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

An applications analyst has the primary role of developing and designing computer applications as well as providing technical support on an application. He/she designs applications to meet the objectives of the organization by developing the specifications of the applications, identifying the inputs required and formatting an output that meets the needs of the users.

Other tasks include ensuring the designs are comprehensive and efficient by combining mathematical model building, data modeling, information engineering, and sampling; assess the feasibility of implementing a proposed technological solution by preparing return on investment and cost-benefit analysis; coordinating the application tests to ensure they are of the required performance as well as investigating errors, diagnosing problems and suggesting 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

PUBLIC SPEAKING: Public Speaking though closely related to presenting differs in that it is the process of performing a speech before a live audience with the purpose of informing, persuading or entertaining.

Always does proper research before delivering a talk before people.

Listens to other speakers and tries to learn new ways to improve further.

3

COLLABORATING WITH OTHERS: Collaborating is willingly working with one another and cooperating in whatever task one is assigned without behaving poorly or having an attitude change that hurts others.

Lets everyone find their strength and work to contribute to the common goal, rather than trying to do everything

Meets as a group for the occasional relaxed gathering in order to know each other well and work better together

3

EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE: Emotional Intelligence is the capability to identify your emotions, understand what they are telling me and realize how the feelings are affecting you and the people around you.

Gracefully accepts defeat; always lets go and accepts the situation as it is

Is less defensive and more open to feedback especially when it involves areas of improvement

3

PERSUADING OTHERS: Persuading others is making sure your best ideas get a fair hearing without manipulating others or using trickery.

Polishes own soft skills and learns the art of tact before one walks the path of influencing others

Does a thorough research on how a person would benefit from one's own solution or proposal in order to make the persuasion exercise shorter and effective

3

PROBLEM/SITUATION ANALYSIS: Problem/Situation Analysis is the ability to solve problems and assess situations to know what kind of solution is required to calm it down.

Looks for the solution that highlights the most positive effects as well as that, which produces the mildest consequences

Defines own goals specifically and makes them as realistic and as attainable as possible

3

SELF-DISCIPLINE AND SENSE OF DUTY: Self-Discipline and Sense of Duty is an active effort which helps in developing set ways for your thoughts, actions, and habits empowering your to stick to your decisions.

Pays attention to own mistakes in order to learn new ways to deal with them if they happen again in the future

Clarifies what one will and will not do; educates oneself so that one does not make ignorant mistakes

2

USING COMMON SENSE: Using Common Sense is the ability to see what is missing in a situation or a project and supplying it without necessarily being assigned or asked to do it.

Avoids talking when one knows that what they are thinking or want to say may be taken the wrong way or get one in trouble

Takes a personality assessment in order to identify own tendencies and biases and how they influence own judgment, analysis, and decision-making

2

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

Sets clear objectives for holding a meeting and ensures the meeting has a concrete agenda

Follows up on a meeting, documents all the responsibilities and tasks that were given

3

COMPUTER SKILLS: Computer Skills are the necessary computer working skills that each employee need to have while seeking to get admitted into the professional world.

Known as the person to go to when faced with a problem related to using a computer service

Demonstrates outstanding ability to create, use, and troubleshoot computer networks

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.

Possesses multiple certifications in a wide range of technical fields

Always a step ahead of others in working with new systems

3

Self Evaluation

Self Evaluation Question

Employee Comments

PUBLIC SPEAKING:

What was your favorite talk and how did it rate among your audience?

Do you normally talk about all your intended points and how do you manage your time on stage.

[employee comments]
COLLABORATING WITH OTHERS:

What are some of the challenges you have faced when working with others? How do you manage to stay focused despite the challenges?

Describe a time when you have had to work with a difficult team member. How did you handle it?

[employee comments]
EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE:

What is one thing that makes you frustrated or angry at work and what do you do when that happens?

Which is one of the most stressful situations you have had? How did you resolve the situation?

[employee comments]
PERSUADING OTHERS:

Describe a time when you have used persuasion to convince someone to see things your way. What tips did you use?

What are some of the challenges you have faced when trying to persuade others and how have you overcome them?

[employee comments]
PROBLEM/SITUATION ANALYSIS:

What information do you research when analyzing a problem and how do you use it?

Describe the most difficult situation/problem you have ever solved. What steps did you take to diagnose it and what was the outcome?

[employee comments]
SELF-DISCIPLINE AND SENSE OF DUTY:

How do you know when your behavior is about to get out of track and how do you regulate it? Describe a time when this happened

Describe a time when you have been able to juggle multiple important projects due to your ability to remain self-disciplined. What challenges did you face and how did you overcome them?

[employee comments]
USING COMMON SENSE:

How have you used common sense at work to meet your goals? Give a specific example when this happened

What have you done to avoid the most common arguments with your colleagues and customers?

[employee comments]
MEETING MANAGEMENT:

Have you ever failed to give participants the topic to be discussed beforehand? How did you correct the mistake?

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

[employee comments]
COMPUTER SKILLS:

What efforts are you making to become more familiar with different computer hardware components?

Have you ever tried to use different versions and types of computer operating systems? Did you learn anything new?

[employee comments]
TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Can you describe your experience with using new systems? Which challenges did you face and how did you solve them?

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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