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

A Cyber Security Consultant works with organizations to ensure their computer information systems are secure. He/she determines who can access the company's information and plans, coordinates and implements the security programs. This position uses its specialized expertise and up to date knowledge that exceeds all the other staff to protect against web threats that facilitate cyber crimes like malware, phishing, viruses, information malware, and hacking, etc.

Other major responsibilities include determining the most practical way to protect computers, networks, software, data and information systems against any possible attacks, interviewing staff and heads of departments to determine specific security issues, performing vulnerability testing, risk analyses and security assessments, researching safety standards, security systems and authentication protocols, preparing cost estimates and identify integration issues for IT project managers

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

INNOVATION: Innovation is the process of translating new invention into a service that creates value or brings better solutions that meet the requirements.

Demonstrates confidence and poise when pursuing new and challenging tasks.

Encourages others to appreciate and use their skills and abilities in the right way.

2

TROUBLESHOOTING: Troubleshooting is solving a problem or determining a question to an issue which is often applied to repairing failed products or processes on a machine or a system.

Encourages users of the systems to always perform backup operations from time to time.

Knows how to establish and maintain personal networks and relationships that are useful in troubleshooting.

2

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

Creates time to review the names and details of new contacts in order to get ready for future appointments

Scans one's feed on social media in order to see what is happening in one's corner of the business world and track competition

2

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.

Uses the evaluation feedback to motivate and encourage employees to better their skills

Does not compromise on the quality of the company's policies when evaluating the performance of each individual

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.

Periodically thanks one's employer for being chosen to participate in a new team project or for the opportunity to work at the company

Looks for solutions instead of griping about problems; comes up with suggestions about ways to make things better and run smoothly

2

PERSONAL RELATIONSHIPS: Personal Relationships is the relationship between individuals who have or have had a continuing relationship of any nature either professional or informal.

Helps other employees in their tasks or projects in order to improve own professional skills and create a more connected working relationship

Continues interacting with the person one has gotten to know in order to know each other better professionally and personally

2

PROJECT MANAGEMENT: Project Management is structuring a to-do list for your project or company containing tasks and responsibilities as well as creating a roadmap for the execution of those duties promptly.

Keeps abreast of technological change and finds the easiest ways to develop knowledge and new skills needed to undertake new projects

Knows how to create projects' contracts with clear terms and conditions that are agreed upon by both parties, and how to administer the contracts

2

TECHNOLOGY TREND AWARENESS: Technology Trend Awareness is staying updated with the useful upcoming trends that can serve your business better and easier.

Shows interest to learn more about online confidentiality, privacy and security

Constantly uses modern communication trends such as instant messages and video conferencing

2

MECHANICAL SKILLS: Mechanical Skills are the abilities to solve problems that arise in the workplace, although it may vary from one company to another.

Shows willingness to take on new challenges and puts extra effort to solve problems

Understands how to troubleshoot and maintain some tools and equipment

2

PROGRAMMING SKILLS: Programming Skills is the ability to use technical languages, tools, and operating systems professionally in the workplace.

Eager to participate in continuing education opportunities related to programming

Shows interest to learn how to create more impressive web pages using appropriate web design techniques and programming paradigms

2

Self Evaluation

Self Evaluation Question

Employee Comments

INNOVATION:

What is the worst decision you had ever made when you were trying to solve a particular problem?

How well do you work with a group or team to come up with innovative ideas?

[employee comments]
TROUBLESHOOTING:

Give an instance that you used your past knowledge to solve a current problem?

What do you consider as your best and worst experience when it comes to troubleshooting?

[employee comments]
NETWORKING:

Describe a networking event that changed your career life. What was the event about? What happened?

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

[employee comments]
APPRAISAL AND EVALUATION SKILLS:

How do you balance quality and quantity in terms of the performance?

Do you treat the employees the same even the weak ones?

[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?

Do you prefer working as part of a team or alone? Given a choice, what percentage of your time would you allocate to each?

[employee comments]
PERSONAL RELATIONSHIPS:

How do you establish rapport with other employees? What are some of the things that you have done to gain their confidence?

Describe a time when a colleague asked you to keep something confidential. How did you go about building this trust?

[employee comments]
PROJECT MANAGEMENT:

What communication plans have you used to convey an important message to your team? How have you confirmed the accuracy of information received or sent?

Describe the most difficult project that you have ever managed. What made it difficult and how did you go about it?

[employee comments]
TECHNOLOGY TREND AWARENESS:

How often do you encourage colleagues to use the internet to search for information easily?

What are you doing to encourage more colleagues to participate in online tech communities where individuals share technology ideas?

[employee comments]
MECHANICAL SKILLS:

What efforts are you making to improve your communication skills when explaining complex machines to clients?

How often do you rely on sketches, verbal instructions, and notes to complete project designs?

[employee comments]
PROGRAMMING SKILLS:

Can you describe your experience with using cross-platform programming languages?

Can you explain your approach when creating a new program? Which steps do you follow?

[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: