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The Pocket Idiot's Guide to Performance Appraisal Phrases by John Carroll, John H. Carroll, Peter Gray

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Chapter 4. General Phrases by Attribute: A–B

Often, when writing out a performance appraisal, it’s easy to experience writer’s block when trying to find just the right phrases to describe an employee. The job description provides ample language and information for describing specific work-related duties and tasks, but what about the important soft skills the employee must exhibit? How do you write about strengths and deficiencies in these areas?

The following phrases represent some of the more important personal traits that may be important to cover in an employee’s appraisal. This list just scratches the surface, but it will surely jump-start your thoughts and help you zero in on exactly what you want to say.

Accuracy

Accuracy deals with how careful ...

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