How to equip your ‘candidate toolbox’

Toolkit for every candidate

Every potential candidate must have a toolbox of skills and character traits. When approaching work – particularly within a new position – you have to present yourself as a pre-packaged asset to your employer.  That doesn’t mean that you go into work believing you are gracing your worksite with your presence; it is simply acknowledging […]

Leaving people better than they were through recruitment

People Recruitment Philosophy

Leaving candidates better than we found them is a core people recruitment philosophy at MACFORCE. The goal for many people in the recruitment sector is to get candidates into roles and call it a day. Our mission at MACFORCE is to go one better, and to leave people ‘better’ than we found them; it is […]

Empowering Transformation through Recruitment

Recrutiment Empowering Transformation

Empowering transformation is an outcome we all hope for in our careers and life. Since MACFORCE Australia launched around four years ago, we have met a range of diverse people who have been united over the common goals of seeking a job to either change their lives or add value to their lives. Some of […]

5 Ways to be a Good Mentor in Recruitment

5 Ways to be a Good Mentor in Recruitment

As employment brokers, mentorship is an incredibly important way of getting the best outcome for candidates, and in turn, providing clients appropriate personnel. Mentoring can be an essential part of any industry, and we believe it’s integral in the mining and resources industry when it comes to recruitment. Mentoring helps people find their potential, and […]

How the Mining and Resources Industry survived and thrived through COVID

How the Mining and Resources Industry survived and thrived through COVID

It’s been more than a year since COVID came to Australia, and more than a year since many industry leaders throughout the country took a deep breath and wondered how they would survive.  We heard the overused buzzword ‘unprecedented’ to describe the pandemic, and for many that seemed accurate – it was a new experience […]

4 Job Hacks for working with a Recruitment Company

4 Job Hacks for working with a Recruitment Company

The aim of a recruitment company is to apply job hacks that should be designed to get their candidates into a role that suits them as quickly as possible, with the goal of long-term employment.  But, it’s not just about the recruitment company doing all the work. It’s a collaborative relationship to ensure a successful […]

5 things to expect from a Recruitment Company

5 things to expect from a Recruitment Company

If you’re looking for mining jobs in Australia, or other jobs within the resources, civil or hospitality industries, ensure you engage a recruitment company that has your best interests at heart to ensure a positive outcome. We know finding a new position can be an emotional, and sometimes challenging journey, so it’s important to work […]

Why Engage a Recruitment Company?

Why Engage a Recruitment Company?

A recruitment company is no doubt a helpful resource, whether you’re a candidate looking for a job in the resources or other industry, or if you are a client looking for appropriate team members.  At MACFORCE, we see ourselves as an ‘employment broker’. Where a mortgage broker has their sights set on getting the right […]

FIFO Mental Health: Check yourself and your mates this festive season

FIFO Mental Health: Check yourself and your mates this festive season

Most team members at MACFORCE have experienced FIFO in the resources industry. We know it can have its highs and lows, and the festive season can ramp up a whole lot of challenging emotions.  The culture surrounding mental health needs to improve across our country, including within mining companies in Australia. In 2018 a Government-funded […]

What skills are the resources industry craving?

What skills are the resources industry craving?

We have a growing skills shortage in this country unlike we’ve ever seen. We have a ramped up mining production boom, mixed with an increase in mining construction and expansion. Not to mention new mineral finds and record gold prices, coupled with a huge government commitment to stimulating the economy via infrastructure projects nationwide. Check […]