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

An information architect is assigned the role of researching, designing and implementing of a structural design that aims to make shared information easier to access and be understood by the end user. He/she will provide a positive user experience by determining the appropriate information structure for the various online sites and applications.

Besides that major responsibility, he or she will be assigned other roles that include the following, identifying user requirements through research, evaluating traffic patterns, monitoring and evaluating user feedback, perform data categorization, creating site maps, wireframes and interface functionality, structure and classify websites for easy information access and creating site structure for websites and web applications.

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.

Knows how to communicate ideas and issues easily in a very clear and concise manner.

Solves problems one by one so as not to mix up issues and ideas.

3

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.

Allows for open and free discussions regardless of each person's position within the company but does not let one person dominate the session

Focuses on opportunities, strengths, weaknesses, and threats while planning for the future

3

WORK ATTITUDE: Work Attitude is one's feelings towards and beliefs about one's job and their behavior that can tell how it feels to be there.

Very cheerful person making everyone around to cheer up as well

Carries a delicious humorous character that makes others enjoy a good laugh as they perform their tasks

3

EMOTION MANAGEMENT: Emotion Management is the ability to realize, readily accept and successfully control feelings on oneself and sometimes in others around you by being in complete authority over your thoughts and feelings that are generated whenever your values are touched.

Helps transform problems faced by different colleagues into an opportunity for positive change

Creates a relaxing personal space at work in order to help reduce stress and anxiety

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.

Comfortably walks in someone else's shoe and craves understanding of other colleagues easily

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

3

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.

Gives up more comfortable and confident options and takes a more challenging path while in order to achieve one's goals

Establishes a periodic check-in halfway between the goals in order to determine whether one has done enough or needs to adjust the timeline

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.

Is open-minded and listens to other employees notions and ideas even if they derail own thinking

Tracks own time and writes everything that needs to be done down in order not to miss an important commitment

3

ENTREPRENEURIAL THINKING: Entrepreneurial Thinking is a mindset that allows embraces critical questioning, innovation, service and continuous improvement with an attitude of change.

Demonstrates high level of confidence when executing ideas and gets the job done even under stressful conditions

Possesses exceptional ability to adapt and thrive in any environment

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.

Excels at troubleshooting computer hardware problems and is familiar with different hardware components

Demonstrates outstanding familiarity with computer security issues and copyright laws

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

Demonstrates outstanding ability to operate a wide range of devices and machines

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?

Do you usually look at issues in a one-sided manner or at different angles?

[employee comments]
STRATEGIC PLANNING:

If you were assigned a new project, what are the steps you would take to get the project moving and on track?

What tips would you offer anyone who is taking a role that involves strategic planning and accountability for decisions?

[employee comments]
WORK ATTITUDE:

Are you focused on doing a thorough work on all tasks assigned without any complaint?

Are you always armed with the right attitude no matter the situation?

[employee comments]
EMOTION MANAGEMENT:

What is the most stressful situation you have ever found yourself in at work and how did you handle it?

Can you think of a time when you got depressed because you felt the workplace was not a good fit for you? How did you cope with that?

[employee comments]
EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE:

Can you think of a time when you said or did something that had a positive impact on a colleague or client? What was it?

Is there a time a colleague came to you with a problem? How did you respond?

[employee comments]
PERSONAL COMMITMENT:

After setting your goals, how do you keep track of your progress? What do you do when you realize that you have done less than you expected?

When is the last time you took a project that demanded a lot of personal commitment? What did you do to remain committed to accomplishing it?

[employee comments]
USING COMMON SENSE:

What have you done to improve your ability to use common sense at work?

Your workspace is messy. You can take one hour to clean it, or you can take three hours to shift to a new workspace. What should you do and why?

[employee comments]
ENTREPRENEURIAL THINKING:

Can you think of situations where you demonstrated a lot of determination despite facing obstacles and challenges?

What have you learned from your past mistakes when executing business ideas?

[employee comments]
COMPUTER SKILLS:

What are you doing to improve your knowledge in installing, using, and troubleshooting computer software

What efforts are you making to become more familiar with computer security issues and copyright laws?

[employee comments]
TECHNICAL SKILLS:

What do you to ensure that your technical skills are current?

Have you ever failed to follow technical instructions when using a new system? What did you do to improve?

[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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