Experts explore leadership in mining at MEC networking event

Lead by example; talk to people in a language they understand; be clear and confident in your message and your expectations. These were some of the pieces of advice given to mining engineers at MEC Mining’s recent industry networking event on 22 March. Over 50 people were present for the evening at Brisbane’s Alchemy Restaurant and Bar to exchange ideas on creating highly functional teams and balancing work performance with a healthy company culture.

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The 6 Best Things About Being A Mining Consultant

Thinking of pursuing a career as a mining consultant? Here are six of the things mining consultants love most about their work.

 

1. It's never groundhog day

As a mining consultant, your schedule will vary depending on the nature and location of projects you’re working on. One thing that’s for certain is that you won’t be sitting behind a desk from 9 to 5. Mining consultants enjoy a varied schedule that’s never boring.

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6 tips to prepare for your best job interview yet

By Cheryl Holton, Head of Talent Management, MEC Mining

For many of us, job interviews just don’t get easier, no matter how many times we go through the process. Working in recruitment and HR, I’ve seen my fair share of candidates who struggle in interviews because they’re apprehensive, poorly prepared, or even over-confident. On the other hand, I’ve observed what works for people who go on to win the job.

 

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Team building that values the home side

At MEC, we’re always working to develop our business. Team-building days and getaways are an important part of how we do this, but they shouldn’t mean that we have to take our employees away from their loved ones.

So, for our most recent team event – a weekend away at RACV Royal Pines Resort on 2 and 3 March 2019 – we invited families to join us.

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