Despite the economic downturn, there are industries where services are in high demand, resulting in acute skills shortages. Whilst finding new ways to tackle labour shortages isn’t new to certain sectors, others will be faced with this challenge for the first time as the war on talent changes and complexifies due to C-19. Employers struggling to find experienced workers will move to hiring 'cleanskins' – those who have never worked in the sector but are keen to get into the industry – a concept which is a win on many accounts. The benefits of employing cleanskins go beyond utilising transferable skills that...

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No experience necessary

Increasingly, mine operators are employing inexperienced ‘cleanskins’ to address skill shortages and drive diversity. But how can employers better manage the inherent risks? The mining sector has found a smart way...

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