Gold Jobs interest builds as it hits new milestone — Gold Industry Group

As industrial sectors throughout Australia battle with nation-wide labour shortages, the mining trade is witnessing a re-architecture of expertise acquisition. Gold firms are seeing the direct advantage of leveraging digital outreach expertise to entry a beforehand untapped expertise market.

Anglogold Ashanti Australia Recruitment Lead Steven Neal mentioned the Firm had a long-standing relationship with the Gold Trade Group and seen it as a key companion in selling its employer model and helping with its expertise acquisition technique.

“On this present expertise scarcity local weather and tight job market the Gold Trade Group’s Gold Jobs web site has helped showcase the varied roles and alternatives on provide within the gold trade and assisted us in reaching a wider, and extra focused viewers by offering an extra employment platform,” Mr Neal mentioned.

Novo Assets Recruitment Advisor Nicole Reweti mentioned the Firm had utilised the Gold Jobs web site to succeed in a wider pool of skilled candidates, efficiently hiring an Exploration Geologist amid a nationwide scarcity of staff, which was exacerbated by COVID-19 restrictions.

“Exploration Geologists had been extraordinarily tough to search out because of the WA border closures, so it was nice that we might complement our personal recruiting efforts with site visitors through the Gold Trade Group’s Gold Jobs web site,” Ms Reweti mentioned.  

“By utilising the Gold Trade Group jobs board, we’ve got additionally been capable of hyperlink this by to our web site so all guests of our careers web site can rapidly see our present vacancies.”

The Group’s newest marketing campaign incorporates a get into gold” video sequence of interviews with gold trade staff in operations, engineering, geology, IT, human assets, group, environmental science, and extra.

The Gold Jobs web site additionally offers assets for college students, academics, and the broader group to be taught extra in regards to the varied employment pathways on provide. Sensible options such because the ‘Gold Jobs Quiz’ steers people in the direction of roles within the trade based mostly on their pursuits, {qualifications}, and expertise. Detailed job profiles additionally provide perception into a spread of roles throughout engineering, drill and blast, geoscience, environmental science, operations, processing, help providers, and well being and security. Customers also can arrange alerts and subscribe to a month-to-month e-newsletter.

Gold Jobs is complimented by the Gold Trade Group’s Nationwide Gold Schooling Program, each of which work in tandem to drive the expertise pipeline that may help the longer term gold trade workforce. Since its inception in 2020, the Program has impressed tens of hundreds of scholars at greater than 1,300 major and secondary faculties throughout Australia to pursue a profession within the gold trade, with greater than 90% growing their curiosity.

Australia is the second largest gold producer on the planet, and the trade contributed $23 billion to the financial system in 2021, furthering the nation’s financial prosperity, offering for tons of of hundreds of staff and their households, and supporting native communities.

Gold Jobs will proceed to broaden all through 2022, as gold firms proceed to develop and the alternatives for employment within the sector flourish.  

Gold Trade Group members featured on Gold Jobs embrace AngloGold Ashanti Australia Restricted, Agnico Eagle Mines, Evolution Mining, Gold Fields, Gold Highway Assets, Northern Star Assets Restricted, Norton Gold Fields Pty Ltd, Novo Assets, Ramelius Assets Restricted, Regis Assets Restricted, St Barbara Restricted, Westgold Assets Restricted, Saturn Metals Restricted, The Perth Mint, SMS Mining Providers and Swick Mining Providers.