Performance can be appraised (using any performance appraisal template) against six independent variables at four levels of performance:

Quality

  • I have performed all of my essential job requirements well
  • I have completed the most important of my essential job requirements
  • I have completed some of my essential job requirements well but have not completed the most important
  • I have not completed any of my essential job requirements


Quantity

  • My output level is well above the norm
  • My output level is slightly above the norm
  • My output level is about the norm
  • My output level is below the norm


Job Knowledge

  • I know enough about my job to coach others
  • I know enough about my job to do it independently
  • I know enough about my job to only occasionally require help
  • I am frequently needing help to complete my essential job requirements


Adaptability

  • I accept change easily
  • I accept day-to-day changes easily
  • I take time to adjust to changes
  • I resent changes


Initiative

  • I take on other tasks when appropriate without prompting and complete all my essential job requirements
  • I always start my essential job requirements without prompting
  • I mostly start my essential job requirements without prompting
  • I often need prompting to complete my essential job requirements


Reliability

  • I always do what I say I will do and warn others when a problem occurs
  • I almost always do what I say I will do and warn others when a problem occurs
  • I sometimes do not do what I say I will do and I rarely warn others if a problem occurs
  • I often do not do what I say I will do and I do not warn others when a problem occurs