How to Write a Great Performance Review

Interpersonal Skills Performance Review Example Phrases

Relating well with those around you can hold a lot of weight during your performance review. For many managers, interpersonal skill is one of the most important attributes an employee can possess.

In this section, you will discover phrases you can use to evaluate an employee’s interpersonal skills.

Positive Phrases

Ben has a natural rapport with people and does very well at communicating with others.

Jane seems to find it easy to connect with others and relate well with them.

Bob relates well with people and makes them feel valued.

Sally has a knack for making people feel important when she speaks with them. This translates into great opportunities for teamwork and connections to form.

Jack makes people feel at home with him. His natural ability to work with people is a great asset to our team.

Bill handles himself and the relationships with his coworkers very well.

Kevin can quickly build a positive relationship with people and understands how to relate with them.

Peter’s uncanny ability to connect with people is a great personality attribute in his role as a manager.

Holly is able to create a sustain a positive, professional relationship with her coworkers, direct reports, and management team.

Tim is a positive influence to those around him and inspires them to work harder.

Bill has a nice understanding of how to relate to people and make them comfortable.

Greg seemingly can strike up a conversation with anybody. He has a gift in relating to people around him.

Harry can find a point of connection with just about anyone.

Pete is a nice and affable guy who works well with others.

In a hard paced environment, Ryan’s ability to connect with people and motivate them to do a great job demonstrates why we appreciate him.

Jim works well with others and they always have a nice thing to say about him.

Mary receives high marks from coworkers for her positive attitude and willingness to listen.

Thomas has built strong working relationships with his coworkers.

Though Ted is quiet, he works well with others and his coworkers have a positive opinion of him.

Fred can be very boisterous at times, but his working relationship with his team is positive.

Negative Phrases

James is a quiet individual who keeps to himself. Normally, this isn’t a problem – except when you’re managing employees. James takes it to an extreme and does a poor job communicating adequately with his employees.

Greg has not built very good relationships with his co-workers.

Tim does not understand how crucial good working relationships with fellow team members are.

Bob does not grasp the intricacies of managing relationships.

John is an affable fellow, yet his strong personality turns off people around him.

George does not work well with others.

Peter has a very strong personality and this has caused a rift on our team.

John has an excellent impression among the management team, yet his fellow team members cannot stand working with him.

Julie is brisk with her directions and crude with her feedback.

Tyler does not appreciate how happy team members can affect his own job performance and continually upsets those around him.

Ryan has left a wake of bad relationships in his career path.

Paula seems to shrink when she’s around others and does not cultivate good relations with her co-workers.

Tim does not understand the different between “friend” and “coworker” and only wants to focus any energy on friendships and not building good working relationships.

Fred should continue to work on cultivating good relationships with those around him.

Ken works well with members of his own team, yet he has an “us” against “them” mentality when it comes to others within the company.

Many of Harry’s coworkers see him as unapproachable.

Frank gives off an impression of superiority to those around him.

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