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

A Cytogenetics Laboratory Manager is tasked with the primary responsibility for overseeing all the activities that take place on a day-to-day basis in the cytogenetic laboratory. He or she ensures that the laboratory meets all the required standard protocols and requirements to allow it to operate freely and with ease. Furthermore, he or she will ensure that quality control and assurances are done properly at all times.

Besides that oversight role, he or she will handle the following activities; organize staff training on cytogenetic and general laboratory procedures, prepare and implement the lab budget, ensure proper stocking of the laboratory, ensure that the lab meets all the set legal and ethical requirements to operate as well as coordinate and direct technical lab procedures. .

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

NEGOTIATION SKILLS: Negotiation Skills are a deliberative process by which people settle their differences through an acceptable agreement to both parties to co-exist without argument and dispute in the workplace.

Does not act soberly when the negotiation process hits a dead end and tends to lash out when it goes wrong.

Finds it difficult to put points across in a clear and understandable manner.

1

FACILITATION: Facilitation is making tasks or life easy for others while ensuring the daily running of successful meetings or workshops or business at large.

Introduces a follow-up question such as "How does that change the way you feel about...?" if a discussion does not start immediately

Encourages other group members to lead future discussions in order to make them feel joint ownership of a group and its goals

2

MOTIVATING OTHERS: Motivating is using persuasion, incentives and mental or physical stimulants to influence the way people think or behave individually or in groups.

Sets goals but loses sight of the reasons behind them thus one is unable to stay motivated to accomplish them

Does not ask for feedback from colleagues for fear of being criticized

1

SUPERVISORY SKILLS: Supervisory Skills is the ability to lead and manage people effectively in a difficult and challenging atmosphere in the day to day life.

Turns small problems into big issues sometimes involving the entire staff

Is not properly informed of the supervisory legal roles and responsibilities

1

MONITORING OTHERS: Monitoring others is tracking employee activities monitor the worker engagement with the workplace-related tasks.

Compares a person's baseline reading with a later behavior in order to get a clue on what they might want to hide or how they express their true feelings

Frequently checks in on employees in their own offices or departments at an unscheduled time

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

Works with people who have positive mental attitude and avoids listening to cynical advice and pessimistic colleagues

2

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

Does not take the time to evaluate the effectiveness of a solution to a problem before implementing it

Does not stay on top of repeat problems that distract the smooth running of the company and its productivity

1

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.

Gets lost in the various details present in a project or task and ultimately loses focus on the actual project or task

Gets depressed when one makes a mistake rather than learning from it and moving forward

1

BUSINESS ETHICS: Business Ethics is the ability to learn what is right and wrong in the world of business and choosing to do what is right at all times.

Demonstrates an unresponsive attitude towards the concerns of others regarding inequality and unfair treatment

Strays from the truth and does not give credit where due

1

INTERCULTURAL COMPETENCE: Intercultural Competence is the knowledge and skills to successfully interact with people from other ethnic, religious, cultural, national and geographic groups.

Rarely participates in celebrations and events that feature people with different cultures

Possesses little knowledge about different cultures and hardly respects cultural values and beliefs of other people

1

Self Evaluation

Self Evaluation Question

Employee Comments

NEGOTIATION SKILLS:

Have you ever compromised to help reach an acceptable solution?

Have the results of any negotiation process gone against your expectations?

[employee comments]
FACILITATION:

Describe the technique you have used to assign roles to group members. How have you found the technique effective?

What are some of the methods you have used to solve conflicts in your group?

[employee comments]
MOTIVATING OTHERS:

Can you give an example of a time when you overcame a significant problem, which made you very proud of yourself?

What qualities do you prefer in a supervisor? Can you describe a time when you worked with someone like this?

[employee comments]
SUPERVISORY SKILLS:

Have you discovered your strengths and identified areas that need improvement?

Do you have a laid out plan on how to ensure you reach each employee individually?

[employee comments]
MONITORING OTHERS:

Is there a time when you felt your monitoring system is not giving you what you expected? What did you do?

How do you access an employee's accountability? How do you deal with an employee who doesn't deliver their work on time?

[employee comments]
PERSISTENCE:

How do you show persistence in the workplace? Describe a situation that has forced you to remain persistent at work

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

[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]
MANAGING DETAILS:

Is there a time when you have failed to deliver a project on time because you didn't have all the required information? What happened?

Describe a time when you have had to multitask. How did you organize your tasks to make sure that you didn't miss any of them?

[employee comments]
BUSINESS ETHICS:

Can you think of a situation where you found yourself straying from the truth and how did you avoid straying?

What efforts have you made to enhance your intellectual understanding of legal guidelines pertaining equitable treatment?

[employee comments]
INTERCULTURAL COMPETENCE:

What are you doing to encourage tolerance among individuals and groups with different cultural practices?

How often do you encourage others to appreciate and experience different ways of doing and seeing things?

[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: