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

A Computer Programmer Analyst has been tasked with the responsibility of designing, coding and testing new computer systems programs and must be well conversant with application domains, logic functions and algorithms to perform their role effectively. He/she also handles training and reporting on all computer programming projects.

Other duties he or she will be assigned to perform are; approving and verifying all computer systems from the vendors, customizing all vendor tools to meet the end user requirements, debug databases and system applications, write and document all programs, maintain all computer programs source codes and integrate back-end code to the company's application.

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

CUSTOMER ORIENTED: Customer Oriented is a skill that focuses primarily on the client as the King offering quality services that meet the customer's expectations with an aim to inspire people rather than just try to sell their product.

Fails to utilize cross-selling opportunities and does not know how to overcome initial objections.

Does not listen to the customers well, which ends up to misunderstandings.

1

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.

Refrains from speaking too often or having the urge to interrupt others while they speak.

Finds out if the other person understands what is being discussed during a conversation and explains unclear issues.

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

PHYSICAL ABILITIES: Physical Abilities is the ability of one's strengths and limitations that are also known as the individual resources to perform well at the tasks given.

Needs more training sessions to improve the technical knowledge of important tasks

Does not use the latest systems in executing tasks making it hard for tasks to be completed promptly

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

Always has a positive attitude and tries as much as possible to cut the negative self-talk

2

CONCEPTUAL THINKING: Conceptual Thinking is the ability to recognize a situation or problem by identifying patterns or connections while addressing the underlying issues.

Sees trends, patterns and missing pieces when looking at information and tries to draw links between the information and the context

Anticipates, understands and acts upon the forces that will help improve one's working environment

2

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

Focuses own efforts on irrelevant tasks and fails to do what actually needs to be done

1

ANALYTICAL SKILLS: Analytical Skills is the ability to collect and analyze information, solve problems and make decisions according to the policies and regulations of the business.

Does not understand how to work with graphical information and does not know how to use graphical software

Demonstrates little knowledge of working with numbers and figures and is often unable to interpret mathematical information

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.

Demonstrates little outstanding understanding on how a product compares to rival products

Demonstrates little knowledge on how to use a product together with another

1

PROGRAMMING SKILLS: Programming Skills is the ability to use technical languages, tools, and operating systems professionally in the workplace.

Often fails to consider the needs of most users when designing a new program

Demonstrates little willingness to learn how to use programming languages to edit and query data in database management systems

1

Self Evaluation

Self Evaluation Question

Employee Comments

CUSTOMER ORIENTED:

Have you ever anticipated an adverse reaction from a customer? Which measures did you take?

How would you describe your relationship with clients? What impact has it had on your performance?

[employee comments]
VERBAL COMMUNICATION:

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

How do you aim to improve your verbal communication skills to be the best in it?

[employee comments]
ETHICAL BEHAVIOR:

Can you be trusted in all you do and say to be honest?

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

[employee comments]
PHYSICAL ABILITIES:

Are you well equipped for the tasks you applied for?

What areas do you think you need to improve on?

[employee comments]
SELF CONFIDENCE:

Is there someone who has contributed to your self-confidence? What did that person do to build up your feeling of self-worth?

Are there employees you consider more successful than you? How often do you have contact with them?

[employee comments]
CONCEPTUAL THINKING:

Describe a problem you were solving where you had to work with a concept that was abstract rather that tangible and concrete. What was the outcome?

Can you describe a time when you anticipated the future and made changes to current responsibilities and operations in order to meet future needs?

[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?

Describe a time when you have been able to overcome a significant problem on an important project. How did you go about it?

[employee comments]
ANALYTICAL SKILLS:

Can you describe a task you did that tested your analytical abilities?

How often do you encourage others to think outside the box when trying to solve a problem?

[employee comments]
PRODUCT KNOWLEDGE:

What are you doing to enhance your understanding of industry trends, terminologies, and concepts surrounding a product?

What efforts are you making to know the customer experience offered by a product?

[employee comments]
PROGRAMMING SKILLS:

Can you describe an instance where your application failed to execute? What did you do to solve the problem?

Have you ever made suggestions that improved an existing program?

[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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