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

An Information Security Manager is tasked with the responsible for protecting their company's computer systems and network against internal and external cyber-related threats. If this happens then all company data and information will be at risk of being stolen, damaged or lost. He/she will be tasked with prioritizing security coverage of the company.

Besides that, other duties he or she can get to handle include; developing and testing security measures, perform computer risk related training to company employees, develop and maintain data systems of the company, auditing system applications, perform backup and recovery procedures and monitor system logs and traffic for any suspicious incident.

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

DECISION MAKING: Decision Making is the art of making choices by identifying a decision, gathering information and assessing alternative resolutions before settling on one.

Allows employees to be critical about ideas and suggests solutions to expand an idea

Generates a number of options in order to dig deeper into the situation at hand and look at it from different angles

2

ORIENTATION TO WORK: Orientation to Work is the introduction that is given to a new worker whereby he is introduced to coworkers and given relevant information like schedules, performance standards, benefits and facilities, names of the supervisors, etc.

Always has a hard time understanding what the results should be and keeps questioning the management

Always talks about others creating an environment that is not trustworthy

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.

Does not hold good knowledge of the machines or equipment to be operated

Is not willing to do anything physical without others working on it

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.

Volunteers for a task or project that feels like a stretch but matches one's own interests

Speaks one's mind during meetings in order to see the reactions of other employees to one's viewpoint and adjust appropriately

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.

Finds meaning and passion behind the mission one is pursuing in order to stay focused

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

2

MANAGING DETAILS: Managing Details is the skill of paying close attention to details of every element of your job performance to ensure nothing is overlooked.

Takes too much time to get the job done thus delays output or produces less number of works

Insists that a job be done in a certain way and does not welcome new ideas from others members of the team

1

MEETING MANAGEMENT: Meeting Management is the skill to know and understands the reason why an official meeting should be held and who should attend.

Invites unnecessary people to meetings and ends up wasting a lot of time and resources

Makes little attempts to pre-write important points and often fails to take notes during meetings

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.

Shows little interest to learn more about keeping mobile devices and computers free from unauthorized access

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

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

Does not know how to check for errors when a program fails to work as expected

1

Self Evaluation

Self Evaluation Question

Employee Comments

VERBAL COMMUNICATION:

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

How do you respond to feedback and criticism and do you encourage people to give you feedback and citric your speech?

[employee comments]
DECISION MAKING:

Is there a time when you have made poor decisions or done something that did not turn out as expected? What happened?

What are some of the things you are doing or have done to improve your decision-making skills?

[employee comments]
ORIENTATION TO WORK:

Do you follow the company's policies in executing the tasks given?

Are you too hard on yourself when you make mistakes?

[employee comments]
PHYSICAL ABILITIES:

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

What areas do you think you need to improve on?

[employee comments]
SELF CONFIDENCE:

Is there a time you interjected a different side of an issue or a different point of view? How did you go about it?

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

[employee comments]
PERSONAL COMMITMENT:

What do you use to plan your tasks? Is there a time when you missed an appointment due to lack of proper planning?

What is one thing you have done in the past that has demonstrated your willingness to work hard?

[employee comments]
MANAGING DETAILS:

Describe a project that demanded accuracy from you. How did you go about it and what are some of the challenges you faced?

If a project is not due for several weeks, when do think it's the best time to start working on it and why?

[employee comments]
MEETING MANAGEMENT:

Have you ever failed to give participants the topic to be discussed beforehand? How did you correct the mistake?

What efforts are you making to ensure all meetings have a clear agenda?

[employee comments]
TECHNOLOGY SAVVY:

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

Are there any times you had to seek for assistance on issues related to operating modern electronic devices?

[employee comments]
PROGRAMMING SKILLS:

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

Can you describe a time when you saved time by designing a program to automate a process?

[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: