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

A Basic Life Research Scientist is liable for specializing in life sciences like the zoology, biology, biochemistry, botany, biomedical sciences, etc. in government departments, higher education's institutions, etc.

The primary responsibilities for this post are collecting scientific data through fieldwork, setting up experiments and conducting scientific investigations in a controlled environment and natural settings, recording observations and correlating data, preparing detailed research reports for publication, collaborating with fellow researchers to come up with accurate data, keeping up to date with the latest developments in the scientific field, providing a formal structured training for the staff, carrying out commercial research and development.

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.

Does not know how to prioritize the particular tasks assigned.

Finds it difficult to say no to extra work when there is more workload.

1

COLLABORATING WITH OTHERS: Collaborating is willingly working with one another and cooperating in whatever task one is assigned without behaving poorly or having an attitude change that hurts others.

Researches how to run an effective meeting and shares the results with the meeting convener or facilitator

Makes sure own goals determine the activities one chooses; avoids wasting time with activities just because they are fun

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

Tends to use overly familiar terms like kiddo or buddy

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.

Does not support the team spirit nor the company policies

Always competes with the coworkers instead of working in harmony

1

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

Takes one's annual leave each year and makes sure that one has a proper break from work

Makes to-do lists, prioritizes one's tasks and schedules enough time to complete each task in order to avoid stress from piled-up tasks

2

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.

Writes down one's goals in a place that one can see it regularly and is specific about the results one wants to achieve

Upholds discipline and good habits in order to stay in the course even when faced with difficult situations

2

PRACTICAL THINKING: Practical Thinking is the skill to think creatively about projects or work that requires your full attention to be completed and to bring great results.

Analyzes small things until they become bigger and scarier leading to a negative view of those things

Insists that everyone else is wrong and therefore does not consider other people's ideas or way of thinking

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.

Takes credit for work done by someone else; misrepresents a product or service in order to get a sale

Does not take the time to think about what one wants to achieve thus sets unrealistic and unachievable goals

1

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

Shows unwillingness to promote the implementation of new diversity initiatives

Shows little willingness to accept feedback, learn, and listen to concerns of others

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.

Constantly fails to summarize information and hardly explains the motives, aims, results, and conclusions of a research

Hardly bothers to improve future research methods based on current feedback

1

Self Evaluation

Self Evaluation Question

Employee Comments

URGENCY:

Is there a time you had been called to help in other urgent tasks?

Is there a time you had to delegate tasks to your colleagues when it required urgency?

[employee comments]
COLLABORATING WITH OTHERS:

Can you describe a situation where you had to compromise or help others to compromise? What steps did you take?

Can you describe a project you were working on, that required input from people in different departments or at different levels of the company? How did you go about it?

[employee comments]
APPEARANCE AND GROOMING:

Are you satisfied with what you wear and do you show too much flesh?

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

[employee comments]
COOPERATION WITH COLLEAGUES:

Can you be relied upon to lead the team without the management following up?

What weaknesses have you noticed and how are you working on them?

[employee comments]
HANDLING STRESS:

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

What steps have you followed in the past to avoid distractions at work and remain positive-minded?

[employee comments]
PERSISTENCE:

How do you motivate your team members to remain persistent? Can you give an example of a time when this was practical?

What have you done in the past to become successful in achieving your goals?

[employee comments]
PRACTICAL THINKING:

What are some of the challenges that you have faced when thinking practically? How have you faced these challenges?

How have you involved others in practical thinking? Give an example of the last time you did this at work

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

Describe a task that required you to remain self-disciplined from the start to the end. How did you manage it?

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

[employee comments]
DIVERSITY AWARENESS:

What have you done to encourage the implementation of strategies that attract diverse applicants for vacant positions?

What efforts are you making to welcome and consider the ideas and views of other people?

[employee comments]
RESEARCH:

What efforts are you making to improve your research methods?

What efforts are you making to identify ideas and concepts that are relevant to a problem?

[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: