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

An application developer is tasked with the primary role of developing and testing application software that meets client needs using programming languages and source codes. He or she can use one language or more to develop the application software after identifying an idea or meeting a customer's need.

In addition he or she will get to perform the following duties; develop user interfaces, testing and documenting developed software and programs, develop technical designs, debugging software application issues, offer technical advice on the application development processes, test and revise applications to ensure they are working perfectly and undertake application development training to young developers.

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

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.

Sets personal goals with none enhancing an excellent performance on the job

Cannot be relied upon to coach others or share knowledge

1

WORK ATTITUDE: Work Attitude is one's feelings towards and beliefs about one's job and their behavior that can tell how it feels to be there.

Carries a productive attitude that does not change even in unpleasant situations

Always brings a smile on the face that can tell enthusiasm from afar

2

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

Does not offer suggestions on how others should improve what they have produced as well as their weak areas

Does not describe what one is looking for in people and what is expected of them during the evaluation process

1

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 every time one messes up and loses the energy to remain focused on one's goals

Surrounds oneself with people who are full of negativity thus easily gets discouraged to keep working on goals

1

PERSONAL DRIVE: Personal Drive is a combination of desire and energy in its simplest form directed at achieving a goal in whatever you have set your heart to accomplish.

Takes responsibility for prior mistakes and works on ensuring that such mistakes will not happen again in the future

Monitors one's own emotional responses and remains controlled at all times

2

GOAL AND OBJECTIVE SETTING: Goal and Objective Setting is the strategic plan that is set and laid down identifying how goals should be accomplished, by who and by what time.

Develops a unit of measurement for key goal results in order to know when one has accomplished own goals

Sets goals that are tied to the overall growth strategy of the company in order to increase the company's productivity

2

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

Poor at guiding a meeting and takes little action on participants who go out of topic

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

1

TRAINING OTHERS: Training is the ability to expand the knowledge base by learning new truths that are useful in the workplace.

Hardly encourages team members to take part in training sessions

Shows little willingness to attend training sessions and misses most training sessions

1

COMPUTER SKILLS: Computer Skills are the necessary computer working skills that each employee need to have while seeking to get admitted into the professional world.

Demonstrates little familiarity with computer security issues and copyright laws

Lacks enough knowledge on how to use different versions of computer operating systems

1

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

Demonstrates little willingness to follow and learn the latest trends in programming

Rarely meets deadlines when designing programs and lacks the ability to work under pressure

1

Self Evaluation

Self Evaluation Question

Employee Comments

DEVELOPING OTHERS:

Are you reliable to train and coach the employees to produce a better workforce?

Does the management count on you to deliver profitability in the business?

[employee comments]
WORK ATTITUDE:

Do you allow others to air their opinions or give you new ideas you can implement?

Do you care about the impression you give to your business about what kind of a person you are?

[employee comments]
EVALUATING OTHERS:

Is there a time when you have not been honest when giving feedback? If yes, why is that?

How do you think a company benefits from regularly evaluating its employees?

[employee comments]
PERSONAL COMMITMENT:

Describe a time when you did not deliver your promise. What was the promise? How did you fix the situation?

When is the last time you took a project that demanded a lot of personal commitment? What did you do to remain committed to accomplishing it?

[employee comments]
PERSONAL DRIVE:

Is there a time when you have received an award from the company? What was the award? Why did you receive the award?

If you were asked to supervise your colleagues, how would you interact with them in order to help them find their personal drive?

[employee comments]
GOAL AND OBJECTIVE SETTING:

Describe one of the greatest accomplishment in your career life. What are some of the challenges you faced along the way?

Is there a time when you were working on an important goal, but then you realized that you couldn't achieve it when you were already halfway done? What did you do?

[employee comments]
MEETING MANAGEMENT:

Can you think of a time where you invited unnecessary participants? How did you correct the situation?

Have you ever failed to take notes during a meeting? How did you correct the mistake?

[employee comments]
TRAINING OTHERS:

What efforts are you making to apply skills learnt in training session to advance your skill set and career?

Do you seek for extra assistance from colleagues on complex concepts learned in training sessions?

[employee comments]
COMPUTER SKILLS:

What efforts are you making to become more familiar with different computer hardware components?

What efforts are you making to become more familiar with computer security issues and copyright laws?

[employee comments]
PROGRAMMING SKILLS:

Can you describe your experience with using cross-platform programming languages?

Can you explain your approach when creating a new program? Which steps do you follow?

[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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