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Jun 07, 2021


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Attracting workers to mining remains a challenge, say recruiters


Kirkland Lake Gold’s Macassa Mine is located in the town of Kirkland Lake.

Skilled workers in high demand for Northern Ontario’s booming industry

Stacey Rodel admits that, before joining Kirkland Lake Gold (KL Gold) four years ago, her knowledge of the mining industry was limited.

Dirty, hard manual labour, and a low-skilled workforce with few chances for career development – that was her perception of the sector.

“What I quickly learned upon joining Kirkland Lake Gold was this is not at all what mining is, in any shape or form,” said Rodel, the company’s human resources business partner.

Read the full story from Northern Ontario Business HERE.