Your New Key Employee Is On Board -
just hired a key manager, given him a great salary, and top notch
benefits; but what have you done to ensure his success?
The answer to that question is commonly another
question..."What do you mean?"
Dr. Mark Friedman, PhD Industrial and Organizational Psychology,
and executive coach said, "Fifty-percent of new executives either
quit or are fired within the first three years and forty percent of those
new hires will fail within the first 18 months."
can ill afford to spend time and money hiring the best and brightest only
to count it a failure shortly thereafter and start the process all over
again. When highly qualified
and experienced professionals assume a new role, they are faced with many
challenges. This is
especially true when the individual is entering a new organization.
A major mistake of companies hiring experienced personnel is
believing that they don't need on-boarding, but research shows that new
employees with significant experience are the most difficult group to
socialize to values of a new company.
On-boarding is a comprehensive process by which your employees are socialized
into your company's philosophy and culture in addition to being oriented
into their specific job tasks. Our
on-boarding services enable new leaders to jump start their success by
identifying key organizational priorities and critical imperatives, and
then aids those leaders in focusing their efforts towards achieving them.
We teach them to capitalize on their strengths and develop their
soft spots so they add value immediately. Our professional coaches and
industry experts help new leaders develop action plans that ensure early
services include the following deliverables:
define challenges and outcomes desired
leadership strengths and development needs and build a development
about personality types and how to most effectively interact with
On-Boarding Goals & Action Planning
collected during the assessment phase will help your new team members
establish clear and specific goals and action plans
scheduled meetings focusing on implementing the action plan including
successes, roadblocks, and how to overcome those roadblocks
assessment after four months
implemented if necessary
costs for a new hire can run anywhere from 150% to 400% of base salary.
Research shows that an effective on-boarding program promotes
higher job satisfaction, better job performance, greater organizational
commitment, and reduction in stress and intent to quit.
On boarding gives your company an edge when it comes to retaining a
competitive advantage in an increasingly mobile and globalized workforce.
Contact Collarini Energy Staffing to hear more about our
look forward to serving you in 2012!
The following biographies are just a small sampling of the
kind of talent available in our talent pool of over 20,000 experts.
Please call our placement
managers if you are interested in learning more about these
professionals, or check out our website for more candidates.
with a master's
degree in chemistry and over 20 years of experience in E&P,
refinery, and petrochemical industries. Experienced in assessing
environmental impact studies, preparation of remedial action plans,
preparation of national and international environmental standards, and
preparation of oil and chemical spills prevention and control plans.
Language fluency in English and Spanish. Geographical work locations are
United States and Venezuela.
associate's degree in computer studies and nine years of experience in
the offshore oil and gas industry.
Expert in HSEQ leadership, supervision, training, improvement,
and progressive safety performance.
Experienced in implementing ISO 9001, ISO 14001, and OHSA 18001
experienced in the development and implementation of HSEQ management
systems. Technically proficient in SAP Information Systems, AutoCAD,
OrcaFlex, StruCAD, Oracle, and ERP Accpac.
Certified Safety Manager, Six Sigma Black Belt, ISO 9001 Lead
Auditor, and Why Tree and Fault Tree Analysis.
Chain Manager with a
bachelor's degree and ten years of experience in the oil and gas
industry. Experience in E&P and Drilling industry in materials
management, inventory streamline, scheduling, auditing, negotiations,
and vendor qualifications. Expert knowledge of SAP Logistics and
Materials Management modules, ARIS, Project, and Oracle.
Ask for PU931.
Subsea and Project Engineer with a
bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering and 18 years of experience
working in the oil and gas industry.
Expert in subsea equipment engineering and structural design. Experienced in design and completions of subsea systems,
subsea electro-hydraulic controls systems, and pressure vessels.
Licensed Professional Engineer in the State of Texas.
Technical proficiency in SolidWorks, ANSYS, MathCAD, AutoCAD,
COSMOS, ALGOR, and Inventor. Ask
with a master's degree in geophysics and ten years of experience working
for a national oil company and service companies. Expert in
international offshore seismic acquisitions and reservoir
characterization (processing, data conditioning, fluid substitution, AVO
analysis and inversion). Experienced
in structural, velocity, and 3D seismic modeling, rock and fluid physics
properties estimation, and unconventional reservoir rock physics.
Geographic areas worked include West Africa, the Caspian Sea, the North
Sea, and the Mediterranean. Software
proficiency in Petrel, Omni, Vista, ProMax, Hampson-Russell, ArcGIS,
MatLab's MathWork, Charisma, and Paradigm.
with a master's
degree in accounting and taxation, a bachelor's degree in Finance, and
30 years of experience in small oil and gas companies.
Experienced in maximizing cash flow and net present value of
invested capital and enterprise risk management utilizing derivatives,
insurance, risk shifting, and contract negotiations.
Additionally experienced in raising capital, due diligence,
investor relations, financial planning and reporting, U.S. GAAP, IFRS,
internal controls, human resource management, and technical systems
evaluation. Licensed CPA. Ask
with a master's
degree in geological sciences and four years of experience working for a
mid-sized independent E&P company and academia. Experienced in
regional structural analysis, data integration, seismic interpretation,
salt, extensional, and inversion tectonics, and basin modeling in the
deepwater Gulf of Mexico. Software proficiency in Petra, Landmark
OpenWorks and SeisWorks, and Kingdom Suite.
with 14 years of
experience working for small to medium producing companies. Experienced
in data loading of well logs, seismic, velocity, and directional
surveys, aliasing log curves, and setting up new wells within projects.
