New Salary Centre helps Canadians navigate today’s Resources and Mining industry

Toronto, ON – February 5, 2012 – Nearly half of Canadian mining and oil companies plan to increase their staff levels in the next year, with 42 per cent and 47 per cent respectively planning to increase permanent headcount in 2013, according to a survey conducted by Hays Canada which polled over 3,500 respondents from 20 industries.

To help Canadians search for answers about employment opportunities, Hays Canada launched the Hays Canada Salary Centre (, designed to help educate both employers and potential employees alike.

The Hays Salary Centre is a starting point for Canadians looking for current information about the Resources and Mining industry and how their employment expectations measure up against real industry standards.  Job seekers and professionals can search within nine industry sectors: Head Office, Mining Engineering,  Metallury/Processing, Mobile Plant Maintenance &Production, Fixed Plant Maintenance &Production, Geology, Health, Safety & Environment, and  Mining Construction.

By entering in a few details, such as employment area, experience and geographic location individuals can discover their expected salary, job description, benefits, and the requirements necessary to fulfill that role based on today’s market.

The Salary Centre utilizes data from Hays Canada’s 2013 Compensation, Benefits, Recruitment and Retention Guide. This survey is the only one of its kind in Canada and the most extensive study available, making the Salary Centre a unique tool o those Canadians looking to shift industries, move to a new location or just entering the workforce.

About Hays Canada:

Hays Specialist Recruitment Canada is a wholly owned subsidiary of Hays plc, which has been at the forefront of the global recruitment industry for over thirty-five years. With annual revenues of over £2.1 billion, Hays Specialist Recruitment is the largest specialist recruitment consultancy in the world.

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