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Optimising Hiring in a Cost Sensitive Environment

October 24th, 2014 by Pixelblaze

Balancing hiring the best talent whilst keeping a lid on recruitment costs is a difficult task in a cost sensitive market environment.

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Do you want to get your CV noticed?

December 7th, 2012 by alex

Whenever you’re in pursuit of a new role, especially in tight markets like we currently see it’s essential to have a document that conveys your full experience, competencies and skills in order to be at the top of the pack. Here are some helpful tips

Is the mining boom really coming to an end or is it something to put down to over analysing and panic? Recently on news reports, twitter feeds and LinkedIn status’ I’ve seen the topic of ‘The end of the mining boom’ pop up. I’ve wondered to myself how much of this is fact and how […]

Seeing a request for certain engineers in my job – I’ve found that many clients and candidates are looking for/trying to be more well-rounded in their abilities (i.e. become well versed in structural, mechanical and piping design and engineering). Is this more generic idea of an Engineer the way forward, or does it mean that […]

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Considering working as an Expat…

February 3rd, 2012 by alex

International work is one of the many rewarding aspects of a professional mining career, but there are some vital aspects to consider before jumping into an expat opportunity. Here are some of the key things you need to consider..

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What’s in a name?

January 12th, 2012 by alex

There’s nothing worse for someone’s career than a bad reputation (obviously!).

Mining careers are as exciting as they are lucrative for people who enjoy the lifestyle that must be lived by miners. A life in the mining industry is unlike any other in the working world.

Industry experts agree that human resource departments are going to feel the pinch of the increased demand for mining going forward