Dictionary of Evaluation Comments


Some of you might like to know what the supervisor is really saying in all those glowing employee work performance evaluations s/he keeps cranking out.

AVERAGE 
Not too bright.
EXCEPTIONALLY WELL QUALIFIED 
Has committed no major blunders to date.
ACTIVE SOCIALLY 
Drinks heavily.
ZEALOUS ATTITUDE 
Opinionated.
CHARACTER ABOVE REPROACH 
Still one step ahead of the law.
UNLIMITED POTENTIAL 
Will stick with us until retirement.
QUICK THINKING 
Offers plausible excuses for errors.
TAKES PRIDE IN WORK 
Conceited.
TAKES ADVANTAGE OF EVERY OPPERTUNITY TO PROGRESS 
Buys drinks for superiors.
INDIFFERENT TO INSTRUCTION 
Knows more than superiors.
STERN DISCIPLINARIAN 
A real jerk.
TACTFUL IN DEALING WITH SUPERIORS 
Knows when to keep mouth shut.
APPROACHES DIFFICULT PROBLEMS WITH LOGIC 
Finds someone else to do the job.
A KEEN ANALYST 
Thoroughly confused.
NOT A DESK PERSON 
Did not go to college.
EXPRESSES SELF WELL 
Can string two sentences together.
SPENDS EXTRA HOURS ON THE JOB 
Miserable home life.
CONSCIENTIOUS AND CAREFUL 
Scared.
METICULOUS IN ATTENTION TO DETAIL 
A nitpicker.
DEMONSTRATES QUALITIES OF LEADERSHIP 
Has a loud voice.
JUDGEMENT IS USUALLY SOUND 
Lucky.
MAINTAINS PROFESSIONAL ATTITUDE 
A snob.
KEEN SENSE OF HUMOR 
Knows lots of dirty jokes.
STRONG ADHERENCE TO PRINCIPLES 
Stubborn.
GETS ALONG EXTREMELY WELL WITH SUPERIORS AND SUBORDINATES ALIKE 
A coward.
SLIGHTLY BELOW AVERAGE 
Stupid.
OF GREAT VALUE TO THE ORGANIZATION 
Turns in work on time.
IS UNUSUALLY LOYAL 
Wanted by no-one else.
ALERT TO COMPANY DEVELOPMENTS 
An office gossip.
REQUIRES WORK-VALUE ATTITUDINAL READJUSTMENT 
Lazy and hard-headed.
HARD WORKER 
Usually does it the hard way.
ENJOYS JOB 
Needs more to do.
HAPPY 
Paid too much.
WELL ORGANIZED 
Does too much busywork.
COMPETENT 
Is still able to get work done if supervisor helps.
CONSULTS WITH SUPERVISOR OFTEN 
Pain in the ass.
WILL GO FAR 
Relative of management.
SHOULD GO FAR 
Please.
USES TIME EFFECTIVELY 
Clock watcher.
VERY CREATIVE 
Finds 22 reasons to do anything except original work.
USES RESOURSES WELL 
Delagates everything.
DESERVES PROMOTION 
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