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A project has been launched in Australia to encourage more women, including those from overseas to seek jobs with us at Rio Tinto. Our "Digging for Diversity" recruitment programme aimed at diversifying our workforce and educating women about employment opportunities in the mining industry.
Up to 21,000 plumbers, electricians, carpenters and other construction tradespeople will be recruited under reforms that will ensure the Australian economy has the skilled workers it needs.
As part of a major overhaul of the apprenticeship system, the Gillard Government will offer greater incentives to critical areas of the economy that are experiencing skills shortages, with an initial focus on the construction industry.
The reforms will better target incentives to employers and put a greater emphasis on full-time jobs in skills that the economy urgently needs.
A shortage of jobs for skilled workers in the oil and gas sector earlier this year is “easing” according to an index of job opportunities posted online. The Hays Oil & Gas Global Job Index revealed a strong third quarter in 2012 despite some “economic and seasonal headwinds” for the industry.
There were 540 offshore oil rigs in the world last year and, by the end of 2012, the number should rise by 51 to 591, says Faststream Recruitment, a UK based firm that specialises in hiring for the shipping, oil and gas industry.
What jobs offer the highest pay? Investment banking is up there. So is specialist surgery.
At Arrium Mining we know there's more to life than work. That's why according to your role, you can choose between FIFO and residential living.
In this video, one of our Senior Metallurgists shares an insight into her standard day. There's plenty to enjoy when you work at Arrium Mining and live in Whyalla, from an easy 40 commute to a career that challenges and rewards you.