Discover various examples of interpersonal skills evaluation that you can use to assess employees.

Ability to work and to effectively communicate with others is valued by employers. Excellent interpersonal skills translate to better relationships and consequently high productivity. Employees are expected to have good verbal and non-verbal communication skills, listening skills, problem-solving, negotiation and decision-making skills. Evaluation of interpersonal skills is essential to enable employees  to know whether they are performing as expected or they need to improve.


Lets find out some of the comments used in the evaluation of interpersonal skills.

Verbal communication

  • Is a fantastic public speaker and debater.
  • Speaks clearly and articulately.
  • She is easy to talk to.
  • Is economical and effective with words.
  • His speech features outstanding vocabulary.

Written communication

  • His email messages are on target and concise.
  • Her writing is without grammatical errors.
  • Creates excellent documentation and reports.
  • Is a standard-setter in business writing.
  • Uses a difficult to understand writing style.

Listening skills

  • She listens to others actively.
  • He actively listens to the opinion of others and encourages them to express their opinions.
  • She patiently waits for the others to finish what they are saying without distracting them.
  • He is easily distracted when colleagues are talking and ends up asking silly questions.
  • Should talk less and listen more.

Problem solving

  • She analyses a situation very well and finds a solution.
  • He does not shy away from complex problems and always offers suitable solutions.
  • She takes the time to define an issue and then looks for various solutions.
  • He tends to struggle a lot to find a solution when faced with a difficult issue.
  • A complex problem makes her lose focus.
  • He fails to provide relevant information to seniors when a problem comes up.

Decision making

  • Can determine the most suitable solution from the many alternatives.
  • His decision making is not affected by his feelings and emotions.
  • Considers facts objectively
  • Tends to be too cautious and hesitant when arriving at the final decision, and ends up making the wrong decision.
  • Seems confused to make decisions when faced with challenging situations.

Relating with others

  • He connects well with everyone and easily gets into a conversation.
  • Colleagues speak highly of her since she has a good relationship with everyone.
  • She makes others comfortable around her, which is an asset to the team.
  • He does not put the effort in cultivating healthy relationships with other team members.
  • She seems shy when around co-workers which affect how she relates to them.
  • He appears to produce only bad relationships with colleagues.

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