Small Business Brief

Templates & Forms

Annual Employee Review

Sample template of an annual employee review for evaluating performance.

Annual Employee Review

Employee Name:


Reviewer Name:




Performs at exceptionally high levels compared to others

4 - GOOD

Performs somewhat above average or satisfactory level

3 - FAIR

Performs mostly at average levels of satisfaction

2 - POOR

Performs below average, work is not satisfactory


Does not perform to any level of satisfaction and is not able to complete their tasks

Employee Review

I. Professional Presentation

Wears appropriate dress code and complies by all company rules, is clean and tidy in appearance.

II. Understanding

The entirety of their position, understands the tools for the job and able to make clear distinctions of which aspect of their job is the most important.

III. Execution

The ability to get things done. Follows through on tasks in a timely and competent manner.

IV. Problem Solving

Possess the right skills to resolve problems, and the personal resilience to handle the challenges and pressure they may bring.

V. Safety

Practices safe work habits and encourages others to do the same. Knows their work responsibilities for keeping a safe and healthy workplace.

VI. Capability

Able to produce quality work without mistakes as compared with peer .

VII. Punctuality

Arrives to work on time, works on days scheduled, and requests time off with sufficient advance notice. Has very little sick days.

Employee's Self Observations

What were your major achievements in the last year?

What are the areas on which you can improve?

What training do you feel you need for the coming year?

Manager's Comments:

I hereby certify that I have examined

(Please print name above)

Date of the exam:

Employee Signature:

Reviewer Signature: