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

What qualities make a great boss? Tell us what you think!

A recent survey of almost 600 people discovered 86% of voters had either “somewhat” or “absolutely” great respect for their mining supervisor/manager. In this month’s Mining People Poll, we’d love it if you could help us understand why.

In your view what are the attributes of a great leader? Please rate your choices from 1-8 in order of their importance to YOU
  • Excellent two way communication skills.
  • Highly organised
  • Confident and positive
  • Demonstrates integrity – they are honest and transparent
  • Adaptable and flexible
  • Relationship building
  • Delegates effectively
  • Empathetic and compassionate
Please add an optional free form comment if you would like

Thank you for taking the time to give us your comments.


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Previous Polls

Recent articles based on our poll results