Employee Evaluation Form

This Employee Evaluation Form is simply a template that allows you to provide a formal evaluation record to your employees following a performance review. It allows both employer and employee to keep a record of what was spoken about and forms the basis of an ongoing evaluation of performance that can be cross referenced at later reviews. It is designed to be customisable in that the employer can edit the categories for review dependent on their industry and the skills and traits they are seeking from their staff. The categories below are given simply as a guide to the general things an employer is look for in his or her staff.

Employee Evaluation Form

Employee Name

Evaluator Name

Date of Evaluation

Date Employment Commenced





Basis of Review

The purpose of this evaluation is to provide the Employee with an indication of their progress within the job role and to highlight areas at which they excel and also areas where the Evaluator believes they can improve.

The Evaluator has been given a scale on which to rate the Employee’s performance in a number of different areas as follows:

  1. Unsatisfactory, failing to meet expectations

  2. Fair, sometimes fails to meet expectations

  3. Satisfactory

  4. Good, frequently exceeds expectations

  5. Excellent, exceeds expectations

1. Attitude

Does the Employee has a positive attitude towards their employment and do they approach their job and assigned tasks with the appropriate willingness and diligence?

Rating: [Enter 1-5]

Comments: [Enter Comments]

2. Knowledge and Skills

Does the Employee demonstrate an appropriate level of knowledge and skill in carrying out their job role and in completing assigned tasks?

Rating: [Enter 1-5]

Comments: [Enter Comments]

3. Planning and Organisation

Is the Employee able to plan their workload effectively and ensure orderly organisation of work and results of work?

Rating: [Enter 1-5]

Comments: [Enter Comments]

4. Decision Making

Does the Employee make rational, fact oriented, and decisive decisions?

Does the Employee make analysis of all appropriate data?

Does the Employee display good judgment?

Rating: [Enter 1-5]

Comments: [Enter Comments]

5. Productivity and Quality of Work

Does the Employee produce and complete work in a timely manner and line with the average standards set for such work?

Rating: [Enter 1-5]

Comments: [Enter Comments]

6. Communication

Is the Employee able to communicate effectively both within the workplace and with clients/customers?

Rating: [Enter 1-5]

Comments: [Enter Comments]

7. Interpersonal Skills and Relationships

Has the Employee displayed appropriate interpersonal skills and developed appropriate working relationships with colleagues and clients/customers?

Rating: [Enter 1-5]

Comments: [Enter Comments]

8. Extra - Organizational Awareness

Does the Employee recognise and comply with the safety requirements of the organization?

Does the Employee display appropriate creativity and risk taking behaviour?

Is the Employee able to recognise the bigger picture in relation their effect on the organization including the pressures on the business and the various regulations the business must comply with?

Does the Employee make rational choices in line with all ethical considerations?

Rating: [Enter 1-5]

Comments: [Enter Comments]

9. Initiative

Is the Employee able to work on their own initiative and provide solutions to problems before they are instructed to do so?

Rating: [Enter 1-5]

Comments: [Enter Comments]

10. Management

Does the Employee effectively manage their team, including displaying efficient delegation, supervision, control and staff development?

Rating: [Enter 1-5]

Comments: [Enter Comments]

10. Personal and Career Development

Does the Employee display appropriate enthusiasm for, and take steps towards, career development?

Does the Employee engage in appropriate professional development programs?

Rating: [Enter 1-5]

Comments: [Enter Comments]

11. Attendance and Punctuality

Days Absent: [Enter Days]

Instances of lateness for work: [Enter Days]

Rating: [Enter 1-5]

Comments: [Enter Comments]

12. Additional Comments

Use this space to make any additional comments about the Employee’s performance such as outlining any points not covered above and making comments about their progress since the previous review

Overall Performance Rating: [Enter Overall Rating]

Improvement Action Plan and Next Review Date:

Specify areas that the Employee can improve upon and suggested steps for improval:

Date for Next Review: [Enter Date]


Signature of Employee


Signature of Evaluator


Signature of Manager if appropriate

Date: [Enter Date]

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