Jolanta Zdrzalek

Chief Talent Officer

  • Master


How they behave
What they want to do
What they are capable of doing


Personal pitch

Jolanta is an HR professional delivering HR services supporting business goals achievements. She has many years of corporate experience in the field of HR function management as well as sales and marketing communication. Jolanta worked as an Human Resources director, business partner, consultant and trainer and has successfully implemented projects in the area of HR strategy, talent acquisition and management, transformation of corporate culture, performance management, employer branding and CSR. Jolanta is an experienced consultant in executive search - she delivered projects for the pharmaceutical, banking, automotive, retail and new technologies sectors.


Behavioural style

Highly motivating aspect that will make her feel fulfilled.


Build relationships / Take the lead / Unite and mobilise

Behaviours in the "influence" category are linked with providing direction. They include developing a professional network, managing teams, making decisions and being motivated to get ideas across. These behaviours provide insight on a person's natural ability to mobilise others and the way they establish relationships.

Build relationships
Take the lead
Unite and mobilise


Communicate with diplomacy / Provide support / Work collaboratively

Behaviours in the "Cooperate" category are linked to facilitating collective work. They include mediating interactions between people, solving conflict, making use of the team's resources, and providing support for others. These behaviours provide insight on a person's natural ability to evolve within a group.

Communicate with diplomacy
Provide support
Work collaboratively


Anticipate challenges / Develop a vision / Innovate

Behaviours in the "think" category are linked to conceiving projects. They include designing strategies, identifying project risks, evaluating tasks and activities, and contributing new ideas. These behaviours provide insight on a person's natural ability to process abstract rather than practical concepts.

Anticipate challenges
Develop a vision


Take initiative / Plan and organise / Inspect and Improve

Behaviours in the "act" category are linked to obtaining results. They include launching projects, implementing action plans, monitoring outcomes, or controlling production quality. These behaviours provide insight on a person's natural ability to understand practical rather than abstract concepts.

Take initiative
Plan and organise
Inspect and Improve


Spread enthusiasm / React swiftly / Handle stress

Behaviours in the "feel" category are linked to controlling one's emotions. They include managing stress, investing one's energy, and radiating a positive vibe. These behaviours provide insight on a person's natural ability to express and channel their emotions in different contexts.

Spread enthusiasm
React swiftly
Handle stress
Development potential
Highly developed:
Higher than 80% of people
Well developed:
Higher than 60% of people
Moderately developed:
Higher than 40% of people
Slightly developed:
Lower than 60% of people
Lower than 80% of people

Personal style: Initiator

Rarely short of ideas, Jolanta Zdrzalek is quick to take the initiative. She likes instigating change at work and needs constant stimulation to keep boredom at bay. She makes sure collaborators are onboard with the suggestions she puts forward, listening to others carefully and making decisions as a group. She is capable of advancing with determination, but also of questioning her approach based on feedback. What's more, she has the capacity to strengthen ties within teams.

Main strengths

Relationship management
  • She adapts her speech to her audience and shows warmth.
  • She is humble and does not impose her authority.
  • She establishes genuine relationships and shows an interest in people
Work management
    She handles unexpected events with ease and is able to improvise.
    She is very proactive and finds it easy to come up with new ideas.
    She is concise, gets straight to the point, and works quickly.
Emotional management
    She radiates enthusiasm and sees the bright side of things.
    She is responsive, very energetic and has a sense of urgency.
    She expresses her feelings and finds it easy to communicate with others.


#modesty #tactful #sincere #tolerant #practical #creative #improvises #to the point #initiative #enthusiastic

Areas of improvement

    She could more often express what bothers her about others, dare to say what she does not like.
    She could give others more visibility on her progress by planning work rigorously.
    She would benefit from being more assertive in her relationships, getting her points of view across.


What motivates them the most...

Having a positive impact on the world
Having autonomy
Working in a fun environment

What motivates them the least...

Creating new things
Analyzing data
Having an attractive remuneration

How they manage their energy

Jolanta Zdrzalek divides her energy equally between dynamism and stability. Some of her main drivers push her towards taking action and seeking stimulation. However, she also needs a certain stability and sound bearings in order to feel comfortable in a professional environment. It is important that she finds this balance in order to fully invest herself in her role.

The activities they prefer


Promoting a project is an activity that particularly interests Jolanta Zdrzalek. She highly enjoys working with a large number of people and communicating her ideas. It is important for her that this be part of her day-to-day.


It is important for Jolanta Zdrzalek to have a role that allows her to support those around her. Indeed, she largely prioritizes support over competition. She enjoys creating bonds and fostering cohesion among team members.


When it comes to evaluating, Jolanta Zdrzalek likes the part that consists in being autonomous in decision-making. However, she is less comfortable with the idea of challenging the opinions of others, or contributing conflicting points of view.

The work environment they prefer

#fun #method #relaxed #respect #friendly #organisation #humour #proximity #process

Their management style

Collaborators first
And you, what do you think?

What this means

Jolanta Zdrzalek is a manager who's first and foremost concern is her team's wellbeing. She believes it's important to listen and take individual limitations into account. She inspires employees who need a leader who looks after the human side and isn't solely focused on results. She is motivated by working as a team and developing the collective.

The management style they seek

Try this
And you, what do you think?

Their ideal manager

Jolanta Zdrzalek expects a manager to facilitate collective work and empower each team member. She needs a manager who listens actively and is open to her ideas. She wants a leader that sets individual development plans while still promoting teamwork. She places special importance on collective intelligence.

The culture in which she blossoms

Flexibility Control Relationships Results Collaboration Innovation Organization Competition
Best fit
Good fit

The ideal culture for them

Jolanta Zdrzalek thrives in cultures geared towards relationships and a collective spirit, where human aspects are prioritized, and everyone feels like they belong. This means environments where rules are adapted to ensure everyone's needs are accounted for, and where mutual respect is a top value. She avoids results-driven or data-driven workplaces, preferring cultures centered around collaboration and collective projects. She considers it important that this mindset be shared across the company.


Their way of thinking

Preferred tasks Simple

Capacity to perform familiar and practiced tasks.

Decision-making Quick

Tendency to move quickly from one task to the next, without lingering on obstacles.

Learning style Experiment

Ability to test things and learn from mistakes.

How they learn new skills and concepts

To learn new concepts, Jolanta Zdrzalek needs concrete evidence. She develops skills gradually, by accumulating practical experience. Theoretical and abstract concepts are often foreign to her, and contribute little to her progress because she will have a hard time applying them in the context of her job. She masters new skills through practice and repetition.

Jolanta Zdrzalek's natural tendency is to learn by testing out ideas first, then potentially reassessing them as necessary based on experience. She does not need to know everything on a subject before allowing herself to experiment. Understanding the basics is enough for her, after which she needs to swing into action.