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

A business manager oversees and supervises all company activities and that of the company employees. He or she will be tasked with ensuring that the employees undertake their assigned roles and responsibilities in line with the company's vision and overall goals and objectives. They will in most cases report to the senior management team.

Besides that major primary role, he/she will also get to perform the following assigned roles; Conduct training to all company employees, undertake performance evaluation reviews, preparing and presenting reports to the management, formulating business strategies, ensuring that resources needed by the employees are available and undertaking disciplinary actions on errant employees.

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.

Handles well any unexpected issue that might arise during the talk.

Has a good knowledge of understanding and speaking a wide array of languages.

2

INSPIRING OTHERS: Inspiring is encouraging one to be their best in contributing to the vision of an organization where they are placed and entrusted to work.

Steps back after giving the advice in order to allow others to make their own decisions or discuss important issues

Does not judge people when they make mistakes; sympathizes with them and lets them know that one understands that the mistakes they made were only human

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.

Organizes the company's objectives into key areas in order to process and prioritize them easily and allocate resources

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

2

COMPETITIVENESS: Competitiveness is the skill of being able to compete as a team or a company with other enterprises in the same line of entrepreneurship and emerging as the winner.

Attends regular networking events in the community in order to develop real, authentic connections with other business professionals

Grabs every opportunity that helps in getting noticed at work as this is a great step to building a professional competitive reputation

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.

Treats everyone at work with utmost respect and finds no need to reciprocate rudeness

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.

Explains tough situations in a proper and professional way that is clear to the rest of the team members

Uses gentle humor, while explaining things that are difficult to express, without creating a flat

2

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.

Surrounds oneself with like-minded people in order to get the confidence and motivation one needs to stay dedicated

Reflects on one's own weaknesses and determines which personal qualities can be strengthened to advance one's own goals

3

MANAGING DETAILS: Managing Details is the skill of paying close attention to details of every element of your job performance to ensure nothing is overlooked.

Participates in ongoing educational opportunities or professional development programs in order to improve own personal and professional skills

Works closely with other employees to encourage them to maintain high-quality standards in their work

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.

Analyzes and defines a problem, evaluates alternatives, finds a solution and decides how and when to implement the solution

Facilitates discussions and resolves conflicts within the team and is able to develop lasting relationships with the key project stakeholders

2

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

Makes effort to project a positive, memorable, and professional business image

Seeks assistance from experts when faced with a challenge when executing an idea

2

Self Evaluation

Self Evaluation Question

Employee Comments

PUBLIC SPEAKING:

What will you consider your worst performed speech and how did the audience rate it?

Do you listen to other speakers and what have you learned so far?

[employee comments]
INSPIRING OTHERS:

Describe a time when you have had to give inspiration to a colleague who was constantly late at work. How did you go about it? Did the person take your advice?

Can you give an example of two people who have really inspired you in life? What has been their impact on your career life?

[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]
COMPETITIVENESS:

What sort of projects did you generate that required you to go beyond your job description?

Were there times you got a promotion for displaying consistent overall growth and improvement?

[employee comments]
EMOTION MANAGEMENT:

What strategies have you taken in the past to prevent a situation from becoming too stressful for you to handle?

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:

What do you use to plan your tasks? Is there a time when you missed an appointment due to lack of proper planning?

Describe a great change that occurred in a project you were working on. How did you adapt to this change?

[employee comments]
MANAGING DETAILS:

Describe a project that demanded accuracy from you. How did you go about it and what are some of the challenges you faced?

What are some of the things you have done or skills you have acquired to improve your ability to manage details at work?

[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 full project life cycle. How have you used the cycle to manage your projects effectively?

[employee comments]
ENTREPRENEURIAL THINKING:

Can you think of a situation where you became sidetracked from your venture? How did you correct the situation?

What efforts are you making to stay ahead of your competitors and learn from them?

[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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