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

A Laboratory Technician is responsible for supporting laboratory staff by maintaining the glassware, supporting logs and record books, troubleshooting and solving problems helping with special projects.

The duties of this post are keeping laboratory supplies ready by keeping inventory stock, placing orders and verifying receipt, keeping equipment operating by following the operating instructions, troubleshooting breakdowns, maintaining supplies, performing preventive maintenance, calling for repairs, documenting information by maintaining daily logs and equipment record books, resolving problems by examining and evaluating data, providing glassware by ordering, receiving and inventorying glassware, maintaining glassware by picking-up, cleaning, washing, sterilizing and distributing, completing projects by assisting project team, attending and participating in group and project meetings.

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

FACILITATION: Facilitation is making tasks or life easy for others while ensuring the daily running of successful meetings or workshops or business at large.

Suggests an energizer activity, such as watching a related YouTube clip or playing a game, when one has a long meeting

Encourages other group members to lead future discussions in order to make them feel joint ownership of a group and its goals

2

COOPERATION WITH COLLEAGUES: Cooperation is the process of working with groups or teams for a common mutual benefit as opposed to working in competition or for selfish ambition.

Concerned with how work scheduling is done to avoid overcrowding some employees

High performance on group tasks given without waiting for someone else to handle them

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.

Maintains the ability to make good decisions and exercise sound judgment during difficult or stressful situations

Identifies gaps in one's own skill set and takes advantage of the learning opportunities in order to enhance effectiveness

2

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.

Is not shy to ask questions when feeling uncertain or insecure and uses the information to perform tasks efficiently

Trains oneself in order to avoid feeling ill-equipped and hesitant at work due to lack of proper knowledge

3

PERSISTENCE: Persistence is the refusal to give up or let go of a firm or obstinate continuous course of action despite difficulties or opposition that you may face.

Avoids quitting at the first sign of difficulty; treats challenges as something to make one stronger and more compassionate

Keeps a positive mental attitude even when faced with defeat and failures

3

REALISTIC GOAL SETTING: Realistic Goal Setting is the skill to hone in the specific actions that we need to perform to accomplish everything we aspire to live.

Establishes criteria for success in order to make it easier to track the goals' progress and know when one has achieved them

Makes goals for oneself without being concerned about what others want in order to make them personally meaningful

2

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.

Sets realistic goals and develops strategies to achieve them on time and in the right way

Anticipates problems that are likely to occur with own projects and devises a plan to handle them as they appear

3

BUSINESS ETIQUETTE: Business Etiquette is a basic framework of rules set by companies to ensure and allow you to understand the way you should conduct yourself in the professional world.

Makes minimal side conversations in meetings and puts the phone away in most meetings

Avoids criticizing others and accepts that everyone is trying their best

2

DIVERSITY AWARENESS: Diversity Awareness is the understanding that people are different and unique in their particular way and respecting their uniqueness.

Often assesses whether the current procedures, practices, and policies are diverse

Avoids making jokes that may be offensive to others and remains respectful to everyone

2

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.

Shows interest to understand how complex systems and processes work

Makes enough effort to enhance the ability to operate a wide range of devices and machines

2

Self Evaluation

Self Evaluation Question

Employee Comments

FACILITATION:

Is there a time when you have faced challenges when coordinating a group? How did you overcome the challenges?

Who is in charge when you are away? How do you make sure that the person understands what you expect of him/her?

[employee comments]
COOPERATION WITH COLLEAGUES:

Are you willing to reconcile when a conflict occurs in the workplace?

What can your team say concerning your work ethics and manners?

[employee comments]
SELF AWARENESS:

Can you describe some circumstances and situations that brought out your best at work?

Are there times when you have reacted to someone or something in the workplace in a way you did not intend to? How did you fix that?

[employee comments]
SELF CONFIDENCE:

Is there a time you took on a task or project you considered out of your comfort zone? How did you feel?

Have you had times when others questioned your ability to handle a certain task? How have you handled such situations?

[employee comments]
PERSISTENCE:

How do you show persistence in the workplace? Describe a situation that has forced you to remain persistent at work

What have you done to develop the inner energy that keeps you going when facing tough situations at work?

[employee comments]
REALISTIC GOAL SETTING:

Is there a time when you failed to meet your goals because they were unreal? What did you do?

How do you prioritize your goals in order to make them more achievable?

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

What are some of the things that you have done to help nourish your self-discipline? How has this helped you in developing a sense of duty?

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]
BUSINESS ETIQUETTE:

Are you making any efforts to build and nurture relationships and do you create time to meet people?

What steps do you take to ensure a conversation runs smoothly even when disagreeing with what others are saying?

[employee comments]
DIVERSITY AWARENESS:

What have you done to increase your understanding of the perspectives of others?

What are some of the things you are doing to discourage harassment and bullying of people with diverse views?

[employee comments]
TECHNICAL SKILLS:

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

What efforts are you making to learn new technologies and remain updated with technology?

[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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