Use specific terms such as excels, grasps, possesses, achieves and exhibits when composing a performance review. These are measurement-oriented terms that provide employees with a solid understanding of their work. More » Business & Finance Business Resources HR

Performance appraisal comments should include specific research about employee performance and service, an evaluation of the employee's strengths and weaknesses, a comparison to previous reviews if applicable, an overall... More »

A meaningful performance review requires preparation, analysis of the employee's performance and honest feedback on performance. The review should provide feedback on the areas in which the employee excels and the areas ... More » Business & Finance Business Resources Business Communications

An employee self-evaluation or self-appraisal is a performance review the employee does himself in anticipation of a management performance review. A manager uses the self-appraisal as a starting point to discuss the pro... More »

Good words to use for a performance evaluation include comments that focus on punctuality, creativity and innovation. Comments regarding attendance and managerial style are also good to use when conducting a performance ... More »

According to the Houston Chronicle, good comments to include on an employee evaluation include constructive and specific remarks about the employee's performance, problem areas, and future goals. Criticisms can address a... More »

Employee appraisal comments are direct responses that pertain to employee performance. Typical responses fall under the following categories: poor, needs improvement, good, above average and outstanding. Supervisors are ... More »