Continuous Professional Development
"Even though we get lost in the nuance of technology, the thing that never changes is the people and the needs of those people.", Andrew Carnegie, autobiography, 1920.
This rubric provides a basis for continuous professional development for any career. Managers can use this rubric to help their team members improve their proficiency in their job, whilst individuals can use it to set goals for themselves to improve over time.
The best way to use this rubric is to create an assessment and continuously add notes against the various considerations. If you manage a team, create an assessment for each team member.
In addition to recording notes against each aspect, scores can be entered to provide a quantitative assessment. To facilitate consistency, scoring guidance is provided for each aspect. The score guidance corresponds to different levels that an employee's career progresses through:
- L1: Junior member of team
- L2: Regular member of team
- L3: Team lead or principle member
- L4: Multi-team lead
- L5: Department lead
Use the charts to see an overview of strengths and weaknesses. The labels can be used to dissect performance as follows:
- Impact: Indicates the past impact the individual has had.
- Proficiency: Indicates the ability of an individual to perform their role.
- Motivation: Indicates the individual's motivation, often reflected through their pro-activeness.
- Leadership: Indicates the individual's ability to lead others.
- Learning agility: Indicates the individual's willingness and ability to learn.
The level of expertise required to perform assignments.Show guidance
The level of proactivity demonstrated.Show guidance
Produces high quality outcomes.Show guidance
Risks are mitigated and outcomes are delivered on schedule.Show guidance
Level of participation in strategy.Show guidance
Size of projects, number of concurrent projects, budgets.Show guidance
Guides more junior members.Show guidance
Goals and activities are aligned with delivering customer value.Show guidance
Understands the customer through metric or empirical means.Show guidance
Shares status and knowledge openly with the team.Show guidance
Helps or drives the hiring of new employees or contractors as required.Show guidance
Welcomes and encourages the opinions of team mates.Show guidance
Proactive contributor.Show guidance
Introduces novel solutions.Show guidance