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

A Biological Science Laboratory Technician is liable for setting up, operating and maintaining laboratory instruments and equipment, monitor experiments, make observations, assess and record accurate results.

Essential functions for this role are creating, maintaining and cleaning laboratory equipment and instruments like microscopes, gathering and preparing samples of substances like blood, bacteria cultures, document their work including procedures, observations, and results, analyzing experimental data and interpret results, writing reports that summarize their findings, conducting biological tests and experiments, writing reports that summarize their findings, analyzing experimental data and interpret results, analyzing experimental data and understand results to write reports and summarize findings, measuring or weighing compounds and solutions for use in testing, monitoring and observing experiments.

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 prioritize delegating the assigned work to other colleagues.

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

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.

Respects authority from the team leaders, supervisors as well as managers

Very open to correction and communication both from coworkers and management

2

ETHICAL BEHAVIOR: Ethical Behavior is acting in policies that are consistent with what the society and individuals typically think are good morals or values.

Has been advised of unfair behavior but continues to repeat them

Unconcerned of how unfair treatment often affects the coworkers in belittling them

1

SELF AWARENESS: Self Awareness is the ability to have a sound understanding of who you are as a person and how to relate to the world in which you live by understanding your strengths and weaknesses and how to manage them in the workplace.

Does not create time after work to think about the day or meditate about one's own life

Ignores solitude; does not see the need to set some time for self-reflection

1

SELF CONFIDENCE: Self Confidence is the ability to know who you are and what you are capable of doing which shows in your behavior, your body language, how you speak, etc.

Goes above and beyond; suggests new ideas, clients or products in order to make projects easier or more streamlined

Looks for online courses and attends seminars in order to grow capabilities to counteract any feelings of inadequacy

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.

Makes a clear statement of how one feels, without becoming angry, irritated or defensive, no matter the number of times one has to repeat oneself

Welcomes change and new ideas and continues looking for ways that one can incorporate these into one's life

2

REALISTIC GOAL SETTING: Realistic Goal Setting is the skill to hone in the specific actions that we need to perform to accomplish everything we aspire to live.

Sets goals without a clear plan on how to achieve them thus loses track along the way

Sets goals but believes that one does not have what it takes to achieve them thus lacks the motivation to accomplish them

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.

Avoids the hardest assignments instead of trying to complete them first so that the rest of the day is easy

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 ETIQUETTE: Business Etiquette is a basic framework of rules set by companies to ensure and allow you to understand the way you should conduct yourself in the professional world.

Engages in side conversations during meetings and uses the phone in most meetings

Remains seated when being introduced to new people and when shaking hands

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

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]
COOPERATION WITH COLLEAGUES:

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

What can your team say concerning your work ethics and manners?

[employee comments]
ETHICAL BEHAVIOR:

Can you be trusted with confidential information without leaking it out?

Have you fostered an atmosphere of fair treatment in the workplace?

[employee comments]
SELF AWARENESS:

Describe times when you have been in a good mood at work. What impact did that have on your performance and colleagues?

Is there a time when you said something to your supervisor and later regretted saying it? What did you do?

[employee comments]
SELF CONFIDENCE:

Is there a time you interjected a different side of an issue or a different point of view? How did you go about it?

What is one thing you do that makes you like yourself and your work?

[employee comments]
PERSISTENCE:

Describe a time when your manager put pressure on you. Did you handle the pressure as well as you would have loved to?

Can you describe a situation where you had to use persistence in order to successfully convince a customer to buy a product?

[employee comments]
REALISTIC GOAL SETTING:

How do you make sure that your own goals match the company goals?

What are some of the things that you have done to improve your ability to set realistic goals?

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

Is there a time when you were not pleased with the outcome of your goals? If yes, how did you go about it?

What would your boss or team members say about your behavior at work?

[employee comments]
BUSINESS ETIQUETTE:

Can you think of an instance where you felt you had raised your voice? How did you correct the situation?

What steps do you take to ensure a conversation runs smoothly even when disagreeing with what others are saying?

[employee comments]
DIVERSITY AWARENESS:

What are you doing to be seen as a person who can address diversity concerns of other people?

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

[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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