Yes, I am more than 10 years in Intel Electronics and every year I’ve got the annual feedback (called “Focal”). I thought to look at the nature of the work that I am doing by analyzing the semantic data of those documents. From confidentiality reasons I cannot bring parts of it here, but I can show you some quantitative analysis that I ran on the data.
Among various perspectives, I wanted to look at the verbs that are used there to describe my accomplishments (one out of three components together with “strength” and “areas for improvement”). Out of 30 paragraphs (3 each year) and 4.1k words in total, here is the distribution of all top verbs (overall about 200):
The thought was that verbs of accomplishments are the nature of the work. Now, when I look at it, the direction is amazingly correct – this is what I actually did.
Taking “worked” as a baseline (100%), I have calculated the rate for the rest of verbs relatively.
In addition, grouping verbs by their nature (excluding neutral “worked”), I can tell now, precisely how my work looks like:
Know yourself. 🙂