Anyone in the investing world has tales to tell of the bear and bull years while mining is synonymous with boom or bust years.Continue reading “Forward thinking to Futureproof Mining Careers”
Love it or loathe it, networking is an essential component of today’s business world. Aside from some extroverts who thrive on the social engagement involved in networking and love cold-calling and working a room, many see it as a somewhat superficial exercise that lacks authenticity. However, the research says something different. According to Neil Munz-Jones, author of ‘The Reluctant Networker (not an affiliate link)’, up to 70% of positions are filled via networking and he has numerous stories of how networking led to the sale of new consulting projects.Continue reading “Learning to Love Networking”
Engaging conversation in the underground coal business was the key take-away from the latest lunch and learn session presented by Geoff Watson at MEC Mining. Ranging from technical experts to senior industry executives, the audience demonstrated some creative thinking when faced with longwall design and operational challenges.