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

A Database Architect has the primary responsibility of designing, testing and implementing database features for the company. They are in most cases tasked with developing innovative solutions that will help the company improve its productivity and efficiency. He or she determines structural needs and requirements for the database systems.

Other than designing the database, additional duties that are assigned to them include; maintaining databases, developing database solutions that will improve on performance, optimizing database performance, undertake query optimization, conduct user training, install and configure database systems, perform troubleshooting procedures on the database systems and developing and implementing database security, backup and recovery procedures.

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.

Seems always to force other people to buy into ideas and views.

1

CRITICAL THINKING: Critical Thinking is the ability to think clearly and rationally while understanding the logical connection between ideas in a reflective and independent thinking.

Tries to always consider all factors at play before deciding on a particular methods or way.

Always feels comfortable and confident when seeking help or advice whenever stuck on solving any issue.

2

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.

Needs to learn how to control his temper and working attitude when under pressure

Carries an unfortunate viewpoint that always causes the team to lose the bearing

1

EMOTION MANAGEMENT: Emotion Management is the ability to realize, readily accept and successfully control feelings on oneself and sometimes in others around you by being in complete authority over your thoughts and feelings that are generated whenever your values are touched.

Makes hasty decisions when angry and later regrets the consequences

Reacts quickly to anger without first determining if the response will be the most productive

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

Uses gentle humor, while explaining things that are difficult to express, without creating a flat

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.

Keeps weekly and daily goals checklists in order to keep track of one's most important tasks and stay committed to accomplishing them

Establishes a periodic check-in halfway between the goals in order to determine whether one has done enough or needs to adjust the timeline

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.

Kicks oneself after making a mistake instead of learning from it and moving on to looking for ways to avoid future mistakes

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

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

Reacts emotionally to obstacles and challenges faced when executing ideas and does little to overcome them

Makes poor financial decisions and has poor money management skills

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.

Possesses little understanding about the basic steps of installing common operating systems

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

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

PUBLIC SPEAKING:

How well do you prepare yourself before delivering a speech before an audience?

Do you normally talk about all your intended points and how do you manage your time on stage.

[employee comments]
CRITICAL THINKING:

Elaborate on a given occasion that you made the best decision. How did you feel about it?

How flexible are you when it comes to trying different ways of solving problems other than the intended way.

[employee comments]
WORK ATTITUDE:

Are you an asset to your company or a strict liability that only causes conflict?

How do you handle workplace stress and work related pressures?

[employee comments]
EMOTION MANAGEMENT:

Can you give an example of a situation where there was tension in the workplace, but you were able to maintain composure?

How do you ensure you have a comfortable and relaxing work space that feels more at home?

[employee comments]
EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE:

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

Can you describe a time when understanding your colleague's perspective helped you resolve an issue or accomplish a task?

[employee comments]
PERSONAL COMMITMENT:

Sometimes you have to sacrifice some things in life in order to get what you want. What are some of the things you have sacrificed in the past in order to accomplish 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]
USING COMMON SENSE:

How have you used common sense at work to meet your goals? Give a specific example when this happened

How do you go about making decisions? How do you calculate your next action when solving a problem?

[employee comments]
ENTREPRENEURIAL THINKING:

Were there any times where you felt that you were less optimistic than other times?

What efforts are you making to stay ahead of your competitors and learn from them?

[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:

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

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

[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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