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

A Production Assistant is responsible for supporting all aspects of film and TV production.

The responsibilities for this post include helping prepare the set with lights, props and equipment, assisting with costume designers, directors , camera people and any other crew members, performing administrative work, acting as a runner distributing messages or items within the film crew and cast, conducting crowd control by putting up signs, directing pedestrians away from filming, lock down sets etc., escorting actors around the filming area and coordinate any extras, undertaking errands as assigned by the directors, printing and distributing daily paperwork like scripts and call sheets.

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

CRITICAL THINKING: Critical Thinking is the ability to think clearly and rationally while understanding the logical connection between ideas in a reflective and independent thinking.

Not willing to do proper research and relies on outdated data and information.

Does not present ideas and points in a logical order or outline.

1

APPRAISAL AND EVALUATION SKILLS: Appraisal and Evaluation Skills are services that allow employers to assess their employees? contributions to the organization for the period they have been working with them.

Takes performance appraisal and evaluation seriously and makes improvement on them

Takes actions that lead to marked improvements in the fulfillment of the employees

2

ASSERTIVENESS: Assertiveness is the inclination to stand up for your rights or other people's rights in a calm and concrete way without being aggressive or accepting a wrong.

Finds it hard to initiate and maintain comfortable relationships with colleagues at work

Lacks good listening skills. Responds quickly without listening carefully to what the other person has to say, thus missing important details

1

COMMITMENT TO THE JOB: Commitment to the Job is the feeling of responsibility that a person has towards a mission and goals of an organization.

Shows increase in absenteeism, medical leaves, sick days and short-term disability

Often meets missed commitments and deadlines with explanations, finger-pointing, rationalizations and excuses

1

ENJOYMENT OF THE JOB: Enjoyment of the Job is the ability to enjoy what you do rather than enjoying what you earn from it.

Takes an introspective look at one's own performance, production ability and how well a task is completed and works to improve on the weak areas

Is not bothered by typical annoyances at work; does not care about petty issues because one is focused on bigger issues

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

Keeps one's thoughts focused on taking action towards own goals and avoids negative thoughts that ruin one's concentration

2

PERSONAL COMMITMENT: Personal Commitment is an obligation that you have voluntarily agreed to fulfill without being cajoled or threatened and are willing to be held accountable for the results.

Is unwilling to get rid of poor habits that waste one's time and bring distraction when performing a task

Does not have the courage to accomplish a task; often panics when facing a challenging situation

1

LONG RANGE PLANNING: Long Range Planning is setting long-term goals and objectives for your business or project to ensure its growth and sustainability is reached by all the employees.

Develops a company's vision but does not indicate where the company is headed or where one wants it to be

Does not take the time to track own progress on the plan or make modifications

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

PRODUCT KNOWLEDGE: Product Knowledge is an essential sales skill to understand the features of your product allowing you to present the benefits compellingly and accurately to the customer.

Does not know how to install and configure most products

Hardly understands how a product addresses the needs of a client

1

Self Evaluation

Self Evaluation Question

Employee Comments

CRITICAL THINKING:

How well do you research and gather facts and information before solving an issue?

How flexible are you when it comes to trying different ways of solving problems other than the intended way.

[employee comments]
APPRAISAL AND EVALUATION SKILLS:

Can you be relied upon to deliver accurate and timely data?

Do you concentrate so much on the negative and forget the positives?

[employee comments]
ASSERTIVENESS:

Have you ever used verbal communication to get a point across that was important to you?

Can you think of an occasion when you have had to motivate and boost the morale of your colleagues?

[employee comments]
COMMITMENT TO THE JOB:

Can you describe a situation when you demonstrated initiative and took action without waiting for directions? Were you happy with the outcome?

Can you describe a situation where you had to be very persistent or dedicated in order to achieve goals?

[employee comments]
ENJOYMENT OF THE JOB:

Describe a time when you felt your work was unmanageable and were unable to meet deadlines. What did you do about it?

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

[employee comments]
PERSISTENCE:

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

Is there a time you have persuaded your manager to accept an idea that you knew he/she would not like? What resistance did you meet and how did you overcome it?

[employee comments]
PERSONAL COMMITMENT:

What are some of the habits that distract you at work? What have you done to get rid of those habits and stay focused towards achieving your goals?

Describe a project that was implemented because of your personal commitment. What was your role in the project?

[employee comments]
LONG RANGE PLANNING:

Describe a time when you have had a hard time accomplishing your long-range plan. What was the problem and how did you solve it?

Describe the most successful long-term goal that you have accomplished. How did you go about making it a success?

[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 determined the best resource for a specific requirement? Explain the last time this happened

[employee comments]
PRODUCT KNOWLEDGE:

What efforts are you making to understand how a product compares to rival products?

Have you ever failed to demonstrate how a product can be integrated with another? What did you do to improve?

[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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