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Week in Review – 30 June 2012

30/06/2012 05:00 AM / AMMA Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
As we close out the end of the financial year, news of the oil and gas boom featured in the employment news.





4 Common Grammar Errors to Eliminate From Your Resume

29/06/2012 05:00 AM / AMMA Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
While every word on your resume and cover letter may be spelled correctly, using the wrong version of the word is a big problem to avoid.





Good News for Foreign Students at Australian Universities

28/06/2012 05:00 AM / AMMA Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
Changes to the skilled graduate visa scheme extends the time graduates can stay in the country after graduation.





Impact of Oil and Gas Industry on Australian Workforce

27/06/2012 05:00 AM / Kyla Jones, Site Director, Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
A new report from Deloitte indicates a significant opportunity for work in the oil and gas industry in the coming years.





Finding a FIFO Roster That’s Right For You

26/06/2012 05:00 AM / AMMA Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
If you’ve never worked a fly-in, fly-out (FIFO) job before, understanding how rosters are set up is a key part of your decision making progress.





Preparing a Resume for the Resources Industry

25/06/2012 05:00 AM / Paul Dean, thinkSMART resumes
Guest blogger Paul Dean from thinkSMART resumes give his best advice for people looking for work in the resource industry.





INFOGRAPHIC: The Social Jobseekers

24/06/2012 05:00 AM / AMMA Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
Ever wonder how social media is being used to help secure employment? Check out this infographic from Jobvite to find





Cool Jobs: Mechanical Engineer

23/06/2012 05:00 AM / AMMA Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
Looking for a life full of adventure? Why not consider a job in science? Mechanical engineer Nate Ball talks about why his job is cool.





How a Change of Focus Can Transform Your Job Search

22/06/2012 05:00 AM / AMMA Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
Take the time to find out what pain your prospective employer is feeling and you could work your way to the top of the candidate list.





3 LinkedIn Mistakes Jobseekers Should Avoid

21/06/2012 05:00 AM / AMMA Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
LinkedIn is one of the most popular social networking tools for jobseekers and employers. Make sure you’re making a good impression.





5 Interview Situations You May Not Have Considered

20/06/2012 05:00 AM / AMMA Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
Jobseekers often worry about preparing for a job interview but what do you do when things don’t go according to plan?





Crazy ‘Bout a Sharp Dressed Man

19/06/2012 05:00 AM / Sarah Mitchell, Director Site Content, AMMA Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
Good grooming is instrumental in pulling the job you want. Show up at the interview looking worse for wear and you probably won’t get very far.





Mining Women’s Dress for Success Story

18/06/2012 05:00 AM / AMMA Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
One good thing about working on site is you don’t have to worry about what to wear to work – unless you’re a woman working in the mines or offshore.





INFOGRAPHIC: Confessions of the Recruitment Industry

17/06/2012 05:00 AM / AMMA Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
 Jobseekers often wonder about the mysterious inner workings of the recruitment industry. This infographic sheds a little light.





Mining Oil and Gas Job Postings Newspaper

16/06/2012 05:00 AM / AMMA Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
We've added a new publication to our daily mix of content. The Mining Oil and Gas Job Postings Newspaper is a daily digest of our new job postings.




Top Ways the Careers and Industry Guide Help Your Job Search

15/06/2012 05:00 AM / AMMA Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
The Careers and Industry Guide is a valuable tool for anyone wanting help finding work in the Australian resource industry.





Mining’s Contribution to Australian Employment

14/06/2012 05:00 AM / Kyla Jones, Site Director, AMMA Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
New employment figures out last week from the ABS outline the impact the mining sector is having on employment figures. 




Lighting the Way Forward

13/06/2012 05:00 AM / Tom Reid, AMMA Media and Government Relations Advisor
The AWRA national initiative has ramped up its efforts in promoting gender diversity in the mining and energy sectors.





How Social Media Can Help You Clinch the Job

12/06/2012 05:00 AM / Sarah Mitchell, Director Site Content, AMMA Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
More than a few people have lost a job over a social media gaffe. You can improve your employment chances almost as easily.





Resources Industry Well Placed to Close Gender Pay Gap

11/06/2012 05:00 AM / Kyla Jones, Site Director, AMMA Mining Oil and Gas
New data reports women are still at a disadvantage over men when it comes to earnings. The resources industry is working to change that.





Australian Jobseekers Get First Crack at Resources Jobs

10/06/2012 10:18 AM / Kyla Jones, Site Director, AMMA Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
In another example of industry and government working together, a new Resources Sector Jobs Board puts Australian jobs first.




Do You Know About the Purple Boots Brigade?

10/06/2012 05:00 AM / AMMA Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
Women in Engineering and Young Engineers WA are sponsoring a Purple Boots Cocktail Evening in Perth on Thursday, June 28, with event partner Clough.





Week in Review – 9 June 2012

09/06/2012 05:00 AM / AMMA Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
The news this week was all about the economy and jobs. While the industry is suffering a skills shortage, it’s able to power the overall economy.





Direct From Industry Employers: Our Best Advice Ever

08/06/2012 05:00 AM / AMMA Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
Every week provide jobseekers with advice direct from industry employers. Here’s a wrap-up of questions posed by jobseekers.





How to Get on the Fast Track to a Skilled Trade

07/06/2012 05:00 AM / AMMA Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
The Australian resource industry is in dire need of workers with a skilled trade but, up until now, training has been a lengthy process.





Researching Your Online Personality

06/06/2012 05:00 AM / Sarah Mitchell, Director Site Content, AMMA Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
Do you know how other people are viewing your online personality? A nifty tool can help you see what others are seeing.   





Is Facebook Destroying Your Chances of Getting a Job?

05/06/2012 05:00 AM / Sarah Mitchell, Director Site Content, AMMA Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
The lines between our personal and professional lives is being blurred and possibly influencing whether or not you get the job you want.  





Advice from a Successful Jobseeker

04/06/2012 05:00 AM / AMMA Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
One of the attendees of our recent mining Jobs EXPO starts a new job today. He shares tips on how he managed to get five job offers. 




And the Winner Is . . .

03/06/2012 05:00 AM / AMMA Mining Oil and Gas
Mining Oil and Gas Jobs sponsored a competition for an iPad 3 at our recent Perth mining Jobs EXPO. Today we announce the winner.




Week in Review – 2 June 2012

02/06/2012 05:00 AM / AMMA Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
Never has there been a week with so much news about working in the Australian resources industry. Here’s a sample of our favourite stories.





Industry Advises: How to Get a Mining Job if You’re Unskilled

01/06/2012 05:00 AM / AMMA Mining Oil and Gas
As the media reports massive wages and thousands of job openings, many unskilled people are now considering a job in the Australian resource industry.





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