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What workers want

What workers want

Skilled job-seekers want to work for organisations that have a positive impact on the world.

Executive Summary: Industry Survey results

Executive Summary: Industry Survey results

This report presents two quantitative research chapters: 'Workplace of the future' and 'Leadership'

Executive interviews: numbers and trends

Executive interviews: numbers and trends

Four open questions were asked around the workplace of the future.

The future of mining is (still) people

The future of mining is (still) people

People remain the key to unlocking the potential of the fourth industrial revolution

Aims & methodology

Aims & methodology

The primary aim of this research is to investigate drivers shaping the workplace of the future

State of play

State of play

Most respondents see their companies performing strongly on matters of human resources

People

People

Most people were 'Passionate' about working in mining; few were outwardly unhappy about it.

Leadership

Leadership

Leadership and employee groups have starkly different perceptions of leadership's ability

Future of the workforce

Future of the workforce

All demographics agreed on the need for mining companies to have 'Morally strong credentials'.

Richard Adkerson, Freeport-McMoRan

Richard Adkerson, Freeport-McMoRan

As we now look forward to our two-year strategy, we have some clearly defined objectives.

Ivan Arriagada, Antofagasta

Ivan Arriagada, Antofagasta

There is a capital being invested into expanding our districts of operation and resource base

Rosh Bardien, Gold Fields

Rosh Bardien, Gold Fields

Three of our six key strategy pillars are directly relevant for transformation of the workplace.

Mark Bristow, Barrick Gold

Mark Bristow, Barrick Gold

The industry is still so archaic in its approach to managing itself.

Andrew Cole, OZ Minerals

Andrew Cole, OZ Minerals

The most important focus and spend of time has been our organisational strategy and culture

Mark Cutifani, Anglo American

Mark Cutifani, Anglo American

We have around 80% new players in the top three levels of our leadership.

Edward Dowling, Polyus

Edward Dowling, Polyus

We work on infrastructure and organisation to take advantage of technology and digital acceleration