Future mining workforce
Are you future ready?
In this Digital Discovery Series we explore careers in mining, examine the skills needed in a rapidly changing sector, and consider how industry professionals can best prepare for changes to the industry and the workplace. Hear from experienced leaders and practitioners on the future of mining, mining education, and where a career in resources can take you.
Getting prepared for the Workforce of the Future
5 minutes with geologist Claire Edwards
"It’s taken a decade to be in a situation where my experience, commodity prices and timing have aligned so that I am able to be in a position of my choice, which is leading me in my chosen direction."
Future skills for the resources sector
Featuring Rithin Payyanadan (Yokogawa) and Adrian Beer (Mets Ignited).
Resources Education Collaboration Summit
The Summit provided an opportunity for key mining leaders and representatives from industry, education and government to come together and explore the future of mining workforce.
Top advice for new mining professionals
Three tips for a future leader
As the world changes, leaders also need to adapt to ensure that they're effective in a drastically different landscape. In a recent article for the AusIMM Bulletin, Dr Ali Burston shared three skills future leaders can cultivate now in preparation for the opportunities and challenges ahead.
1. Develop emotional intelligence
2. Be comfortable with change
3. Promote a sense of purpose
Other future workforce recommended content
AusIMM Women in Mining Survey 2021
Data, analysis and insights from the leading survey of women’s participation in the resources sector, giving an evidence base upon which to build future efforts to continue creating a welcoming, inclusive environment for all women in resources.
Closing the skills gap in Australian mining
Research suggests industry and education institutions must work together to address the looming skills shortage in the Australian resources sector.
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