Top 20 Must-Have Soft Skills

May 20th, 2013

by Stacey Kerger

Recently I had a conversation with an employer who shared his frustration in hiring people for his company. He said, “If there are so many people in my area looking for work, why am I having a difficult time hiring the right person for my position? I can find the right technical skilled workers, but they are lacking in soft skills.” more…


Top 5 Qualities of an Oil & Gas Contractor

May 2nd, 2013

by Stacey Kerger

With the current boom in the oil and gas industry, finding tenured resources can be a difficult task. The components of projects range considerably, however, one of the most important and prevailing pieces are qualified and available contractors.

Everyone else is hiring for what your project needs and the challenges to attract these highly sought after contractors on your own is a daunting task.

The desired scenario would be to partner with a contracting company that specializes in what you need and possesses an ample selection on stand by, with all of the necessary skills and background in your specific scope of work.  They need to be comfortable with contracts on a short or long term basis, and have this specific experience under their belts that will compliment your project.

There are many things to consider when engaging an oil and gas contractor or a staffing partner in general; here is what I believe to be the top 5 must have qualities they need to posses:services_pic

1. Industry Experience & Expertise

2. Accountability in Project Management

3. Ready Supply of Qualified Contractors

4. Competitive Pricing

5. Flexibility

There are a variety of contractor companies to choose from, and reviewing them all would be counterproductive and time consuming.  With respect to your valuable time, please allow me take this educated step for you and make a sound business suggestion.

When it comes to oil and gas contractors, Andival Group is the contractor to consider for your next project.


The fact is; Andival Group is the oil and gas industry’s best-kept secret, a start-up full service staffing company.  The rich oil backbone of this group will leave you with an unquestionable confirmation of expertise.  Who better to attract, qualify and place oil and gas industry professionals than oil and gas industry professionals themselves?

This is one of the many ways Andival Group sets itself apart from their competition.


With decades of direct oil and gas industry experience and generalist staffing expertise encompassing all industries and disciplines, Andival Group’s foundation is a solid one.  If you are in the market for a new oil and gas contractor, or you’re a contractor in the market for a new contracting company with great opportunities, contact us today. It’s just that easy!