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Special Report: Anatomy of a Job Scam

02/01/2013 05:00 AM / Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
Job scams are rife in the resources industry with new varieties cropping up every day. Just before the Christmas break, we discovered an outfit attempting to run a job scam on the Mining Oil and Gas Jobs site. We immediately removed all the jobs attached to the scam and notified jobseekers who had applied for these jobs. We also got an inside look into how a job scam is run and the warning signs for jobseekers.




Social Networking for Jobseekers - INFOGRAPHIC

20/12/2012 05:00 AM / Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
As the holiday season approaches, spending a few hours of your leisure time on your job hunt is a good way to get in front of the competition. Since you're probably at home, there's no better place than some of the popular social networking sites. Current research by Jobvite shows how and where jobseekers are finding success. We included some of this information in our latest infographic.




The Double Standard for Jobseekers and Recruiters on LinkedIn

14/12/2012 05:00 AM / Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
We often run advice on this blog about LinkedIn etiquette for jobseekers. The habit of unsolicited invitations is always a hot topic if you’re using LinkedIn to find a job. People are often confused because there seems to be a double standard for behaviour. Two popular polls at LinkedIn shed light on this conundrum.




Networking Your Way to Your Next Job

09/11/2012 05:00 AM / Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
How many times have you heard, “It’s who you know” when it comes to getting a job in the Australian resources industry? Having a healthy network certainly helps in all facets of your career, but there’s more to it than knowing a few people. Are you really working your network as well as you could be?




Hope Downs 4: New Mining Operation Offers Something Better

25/09/2012 05:00 AM / Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
Demand for professional and skilled workers is still high in the Australian resources industry with new opportunities opening every day. We recently had the chance to speak with Ruby Jeer, Senior Advisor in Talent Acquisition for Rio Tinto - Australia/New Zealand about Hope Downs 4 (HD4), Rio Tinto’s new iron ore mine site currently under construction. HD4 is due to start operations in 2013 which means the recruiting phase is in full swing. According to Ms. Jeer, Rio Tinto is looking for a variety of experienced people including engineers, trades people, operators and supervisors.




Industry Speaks: How to Effectively Negotiate Your Salary

21/09/2012 05:00 AM / Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
One of the trickiest aspects of a job search is negotiating your salary. Hiring managers do it every week, you probably only do it once every couple of years. We asked industry hiring managers to give us their best advice on what works and what doesn’t work when negotiating a salary for a new job.





4 Cool Facts About Mining Oil and Gas Jobs - INFOGRAPHIC

27/08/2012 05:00 AM / Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
Jobseekers may not be aware the online jobs board at Mining Oil and Gas Jobs has some cool features that can definitely help advance your job search. Have a look at our latest infographic and see if you’re taking full advantage of all the site has to offer.




6 Types of Frustrated Jobseekers - INFOGRAPHIC

21/08/2012 05:00 AM / Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
Every single day we run into jobseekers frustrated with their job search. When a new role doesn’t come as quickly as expected, many people start to despair and even give up. An article at the Harvard Business Review identified some of the common reasons your job search might not be going as planned. We thought it was worth putting their observations into an infographic.




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.




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.





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