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

A senior network architect oversees network designing, integration, and implementation. He/she is supposed to have evident leadership skills and expertise in the field of network design and integration and supports the delivery of IT equipment and solutions by consulting with clients and engaging them in network architecture.

Other responsibilities include assessing, planning, designing, and implementing networks equipment such as firewalls, routing/switching, load balancer, optical, WAN, and LAN. He/she also leads other staff and contributes directions in cloud migration and other network activities and also develops standards and policies for effective and safe running of the networks. Lastly, he/she plans training for the staff regarding new network infrastructure.

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

CUSTOMER ORIENTED: Customer Oriented is a skill that focuses primarily on the client as the King offering quality services that meet the customer's expectations with an aim to inspire people rather than just try to sell their product.

Talks with a friendly and pleasant voice with customers over the phone.

Overcomes the objections of clients skillfully and provides justifiable explanations to customers questions.

3

VERBAL COMMUNICATION: Verbal Communication is the use of tones and language to relay a message; it aids as a vehicle for expressing ideas, concepts and it, is critical to the daily running of the business.

Never talks too much so as not to bore the people who are listening.

Speaks with humility and genuine respect for other people and is considered with high regard.

3

INSPIRING OTHERS: Inspiring is encouraging one to be their best in contributing to the vision of an organization where they are placed and entrusted to work.

Avoids using insulting or negative language when one is around people; uses constructive criticism instead of putting people down

Takes the time to learn more about one's work and the people one serves in order to be more productive

3

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

Dresses well, looks sharp and conducts oneself respectfully in order to make a good first impression when meeting potential business partners

Takes a close look at the resources and network that one already has in place and creates new opportunities from them

2

STRATEGIC PLANNING: Strategic Planning is organizational management activity that is used to set priorities, focus energy and resources, strengthen operations while guaranteeing that employees and other stakeholders are working towards common goals.

Hires an outside facilitator or someone who doesn't have any stake in the company's success in order to free up conversations

Reviews the strategic plan for performance achievement as often as possible and holds people accountable for unapproved missed deadlines

3

PARTICIPATIVE MANAGEMENT: Participative Management is also known as employee involvement is the participation of all stakeholders at all levels of the organization in the investigation of problems, development of strategies and implementation of solutions.

Gives incentives programs that are very efficient and well organized

Shows respect to each team member in the company without favoritism

2

PHYSICAL ABILITIES: Physical Abilities is the ability of one's strengths and limitations that are also known as the individual resources to perform well at the tasks given.

Excellent ability in learning and understanding key tricks on the new technology

Consistently watching for new measures to help the team overcome the challenges

2

SELF AWARENESS: Self Awareness is the ability to have a sound understanding of who you are as a person and how to relate to the world in which you live by understanding your strengths and weaknesses and how to manage them in the workplace.

Remains calm, actively listens and tries to focus on the positive in order to manage challenges and maintain momentum in day-to-day work

Remains confident, energized and enthusiastic in the face of very challenging and prolonged work demands

2

CONCEPTUAL THINKING: Conceptual Thinking is the ability to recognize a situation or problem by identifying patterns or connections while addressing the underlying issues.

Thinks beyond the situation at hand and balances multiple perspectives when reaching a conclusion or setting a direction

Recognizes and acts in accordance with the company goals, strategies, and priorities and gives suggestions and ideas on how to handle key issues

3

MEETING MANAGEMENT: Meeting Management is the skill to know and understands the reason why an official meeting should be held and who should attend.

Excels at being prepared for meetings by providing all participants with an agenda way before the scheduled day of the meeting

Takes full responsibility in guiding a meeting to ensure participants do not lose focus

3

Self Evaluation

Self Evaluation Question

Employee Comments

CUSTOMER ORIENTED:

Do you put in an extra effort and time in emergencies to ensure the needs of customers are met?

Is there a time you understood a customer's circumstances quickly? What did you do?

[employee comments]
VERBAL COMMUNICATION:

Give an instance you were given the opportunity to talk to people. What was the reaction?

Do you give people ample time to talk before you state your point or views?

[employee comments]
INSPIRING OTHERS:

What are some of the books you have read, places you have been or things you have done that have inspired you the most?

Describe a time when you felt you were able to inspire other employees in a big way. What did you do?

[employee comments]
NETWORKING:

How do you make sure to keep in touch with a new contact after the first meeting?

What are some of the things you don't like about networking events and networking in general?

[employee comments]
STRATEGIC PLANNING:

How does your current position affect the overall goals of your company? What have you done to improve your ability to set the company's goals?

What goals have you set for your career? What is your plan to achieve them?

[employee comments]
PARTICIPATIVE MANAGEMENT:

Do you make decisions with the employees in mind or do you just consider your own needs?

How well do you advise those who want to grow and expand their career?

[employee comments]
PHYSICAL ABILITIES:

Do you stay updated on the new technology that is in the market for the equipment you are working with

Do you communicate effectively to ensure adequate use of equipment or machines?

[employee comments]
SELF AWARENESS:

Is there a time when you were surprised about the positive impact your words or behavior had on a colleague or client?

What is one area you have consistently developed in the last year?

[employee comments]
CONCEPTUAL THINKING:

Describe the most complex task you have ever accomplished. What information did you use when handling this task?

Give an example of a problem you solved when important facts were unavailable. What was the outcome? How was this problem affecting other employees?

[employee comments]
MEETING MANAGEMENT:

Can you think of a time where you invited unnecessary participants? How did you correct the situation?

Have you ever failed to take notes during a meeting? How did you correct the mistake?

[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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