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

An Information Security Analyst has the overall responsibility to provide computer security solutions from time to time by finding possible security threats and vulnerabilities. They are in-charge of developing security strategies and implementing them in accordance with the company's standard procedures. They make use of their advanced computer security knowledge and skill set to help undertake their role.

Besides that major responsibility, other duties include troubleshooting and remedying any possible threat and vulnerabilities, protect all computer assets, configure computer security tools and related software, monitor and review daily computer logs and traffic, offer technical support and training in relation to computer security and document all computer security threats, risks, and solutions.

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

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.

Always tries to talk unambiguously and concisely during a conversation.

Maintains direct eye contact with the audience when giving a speech.

3

NEGOTIATION SKILLS: Negotiation Skills are a deliberative process by which people settle their differences through an acceptable agreement to both parties to co-exist without argument and dispute in the workplace.

Engages the other party in a nice way that builds rapport and makes the other person relaxed and comfortable.

Raises relevant issues that seem to be a stumbling block to the negotiation process.

3

JUDGMENT SKILLS: Judgment is the ability to make a decision or form an opinion wisely especially in matters affecting action, good sense and discretion.

Assesses the risks, including ethical risks, in new situations where there are little or no precedent, in order to make an informed decision

Evaluates the pros and cons, or costs and benefits, associated with an option and generates an array of possible responses or solutions

3

SELF CONFIDENCE: Self Confidence is the ability to know who you are and what you are capable of doing which shows in your behavior, your body language, how you speak, etc.

Goes above and beyond; suggests new ideas, clients or products in order to make projects easier or more streamlined

Speaks one's mind during meetings in order to see the reactions of other employees to one's viewpoint and adjust appropriately

2

CONSISTENCY AND RELIABILITY: Consistency and Reliability are the ability to be trusted to do what you do best all the time with or without supervision and without failure to produce results.

Always keeps his commitments and works with other employees in order to help them keep theirs

Consistently outperforms other employees because of one's excellence in priority setting, planning, and execution

3

EVALUATING OTHERS: Evaluating others is the capacity to see the individuality in others and recognize a person's unique point of view.

Observes a person to see how they respond to change:- whether they are cheerful or complaining when handling new tasks

Looks at a person's punctuality and attendance:- whether or not a person has attained perfect attendance to work and meetings

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.

Surrounds oneself with like-minded people in order to get the confidence and motivation one needs to stay dedicated

Works with an experienced life coach in order to brainstorm ideas for actionable steps to accomplish one's goals

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

TECHNOLOGY SAVVY: Technology Savvy is the introduction of the digital technology in the workplace as a strategy to make tasks run swiftly against doing them manually.

Excels at integrating software and modern computing power when applying analytics to make strategic decisions

Embraces the power of computers to process tasks efficiently and accurately

3

TECHNICAL SKILLS: Technical Skills are the abilities and knowledge mostly related to mechanical, IT, scientific and mathematical needed to perform specific tasks in the workplace.

Trains others in an area of expertise and always shares knowledge with colleagues

Demonstrates exceptional professionalism and confidence when solving complicated issues and always welcomes new challenges

3

Self Evaluation

Self Evaluation Question

Employee Comments

VERBAL COMMUNICATION:

How well can you rate your verbal skills and what are you doing to improve?

Have you ever tried to copy somebody else's way of talking and how did it turn out?

[employee comments]
NEGOTIATION SKILLS:

Give an instance that you managed to negotiate on something. What was the result?

Have you ever backed out of negotiation process and what was the outcome?

[employee comments]
JUDGMENT SKILLS:

Describe a time when you had to be relatively quick in solving a problem. How did you do it? What was the outcome?

In your experience, when solving a problem as a team, do you come up with the most ideas or do you prefer to step back and follow other people's guidelines?

[employee comments]
SELF CONFIDENCE:

When is the last time you asked for assistance on a certain project from a colleague? What was the project?

Are there employees you consider more successful than you? How often do you have contact with them?

[employee comments]
CONSISTENCY AND RELIABILITY:

Can you provide a specific example that best illustrates your ability to be counted on?

How often do you keep in touch with customers? How do you inform them about new products or services?

[employee comments]
EVALUATING OTHERS:

What techniques have you used to evaluate others? What have you done to improve these techniques?

How do you think a company benefits from regularly evaluating its employees?

[employee comments]
PERSONAL COMMITMENT:

Describe a time when you did not deliver your promise. What was the promise? How did you fix the situation?

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]
MEETING MANAGEMENT:

Were there any times you failed to assign roles to participants in a meeting? How did you correct the situation?

What efforts are you making to ensure all meetings have a clear agenda?

[employee comments]
TECHNOLOGY SAVVY:

Can you describe a situation where you successfully utilized the power of computers to process tasks more efficiently and accurately?

How often do you encourage colleagues to use computers to execute repetitive, multiple, and complex tasks more efficiently?

[employee comments]
TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Can you describe a time when you saved time by applying your technical skills to automate a process?

Have you ever attempted to apply your technical skills to create a new and working system from scratch?

[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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