Performance review phrases – Interpersonal skills

Interpersonal skill is your ability to communicate and work well with surrounding people and work under a lot of pressure. Many employers consider this is the most important soft skill that an employee should have. As a result, it position in a performance appraisal is very crucial. This section shall provide employer with appraisal phases for evaluating interpersonal skills.

The interpersonal skills include:
• Excelling or showing promise with other employees, managerial or supervisory relations.
• Identifying the needs of others during routine and/or special projects.
• Being aware of how to create and/or raising positive working relationship with co-workers, clients, management and/or customers.
• Acting on impulse of harmony, communication, understanding, knowledge and/or policy appropriately.

Positive performance review phrases for interpersonal skills

  1. Greg can get into conversation with anybody. He can relate to people around him very well
  2. Jean can work very well with other members in her team. She is dependable, cheerful and energetic.
  3. Tim always works hard and takes positive to inspire his co-workers to work more effectively.
  4. In a inconvenient environment, Ryan is able to connect with people and encourage them to do a great job. This is the reason why we appreciate him
  5. Jim has good relationships with others and they always speak highly of him
  6. Mary is highly appreciated by coworkers because she is positive and willing to listen
  7. Jack makes people feel comfortable when they are around him. He is very important to our team for his natural ability
  8. Bill improves himself and works well with coworkers
  9. Kevin can quickly connect with people and know the good way to relate with them
  10. Peter can connect with people strangely. The great personality is attributed in his management role
  11. Kevin has good interpersonal skill. We can see him establishing relations with many people to get the job done.
  12. Peter’s relation with many people is a great advantage since it helps him complete the tasks more quickly.
  13. Holly’s interpersonal skill is which keeps her team together and focused and connected toward common goals.
  14. In a hard paced environment, Ryan has ability to relate to people and motivate them handle great jobs, this explains why everyone respects him.
  15. Jim tries to work friendly and well with others to get good comments from them.
  16. Marcus respects his colleagues and never distracts them from their work.
  17. Greg is ready to have opened conservation with anybody. People around him all want to keep good relationship with him.
  18. Peter is very popular as a work partner. Many employees want to cooperate with him.
  19. Arianna has impeccable conflict management skills. She cultivates a positive attitude among the members of her team.
  20. All the other employees enjoy working with Arnold. He is a very charismatic and endearing person.
  21. Bruce positively interacts with other people regardless of their status.
  22. Henry corrects others without being offensive. Novice employees like dealing with him.
  23. Ingrid is open to improving interpersonal skills. She tries to become more respectful and empathetic.
  24. George relates to everyone else well regardless of their background.
  25. Nathan facilitates positive interactions between his subordinates.

Negative performance review phrases for interpersonal skills

  1. Tyler does not think that happy team members can affect his own job performance and makes those around him unpleasant
  2. Paula seems to be shy when she’s around others and does not take care good relations with her co-workers
  3. Tim can not tell “ friend ” from “ coworker ”. He only care about friendships and not build good working relationships
  4. Fred should keep on cultivating good relationships with others around him
  5. We can only find upsetting things around Tide. He never appreciates anyone and rarely gives a positive comment on others.
  6. Tim does not understand that having good working relationships with others in a team is very important
  7. Bob does not understand how complicated relationships management is
  8. John is a gentle coworker, but the people around him do not like him because of his strong personality
  9. Peter’s character is too strong that it may damage the relationship within our team.
  10. John makes a good impression that he is a great visionary, but the way he communicates his vision to others is unacceptable.
  11. Tyler rarely shows his appreciation to the contribution others have made to the team effort which results in their upset with his behavior.
  12. Time is not good at understanding how crucial good working relationships with fellow team members are.
  13. In his career, Ryan has reached no achievements yet as he always got into bad relationship with other colleagues of his.
  14. John is an affable fellow, yet his strong personality turns off people around him.
  15. Other people do not want to relate to George because he does not work well with them.
  16. Paula likes to stand alone in her team. She rarely contacts with others and they seem to not like that, too.
  17. John has an excellent impression among the management team, yet his team members cannot stand working with him.
  18. Since Jeremy puts the company’s goals above everything else, he is inclined to ignore personal situations and problems of the team members.
  19. Laura is quick to lose patience. She needs to become more compassionate.
  20. Kevin likes to tell inappropriate jokes that might frustrate other employees.
  21. Nathan criticizes other employees too often.
  22. Victor talks behind others’ backs.
  23. Abigail has a very bad attitude. She fails to see the positive side of things, which turns clients and other employees off.
  24. Alexander does not acknowledge others’ expertise. He never gives proper credit to his co-workers.
  25. Marta behaves in a passive-aggressive way toward other employees.


The sample of performance review phrases for interpersonal skills is a great/helpful tool for periodical/annual job performance appraisal. Note that, an interpersonal skills review phrase can be positive or negative and your performance review can be effective or bad/poor activities for your staffs.

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