Not sure if this is the right place to ask (if not, please move it elsewhere so it can be answered).

I have seen some really great questions on this forum, but many of the answers seem specific only to people working in the IT world or are programmers.

I find this to be a bit restrictive.

Is there a reason for this?

Are there any sites for all professions in general?

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    This is close to the right place, this question is more likely to be moved to meta.workplace, we can get that done for you now though, so don't worry if it is closed for migration! – Rhys Feb 24 '14 at 8:40
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    We actually need more questions from non-IT workers! – Jim G. Feb 24 '14 at 8:51
  • IT works post on here as I think we have the easiest access to computers to skive off and check it :P – Marriott81 Feb 24 '14 at 9:00
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    I would say that the reasons so many questions are about IT and programming are largely historical: one of the main driving forces behind the creation of this site was to provide a home for all the workplace-related questions on the Programmers' StackExchange. As Jim G said, we need more questions from other fields!! – Carson63000 Feb 24 '14 at 10:55
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    @Carson Also the fact that the StackExchange network started with StackOverflow. – starsplusplus Feb 24 '14 at 17:19
  • Just one thing... WE ARE NOT A FORUM - This is a Q&A site where people can ask questions and get answers to those questions with out the typical chatter that occurs on a forum. – IDrinkandIKnowThings Feb 24 '14 at 20:48

This site is the correct please to come and ask workplace related questions.

You have correctly identified that a large amount of our current questions and answers are mostly programmer-centric. This isn't because everything else is not on topic though, this is predominantly because the community we have here is largely comprised of programmers!

As long as your question is about problems faced in the workplace, isn't overly broad, and isn't solely a personal issue then it is likely to be on topic here, if you are unsure you can always ask in Chat (requires 50 rep) or on meta.workplace for clarification.

We also have a useful help page that might be worth you checking out to get familiar with our limitations here.

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