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Getting downvotes and delete votes for my recent questions

A couple of my recent questions have gotten a lot of downvotes and delete votes for each - the questions are: Is it rude and unprofessional for a hiring manager to check with my references before ...
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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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Can we remove the legal advice from the off topic close reason?

Too often the Off-topic close reason asking for legal advice is misapplied to any question that has a question about the law. Instead I think we should reword the close reason to say: This ...
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Are facility management questions on topic?

As I see it, facility management in the context of a workplace concerns itself with creating, operating and maintaining commercial environments and infrastructure. In an office context I believe the ...
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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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Question, should we eliminate or change the reason to close regarding company specific policies?

Here is the reason in question: •"Questions seeking advice on company-specific regulations, agreements, or policies should be directed to your manager or HR department. Questions that address only a ...
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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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Can we improve the text of the “Advice on what to do” close reason?

“Advice on what to do” close reason is over-broad Questions asking for advice on what to do are not practical answerable questions (e.g. "what job should I take?", or "what skills should I ...
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Update Help Center to match new off-topic wordings

We recently changed the "advice on what to do" close reason to "advice on a specific choice". However, I noticed that the off-topic definitions in the Help Center were not updated to match the new ...
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Is The Workplace inclined more towards the US?

I have been on this site for over two months, and I have noticed that it seems to be more inclined towards the US. Most of the answers I see here are based on US laws. Someone from another country has ...
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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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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: ...
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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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Removing the word “career” from the Off topic close reason

Recently the What should I do Close reason wording was changed to: Questions asking for advice on a specific career choice, such as what job to take or what skills to learn, are difficult to ...
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“Choose rationally between two different jobs” - reopen request

The question Chose rationally between two different jobs (life changing) has been closed for asking "What to do". I believe that this question is not off-topic and should be reopened. The final lines ...

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