Fewer industries are more exposed to change and uncertainty than Australia’s mining and resources sector. Imbalances between the supply and demand for minerals, fluctuating currencies and changes to policies, regulations, taxes, leaders and governments all shape the sector. Yet among its largest challenges is the need to attract and retain staff across all levels. In a sector characterised by change, it’s how employers leverage the few constants available to them that ultimately sets them apart.
Three major constants for any company operating in this sector are