Seven Tips to Get You Started in The Mining Industry

Seven Tips to Get You Started in The Mining Industry

The prospects of landing a job in the mining industry can be a tough one - more so, if you are at the entry level or with no prior experience in the sector.

Opportunities in mining tend to favour the experienced more. However, there is no stopping the right candidate, if you are determined and have got the credentials and the attitude to match.

Working Safely at Heights – Some Tips

Working Safely at Heights – Some Tips

Working at heights poses numerous dangers, and is responsible for many serious and fatal injuries every year. In WA, many workers are exposed to heights every day, whether working from ladders, scaffolds and platforms, on roofs, over tanks and pits, or on vehicles or trailers.

Improving Your Concentration at Work – How to

Improving Your Concentration at Work – How to

Everyone has times when they lack their usual focus - and the distractions seem to mount up around them. Fortunately, improving your concentration at work can be made much easier by adopting some or all of the following tips. As the author of Hack Your Brain, Elie Venezky says: the key to improving your concentration at work is to change the way you view it.

The Characteristics Of A Good Labour Hire Employee

The Characteristics Of A Good Labour Hire Employee

The ability to ‘rise above’ the other applicants is imperative when applying for any sort of job.
And as a prospective labour hire employee, it becomes even more important.
This is because when it comes to hiring new staff - employers are always looking for the ‘best of the best’.
Of course, responsibilities and requirements vary based on industry, position, and company size.

How To Get That Job – Staying Ahead Of The Competition

How To Get That Job – Staying Ahead Of The Competition

As the competition for work grows and the job market becomes even more competitive, staying ahead of the crowd is crucial. Therefore, in order to be successful, a candidate not only has to plan and prepare better than anyone else - but also refine their social skills.

RecruitWest Partners Silver Lake Resources in Aldiss Project

RecruitWest Partners Silver Lake Resources in Aldiss Project

RecruitWest, a leading supplier of recruitment solutions to the WA Mining, Engineering, Construction and Logistics sectors, is happy to announce it has partnered with Silver Lake Resources in resourcing their mine site personnel for the new Aldiss Mine, South East of Kalgoorlie.

Workplace Injuries in Australia- Infographic

Workplace Injuries in Australia- Infographic

The theme we're focusing on this month is Workplace Health and Safety - so, we compiled this infographic outlining some key statistics surrounding workplace injuries in Australia.

The statistics come from Safe Work Australia's recent reports on workplace injuries.

What You Might Not Know About The Importance Of WHS

What You Might Not Know About The Importance Of WHS

Apart from the obvious injuries and death, penalties and compensation associated with workplace incidents, there are significant indirect costs when WHS systems fail. Poor safety performance can have a large impact on business operation and performance - often as a result of reduced productivity and low morale.

Latest Trends In Employee Needs And The Flexible Working Environment

Latest Trends In Employee Needs And The Flexible Working Environment

The modern working environment is very different to what it was even just a few years ago. And as workplace and employee trends change rapidly - it can be hard to keep pace.

These days, the working environment contains a much more blended workforce - with managers and employers generally much more responsive to problems - and employees less tied down to physical locations.