Monthly Archives: December 2011

Cowan has the Inside Scoop on Expat Mining Jobs in Africa

The mining boom in Africa over the past decade has dramatically increased exploration development all across the continent and international mining companies are keener to invest in the region as infrastructure and stability continue to improve. With the alarming shortage and imbalance in supply and demand of key mining talents, opportunities for expat mining professionals…

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Global Mining Job Opportunities Continue to Exceed the Mining Talent Pool in 2012

Increasing investment in the global mining industry is driving demand for mining professionals and skilled workers.  The current market reality continues to show global mining job opportunities  exceeds the number of qualified mining professionals in all mining disciplines, in every position level. Mining talent shortage is a big business risk A shortage of mining professionals…

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How to Attract Global Mining Recruiters With Your Online Profile

Recruiters specializing in global mining recruitment are quick to turn to LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook and other useful social networks to find top talent for overseas mining projects and to be more visible to mining professionals seeking mining opportunities. Attracting recruiters to your profile when you are searching for your next job opportunity in mining can give…

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What Recruiters and Hiring Managers look for in a Mine Manager

  The development and production phases of a mine operation require not only technical and operational mining expertise but also softer skills to build credibility and important professional relationships. Soft skills are key to success as a Mine Manager Experienced mining professionals such as mining engineers and geological engineers including mining safety engineers are likely…

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