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Job appraisals

Have you ever wondered what they really meant at your job appraisal? Here's an a - z list of common performance appraisal terms and their meaning:-

Active socially: Drinks heavily.
Alert to company developments: An office gossip.
Approaches difficult problems with logic: Finds someone else to do the job.
Average: Not too bright.
Character above reproach: One step ahead of the law.
Competent: Is able to get work done if supervisor helps.
Conscientious and careful: Scared.
Consults with superiors often: A pain in the butt.
Demonstrates qualities of leadership: Has a loud voice.
Deserves promotion: Create new title to make him or her feel appreciated.
Enjoys job: Needs more to do.
Exceptionally well qualified: Has committed no major blunders to date.
Expresses self well: Can string two sentences together.
Gets along extremely well with superiors and subordinates alike: A coward.
Happy: Paid too much.
Hard worker: Does it the hard way.
Indifferent to instruction: Knows more than superiors.
Is unusually loyal: no one else wants them.
Judgment is usually sound: Lucky.
Keen analyst: Thoroughly confused.
Keen sense of humour: Knows lots of dirty jokes.
Maintains professional attitude: A snob.
Meticulous in attention to detail: A nitpicker.
Not a desk person: Did not go to college.
Of great value to the organisation: Turns in work on time.
Quick thinking: Offers plausible excuses for errors.
Slightly below average: Stupid.
Spends extra hours on the job: Miserable home life.
Strong adherence to principles: Stubborn.
Tactful in dealing with superiors: Knows when to keep his mouth shut.
Takes advantage of every opportunity to progress: Buys drinks for superiors.
Takes pride in work: Conceited.
Uses resources well: Delegates everything.
Uses time effectively: Clock watcher.
Very creative: Keeps finding reasons to do anything except original work.
Will go far: Relative of management.
Zealous attitude: Opinionated.

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