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Trade Training Period Reduced Under New Approach

31/08/2012 05:00 AM / Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
Want a trade but don’t have four years to dedicate to an apprenticeship? A focus on competency instead of time served is set to revolutionise the way skilled workers obtain trade qualifications. In a joint project undertaken by the federal government and the Australian Industry Group, engineering apprentices will qualify much faster than the traditional four years now expected.

Painting Apprenticeship Opens Doors to Mining Jobs

30/08/2012 05:00 AM / Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
The Master Painters Association is hosting their annual Apprentice of the Year competition designed to showcase apprentices who want a career in the painting industry.  MPA Group CEO Murray Thomas believes anyone with good skills is well-positioned for success, especially in Western Australia. 

NT Resources Week Just Around the Corner

29/08/2012 05:00 AM / Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
Next month, NT Resources Week is being hosted in Darwin combining excellent opportunities for people working in mining and oil and gas careers. It’s also presenting a free expo for anyone wanting to find out more about working in the resources industry.

Is the Mining Boom Over?

28/08/2012 05:00 AM / Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
Is the mining boom over? Both politicians and pundits made doom and gloom predictions on the back of BHP Billiton’s decision to change strategy on a proposed $30 billion Olympic Dam expansion. If you speak to people in the Australian resources industry, you get a very different view.

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.

What Jobs Can You Do With an HR License?

24/08/2012 05:00 AM / Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
So, you want to break into mining. Like many other jobseekers wanting work in the Australian resources industry, you’ve done some courses, acquired a few qualifications and are trying to figure out what you can do. One of the top questions asked at our Perth mining jobs expo was about what jobs are available to people with an HR license.

Mining Hub Makes Top 10 Most Liveable Cities

23/08/2012 05:00 AM / Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
A new report released by the Economist Intelligence Unit rates four of Australia’s cities in the top 10 most liveable places in the world. Significantly, the resources hub of Perth – home to oil careers and mining jobs – was one of the cities.

Engineers in Short Supply in Western Australia

22/08/2012 05:00 AM / Kyla Jones, Site Director, Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
Engineers and engineering professionals featured heavily in the Western Australia State Priority Occupation List released this week. Both the mining sector and oil and gas companies have a long-term demand for workers wanting engineering jobs. 

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.

One Simple Secret to Improving Your Job Search Results

20/08/2012 05:00 AM / Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
Jobseekers often want insider information on securing a job in the resources industry. Knowing we’re in touch with employers every day, we get numerous requests at Mining Oil and Gas Jobs to share our secrets for getting a mining job or finding a job on an offshore oil rig. Here’s what we suggest every jobseeker can do to improve their chances of getting a job.

Special Report: Construction Work in the Australian Resources Industry

17/08/2012 05:00 AM / Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
Many Australian resources projects currently under development are entering the construction phase creating a shift in the skills shortage. For the past several years, employers have been struggling to find professional hires especially in the areas of engineering, geosciences and metallurgy. The next wave of demand will be focused on trades and technical skills with construction experience being the most valuable.

Why Vacation Work is a Good Career Move

16/08/2012 05:00 AM / Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
As employers become more demanding about entry-level qualification, vacation work is a great way to position yourself for your first job.

The Interview Questions You Need to Ask

15/08/2012 05:00 AM / Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
The questions you ask in an interview can set you apart from the rest of the candidate pool. Make sure you’re asking the right ones.

Australia Needs 800,000 Skilled Workers

14/08/2012 05:00 AM / Kyla Jones, Site Director, Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
A new forecast on workforce composition shows skilled occupations will continue to be in demand over the next five years.

Major Mining Construction Projects Already Underway

13/08/2012 05:00 AM / Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
What are the 98 projects in the advanced stage of development in the Australian resources industry? How many mining construction jobs are available?

National Science Week

10/08/2012 05:00 AM / Renee Sizer, ScienceNetwork WA
Renee Sizer of ScienceNetwork WA tells us about the events and activities for National Science Week in Australia.

Pricing Yourself Out of an Inflated Job Market

09/08/2012 05:00 AM / Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
Making a cash grab might seem like a great tactic during the resources boom but it leaves employers unimpressed. 

The Curse of the Cursing Employee

08/08/2012 05:00 AM / Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
A new survey about using profanity in the work environment reveals interesting data about how the habit could be hurting your career.

WARNING: DMAA Supplements Banned After Links to Deaths

07/08/2012 05:00 AM / Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
DMAA, a legally obtained supplement advertised as ‘natural’, has been linked to several deaths and banned from use.

Australian Engineering Week Starts Today

06/08/2012 05:00 AM / Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
Australian Engineering Week kicks off today with a wide range of activities and information to inspire and encourage people to take up engineering careers.

Check Out Our New Construction Section

05/08/2012 05:00 AM / Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
With the construction phase of several major projects ramping up, a new Construction section has been added to the Careers and Industry Guide.

Week in Review – 04 August 2012

04/08/2012 05:00 AM / Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
We had terrific news this week about a huge increase in Indigenous workers on mine sites and more investment in training.

Government Investing $15.6 Billion in Skills and Training

03/08/2012 05:00 AM / Kyla Jones, Site Director, Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
The current resources boom is causing the Australian government to invest heavily in skills and training for the current workforce.

Mining Job Scams on the Rise in WA and Throughout Australia

02/08/2012 05:00 AM / Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
If you’re looking for a mining job, beware of any number of scams currently in operation. They’re harder to spot than you might think.

The Danger in Farming Out Your Job Search

01/08/2012 05:00 AM / Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
If someone is helping you find a job, it could be doing more harm than good. Make sure you’re in control of your job search.

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