How to Write a Great Performance Review

Dependability Performance Review Example Phrases

There are some employees who you know you can rely on for anything. Others who you know you can give little things to, but wouldn’t trust with a larger assignment. In this section of the free performance review tutorial, you will find phrases to help you describe those dependable employees, and phrases to describe employees who are less consistent.

Positive Phrases

When we think of dependability, Jim immediately comes to mind. His reliability is unsurpassed by others and is one of his strongest assets.

Tim has a steadfastness in his work that we admire. He is very dependable and works without ceasing on major projects or when we have a problem.

Kyle is one of our hardest workers and demonstrates to us that he cares about his job, his coworkers, and the company.

Jennifer consistently impresses us with her willingness to do whatever it takes to get the job done.

Jim is a very reliable employee.

We depend on Greg to turn in good performance each day and he never fails to impress.

Ben faithfully commits to get the job done and consistently performs at or above expectations.

When we think of “steadfast,” April comes to mind. She is a loyal and trustworthy employee.

When we have a situation that must get done, we turn to Harry. Harry has our trust because he’s proven to us he can get the job done.

George is known for his dependability and willingness to do what it takes.

Jennifer is willing to get her hands dirty with her employees to ensure the job gets completed on time.

We know that if overtime is required, Walter is willing to work until the project is finished.

There are many times we have tasks that absolutely must be completed by a given time. In these circumstances, we know we can turn to Peter to get the task accomplished on time.

Nancy is always willing to help with a positive attitude and a willingness to do whatever it takes.

Holly is an asset to our team as we know if it needs to get completed, Holly will finish it.

Negative Phrases

Bob is a very loyal guy, but not a very dependable one. “Flaky” is probably the closest word that comes to mind when thinking of Bob.

Holly is usually very steady in her work, but there have been several instances where she has been unreliable.

Jenny is reliable when it suits her. On tasks she doesn’t enjoy, she needs a steady reminder to get them accomplished.

Kenny does not demonstrate a concern for what we think of him and whether or not we believe he is up to the job.

Lenny is not a dependable employee. If we know a task must be completed, we usually pass him over and find someone else to do the task.

Peter is not reliable for his effort and does not demonstrate a willingness to do whatever it takes to get the job accomplished.

Even if we are behind on production, Holly does not show a willingness to help her employees out. Once promoted to supervisor, she has taken a hands off approach to the detriment of her team.

Unfortunately, Ryan does not ever put in overtime even if the job requires it. He is unwilling to work beyond his normally scheduled 40 hours.

In this economy, we need people who are willing to do whatever it takes to get the job done. Julia is not one of those people.

Peter’s reliability is questionable. Too often, his work results are inconsistent and need to be checked too frequently.

While most of his coworkers are willing to work late to get the project finished, Kyle seems content with leaving the work for others to do.

Ida does not produce as consistent results as her coworkers do.

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