Objectives This assessment task relates to UNIT learning outcomes numbers 1 to 6. Before starting this assessment read the marking criteria (below) and information about academic essay writing on the Academic Learning Centre (ALC) website: http://moodle.cqu.edu.au/UNIT/view.php?id=1497 (Click ‘Academic Communication’) There is plenty of useful information on the ALC site that assists with your studies. Purpose This written assessment is designed to assist students to develop skills in the analysis of human resource issues based on relevant human resource theories and models. The secondary purpose of this assessment task is to give students the opportunity to enhance their analysis, critical thinking and written communication skills; particularly in the areas of developing argument and essay writing. Description
Assessment task 2 requires the writing of an ACADEMIC ESSAY. This essay should be an ‘argumentative essay’, and must therefore contain an argument that is used as the structuring element of the essay. Students are expected to engage in extensive research within the academic literature (peer reviewed journals) relevant to the task and evidence your argument from scholarly sources.
Task Details In April 2017, the Australian Government announced the abolition of the Temporary Work (Skilled) (subclass 457) visa and replaced it with a completely new Temporary Skills Shortage (TSS) visa. http://www.minister.border.gov.au/peterdutton/2017…
Provide an overview of these said changes from the 457 visa to the TSS visa and include reference to the original purpose of the 457 visa when introduced by the Howard government in 1996. Identify the key stakeholders and their perspectives in relation to the changes from the 457 visa to the TSS visa and the broader foreign worker debate in Australia. Critically discuss how the changes from the 457 visa to the TSS visa will impact Australian business and their human resource planning and associated recruitment practices. Use examples from two specific industries, which you consider significantly impacted by the changes to evidence your argument.