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

A Bioinformatics Technician is responsible for applying methods and principles of bioinformatics to help scientists in areas like the pharmaceutical, medical technology, computational biology, and biotechnology to visualize, analyze and manipulate molecular data.

The principal duties of this post include analyzing and managing bioinformatics data using software packages, monitoring database performance and perform any necessary maintenance upgrades or repairs, creating data management or error checking procedures and user manuals, developing or maintaining applications that process biologically based data into searchable databases for the purposes of analysis, calculation or presentation, documenting all database changes, modifications or problems, developing or applying data mining and machine learning algorithms, designing and implementing web-based tools for querying large-scale biological databases.

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

ORGANIZED WORKPLACE: Organized Workplace is a vital characteristic that helps the business to thrive for long term due to the sense of structure and order which efficiently promotes the team spirit.

Rarely consults when something in the workplace is not in order.

Rarely ensures that things around the workplace are in order.

1

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.

Shows a great quality of changing tactics when something is not working.

Shows great optimism and determination to see through duties and projects.

2

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.

Always criticizes the other team members and does not appreciate their efforts.

Takes credit for work done by others and does not appreciate what others have done.

1

FLEXIBILITY: Flexibility is an important skill that allows employers and employees to make an arrangement about working on maintaining a work/life balance to help organizations improve the productivity and efficiency of their balance.

Easy to get depressed if the results of the work done are wrong

Rarely helps others in their department or research based activities

1

INITIATIVE: An initiative is the ability to assess and initiate things independently often done without any managerial influence offered.

Always goes above and beyond the job description and duties to satisfy the customers

Instill a sense of teamwork among the co-workers promoting an atmosphere of cooperation and collaboration

2

ORIENTATION TO WORK: Orientation to Work is the introduction that is given to a new worker whereby he is introduced to coworkers and given relevant information like schedules, performance standards, benefits and facilities, names of the supervisors, etc.

Knows how to manage time and deal with performance problems effectively

Works at a comfortable pace that thoroughly analyzes all situations before handing a final solution

2

CONSISTENCY AND RELIABILITY: Consistency and Reliability are the ability to be trusted to do what you do best all the time with or without supervision and without failure to produce results.

Is consistently late for work thus fails to deliver services or goods promised within a certain amount of time

Always comes up with excuses or blames other employees when deadlines are not met, or tasks are not done

1

DEADLINES - ON TIME: Deadlines - On time is the ability to prioritize the important tasks and setting up a plan on how to work on them first to deliver within the set period.

Agrees to a deadline that one knows is unattainable thus ends up unsatisfying the person who assigned the project and ruins own reputation

Is unable to prioritize when one is facing a pool of seemingly urgent tasks or projects

1

QUANTITY OF WORK: The quantity of Work is the amount of work accomplished by an employee against the expectations set by the employer.

Does not put enough energy or attention on the assigned task and is uneven in own productivity

Works on many tasks that should be delegated thus constantly feels overwhelmed

1

RESOURCE USE: Resource Use is the ability to utilize the office supplies effectively while avoiding any wastage and ensuring everything is used correctly.

Uses the company resources for unnecessary ventures rather than for ventures that increase its productivity

Does not take the time to learn employee's strengths and skills thus matches the employees with inappropriate tasks

1

Self Evaluation

Self Evaluation Question

Employee Comments

ORGANIZED WORKPLACE:

Are the channels for solving issues clear to you? If yes, explain why?

Do you feel the rules, procedures, and protocols of the company are relevant to having an organized workplace?

[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]
TEAMWORK SKILLS:

Give an instance you contributed actively to a group problem and what was the result?

Do you show leadership skills while you are in a team and how will you rate your leadership skills?

[employee comments]
FLEXIBILITY:

Are you aware of any negligence found in you that is bringing other's down?

Do you handle all tasks with the seriousness they deserve do you take some for granted?

[employee comments]
INITIATIVE:

Are you pushed to think creatively and explore new opportunities?

How well do you handle work pressure, deadlines, and coworkers?

[employee comments]
ORIENTATION TO WORK:

Do you follow the company's policies in executing the tasks given?

Are you a fast learner or you need something repeated over and over again for you to understand?

[employee comments]
CONSISTENCY AND RELIABILITY:

Can you provide a specific example that best illustrates your ability to be counted on?

What has been your reaction to a colleague who regularly keeps on letting your team down?

[employee comments]
DEADLINES - ON TIME:

Describe a time when you have had to work under a tight deadline. What methods did you use to meet the deadline?

Which is one of the most difficult projects you have ever done? What made it difficult and how did you go about making it a success?

[employee comments]
QUANTITY OF WORK:

Describe a big change that occurred in a project you were working on. How did you take advantage of this change to improve your productivity?

Is there an instance when you have used shortcuts to get a job done? How did this affect your productivity?

[employee comments]
RESOURCE USE:

How do you make sure that your team members have all the skills needed to accomplish a certain task?

How have you ensured a fair and balanced resource allocation when planning your projects or tasks?

[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: