Use this sample and step by step explanation for setting meaningful and inspiring employee performance goals for a lab computer operator.

A lab computer operator operates a computer lab ensuring the equipment is in good condition for student's use. He/she manages the computer hardware and software systems within the lab and also maintains a log of all problems and errors that occur in all the computers.

Apart from the general maintenance of lab computers, he/she stores all the media that is required for various computer lessons. He/she works hand in hand with the computer teachers to prepare lessons for the students. They also produce logs for the needed supplies for the lab such that the student lessons are uninterrupted. Finally, he/she may be required to troubleshoot issues that might arise in the computers

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


Proactively inform customers on time if there are pending delays.

Provide timely and objective advice to customers on matters related to the goods and/or services of the company.

[employee comments goal]

Try not to talk too fast or too slow that the audience cannot understand the intended message.

Show willingness and patience to allow others to put their points across with interrupting them.

[employee comments goal]

Do proper research to get accurate facts and figures before undertaking any task.

Work and deliver good content or results without being monitored.

[employee comments goal]

Make sure that construction workers wear hard hats at all times when they are in specifies zones of the job site

Allow only authorized personnel to do certain jobs if one feels other employees don't have enough training to do them

[employee comments goal]

Create a culture of praising and appreciating them each time they do their level best

Ask others to give their honest feedback concerning how management is carried out

[employee comments goal]

Concentrate the energies and focus on doing the very best every day

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

[employee comments goal]

Learn to open up about oneself a bit and show some vulnerability and human feeling when having conversations with colleagues to help relationships blossom

Learn to treat people as being important and take them as they come and mostly be sensitive when handling their flaws and strengths

[employee comments goal]

Learn to hold back and count one to three before responding to negative feedback

Think about what causes the imperfections and acknowledge the fact that these are the things that make one special and more relatable to others

[employee comments goal]

Keep track of progress; measure current results against previous results in order to stay focused, motivated, and disciplined

Create an environment that supports own goals, habits, and the consistent actions one needs to take to accomplish them

[employee comments goal]

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

Put extra effort to learn how to fix problems associated with a product

[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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