Monthly Archives: April 2011

Spotlight on Ghana: 8 tips for expats relocating to West Africa

Despite facing challenges as a developing nation, Ghana is one of the more politically and economically stable countries in all of Africa. While Ghana is a developing nation, it is fairly wealthy with a steadily increasing middle class. Political unrest in neighboring countries (Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso, Niger, Mali) has not deterred  business and head…

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12 phone interview tips every mining professional needs to know

Don’t get overlooked for the next big job opportunity because you failed to get past the phone interview. Phone interviews are commonplace in the international mining recruitment arena, which means to streamline the selection process you will need to master the phone interview if you want to secure work. Cowan recruiters share their best tips…

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Stand out from the crowd! Visit Cowan at SMG 2011 Mining Conference

West Africa’s largest mining conference and exhibition boasting over 800 participants emanating from 25 countries will be held at Palais du Peuple May 10-12. This year’s event is of particular significance for Guinea as it comes on the heels of the country’s first truly democratic elections. After a two year period of an oscillating political…

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