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Is discussing the meaning of terms as it applies to the workplace off-topic?

This recent post I made was found to be off-topic. In my mind, the meaning of many terms is intimately connected to the context in which they are expressed. I asked for help validating my intuition ...
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Documentation on question closure, please? [duplicate]

Question How much does salary go up after probation period? was closed. Is there some documentation I missed that would show me how my question was not appropriate for the site, and even better, how ...
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Phrasing a question about technical leadership readiness

I'd like to pose a question, which goes something like this: 'What are some signs that one is ready for a technical leadership role' or 'How does one know that they're ready for a technical ...
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How does the community feel about removing some community wikis?

We have a lot of answers and questions which for various reasons became community wiki over the years (variety of reasons). From here: Guidelines for un-Wikiing And that's still the case: generally-...
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Could someone please explain why this question was downvoted and closed?

A few months ago I asked this question: Is it normal for agency warehouse workers to have such high turnover (UK)? The question was downvoted, and then closed without any explanation, despite ...
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Is “advice on what to do” the same as “primarily opinion-based”?

Recently I've found myself looking at questions that have a few close votes for "off-topic: advice on what to do", and I find myself wondering if that close reason is really helping. The text is: ...
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Is it on topic to ask how to act with clients?

I've read through the meta and the (tiny) faq page for on-topic questions. But nothing specifically states "You can('t) ask about what to do/how to act with a client". I'm thinking about asking a ...
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Question related to career change

Are questions like these on topic here ? My current work experience in this digital Marketing is 2 years, I am looking for a career in programming. The digital Marketing is not related to ...
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Why was the question about how to ask for changes about security policy closed?

I noticed that the question As a developer, how can I ask for more freedom when confronted with a tight IT security policy? had been closed as off-topic with a note saying that it wasn't a question. ...
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Proposed change to the on-topic section of the Help Center

This change is now live As discussed in this meta post, with the changes to the close reasons we should really look in to updating the help center to match how we close questions. Below is the ...
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Why the close votes?

My question here has already attracted 3 close votes but I am completely confused as to why. If someone has left a comment concerning it, I can't tell because every comment has been deleted. I'm ...
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Good Subjective/Bad Subjective and Agony Aunt Questions

"questions that are not answerable — discussions, debates, opinions — should be closed as subjective" That's what Good Subjective, Bad Subjective says. And then it goes on to give us 6 ...
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Custom Close Reasons for The Workplace

I am delaying moving forward with this until we resolve the problematic parts as brought up by several users including Chad, jcmeloni, and mxyzplk. It isn't going away, but we want to make sure that ...
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What is asking for legal advice?

We have had several questions that have been closed because they had a legal component to them. But we live in a heavily regulated society so nearly every question on the site has laws that apply to ...

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