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

A Biological Scientist is responsible for studying living organisms and their relationship with the environment which is essential to the development of new products and processes for the health industry.

The principal duties of this post include, researching the basic principles of plant and animal life including origin, anatomy, and function, collecting and studying biological data that shows organism's interaction with the environment, writing reports on their findings and presenting it to the right people, managing lab technicians, processing and analyzing data, understanding the broad range of technical and environmental limitations involved in carrying out experimental procedures in a living organism like plants, animals and microorganisms including bacteria, viruses, marine life and organisms from outer space for the benefit of mankind, participating in the independent research programs for government experiment stations.

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

URGENCY: Urgency is the speed that drives businesses fast in order to keep them from disconnecting from what they are aiming to achieve but pursue it with a sense of urgency.

Tends to procrastinate work that is assigned leading to piling up of work.

Delivers work way past the deadline and does not explain reasons for that.

1

GIVING FEEDBACK: Giving Feedback is one of the most powerful tools to develop employees and improve performance through honest feedback of the work done best and areas that need improvement.

Keeps an open mind and gives the other person an opportunity to explain their side of the story

Gives objective and forward moving feedback that motivates and inspires the other person to perform better

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.

Highly inconsistent in enforcing and following the company policies and procedures

Inconsistent in following and keeping major ethical business practices that matter to the company

1

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.

Always the last person to offer assistance or help out when asked to

Always shouts others down when they try to offer their opinions

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.

Takes pride in demonstrating dedication to the company through hard work

Focuses on innovating new ideas on how to do more tasks easily

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

HANDLING STRESS: Handling Stress is the skill to balance the requirements of the job and your abilities or available resources in performing it.

Creates extra drama, overthinks and creates problems out of things that do not matter

Does not take time to freshen up even when one starts to feel drained and mentally overworked

1

RESULTS ORIENTATION: Results Orientation is knowing and focusing on outstanding results and working hard to achieve them because they are significant.

Sets goals that are either too difficult or too easy to accomplish or does not set goals at all

Always has a hard time asking for guidance or understanding what the results of a project should be

1

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

Dedicates little resources for supporting diversity and hardly communicates the value of diversity

Possesses little understanding of the perspectives of others and does not bother to make improvements

1

RESEARCH: Research is the ability to stay updated on the latest trends in different fields as per your concern or the concern of your company or business.

Demonstrates poor critical thinking skills and hardly bothers to examining the validity and truth of arguments

Rarely applies logic and reason when determining the merits of an argument and often draws conclusions from illogical arguments

1

Self Evaluation

Self Evaluation Question

Employee Comments

URGENCY:

How well do you prioritize and handle any work assigned to you?

Do you always find it difficult to say no to extra work when you have enough to handle?

[employee comments]
GIVING FEEDBACK:

Describe a time when you have had to deal with an employee who was not happy about the feedback you had given. How did you handle the situation?

When do you give positive feedback to your employees or subordinates? Give an example of the last time you did

[employee comments]
APPEARANCE AND GROOMING:

Are you introducing a good or bad example to other employees who are watching you?

Are you able to tell others to present themselves professionally without feeling guilty of doing the opposite?

[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]
DEDICATION TO WORK:

Do you feel unable to accomplish a task even before beginning it?

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

[employee comments]
ENJOYMENT OF THE JOB:

Describe a time when you went beyond your employer's expectations in order to get the job done

Can you describe a time when you made a suggestion to improve the work in your department? What was the outcome?

[employee comments]
HANDLING STRESS:

Can you describe a situation at work that really stressed you out to the maximum? How did you handle it?

Which specific areas in your current department do you find to be the most stressful?

[employee comments]
RESULTS ORIENTATION:

Describe a time when you have been very successful in accomplishing your goals. What made this possible?

How do you motivate your team members to stay focused on achieving results?

[employee comments]
DIVERSITY AWARENESS:

What efforts are you making to promote professional development courses and forums that enhance diversity?

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

[employee comments]
RESEARCH:

What efforts are you making to improve your research methods?

How often do you employ logic and reason when determining the merits of an argument?

[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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