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.

Tries to always consider all factors at play before deciding on a particular methods or way.

Always feels comfortable and confident when seeking help or advice whenever stuck on solving any issue.

2

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.

Defines or redefines the company's mission in order to enable the key people to share the same view of the company's philosophy, goals, and future direction

Pays attention to the human resources required for the plan to succeed

2

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.

Always works past the can't do attitude to ensure difficult tasks are done

Always carries a positive mindset that is frequently accompanied by an excellent posture

2

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.

Assists hurting colleagues by referring them to the help that they need, like employee assistant programs and conflict skills training

Sets aside time each day to be with friends and family in order to have a chance to share and open up

2

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.

Avoids power struggles and backstabbing and is able to build rapport and trust quickly with other employees

Does not get easily disappointed when things don't go according to plan

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.

Finds meaning and passion behind the mission one is pursuing in order to stay focused

Joins professional support groups in order to get all the help one needs to realize own goals

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

Remains calm even when one is upset and empathizes with others instead of kicking them when they are going through a hard time

2

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

Avoids falling prey to naysayers and believes in the business venture

Surveys customers and prospects with the aim of offering them personalized attention

2

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.

Shows willingness to learn how to use different versions and types of computer operating systems

Understands the basic steps of installing common operating systems and shows willingness to learn more about file management

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.

Encourages colleagues to undergo training in new areas of expertise and to share their knowledge with others

Demonstrates basic understanding of coding and programming and can design simple programs

2

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?

How well do you consider having a concrete conclusion when presenting your ideas?

[employee comments]
STRATEGIC PLANNING:

How does your current position affect the overall goals of your company? What have you done to improve your ability to set the company's goals?

Can you describe the techniques or methods that you have used to develop a strategic plan for your company or department?

[employee comments]
WORK ATTITUDE:

Are you an asset to your company or a strict liability that only causes conflict?

Do you care about the impression you give to your business about what kind of a person you are?

[employee comments]
EMOTION MANAGEMENT:

Are there instances, when a colleague has made you so angry, but you managed to remain calm and composed?

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:

What is your greatest strength? How do you make sure your colleagues benefit from your greatest strength?

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

[employee comments]
PERSONAL COMMITMENT:

What are some of the habits that distract you at work? What have you done to get rid of those habits and stay focused towards achieving your goals?

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:

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

How do you go about making decisions? How do you calculate your next action when solving a problem?

[employee comments]
ENTREPRENEURIAL THINKING:

Were there any times where you felt that you were less optimistic than other times?

Are you making any efforts to become more determined to take risks?

[employee comments]
COMPUTER SKILLS:

What efforts are you making to improve your typing speed and accuracy?

How often do you backup computer data and which data backup techniques do you use?

[employee comments]
TECHNICAL SKILLS:

What are you doing to improve your ability to troubleshoot and maintain basic devices and machines?

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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