"[The Workplace] is built and run by you as part of the Stack Exchange network of Q&A sites. With your help, we're working together to build a library of detailed answers to every question about the workplace."

                    We want YOU for community moderation

With great power comes great responsibility. So as a user of this site who wants to make it even better, what the heck can I do anyway?


This site is designed for you the users, and we want to help make it as easy for you as possible to take ownership and shape our community. All improvement starts with a little step from you, our community, so why not start today?

  1. Vote early, vote often
  2. Use your superpowers for good
  3. Help shape our site by posting on meta

Vote Early, Vote Often

Voting is at the core of the Stack Exchange Model. It helps identify the useful (and not so useful) information that we collect from our users. A rising tide lifts all boats and voting adds to our reputation economy which lets our users do more and better moderate our community.

So when you're browsing around the site, and you find a question or answer to be good or bad, click those little arrows to the left of it! It will help us be a more useful resource to future visitors.

Use Your Privileges

As you gain reputation, you get access to all sorts of magical powers that will help you moderate the site:

If you notice a funky orange number at the top of your screen, it means there is something productive you can do:

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What are you waiting for? That's 42* things that can be done!

* Review queue items may differ depending on reputation. Offer not valid in Hawaii or Alaska. Cannot be combined with any other coupon or offer. All sales are final.

Help Shape Our Site

If The Workplace is a company, then the main site is the office/shop floor where the work gets done. The Workplace Meta is the board room/stockholders meeting, and you're invited to help shape our direction.

As you grow with the site, you will probably notice some things that can be improved, or things that you have questions about. That's what meta is for. Feel free to post here any time to:

  1. Get support on site features with the tag
  2. Help discuss and define site scope and community moderation with the tag
  3. Suggest improvements to make our site even better with the tag
  4. Report problems with the site not working properly with the tag

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