Mining has emerged from the dark days of the downturn to be greeted with a familiar challenge – skills shortages.
A report by recruitment agency Hays has expressed the belief that the Australian mining sector has entered 2018 with a renewed optimism as a number of skills shortages have emerged.
Mining companies are pursuing potential employees who have a disability as a new method for increasing workforce diversity, Hays’ latest analysis on recruitment trends has revealed.
An abundance of positions for unskilled mine workers that have the potential of fetching an annual salary of $82,000 is being offered in Western Australia’s Goldfields region, according to human resources business Mining People international (MPI).
To remain employable engineers require environmentally-sustainable design knowledge, expertise in new technology such as GPS positioning, drones and virtual reality (VR), and a willingness to continuously ask questions, according to a report from recruitment agency, Hays.
More evidence of the revival in employment in Australia’s mining and resources sector has emerged.
Mining job vacancies stopped growing at recruitment agency DFP Recruitment Services in June, the company has revealed.
Having no experience in mining used to be a barrier for people trying to break into the industry. This is no longer the case, according to recruitment company Hays.
A skills shortage is emerging in the Australian mining industry, according to recruitment company, Hays.
In Australia, the push for diverse workforces is a mining recruitment trend that looks like it is here to stay. However, don’t expect emerging technologies, like autonomous equipment, to heavily influence workforces just yet.
Rio Tinto Iron Ore’s decision to use contractors for all external hires from now on will have impacts felt well beyond the pit.
The latest Hays Salary Survey has highlighted the dearth of jobs in mining, with flat wages ahead
Recruitment expert Hays said Queensland is the place to be looking for mining jobs with engineers, electricians and safety professionals expected to remain in high demand until September.
Mining engineers, senior metallurgists and HV electricians are just three of the roles mining companies are looking to fill as the preference for people with experience impacts hiring decisions, says recruiting experts Hays Resources & Mining.