“I often ask the question “what for?”. I try to find and to implement the adequate solution for the real scope, even if this contradicts the initial expectations of the client.”
She is a psychology graduate and likes to work in and with organizations, because this is the best way to learn about people. She has an eight year career in the human resources field (out of which four in consultancy), and besides her experience in the field, the transactional analysis training has played a big role in her professional growth.
“My role is to help clients identify what they really wish to achieve, to clarify their scope for which they want to implement a certain project or a consultancy project, to find and to implement the adequate solution for the real scope, even if this contradicts the initial expectations of the client. I also want to challenge the clients to put the HR activities and daily behaviours into the company’s broader perspective with regard to the vision and values that they want to achieve.”
She believes that one of the characteristics of the AIMS culture is the way in which the team members always look for solutions to make things better, with each new project. And the fact that people and values come before profit is an approach that has built a responsible and honest team.
For many consultants, the obvious step in their career is to work in the client’s team. For Gabriela it was exactly the opposite: she used to work with the AIMS team from the client’s perspective. She discovered a professional standard which made her want to join the team. To the reasons that made her stay, she adds “that certain normality that I read about in leadership books”.