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

A Production Assistant is responsible for supporting all aspects of film and TV production.

The responsibilities for this post include helping prepare the set with lights, props and equipment, assisting with costume designers, directors , camera people and any other crew members, performing administrative work, acting as a runner distributing messages or items within the film crew and cast, conducting crowd control by putting up signs, directing pedestrians away from filming, lock down sets etc., escorting actors around the filming area and coordinate any extras, undertaking errands as assigned by the directors, printing and distributing daily paperwork like scripts and call sheets.

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

CRITICAL THINKING: Critical Thinking is the ability to think clearly and rationally while understanding the logical connection between ideas in a reflective and independent thinking.

Able to piece together elements and come up with proper deductions on issues.

Demonstrates excellent problem-solving skills by accessing a problem and devising the best possible solution for it.

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.

Highly disciplined and punctual in all aspects displaying character that others should follow

Always an excellent team player who cooperates and listens to others

3

ASSERTIVENESS: Assertiveness is the inclination to stand up for your rights or other people's rights in a calm and concrete way without being aggressive or accepting a wrong.

Understands that self rights, feelings, thoughts, and needs are just as important as everyone else's and feels free to express them

Decides on wording; thinks through not only about what to say, but how to say it

3

COMMITMENT TO THE JOB: Commitment to the Job is the feeling of responsibility that a person has towards a mission and goals of an organization.

Comes in early and stays late in order to complete a project or task on time

Trains and takes online courses in order to improve one's own skills in a way that best serves the company

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.

Hardly ever looks at the clock; is always too busy making things happen thus finds time moving faster

Leaves work with items on one's to-do list and is excited about tackling the items the following day

3

PERSISTENCE: Persistence is the refusal to give up or let go of a firm or obstinate continuous course of action despite difficulties or opposition that you may face.

Listens carefully and learns from the advice given by colleagues, customers, and competitors on how to improve one's approach towards a certain goal

Welcomes change and new ideas and continues looking for ways that one can incorporate these into one's life

2

PERSONAL COMMITMENT: Personal Commitment is an obligation that you have voluntarily agreed to fulfill without being cajoled or threatened and are willing to be held accountable for the results.

Faces obstacles with fortitude and resiliency; perceives challenges as a part of the journey towards the larger accomplishment that one is committed to

Joins professional support groups in order to get all the help one needs to realize own goals

2

LONG RANGE PLANNING: Long Range Planning is setting long-term goals and objectives for your business or project to ensure its growth and sustainability is reached by all the employees.

Sets flexible goals that are easy to modify in case one encounters barriers along the way to accomplishment

Ensures consistency between departments; makes sure that each department plan is brought together with plans for other departments and that they mesh

3

RESOURCE USE: Resource Use is the ability to utilize the office supplies effectively while avoiding any wastage and ensuring everything is used correctly.

Prioritizes and categorizes resources in different buckets in order to get the most out of them

Uses project management tools to look for project areas that need attention, and then seeks to understand how one can help

3

PRODUCT KNOWLEDGE: Product Knowledge is an essential sales skill to understand the features of your product allowing you to present the benefits compellingly and accurately to the customer.

Demonstrates awareness about the customer experience offered by the product

Demonstrates in-depth knowledge on how to use a product together with another

3

Self Evaluation

Self Evaluation Question

Employee Comments

CRITICAL THINKING:

Give an instance you hurriedly made a decision without thinking it through and what was the result?

When expressing your ideas do you deliver them in a logical manner?

[employee comments]
APPRAISAL AND EVALUATION SKILLS:

Do you find fault with some of the employees you assess?

Do you work with the employees after the assessment to see better results?

[employee comments]
ASSERTIVENESS:

Have you ever used verbal communication to get a point across that was important to you?

How often do you encourage your colleagues to get into groups in order to make decisions that should be made jointly?

[employee comments]
COMMITMENT TO THE JOB:

Are there times you have come in early or stayed late in order to meet a deadline?

What has been your major work-related setback? What happened and how did you manage to keep moving forward?

[employee comments]
ENJOYMENT OF THE JOB:

How do you maintain enjoyment of the job after experiencing a setback on your way to achieving your goals?

Can you describe a time when you made a suggestion to improve the work in your department? What was the outcome?

[employee comments]
PERSISTENCE:

Describe a time when your manager put pressure on you. Did you handle the pressure as well as you would have loved to?

What has been your greatest failure? What would you do differently next time to ensure success?

[employee comments]
PERSONAL COMMITMENT:

What do you use to plan your tasks? Is there a time when you missed an appointment due to lack of proper planning?

Is there a time when you faced challenges when working on a project? What did you do to remain determined to finish the project?

[employee comments]
LONG RANGE PLANNING:

Describe a time when you have had a hard time accomplishing your long-range plan. What was the problem and how did you solve it?

Describe the most successful long-term goal that you have accomplished. How did you go about making it a success?

[employee comments]
RESOURCE USE:

Describe a time when you have started a project without all the required resources. Were you happy with the outcome? Explain your answer

How have you ensured a fair and balanced resource allocation when planning your projects or tasks?

[employee comments]
PRODUCT KNOWLEDGE:

Can you think of a situation where you demonstrated your ability to fix problems associated with a product?

What are you doing to improve your ability to fix problems associated with a product?

[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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