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

A Computer Consultant has the primary role of analyzing the company's Information communication and technology systems and structures to ensure that everything is working seamlessly and in line with the established standard procedures. He/she will offer consultation services to the company on all Information Technology related issues and help come up with appropriate and workable solutions.

Besides that consultative role, he or she will get to perform the following roles; perform data recovery processes and procedures, undertake computer software installation and management, designing a company's computer systems, analyzing the company's data, writing and documenting reports, facilitates user trainings, perform troubleshooting procedures and perform computer systems repairs.

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


Accept and provide constructive feedback to other people and to take corrections easily.

Exercise great creativity and ingenuity when analyzing problems and coming up with solutions.

[employee comments goal]

Research well enough to gather factual information before setting out to solve a problem.

Show great confidence and poise when making decisions and not afraid to make mistakes and learn from them.

[employee comments goal]

Learn to manage clients? problems well enough and to ensure they are satisfied.

Learn to use past knowledge and experience to troubleshoot current problems.

[employee comments goal]

Embrace the right attitude every day you show up for work

Desire to always work to the very best of your ability

[employee comments goal]

Carry out tasks that inspire a degree of therapeutical serenity such as working in the garden to help distract oneself after work

Train oneself to focus for long period without getting distracted and avoid situations that can cause distractions

[employee comments goal]

Be precise and specific in the feedback one provides and be assertive when giving negative feedback

Avoid excessive use of body language or gestures unless one is illustrating a point about the other person's efforts

[employee comments goal]

Put extra effort in following up on all meetings and documenting all the responsibilities and tasks delegated to participants

Assign clear roles to all participants and put extra effort in making notes during a meeting

[employee comments goal]

Show eagerness to attend training sessions and avoid missing any training session

Evaluate the outcomes of training sessions and learn how to identify training needs

[employee comments goal]

Learn how to backup computer data and learn more about the best and most recent data backup techniques

Encourage others to study basic computer courses to enhance their computer skills

[employee comments goal]

Seek for assistance when solving complicated problems and always welcome new challenges

Put extra effort to learn how to operate a wide range of devices and machines

[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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