Sample Self Evaluation Comments

Writing your self evaluation during performance review time can be a challenging task. Selecting the right phrases and words to describe your performance on a self evaluation form is a difficult task for just about everybody. These sample self evaluation paragraphs can be copied in your self evaluation to complete the process. Our self evaluation templates book contains 450 self evaluation comments you can use to finish your self evaluation.

Adaptability Self Evaluation Comments

Exceeds Expectations

  • Though many people find change difficult to handle, I understand how to handle it with ease. We have a very fast paced environment and I understand how to navigate the changes and provide high quality work, despite not knowing what may be coming at me next. Over the next year, I will continue to remain nimble and adapt to changing circumstances.
  • The past year has seen a number of changes happen in our department. I have handled the changes well and supported other employees who were troubled by them. This has not only demonstrated my ability to cope with change, but resulted in improved team dynamics. Over the next year, I will continue to handle changes that may arise and provide support to team members.
  • I see change as an opportunity. I encourage others to take initiative when new projects or assignments come available and quickly adapt when times require it. I believe I am a very flexible employee.

Meets Expectations

  • I have greatly improved in adaptability this year.  While I once shied away from change with discomfort, I’ve learned to embrace it with renewed energy.  I adapt to changing schedules and assignments, and even help to calm those around me in times of stress.
  • I have satisfactory standards of adaptability, and have proven that I can adjust to sudden changes within the work place.  I handle changes of schedule and office protocol with ease, and have made suggestions on how to improve them further.
  • I consistently maintain composure during times of stress, and show that I can adapt to new challenges that arise during an assignment.  Sometimes, I know I struggle with some tasks that are not part of my job.  I could improve by adapting to the addition of new responsibilities.

Needs Improvement

  • I have a tendency to micromanage assignments and allow for little deviation in plan or schedule. I understand not everyone appreciates this style, and I will work to improve in this area. I will work on improving my acceptance of change.
  • I do well adapting to small changes at work, but struggle when we have larger issues that affect the whole office or department. Some of these changes are just too large to adapt to quickly. Over the next year, I will work on accepting all types of change.
  • There are times when I struggle with new work assignments and training. I understand how important these are to the business, but I need some latitude to achieve these in my own timeframe. I will continue to work on improving in this area.

Attitude Self Evaluation Paragraphs

Exceeds Expectations

  • One of my greatest strengths is showing an exemplary attitude at all times.  I find it easy to be energetic and ready to start work in the morning. I have strong motivation in my responsibilities throughout the day. I work to keep a positive attitude and help motivate others to do the same.
  • Offering encouragement and support is one of the things that sets me apart. I believe this provides an excellent example for the ideal work attitude. This helps keep my team working quickly and efficiently.  I like to keep people focused on a goal, and never shy away from a challenge.

Meets Expectations

  • I like to remain fully engaged in his work until completion.  There is often much office drama and I try to avoid it and not let personal issues affect the quality of his work.  I believe this is a strong way to provide an example to my.
  • I show a unique attitude toward work, always looking for something new to learn about the industry. I ask insightful and well-formulated questions. I believe
  • I am willing to go the extra mile to put others at ease, fostering a comfortable and open work atmosphere. My attitude toward positive change is one of enthusiasm, and I consistently puts forth an effort to improve myself and my surroundings.

Below Expectations

  • I have a tendency to get so focused on a task that I ignore the people around me. This has resulted in the impression that I don’t care, when in fact, it’s just extreme focus on the work at hand. I will work to improve my communication skills and dealing with people even when I am in the middle of a task.
  • I understand I have a very competitive attitude.  While this can be good for certain aspects of business, it creates issues within my team because people feel that I am always competing with them.  I do not want people to believe I have an air of superiority and will work this year to tone down my competitiveness.

Company Compliance Self Evaluation Phrases

Exceeds Expectations

  • I believe I have an excellent understanding of what the company expects and the policies and procedures that must be followed. This is one of my strengths – I pause long enough to consider how decisions would affect the company and then act accordingly.
  • I am proud of my team’s efforts to uphold company policies and remain compliant with all company directives. I have worked hard this year to ensure we have properly trained and followed all company rules.

Meets Expectations

  • I understand the company processes and regulations and work hard to meet them. I support the company’s vision and mission and work hard to achieve it. I can improve in communicating changes in company direction this next year.
  • I work within the parameters of the company procedures to the best of my ability. Sometimes my work requires minor adjustments to the stated policy, but I always keep the company in mind when acting.

Below Expectations

  • There are a number of times where I know I have violated a procedure or company policy in order to get the work done. I understand the effect this can have on my team and will resolve to make sure all activities follow proper procedure.
  • I work well within the parameters set by my manager, but I understand there are times when I am expected to think and act independently and I struggle to achieve this. I will continue to work on this initiative and make sure I follow all company policies and procedures.

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