Use this sample and step by step explanation to craft a meaningful employee performance feedback review for a junior architect. Find the right words with quality phrases.

A Junior Architect is accountable for contributing, supporting and architectural projects by helping prepare designs, complete construction documents, write up building plans as well as assist in the presentation of materials. This position reports to the architect or lead designer with most work carried out in the office setting while visiting the construction sites occasionally.

The primary responsibilities are, assisting Architects in the establishment of plans and stipulations for the construction and/or alteration of buildings, determining the requirements of projects; determines the feasibility of the project and prepares cost estimates, performing original design work utilizing specifications, sketches and ideas on developing models, analyzes space utilization effectiveness and changing demands for space needs: recommends actions to meet new requirements.

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

LISTENING SKILLS: Listening Skills are a practical ability to accurately receive and interpret messages you receive during the communication process to ensure flow and accuracy are maintained.

Does not know how to give feedback and asks irrelevant questions.

Has difficulty seeking clarification to issues that are not well understood

1

TEAMWORK SKILLS: Teamwork is the process of collaboratively working with a group of people with an aim to achieve a set goal within a business ensuring that the staff and management cooperate using their skills and provide constructive feedback.

Shows great confidence when it comes to making decisions and sticking to them.

Expresses feelings and emotions in an open but non-confrontational way.

2

APPEARANCE AND GROOMING: Appearance and Grooming are the way one presents themselves in a professional environment or the workplace with the aim of gaining positive impression and respect as well.

Often shows up at work with uncombed hair and in wrinkled clothes

Gossips about the coworkers and picks battles easily bringing conflict in the workplace

1

CREATIVITY: Creativity is the skill of turning new and imaginative ideas into reality through the ability to perceive the world in new ways, find hidden patterns, make connections between unrelated phenomena and generate solutions.

Regards unconventional thinking as too risky and would rather dwell on the status quo

Considers the idea of imagining outside the box as a fad

1

DEDICATION TO WORK: Dedication to Work is a devotion or setting aside the scheduled time that you are required to work each day consistently without fail as well as being on time and giving 100% of your efforts to doing quality work.

Actively seeks the more challenging tasks and does them with ease

Coaches other coworkers on how to utilize the supplied resources for the benefit of the company

2

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY AND DIVERSITY: Equal Opportunity and Diversity means having employees from a wide range of background that includes different ages, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religious belief, educational background, physical ability and treating them equally.

Enjoys working as a team creating a team spirit that works best in delivering expectations

Appreciates and provides honest feedback both to the management and the employees

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.

Expresses own frustrations with anger instead of taking some time to breathe deeply and finding something positive about the situation

Jumps into the issues or matters of other employees in order to "spread the fire" but not to rescue them

1

ROLE AWARENESS: Role Awareness is the ability to be informed of your role in a given environment as well as understand the expectations placed on a position and to see how they are met apparently.

Does not take the initiative to start new projects, create new opportunities or pitch new solutions for the company

Takes up too many tasks or projects but assigns little time for them thus ends up submitting work done poorly

1

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.

Blames others for own unfortunate decisions and actions rather than accepting responsibility for own behavior

Does not keep track of own performance thus fails to know when one needs to reward oneself for job well done or when one needs to improve certain areas

1

BUSINESS TREND AWARENESS: Business Trend Awareness is the capacity to be conscious of the changing ways in which the companies are developing in the marketplace.

Does not possess good predicting abilities and often predicts future trends with a high level of inaccuracy

Rarely bothers to know what customers want and ends up losing existing customers and prospects

1

Self Evaluation

Self Evaluation Question

Employee Comments

LISTENING SKILLS:

How well can you rate your listening ability skills when having a conversation?

Give an instance that you did not listen carefully and you ended up messing the situation.

[employee comments]
TEAMWORK SKILLS:

Do you make your voice heard on team issues, or you allow others to come up with the ideas?

Have you ever done anything that affected the team negatively? How did you manage it?

[employee comments]
APPEARANCE AND GROOMING:

Do you respect the professional boundaries that the company has set in regards to dressing?

Do your dressing and attitude create a professional atmosphere that attracts people?

[employee comments]
CREATIVITY:

Have you exhausted all your creative skills and solutions that would be beneficial to the business?

Do you value and implement creative skills that you learn from others

[employee comments]
DEDICATION TO WORK:

Do you show up daily for work or you give excuses to be absent?

Do you seek new opportunities to make you grow or you are not open minded?

[employee comments]
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY AND DIVERSITY:

Do you play the role of a peace ambassador in the workplace or you enjoy stirring conflicts?

Are you accommodating to other people who are of a different race, age or color?

[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 you have met resistance while trying to build a relationship with a colleague. How did you deal with it?

[employee comments]
ROLE AWARENESS:

Describe a project that required you to demonstrate role awareness. What was your role and what was the outcome?

How many hours a week do you set aside for improving your professional skills that make you more aware of your position in the company?

[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 one time when you have worked the hardest. What motivated you to work hard and what was the outcome?

[employee comments]
BUSINESS TREND AWARENESS:

What strategies are you using to get the latest information about current trends?

What strategies are you using to survey your competitors and are you noticing any results?

[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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