The global mining industry experienced a 24% rise in new job postings related to corporate governance in Q1 2023 compared with the previous quarter, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics. This compares to a 43% increase versus Q1 2022. Corporate Governance is a priority in most of the industries today including Mining. GlobalData’s ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance) Top Trends by Sector – Thematic Research report assesses the impact of ESG by identifying key trends, company filings, and hiring pattern across 16 key sectors. Buy the report here.
Notably, Management Occupations jobs accounted for a 12% share of the global mining industry’s corporate governance-related total new job postings in Q1 2023, up 11% over the prior quarter.
Management Occupations drive corporate governance-related hiring activity
Management Occupations, with a share of 12%, emerged as the top corporate governance-related job roles within the mining industry in Q1 2023, with new job postings rising by 11% quarter-on-quarter. Architecture and Engineering Occupations came in second with a share of 10% in Q1 2023, with new job postings rising by 16% over the previous quarter.
The other prominent corporate governance roles include Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations with an 8% share in Q1 2023, Business and Financial Operations Occupations with a 8% share of new job postings.
Top five companies in mining industry accounted for 47% of hiring activity
The top companies, in terms of number of new job postings tracked by GlobalData, as of Q1 2023 were Eaton, Cummins, Cleveland-Cliffs, Caterpillar, and Komatsu. Together they accounted for a combined share of 47% of all corporate governance-related new jobs in the mining industry.
Hiring activity was driven by the US with a 44.37% share of total new job postings, Q1 2023
The largest share of corporate governance-related new job postings in the mining industry in Q1 2023 was in the US with 44.37% followed by Australia (14.00%) and Canada (8.56%). The share represented by the US was 0 percentage points lower than the 44.42% share it accounted for in Q4 2022.
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