Commitment to the Job: Use these sample phrases to craft meaningful performance evaluations, drive change and motivate your workforce.
Commitment to the Job is the feeling of responsibility that a person has towards a mission and goals of an organization.
Commitment to the Job: Exceeds Expectations Phrases
- Observes punctuality at all times and is always at the right place at the right time
- Uses critical thinking to analyze one's performance and asks for constructive criticism from qualified colleagues in order to know one's strengths and weaknesses
- Expresses frequent appreciation of one's team and does not gossip about colleagues or clients
- Believes in the company's ultimate vision and is willing to push through brief rough patches in order to achieve goals
- Leaves personal life behind once one crosses the working threshold in order to concentrate or put all attention on work
- Is open and honest and expresses any criticism in a way that shows respect and dignity to others
- Takes pride in one's work and strives to deliver the best possible results
- Actively seeks new ways to improve one's work and generates ideas that streamline processes and increase productivity
- Has speedy and effective resolution of customers' issues and complaints and often tracks customers' satisfaction
- Shows high attendance and low absenteeism at work, functions, and meetings
Commitment to the Job: Meets Expectations Phrases
- Comes in early and stays late in order to complete a project or task on time
- Sets an example for employees who don't have the experience or confidence to go through the challenging times and hold out for the rewards of success
- Shows eagerness to promote the company's products and services to customers in order to make the customers feel part of the company's long-term success
- Constantly shares best practices and industry trends that help a company create outsized incomes
- Avoids wasting time; quickly finds another way to be productive even after finishing a big project
- Anticipates company's needs and possible problems, and comes up with suggestions to address those needs
- Trains and takes online courses in order to improve one's own skills in a way that best serves the company
- Is encouraging, empowering and helpful and focuses on maintaining a harmonious and happy office environment
- Takes initiative to complete tasks and does not need to be reminded what is next on the agenda
- Abides by company's policies, rules, and procedures and helps ensure other colleagues do the same
Commitment to the Job: Needs Improvement Phrases
- Shows disinterest in contributing innovative or creative ideas and is reluctant to find more effective ways to perform tasks
- Does not observe punctuality; is frequently late to work and does not attend meetings when expected
- Shows increase in absenteeism, medical leaves, sick days and short-term disability
- Is not willing to fulfill or exceed customer service expectation
- Has trouble connecting with other employees and does not participate in departmental functions or activities
- Shows unwillingness to express one's ideas, take risks or accept new challenges
- Does not speak up even when one knows things are not being dealt with directly and honestly
- Often meets missed commitments and deadlines with explanations, finger-pointing, rationalizations and excuses
- Seems unwilling to learn new things or expand one's career
- Must be put under supervision in order to complete a task
Commitment to the Job: Self Evaluation Questions
- Can you give an example of a time when you had to go above and beyond the call of duty to have a task accomplished?
- Are there instances in which you anticipated problems, and you were able to suggest solutions and influence a new direction?
- Can you describe a situation when you demonstrated initiative and took action without waiting for directions? Were you happy with the outcome?
- Are there times you have come in early or stayed late in order to meet a deadline?
- What are some of the things that get you dedicated and devoted to your work?
- Is there a time you were able to provide your own motivation even though you were working alone? How did you motivate yourself?
- Can you describe a situation where you had to be very persistent or dedicated in order to achieve goals?
- What has been your major work-related setback? What happened and how did you manage to keep moving forward?
- Have you ever been in a situation where you had to lead a group of colleagues? How did you handle it?
- Have you ever been overloaded with work? How do you manage your work so that it gets done on time?