovation when it comes to developing workable solutions?

[employee comments]
COOPERATION WITH COLLEAGUES:

Are you available when your team needs you to finish tasks?

Do you deserve a promotion gauging from the work you have done as a team?

[employee comments]
DEDICATION TO WORK:

Do you show up daily for work or you give excuses to be absent?

Do you seek new opportunities to make you grow or you are not open minded?

[employee comments]
PERSONAL GROWTH:

Do you accept positive criticism and work on the areas that need change?

What changes do you need to inject in your personal goals to make you better?

[employee comments]
ADAPTABILITY:

If you were given a new project to lead without prior knowledge, what steps would you take to tackle it?

When have you been forced to attend to an emergency in an unusual way and what was the outcome?

[employee comments]
HANDLING STRESS:

Give an example of a time when you have worked with a team that was facing a very stressful situation. How did you help the team members handle the situation?

Which specific areas in your current department do you find to be the most stressful?

[employee comments]
RESULTS ORIENTATION:

Is there a time when you have handled a project that demanded a lot of effort? How did you go about it?

Describe a project/goal that required you to pay attention to detail. How did you go about accomplishing it?

[employee comments]
DIVERSITY AWARENESS:

Have you participated in events that are diversity-related and what efforts are you making to promote them?

What efforts are you making to welcome and consider the ideas and views of other people?

[employee comments]
SCHEDULING:

What efforts are you making to employ the best practices and standards when scheduling projects?

How often do you create a routine to get repetitive tasks done more efficiently?

[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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