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

A Staff Analyst is responsible for conducting complex research and analytical studies of a highly technical and specialized nature on critical issues or developments that have a significant impact on the policies, goals, objectives and operations of a company.

The primary duties of this position are researching, analyzing and interpreting complex information like the legislative, demographic etc., assist the management in making decisions to resolve critical problems based on analysis, developing theories and policies, formulating strategies for action on the main issues, researching information using a wide variety of local, state and federal resources, preparing and presenting comprehensive narrative and statistical report of findings, developing and preparing policy statements, making presentations before department heads and program managers.

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

VERBAL COMMUNICATION: Verbal Communication is the use of tones and language to relay a message; it aids as a vehicle for expressing ideas, concepts and it, is critical to the daily running of the business.

Speaks disrespectfully and arrogantly while in a conversation with others.

Talks too fast in a manner that the other person does not comprehend what is being said.

1

LISTENING SKILLS: Listening Skills are a practical ability to accurately receive and interpret messages you receive during the communication process to ensure flow and accuracy are maintained.

Maintains eye contact when listening to the other party that is talking.

Repeats what the other person was saying to ensure the information is taken correctly.

2

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

Goes absent without official leave; disappears for days without any explanation to the group members

Does not answer emails from group members or does so when it is already very late

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.

Fails to provide a working environment that meets the subordinate's expectations

Ignores confrontations and overlooks mistakes leading to a dissatisfied workforce

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 the appropriate steps to follow the provided action plan

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

2

EMPATHY: Empathy is the understanding of another person's condition from their perspective by placing yourself in their shoes and feeling what they are feeling.

Provides mentoring, coaching and stretching assignments that help colleagues and team members to develop to their full potential

Opens up emotionally when connecting with others in order to deepen the connection with the other person

2

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 keep an open mind and lacks the ability to regulate own emotional world and that of other colleagues

Always unable to set boundaries and gives in quickly to demands of other colleagues

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

Does not know how to improve own concentration when one is faced with distractions

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 unrealistic long-range plans and easily gets frustrated when one fails to accomplish them

Does not know how to anticipate situations that may break the long-range planning process thus panics or blames others when the situations do happen

1

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

Does not keep employees motivated by recognizing their hard work thus experiences a high employee turnover

Solves the current problem but does not gather the necessary resources to prevent the problem from happening again in the future

1

Self Evaluation

Self Evaluation Question

Employee Comments

VERBAL COMMUNICATION:

Who is the greatest orator that you admire and why do you admire them?

Do you give people ample time to talk before you state your point or views?

[employee comments]
LISTENING SKILLS:

How well do you assert your opinions and views when having a conversation with someone?

Give an instance that you did not listen carefully and you ended up messing the situation.

[employee comments]
FACILITATION:

Is there a time when you have faced challenges when coordinating a group? How did you overcome the challenges?

Can you describe a project that required major input from other employees? Who did you choose to work with you and why?

[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]
APPRAISAL AND EVALUATION SKILLS:

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

Are you able to schedule your work to match the company's calendar?

[employee comments]
EMPATHY:

What is one or two things you have learned from caring for or helping others at work?

What is one thing you wish other colleagues knew about you, but they don't?

[employee comments]
SELF AWARENESS:

Can you describe some circumstances and situations that brought out your best at work?

Can you list five things that you have learned about yourself in the last two years, that are relevant to how you work?

[employee comments]
DEADLINES - ON TIME:

You are currently working on a project that is due in a few hours. Your boss assigns you another project that is due at exactly the same time as the current one. What do you do to make sure that you meet both deadlines?

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]
LONG RANGE PLANNING:

Who do you involve when deciding on a long-range plan for your company and why?

Do you think a vision statement is important to a company? In your opinion, what are some of the things that must be included in vision and mission statements?

[employee comments]
RESOURCE USE:

What basic rules have you followed for successful resource planning? How has this helped you to manage resources effectively?

How have you determined the best resource for a specific requirement? Explain the last time this happened

[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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