Additionally experienced in acquisition processes, creating maps,
cross-sections, and presentations, and correlating and annotating well
logs. Software proficiency in SMT, GeoGraphix, Petra, Neuralog,
PowerTools, PI/Dwights, DrillingInfo, IHS, Tobin, and OWL.
bachelor's degree in petroleum engineering and 27 years of experience
working for small and large independents and a major operator.
Experienced in budgeting, cash flow analysis, contract
negotiations, partner relations, and economic analysis.
Additionally experienced in reserve reporting, production
monitoring and optimization, acquisition evaluation, and remedial well
work. Geographic areas
worked include Oklahoma, Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, the Gulf of
Mexico shelf and deepwater, Brazil, and Indonesia.
Ask for P542.
degrees in petroleum engineering and computer science and 33 years of
experience working for national oil companies and a service company.
Experienced in providing integrated field development solutions,
well modeling and design, multiphase surface and system optimization,
reservoir analytical simulation, reservoir fluid characterization, and
production data analysis. Geographic
areas worked include Saudi Arabia and Colombia.
Software proficiency in PROSPER, GAP, MBAL, PVTP, OFM, Saphir,
F.A.S.T., Oracle, and SQL. Language
fluency in Spanish and English and a basic command of French,
Portuguese, and German. Ask
with a PhD in
mechanical engineering and 30 years of experience working for major oil
and gas companies and service companies.
Experienced in reservoir simulation, reservoir modeling,
reservoir characterization, and mentoring and training of engineering
areas worked include the shelf and deepwater Gulf of Mexico, California,
Alaska, Mexico, Russia, Trinidad, Venezuela, Western Siberia, the
Caspian Sea, and the North Sea. Software
proficiency in ECLIPSE, Landmark VIP, PEEP, WellTest, and SAPHIR.
Ask for R534.
and Completions Superintendent with
32 years of experience working for a major operator and service
companies. Experienced in
drilling, completion, well testing, and intervention operations
including HPHT, extended reach horizontal completions, multi-stage
fracturing, and deepwater. Additionally experienced in supervising drilling and
completion crews and service personnel in the construction, operations,
maintenance, and repair of equipment and facilities.
Geographic areas worked include the deepwater Gulf of Mexico, the
Eagle Ford shale, west Texas, New Mexico, offshore Alaska, the Caspian
Sea, West Africa, and Australia. Software
proficiency in WellView. Ask for DO485.
Review thousands of talented people in
more than 30 upstream disciplines at
We All Need To Get Certified Now?
Interesting developments within the
geosciences community in Texas may show a trend that could potentially
affect other professional disciplines and personnel working for operating
and service companies in other states.
Quietly, and unobserved by many,
the Texas Board of Professional Geoscientists proposed rule changes in
September 2011 that may have an effect on professionals working both
independently or in oil and gas companies.
A workgroup was created to review the list of current exemptions
from certification for geologists working in oil and gas. The working group had come up with a number of areas where
geologists would be required to be certified, if the proposal came to
pass. This would have clearly
included those professionals who work in operating companies as well, not
just professional consulting services firms where certification is fairly
This would have affected those
- Work in public companies and are involved in the
financial reporting process;
- Work for companies that seek capital funding on
the public market;
- Work in areas where reports and plans are
prepared that involve shale fracturing operations; and
- Those who work in conjunction with others
determining and reporting on CO2 emissions.
Don't be alarmed; these are very
specific focus areas for a finite group of professionals.
And the bill did eventually not come to pass this time.
The fact that this change is considered at all made us think that a
trend could already be under way that will result in many more new rules
Although this bill started out in
Texas, those familiar with the idea are already talking about some kind of
"California Effect" at work.
What that means is that sine the 1970s, the state of California has
been on the leading edge of many major environmental regulations, consumer
protection standards, and many social agenda reform items.
A large number of these new rules did not stay in California for
long but where adopted by other states over time in successive order.
Using that analogy and transferring it to this matter at hand
enhanced certification requirements may not be far off for other areas of
expertise in and outside of Texas.
So, the question is:
How far are we from "compulsory certification" for many
more professionals in our industry, no just those working in consulting,
auditing, or regulatory firms? This could require a huge effort and a lot of time and money
but also could present opportunities for companies assisting firms to get
the certifications they need for their employees.
We are still far away from broad
adoption of certifications rules, but it does not hurt to pay attention to
what is coming down the pipe. Keep
a very close eye on it as you are deciding what career improvements you
undertake. Certification may
not have been in the front of your mind, but it may become something that
would be to your benefit to understand in advance!
the Industry's Experts...
Energy Staffing Inc.
is a full-service agency specializing
in the placement of energy and EPC personnel and including the disciplines
listed below (other supporting personnel are managed upon request):
|Accounting and finance
Administrative and clerical personnel
Civil and architectural engineers
Drilling operations supervisors
Energy trading professionals
Geologists, geophysicists, and petrophysicists
Health, safety, and environmental personnel
Human resources personnel
Instrument and electrical engineers
Land, legal, and supporting personnel
Marine engineers and naval architects
Materials and corrosion engineers
Pipeline, riser, and subsea engineers
Production operations supervisors
Project managers and support personnel
Quality control and inspection personnel
Sales and marketing professionals
Technicians, drafting and graphic
Technicians, engineering and geoscience
Careers to the Next Level...
Career Management applies
its deep understanding of the career paths of technical professionals in
the E&P and EPC communities to help companies and professionals build
successful organizations and careers. We leverage Collarini's unique
combination of industry knowledge and technical expertise to guide
companies and individuals during transition, training existing employees
for high performance, and designing customized technical training plans
for companies and individuals.
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