HRMT 20030 – Contemporary Issues in HRM
|Term 2-2017 Assessment 1||Individual Report on Google’s recruitment video|
|Due date||Wednesday 9 August, 2017 @ 3.00 p.m. AEST|
|Length||1500 words (excluding reference list, but including everything else)|
|Format||Report style, APA referencing|
|Task||Your report task is to critique “Google’s employee recruiting video” available at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JcXF1YirPrQ
Your report should,
(a) identify the key messages about Google as an organisation and as an employer,
(b) incorporate HRM theory and literature to assess how effective the video is in attracting the right candidates, and
(c) highlight the challenges organisations such as Google would face in their recruitment process.
Your report should draw on relevant themes from the first three weeks of the unit, and use at least five (5) references from relevant peer reviewed academic journals
This written assessment is designed to assist you to develop skills in the analysis of a typical business situation based on the HR theories and models relevant to the employment relationship. You need to demonstrate your research, analysis, critical thinking, and written communication skills; particularly in the areas of developing argument in the context of report writing.
|Marking Criteria||Research (10%) – A thorough knowledge of the relevant material demonstrated through use of an appropriate body of quality sources (including at least 5 references from relevant academic peer reviewed journal articles).
Analysis (10%) – Identification of the issues, critical analysis, and clear argument supported by evidence.
Application of theory/literature (10%) – Application and/or integration of relevant theory and literature in the discussion to address the all three parts of the assessment task.
Presentation (5%) – Logical structure including clear introduction, appropriate paragraph separation or sub sections, and conclusion (2%); correct referencing of sources (1%); clear and concise written communication, including grammar (1%); within word limit (1%).
|Plagiarism||NOTE: Copy detection software (TurnitIn) is used in this course and work found in contravention of the copying and plagiarism rules will be investigated. Severe penalties apply in the case of proven instances of copying, plagiarism and academic dishonesty.|
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