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Considering Refinery Giveaways

May 19, 2015

Refineries focus on maximizing per-barrel profit margins by changing crude slates and unit operations to maximize the market value of finished products. However, emphasizing these major strategic priorities understates the impact of unit operations and margin incentives as well as potential areas of quality giveaway. Quality giveaway can be defined as any time a refinery… read more →




Using Appropriate Performance Measurements to Drive Behavior

May 15, 2015

In today’s world, most businesses have access to a plethora of data. The biggest hurdle is understanding how to use the data to develop insightful metrics that lead to improved decision making and enhanced performance. Many organizations tend to focus on industry benchmarks or generalized operational metrics; however, these metrics are often not specific enough… read more →




Keeping your Social Media Profiles Employer-Friendly

May 4, 2015

Are employers checking your social media profiles?  Yes!  It is said that 93% of recruiters check a candidate’s social media profile as part of their screening process, and don’t think your current employer isn’t watching too.  With social media becoming engrained into our daily lives, it is easy to get caught up in the fun of… read more →




Growth through Mentorship

April 27, 2015

There is an old Latin proverb that states, “By learning you will teach; by teaching you will learn”. This proverb quite succinctly captures the value of teaching, but with the ever-expanding workweek, is it really worth taking the time to pass on knowledge one-to-one? Both from an organizational and personal development perspective, the answer is… read more →




Interviewing for Success at a Management Consulting Firm for New Graduates

April 20, 2015

One of the most frequently asked questions we get when we go to recruitment events at the prominent schools for MBAs is: What is Trindent looking for? It is the best question anyone wanting to join a firm can ask. The answer will give the exact information you need to get an idea of what… read more →




Why Your Middle Management is so Desperate for Training

April 13, 2015

Have you noticed the many articles about “what makes good management” published on LinkedIn every day? Did you ever wonder why so many people thought it was relevant to share third-party tips about good managerial practices with their network? I have wondered about this multiple times, which leads to my next question: how many managers… read more →




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