Apply Temporary Skill Shortage visa while applying for permanent resident visa to Australia [migrated]

I am holding a Business Visitor (subclass 600) with me now for Australia. I have planned to apply for permanent residency.

If my employer ask me to apply for a Temporary Skill Shortage (subclass 482) visa while I have applied for my PR visa, what would happen? Can I apply for another type of Visa while a Visa is in progress.

Also could I still use my visitor visa to travel when the PR or TSS visa applied and in progress?

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Mobbing by changing job requirements outside skill set?

First things first, I’d like to state a clear intention: I am not trying to post a rant, I just want to know if I am suffering some kind of mobbing. Thank you for your understanding beforehand.

I’ve been working as a software developer for a company since 3 years ago. I think it’s safe to say I am a quite respected developer as long as many people comes to me to search for advice, maybe because I gave some trainings about complex areas and solved a few tough developments.

In May, the company placed a new colleague above us. (It might be important to say that it is the first time that this colleague has a management-related role.) Apart from that, a new Product Owner (new in the company) took over.

We’re supposed to work under Scrum Agile Method, but:

  • I’ve been working in just writing business specifications for almost two months.
  • Didn’t write a line of code in two months, being my job software developer.
  • My manager assigned me a huge task two months ago, but another manager is constantly telling me to do the opposite. If manager A tells me ‘do this’, manager ‘B’ will say ‘do that different thing’. (Both managers are new in that job description, if it helps.). Thus, this huge task is a never ending one, so today he come over my desk and have a chat with me, suggesting I was not working properly/I was lazy.
  • I am constantly working on business-related stuff instead of development. (i.e: “let’s brainstorm about how can we force users to do this thing related to business.”)
  • I am starting to be worried about my coding skills getting lost. I am practicing at home in order to avoid this, but it feels like I am some kind of analyst instead of developer. I spend 5 hours in meetings some days.
    • We are always starting new tasks instead of finishing that ones close to an end. As far as I know, Agile Development is actually the contrary way around.

I am starting to believe that my effort is on doubt, which is quite sad for me as long as I am trying my best in a Product Owner-like job which is not mine, nor am I an expert on it. The following sentence is not objective, but it seems like I have to be a one-man team sometimes. (Is this normal?)

I’ve got a one-to-one meeting with my manager on Wednesday, and I don’t know if it’s recommendable to say this.

Anyone with experience in similar situations?

I’ve been trying to be as objective as I could, but please let me know if I didn’t and I’ll happily edit the question.

Thanks a lot.

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Apply Temporary Skill Shortage visa while applying for permanent resident visa to Australia

I am holding a Business Visitor (subclass 600) with me now for Australia. I have planned to apply for permanent residency.

If my employer ask me to apply for a Temporary Skill Shortage (subclass 482) visa while I have applied for my PR visa, what would happen? Can I apply for another type of Visa while a Visa is in progress.

Also could I still use my visitor visa to travel when the PR or TSS visa applied and in progress?

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Which requires more skill, cash game or tournament poker?

Cash games and multi-table tournaments require different styles of play.

But which one requires more skill to be good at?

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SkillRep – experiment in computing a skill focused reputation

Update: Now offline/closed. See the answer, below.

Reputation, on the Stack Overflow Site, is mostly a measure of a user’s contribution.

That’s fine but sometimes, when looking at a user you encounter on SO, you’re more interested in his skills.
You don’t want a score coming from questions or polluted by a high-scoring answer to a trivial but very popular question.

SkillRep is both

1. a site ranking all users with (a little) less pollution on scoring. The About section explains how the “skill rep” is computed.

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2. an extension for Chrome displaying the rank and skill reputation of all users directly in the Stack Overflow site.

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Incidentally it’s written in Go. Curious coders might want to have a look at how querying the SE API or serving JSON can be done in Go (it’s fairly simple).

Obviously this shouldn’t be taken too seriously.

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How to convince students that self learning is an important skill?

I am teaching beginner programmers with a variety of backgrounds. Towards the end of the course, we encourage more independent and team based learning rather than lecture based learning. This is purposeful and many students do understand the benefits. Some of which are:

  • learning how to learn
  • reading technical documentation
  • finding and vetting resources
  • discussing and sharing with others

There are only a few days towards the end of the course where the students truly research a topic themselves or teach one another, but even so, there are always 1 or 2 students who feel that they are wasting their time or that they are there to be taught and not learn stuff on their own.

What are some ways that I can highlight to students that learning how to learn a new technology (by using its documentation, online resources and your peers) is skill worth practicing for software developers?

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Mobbing by changing job requirements outside skill set?

First things first, I’d like to state a clear intention: I am not trying to post a rant, I just want to know if I am suffering some kind of mobbing. Thank you for your understanding beforehand.

I’ve been working as a software developer for a company since 3 years ago. I think it’s safe to say I am a quite respected developer as long as many people comes to me to search for advice, maybe because I gave some trainings about complex areas and solved a few tough developments.

In May, the company placed a new colleague above us. (It might be important to say that it is the first time that this colleague has a management-related role.) Apart from that, a new Product Owner (new in the company) took over.

We’re supposed to work under Scrum Agile Method, but:

  • I’ve been working in just writing business specifications for almost two months.
  • Didn’t write a line of code in two months, being my job software developer.
  • My manager assigned me a huge task two months ago, but another manager is constantly telling me to do the opposite. If manager A tells me ‘do this’, manager ‘B’ will say ‘do that different thing’. (Both managers are new in that job description, if it helps.). Thus, this huge task is a never ending one, so today he come over my desk and have a chat with me, suggesting I was not working properly/I was lazy.
  • I am constantly working on business-related stuff instead of development. (i.e: “let’s brainstorm about how can we force users to do this thing related to business.”)
  • I am starting to be worried about my coding skills getting lost. I am practicing at home in order to avoid this, but it feels like I am some kind of analyst instead of developer. I spend 5 hours in meetings some days.
    • We are always starting new tasks instead of finishing that ones close to an end. As far as I know, Agile Development is actually the contrary way around.

I am starting to believe that my effort is on doubt, which is quite sad for me as long as I am trying my best in a Product Owner-like job which is not mine, nor am I an expert on it. The following sentence is not objective, but it seems like I have to be a one-man team sometimes. (Is this normal?)

I’ve got a one-to-one meeting with my manager on Wednesday, and I don’t know if it’s recommendable to say this.

Anyone with experience in similar situations?

I’ve been trying to be as objective as I could, but please let me know if I didn’t and I’ll happily edit the question.

Thanks a lot.

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what skill that is gain by practising in deep learning? [on hold]

I’m confused like in machine learning we have feature engg to practise but in deep learning i didn’t find anything which is to be practises like maths.

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How did Skill “survive”?

On the last episode of Re:_Hamatora, Art killed his brother Skill to free him from his pain. Then, Skill dies(?) and Art is unconscious. Moral appears and checks Skill for vital signs but discovers that he has died.

However, in the last fight between Nice and Art, Skill is shown still alive.

How did Skill “survive”?

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