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  1. "Senior Site Support Technician"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    I liked the People I worked with and supported, well compensated for my role including a yearly bonus.

    Cons

    IT was ran by a marketing/finance person who had a consultant do their job for them from a technical standpoint.

    Advice to Management

    Management needs to implement an asset inventory tracking program so a new "list" of expired/soon to be expiring warranty computers can be pulled easily as well as inventory levels and who has what assets.


  2. "EA Human Resources"

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    Former Employee - EA HUMAN Resources in Greenwood Village, CO
    Former Employee - EA HUMAN Resources in Greenwood Village, CO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Rio Tinto Minerals full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Very generous vacation program and the pay is in the salary range for the area.

    Cons

    Mining is struggling. Lots of layoffs.get

    Advice to Management

    Get more involved with employee engagement. Start developing your talent.


  3. "Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Denver, CO
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Denver, CO

    I worked at Rio Tinto Minerals (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great Pay and good benefits

    Cons

    Lack of Opportunities, down market


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  5. "Human Resources Senior Advisor"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Rio Tinto Minerals full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great benefits, compensation, and people that work there.

    Cons

    Company isn't stable currently due to mineral prices. Leadership is lacking all around. You get promoted based on who you know rather than expertise and skills. You are just a number to the overall larger Rio Tinto parent company.

    Advice to Management

    Try to retain your top performers and quit sitting by idly while watching a great business fall apart.


  6. "Intern"

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    Former Employee - Intern in Boron, CA
    Former Employee - Intern in Boron, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    The pay / lack of oversight

    Cons

    The culture is really awful here. The people are some of the most abrasive I have ever worked with. The higher-paid leaders really don't add any value to the company. They suggest ideas without any knowledge of what's actually going on at the mine, production and shipping plants.

    The people who work in the plants don't have any motivation to work harder, because they see the laziness that comes from the top down. The union culture is hard.

    If you can get an internship elsewhere, I suggest looking elsewhere.

    Advice to Management

    Motivate the people you manage by showing you actually care and exist. Make appearances, listen to the people, utilize their ideas/feedback


  7. "Avoid if you like structure and fairness"

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    Current Employee - Instrumentation Electrician in Boron, CA
    Current Employee - Instrumentation Electrician in Boron, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Rio Tinto Minerals full-time

    Pros

    Pretty good pay but that is about it.

    Cons

    PPO insurance is $500 a month for hourly, salary pays less. Salary is trained to not listen or trust hourly employees, also to treat hourly like they are uneducated and stupid. They hire foreign engineers from India on H1B Visas, they have no clue about American culture and do not communicate well. Salary spend most of their time is in worthless meetings and have no idea how the plant runs and operates. They hire salary employees with no experience in the actual trades they are managing. They keep cutting hourly employees and the plant is falling apart.

    Advice to Management

    Treat all employees equally.


  8. "Rio Tinto Minerals"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Denver, CO
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Denver, CO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Rio Tinto Minerals (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    The relatively small size of the business unit and its global reach makes it a good place to learn.

    Cons

    Headwinds are on the horizon with increasing competition and overall commodity slowdown. However, this business unit should fare better than the overall commodity sector.


  9. "Great experience overall"

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    Former Employee - Project Manager in Denver, CO
    Former Employee - Project Manager in Denver, CO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Rio Tinto Minerals full-time

    Pros

    Interesting work, smart people. Lots of resources available to do your job, including the ability to collaborate with your colleagues in other BU's in other parts of the world.

    Cons

    Cost cutting is a new way of life, like in most other mining companies, since the Global Economic Crisis in 2008. The BU is not strategic to the corporation, which is quite obvious in how the location is treated by the Rio Tinto headquarters.

    Advice to Management

    Work on the morale (employees have been negatively affected by the uncertainty for too long).


  10. "HR Transformation"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Rio Tinto Minerals full-time

    Pros

    Compensation benefits are very good

    Cons

    Job Security should be concerning to any applicants

    Advice to Management

    Be up front with Candidates


  11. "Great company to work for"

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    Former Employee - Intern in Boron, CA
    Former Employee - Intern in Boron, CA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Gained lots of experience in a short time, great pay.

    Cons

    It could get pretty boring if there was only a few projects going on.

    Advice to Management

    In the future have more specific projects available to interns.



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