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Keeping Motivated in the Face of Failure

31/07/2012 05:00 AM / Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
Staying motivated when your job search doesn’t go according to plan can be difficult. How you manage failure can make a big difference to your success.





How to Prepare for Your Next Job Interview - INFOGRAPHIC

30/07/2012 05:00 AM / Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
A recent infographic from the Visual.ly website provides keen insight into what you should do to prepare for your next interview.




Rio Tinto Olympic Ambassador Libby Trickett on Accountability - VIDEO

29/07/2012 05:00 AM / Mining Oil and Gas Jobs

Rio Tinto Olympic Ambassador Libby Trickett speaks about the importance of accountability.






Week in Review – 28 July 2012

28/07/2012 05:00 AM / Mining Oil and Gas Jobs

The mining boom is over. The mining boom is NOT over. That’s a quick summary of the news this week.






Jobseekers, the Australian Resources Boom is Not Over

27/07/2012 05:00 AM / Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
Despite conflicting media reports, the resources boom is not over and a shortage of skilled labour is still being experienced in Australia. 





Interviews for Entry-Level Mining Jobs at Rio Tinto Held in WA

26/07/2012 05:00 AM / Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
Rio Tinto is holding interviews for entry-level mining jobs in Karratha, Western Australia next week. Find out how to register your interest for one of these positions.




Wanted: More Women in Mining Jobs

25/07/2012 05:00 AM / Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
Miners are struggling to hire women even as industry and government promote increased female participation in the resources industry.




Competitive Scholarship Offers Free Training and Job Guarantee*

24/07/2012 05:00 AM / Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
If you’ve been wondering how to break into the oil and gas industry, the CCC AMMA Skills Connect Scholarship might be your ticket.





Study Shows Australia Needs More Skilled Workers

23/07/2012 05:00 AM / Kyla Jones, Site Director, Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
A strong demand for high-level skills and a need for investment in training is required for the long-term future of Australia’s workforce.





Black Dog Ride to the Red Centre

22/07/2012 05:00 AM / Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
The third annual Black Dog Ride to the Red Centre aims to raise awareness of depression and suicide prevention.  





Week in Review – 21 July 2012

21/07/2012 05:00 AM / Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
The skills shortage, big wages and more jobs on the way were the main themes in the news this week about the Australian resources industry.





New Survey Shows Hiring Decisions Happening Online

20/07/2012 05:00 AM / Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
Social media is having increasing influence in the recruitment industry throughout the world as hiring managers spend more time using social networks.    





Are Your Referees Winning the Match for You?

19/07/2012 05:00 AM / Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
The referees included in your job application could be winning or losing your next job for you. Make sure you’ve coached them for a win.  





How to Avoid the Ping Pong Syndrome

18/07/2012 05:00 AM / Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
Moving to a new country can be challenging. You’ll have a much smoother transition if you take some time to research your new home. 





Vacation Work Opportunities Closing Soon

17/07/2012 05:00 AM / Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
If you’re looking for vacation work this summer, it’s time to start applying for positions now.




The Critical Engineering Skills Shortage in Australia

16/07/2012 05:00 AM / Kyla Jones, Site Director, Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
A shortage of engineering skills in Australia is having an impact on the resources industry and many other engineering projects




Mining Families Rock Getting Rave Reviews

15/07/2012 05:00 AM / Lainie Anderson, Mining Family Matters co-founder/director
A new book aimed at providing families with practical advice about how to successfully navigate a mining lifestyle is getting rave reviews.




Week in Review - 14 July 2012

14/07/2012 05:00 AM / Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
One story stood out over all others this week - the rising wages of workers in Australian mining jobs.





5 Tips for Making a Successful Career Change into a Mining Job

13/07/2012 05:00 AM / Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
If you’re thinking of a career change for a job in mining or an offshore job, it’s essential to plan your transition into the resources industry.





Australian Resources Jobs Deliver Big on Wages

12/07/2012 05:00 AM / Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
Two new studies out this week point to workers in the Australian resources industry earning some of the biggest wages in the world.




Skills Shortage Still a Major Issue for Global Mining Community

11/07/2012 05:00 AM / Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
The global mining community is worried about a skills shortage according to a new report from Ernst and Young.





Industry Advice: The Importance of Cultural Fit for Mine Site Employees

10/07/2012 05:00 AM / Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
Being qualified to work a mining job isn’t enough. Hiring managers want to make sure you’re the right person to live in their mining camp, too.





Negotiating Lessons From the Andy Griffith Show

09/07/2012 05:00 AM / Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
If you’re going to ask for more money, you’d better make a good case for your increase.





New Training Program Grooming Indigenous Women for Mining Work

08/07/2012 05:00 AM / Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
A joint initiative between government and industry is paving the way for indigenous women to enter the mining industry.





Week in Review – 7 July 2012

07/07/2012 05:00 AM / Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
A shortage of skills and an over supply of labour in the Australian job market were two of the main themes in this week’s resouces industry news.





What Jobseekers Should Know About Applicant Tracking Systems

06/07/2012 05:00 AM / Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
Understanding how to construct a resume for an applicant tracking system is an important step to your job search.





Mining Hall of Fame in Western Australia Becomes Training Centre

05/07/2012 05:00 AM / Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
The Western Australia government will invest $3 million to refurbish the Mining Hall of Fame in Kalgoorlie for a skills training centre.





Worker Protection Act Guarantees Fair Compensation for All Workers

04/07/2012 05:00 AM / AMMA Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
The Department of Immigration and Citizenship welcomes a federal court ruling against a visa sponsor who underpaid foreign workers.





Building Australia’s Future Workforce: Industry and Government Partnership

03/07/2012 05:00 AM / Kyla Jones, Site Director, Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
New measures to improve workforce training and participation took effect 1 July as part of the Building Australia’s Future Workforce (BAFW) package.





3 Tips for Appearing Confident in the Job Interview (Even When You’re Not)

02/07/2012 05:00 AM / AMMA Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
A job interview is one of the most nerve wracking life experiences you’ll encounter. Here are three easy ways to exude confidence.





History of Gold INFOGRAPHIC

01/07/2012 05:00 AM / AMMA Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
A new infographic depicting the history of gold shows everything from ancient uses, gold rushes and current reserves.





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