Use this sample and step by step explanation for setting meaningful and inspiring employee performance goals for an it network and telecommunications architect.

An IT network and telecommunications architect is responsible for developing a plan and layout of a communication network. He/she is also mandated to present the plan to the organization and to explain in details its effectiveness while providing alternatives as well as decides what hardware such as routers and other related components, would be appropriate for supporting the communications network

Other duties include ensuring the security of a network during the development process and outlines cable pathways within a building. In addition, he/she keeps on researching new information to notify the development of the firm's network in the future and should have knowledge of the organization so that he/she develops a network that is suited to the company's strategic goals.

Employee Performance Goals Sample

Employee's Name: Title:
Review Period: __/__/__ to __/__/__ Employee SSN:
Work Location: Supervisor's Name:


  1. Setting Goals: List specific goals in the space provided below each competency under "Performance Goals". Assign an appropriate timeline for each goal as well as numeric or financial terms to measure the goal.
  2. Employee Comments: The employee must comment next to each goal under "Employee Comments" with "Okay" for goals which he/she feels comfortable working with, and "Needs Clarification" for goals which he/she believes need to be discussed further. An employee who is comfortable with all the goals can sign the goals at this stage.
  3. Summary: Give a summary of the total time estimated for the employee to have achieved the goals. State action plans and specific milestones to track the goals. Any additional comments agreed between the employee and the supervisor should be noted here.
  4. Human Resources Review: Human resources personnel must confirm that the goals are specific, measurable, achievable, relevant, and time-bound. He/she must then sign the goals in the "Human Resource" section provided under "Signatures".
  5. Signatures: When discussion of the goals has been completed and consensus has been reached, sign the goals and let the employee sign too. Send the final copy to the human resources for inclusion in the employee's professional records.

Performance Goals for Next Period

Performance Goals

Employee Comments


Give customers timely and constructive advice to help them make the right decision.

Not to put pressure or undue influence when closing a deal with a client.

[employee comments goal]

Maintain strong and direct eye contact when talking to people.

To be authentic in my speech and to make people appreciate my honesty and transparency.

[employee comments goal]

Strive to articulate my ideas and opinions in a clear and non-confrontational manner.

Practice active listening during the negotiation process to understand what the other party is trying to put across.

[employee comments goal]

Show interest in the person by asking questions and listening closely in order to make those connections happen

Ask successful entrepreneurs to discuss how they got to where they are in order to learn the person's approach to business

[employee comments goal]

Invest in high-quality training that enhances better productivity in future

Balance out working and personal time to bring up a happy workforce

[employee comments goal]

Know the direction to follow in executing the projects presented

Become innovative always looking for better ways to solve everyday problems

[employee comments goal]

Stay updated on different types of equipment introduced to the company

Follow the safety precautions keenly to ensure security is maintained at all times

[employee comments goal]

Start feeling more comfortable when making a decision and standing firm by it

Take new challenges and acknowledge the fact that making mistakes is part of learning

[employee comments goal]

Review outcomes of own projects in order to understand where problems occurred and plan to anticipate them

Always cluster information into related areas and review for trends during data gathering exercises

[employee comments goal]

Make enough effort to understand how a product compares to rival products

Learn to communicate information about products clearly and in a simple language

[employee comments goal]


Sections 1-2: To be completed by the supervisor

Section 3: To be completed by the employee

1. Goals completed since last performance feedback

2. Goals for next period

3. Employee comments


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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