An effective performance evaluation will assess all planning employees in the following nine areas of development, weighted to emphasize the areas most important to each employee’s job description:

Business Focus: The understanding of how their job function affects the overall

performance of the company

Client Focus: The ability to meet and adapt to client demands

Results Achievement: The quality of completed assignments

Leadership: The example set for others

Communication: The ability to explain needs

Intuition: The ability to create new ideas or ways of doing things better

Organization: The ability to prioritize time

Decision Making: Making good judgments within the job function

Interpersonal Skills: The ability to develop productive working relationships with clients and other team members