Promises, Promises: Students and Industry in the New Labour Market

CIM Edmonton 2008
Abstract This presentation will commence with an outline of current mining labour market conditions. It will analyze some of the perennial drivers of attraction across industry then move to a discussion of the work that Elk Valley Coal Partnership is doing both with students and in attracting them upon graduation. Lastly, some of the challenges and responsibilities facing students as they enter the industry will be presented.
Keywords: Attraction, Human Resources, Elk Valley, Teck Cominco, Students, retention, Values
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