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

A Java developer is responsible for creating user information solutions by developing, implementing and maintaining Java based components and interfaces. He or she will get to create complex software applications and web-based applications. These developers use scripting languages to modify the functionality and design of their client's websites.

In addition to that, he or she will perform the following roles: writing computer based programs, revise the existing programs and software applications, perform verifications tests to ensure everything is functioning well, document all software programs, debug and troubleshoot software and application problems, offer Technical IT support and guidance to lower level IT staff and conduct research on IT related issues.

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.

Does not yet have enough knowledge about the company products.

Does not value the importance of customer service training, is frequently late to class, and sometimes fails to attend.

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.

Emphasizes on the key vital points of a topic to ensure that the message is well understood by others.

Maintains good and proper body language while speaking to people.

2

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.

Allows the negotiation process to go on without seeking any form of clarification on issues not well understood.

Does not take charge of the negotiation process and allows it t go out of hand.

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.

Yells at colleagues when they give constructive criticism about one's job performance

Does not show willingness to gain more skills and knowledge related to one's field

1

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.

Listens carefully and learns from the advice given by colleagues, customers, and competitors on how to improve one's approach towards a certain goal

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

2

REALISTIC GOAL SETTING: Realistic Goal Setting is the skill to hone in the specific actions that we need to perform to accomplish everything we aspire to live.

Establishes criteria for success in order to make it easier to track the goals' progress and know when one has achieved them

Develops contingency plans for the obstacles that one has anticipated and how and when each plan should be implemented

2

USING COMMON SENSE: Using Common Sense is the ability to see what is missing in a situation or a project and supplying it without necessarily being assigned or asked to do it.

Assumes to know everything and does not ask for help from others even when one needs it

Tells others what to do instead of helping them learn how to differentiate the right from wrong or pointing them in the right direction

1

TECHNOLOGY SAVVY: Technology Savvy is the introduction of the digital technology in the workplace as a strategy to make tasks run swiftly against doing them manually.

Lacks enough capacity to work anytime from anywhere and on any device

Does little to seek for assistance when faced with challenges related to installing, using, and troubleshooting computer software

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

Rarely thinks outside the box and is always unable to come up with a solution to solve a problem

1

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

Demonstrates little creativity and hardly creates new programs to improve efficiency

Shows little interest to learn how to create more impressive web pages using appropriate web design techniques and programming paradigms

1

Self Evaluation

Self Evaluation Question

Employee Comments

CUSTOMER ORIENTED:

Do you keep customers informed proactively whether formally or informally to ensure they are knowledgeable about the company?

Can you describe an instance where you served an irate customer? What did you do?

[employee comments]
VERBAL COMMUNICATION:

How well can you rate your verbal skills and what are you doing to improve?

Have you ever tried to copy somebody else's way of talking and how did it turn out?

[employee comments]
NEGOTIATION SKILLS:

How well can you rate your negotiation skills? Explain your answer.

Have you ever backed out of negotiation process and what was the outcome?

[employee comments]
SELF CONFIDENCE:

Can you describe a time you thought you were going to fail in a task? What did you do to succeed?

Do you feel full of self-confidence or do you wish you had more of it?

[employee comments]
PERSISTENCE:

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

Can you describe a situation where you had to use persistence in order to successfully convince a customer to buy a product?

[employee comments]
REALISTIC GOAL SETTING:

Is there a time when you failed to meet your goals because they were unreal? What did you do?

Is there a time when you felt that you did not have what it takes to achieve your goals? How did you deal with this?

[employee comments]
USING COMMON SENSE:

Describe a time when you have had an argument with your boss because you had not done something that required common sense. What was it and how did you defend yourself?

What have you done to avoid the most common arguments with your colleagues and customers?

[employee comments]
TECHNOLOGY SAVVY:

What efforts are you making to improve your capacity to work anytime from anywhere and on any device?

What are you doing to increase your capacity to operate modern electronic devices?

[employee comments]
ANALYTICAL SKILLS:

Can you think of a small problem you ever identified and solved before it could turn into a big problem?

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

[employee comments]
PROGRAMMING SKILLS:

How do you handle errors in your code when a program fails to execute?

Can you explain how your favorite program works in layman's language?

[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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