How to Tackle “Big Crew Change.” One Industry’s Story.

“It takes 3 to 8 years for a company to turn a new employee into a petroleum professional.” So says Ford Brett, CEO of PetroSkills, a competency-based training company for the exploration and production (E&P) industry. At Avilar, we make a point to monitor learning and competency industry reports, analysis, trends, and tools. Every day,… Read More

Why Good Managers Really Do Make a Difference

Top companies know that investing in great management is essential for a thriving business. Management can make a huge impact on your business as a whole and certain manager traits can dictate whether or not staff are motivated, morale is high, and teams are effectively working toward goals. Read More

Management Skills vs. Leadership Skills

In businesses today, it’s increasingly clear that it’s important for managers to have solid leadership skills. With the right support, motivation and systems in place for improvement, it’s easy for managers and team members alike to adopt valuable leadership skills. Read More