The Mining People Polling/Media Centre

Welcome to the Mining People Polling/Media Centre. We want to know what you think on a broad range of mining, recruitment, human resources (HR) & other mining industry topics.

Please contribute your thoughts below via our most current poll question or browse the archives of previous questions. If you have a question or wish to submit a topic for discussion, please email the team.

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Current Poll

MPi wants to know how people in Australian mining really feel about their jobs, employers and the industry.

We want you to share, anonymously, your innermost thoughts about your life in mining. Once you have voted, you’ll be able to see the collated results of everyone else’s votes. Come back towards the end of the month, when all the votes are in, to see how you compare to the rest of the mining world.

I find Fly-In Fly-Out and 12-hour shifts exhausting.
I find job interviews make me nervous.
I have great respect for my direct supervisor/manager.
I have exaggerated my skills or experience, in a cv or an interview, to improve my chances of getting a job.
My mining job is contributing to difficulties in my primary relationships.
I have been under the influence of alcohol or drugs while at work on a mine site and not been caught.
I often feel stressed or depressed as a result of the pressures of my mining lifestyle.
The company I work for shows great respect towards its employees.
I really enjoy the team of people I work with.
I feel positive about the future of the mining industry.
I feel positive about my role in the mining industry.

Thank you for taking the time to give us your comments. Check in later in the month to see how others have responded & keep an eye out for our article on the results next month!

Previous Polls

Recent articles based on our poll results