Monthly Archives: November 2012

10 Tips to Get the Best From Your Mining Recruiter

Mining professionals looking for their next career move often aren’t sure where to start. Recruitment agencies are typically a first step, but working with a  mining recruitment agency might leave you feeling like you are lost in a sea of candidates. Follow these 10 tips to get the best out of your mining recruiter: Work…

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Mining Jobs : 10 Ways to Ace A Telephone Interview

Telephone interviews are a regular part of the recruitment process in the global mining industry. With high volumes of candidates often applying for each vacancy the telephone interview allows mining recruitment agencies and employers to assess a higher proportion of candidates before producing a final shortlist. In addition, with the increasing number of mining professionals…

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Oil and Gas Jobs : Expat Opportunities in South East Asia

The growth in the ASEAN economy, which we highlighted earlier this year, remains consistently strong and continues to impact on the growth in oil and gas jobs in the region. Despite cutting its economic forecast for the Pacific region and East Asia, the World Bank remains optimistic over the ASEAN economy. With GDP forecasts for…

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Join Cowan at Mines and Money London Dec 2-6

Join Cowan delegates at this years presentation of Mines and Money London 2012 December 2-6 at the Business Design Centre, London.           Mines and Money London 2012 will bring together over 3000 investors, financiers, brokers and senior mining executives for Europe’s leading mining investment and capital raising event, now in its 10th year. With over…

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Keywords On Your CV- Why Mining Professionals Need Them

One of the biggest hurdles to overcome for some mining professionals during the course of their job search is how to attract the attention of mining employers and mining recruitment agencies. The first stage in that process is to create a CV which is your passport to either a telephone screening or invitation to attending…

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Global Mining: Is the Boom Over?

The global mining industry is consistently reminded of the long-term impact of the skills shortage affecting the industry yet in the past few months a rising number of job cuts have been reported across the sector and recent forecasts for 2013 are somewhat pessimistic. Does this mean the mining boom is over? Australian Mining Job…

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