Use this sample and step by step explanation to craft a meaningful employee performance feedback review for an oracle/sybase database administrator. Find the right words with quality phrases.

An Oracle/Sybase database administrator is assigned the primary role of developing databases that have the Oracle/Sybase platform and manage all elements of the databases. He or she will create primary database storage and objects. In addition to that, he or she will perform monitoring and optimize the performance of all the Oracle databases.

Other roles he or she will handle include; develop and maintain all Oracle databases, install and configure all new Oracle's relational database management, perform backup and recovery operations on Oracle databases, develop security mechanism on Oracle databases, ensure data security and integrity, provide technical support on the development teams and manage sharing resources amongst applications.

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

PUBLIC SPEAKING: Public Speaking though closely related to presenting differs in that it is the process of performing a speech before a live audience with the purpose of informing, persuading or entertaining.

Does not accept constructive feedback and is not willing to give feedback when required.

Speaks for too long and does not know how to summarize by capturing key points.

1

PROBLEM SOLVING: Problem Solving is the skill of defining a problem to determine its cause, identify it, prioritize and select alternative solutions to implement in solving the problems and reviving relationships.

Keeps things calm even when required to make quick decisions under high pressure.

Shows the willingness to change tact whenever the conditions change.

2

TROUBLESHOOTING: Troubleshooting is solving a problem or determining a question to an issue which is often applied to repairing failed products or processes on a machine or a system.

Demonstrates less knowledge of the equipment parts and their respective functions.

Does not know how to use past knowledge and experience to help in solving problems.

1

COLLABORATING WITH OTHERS: Collaborating is willingly working with one another and cooperating in whatever task one is assigned without behaving poorly or having an attitude change that hurts others.

Prefers doing things on one's own; Does not listen to team members' ideas on how to solve a problem or improve a situation in the group

Is unwilling to assume leadership roles within the group or help in facilitating team goal setting

1

EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE: Emotional Intelligence is the capability to identify your emotions, understand what they are telling me and realize how the feelings are affecting you and the people around you.

Addresses issues in a professional, constructive way, and persuades others to approach issues in the same manner

Makes eye-contact, pays attention to nonverbal clues such as tone of the voice, facial expressions, and posture when having a conversation with a colleague

2

PROJECT MANAGEMENT: Project Management is structuring a to-do list for your project or company containing tasks and responsibilities as well as creating a roadmap for the execution of those duties promptly.

Keeps abreast of technological change and finds the easiest ways to develop knowledge and new skills needed to undertake new projects

Knows how to create projects' contracts with clear terms and conditions that are agreed upon by both parties, and how to administer the contracts

2

ENTREPRENEURIAL THINKING: Entrepreneurial Thinking is a mindset that allows embraces critical questioning, innovation, service and continuous improvement with an attitude of change.

Does not consider how ordinary things can be improved and is afraid to go against the majority to implement changes

Lacks determination and does not set clear goals when executing ideas

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.

Hardly knows how to troubleshoot basic computer hardware problems and is unfamiliar with most basic hardware components

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.

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

TECHNICAL SKILLS: Technical Skills are the abilities and knowledge mostly related to mechanical, IT, scientific and mathematical needed to perform specific tasks in the workplace.

Always lags behind others in working with new and complex systems

Does not know the basics of troubleshooting and maintaining basic devices and machines

1

Self Evaluation

Self Evaluation Question

Employee Comments

PUBLIC SPEAKING:

Give an instance you delivered a speech and how do you feel you performed

How well do you manage your nervousness and tension before you give a talk?

[employee comments]
PROBLEM SOLVING:

How do you manage high-pressure situations that require fast and urgent attention?

How well do you brainstorm before setting out to solve a problem?

[employee comments]
TROUBLESHOOTING:

Give an instance you tried to troubleshoot, and you were not successful.

What do you consider as your best and worst experience when it comes to troubleshooting?

[employee comments]
COLLABORATING WITH OTHERS:

Have you been rewarded in the past for successfully empowering a group of people in achieving a goal? If yes, what was the reward?

Describe a time when you have had to work with a difficult team member. How did you handle it?

[employee comments]
EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE:

What is your greatest weakness? Can you give situations when your weakness was tested in the workplace?

Why is it so important to build trust and rapport with colleagues? How do you develop the two in the workplace?

[employee comments]
PROJECT MANAGEMENT:

What methods have you used to find out where a project has been, where it is currently, and where it is going?

Describe the full project life cycle. How have you used the cycle to manage your projects effectively?

[employee comments]
ENTREPRENEURIAL THINKING:

Can you think of situations where you demonstrated a lot of determination despite facing obstacles and challenges?

What are some of the things you are doing to improve your business and marketing skills?

[employee comments]
COMPUTER SKILLS:

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

Have you ever tried to use computer aided design techniques and failed? What did you do to succeed?

[employee comments]
PROGRAMMING SKILLS:

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

Describe a situation when you were working under pressure and your program was not running. What did you do?

[employee comments]
TECHNICAL SKILLS:

What do you to ensure that your technical skills are current?

Have you ever attempted to apply your technical skills to create a new and working system from scratch?

[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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