Linked Questions

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Does this site need a “back it up” rule?

There's all kinds of career advice out there on the Internet, much of it conflicting or wrong. The conflicting or wrong advice is especially prevalent (but not limited to) that found on open-access Q&...
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6answers
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Do we have a Quality control issue?

We have a few questions that while not off topic I do not think are high quality questions as asked but have been upvoted: Workplace gossip makes me uncomfortable - how do I deal with it? How can I ...
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Is “not constructive” really applicable at workplace.SE?

Let me start with noting that I like this site and I think it fills a gap in the SE family. not constructive This question is not a good fit to our Q&A format. We expect answers to generally ...
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The Workplace self-evaluation: let's get critical! [closed]

We love our site, but there is a whole world of people out there who might not even know it exists. When they do find it, their first impression will either scare them away or keep them around. Given ...
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Should we add a “Back It Up” rule to the FAQ now?

When we discussed the Back It Up rule before ChrisF suggested adding the rule to the FAQ when we go public to make sure people are aware of it (when they bother to look). His post was highly voted and ...
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Common-Sense questions

Spurred by the avalanche of comments and chat discussion on Is it acceptable to use pirated software on the job?, Are questions that boil down to simply stating common sense "bad" by default? More ...
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Is Workplace going to follow the same life cycle as other SE sites for subjective questions?

By this I mean: Subjective and discussion questions are, perhaps not encouraged, but tolerated, and indeed draw the most views, answers and votes. Users recognizes that these type of questions are ...
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7answers
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What can we do about one line answers?

We have a lot of very brief, one/two line answers. I think this is a problem, and this has recently come up on Programmers' Meta. We have a lot of answers per question and sometimes single-line ...
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What does “Not Constructive” Mean? [closed]

closed as not constructive by Rarity♦ 1 hour ago As it currently stands, this question is not a good fit for our Q&A format. We expect answers to be supported by facts, references, or ...
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Judge a question by what is being asked, not how its being asked

I've seen a lot of discussion lately based on how a question is asked, not what is asked, and I feel questions are getting unfairly closed because of how they were asked, not because of the actual ...
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4answers
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How do we define Constructive on this site?

Asking Constructive questions (and defining what that means for us) is a big issue I think we really need solved. We need it solved to help us define the site and help people ask questions, assured ...
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2answers
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FAQ Proposal: Off topic areas

Per the feedback in FAQ - What questions can I ask here I'd like to add the following Off Topic areas to the first part of our FAQ ASAP: What questions are off topic here? "Which job should ...
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2answers
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What can we do about me-too answers?

On Workplace more than any other Stack Exchange site, I see Me Too answers duplicating most or all of the content of earlier, better/more elaborate answers. We've got some question quality problems ...
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3answers
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How can we encourage people to find the middle ground?

There's a problem I've noticed with most questions we close (and some we haven't yet): most of them are either too localized to be useful to more than one person, or they're too broad to be usefully ...
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Are “it depends” answers a sign of a bad question?

(My title is a bit facetious, since the answer is probably "it depends".) I'm seeing a lot of questions like this: How can I reduce the size of a long resume without hiding all my skills and ...

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