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

A programmer is a professional who is hired by a company or an individual to code or write computer based program applications. They will largely ensure that what they code and write meets their clients? needs and requirements. It is his or her role to ensure that all source code written can be understood by any computer end-user.

Besides that major role, he or she will have the following responsibilities; debug and troubleshoot all computer based problems, write and maintain all sources codes, perform customization of computer programs purchased from the vendor to meet the end user needs and undertaking tests to ensure the applications are working seamlessly,

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.

Finds it difficult to deal with customers who are overly demanding and always passes them on to the manager.

Receives average scores on customer satisfaction surveys at all times

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

DEVELOPING OTHERS: Developing others is an unremitting process that focuses on the broader, longer-term growth of individuals to nurture them to their potential and promote future development.

Has no established goals to develop the skills, abilities, and expertise further

No improvement of performance from the last evaluation period to the current one

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.

Overlooks details that are important in the day to day operations

Needs to get more equipped for the tasks that are ahead

1

EVALUATING OTHERS: Evaluating others is the capacity to see the individuality in others and recognize a person's unique point of view.

Looks not only at how well a person closes a deal with a customer but also at how well they work through the whole process

Looks at how consistent a person is in finding new effective ways to perform tasks or solve issues

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.

Gives up more comfortable and confident options and takes a more challenging path while in order to achieve one's goals

Keeps goals close by writing them in a journal in order to stay focused even when one lacks personal motivation

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.

Uses the company's facilities, equipment, and supplies for personal use instead of for the purpose that they are made for

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

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.

Does not show willingness to learn more about specialized technology fields

Lags behind in using computers to execute repetitive, multiple, and complex tasks more efficiently

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.

Demonstrates weak oral and written communication skills when sharing an analysis with others

Possesses little understanding about the reliable data collection techniques and ends up analyzing inaccurate data

1

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

Possesses a negative attitude towards continuing education opportunities related to programming

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:

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

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

[employee comments]
VERBAL COMMUNICATION:

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

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

[employee comments]
DEVELOPING OTHERS:

Do you have the expected experiences and knowledge to share with others?

Do you delight in developing others? capability and making them better?

[employee comments]
PHYSICAL ABILITIES:

Has the company provided all the protective gear required to handle such tasks?

Are you physically fit to take on tasks that require human strength?

[employee comments]
EVALUATING OTHERS:

Describe a time when you went into a performance review without preparation. How did it go?

In your opinion, do you think evaluating a person can give an adequate reflection of their character?

[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?

Is there a time when you faced challenges when working on a project? What did you do to remain determined to finish the project?

[employee comments]
SELF-DISCIPLINE AND SENSE OF DUTY:

What are some of the challenges that you have faced when trying to accomplish your goals? Give specific examples

Describe a time when you have been able to juggle multiple important projects due to your ability to remain self-disciplined. What challenges did you face and how did you overcome them?

[employee comments]
TECHNOLOGY SAVVY:

Have you ever utilized the power of modern computing power to assist you in making better decisions?

How often do you encourage colleagues to use computers to execute repetitive, multiple, and complex tasks more efficiently?

[employee comments]
ANALYTICAL SKILLS:

Can you recall any problem you solved that required analyzing complex and large volumes of data?

What efforts are you making to search for the best sources of information?

[employee comments]
PROGRAMMING SKILLS:

Have you ever attempted to create a program from scratch? Which challenges did you face?

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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