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(Reopened) Please Re-Open "Disagreeing with company's code of conduct"

Disagreeing with company's code of conduct This was closed because it apparently "needs details or clarity." This question does not actually need detail or clarity. I think the OP has ...
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(Done) req. reopen Being assigned to a position I don't want to + racism

Being assigned to a position I don't want to + racism Very answerable. Workplace bigtry/racism exists
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(Done) This question should not have been closed as "opinion-based"

How to politely state moral objection This is no more "opinion-based" than any other question. It's asking for advice regarding recruiters, interviewing, and potentially resumes. I voted to ...
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(Done) REQ: Reopen How to proceed in new role?

How to proceed in new role? This question is answerable after the edit. The user is a new user and we should cut them a little slack. Imposter syndrome is very common in the business world, esp in IT,...
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Request reopen this question

My company is only offering training to people who are not white males due to diversity push. They have openly told us this There is merit in this question, and it has four upvotes so far. I am on a ...
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(Reopened) Reopen Request: "For any CEO role, which core responsibilities are never delegated, independently from the company?"

My new question has been closed. The reason: " Questions seeking advice on company-specific regulations, agreements, or policies should be directed to your manager or HR department. Questions ...
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Why was my meta post about tolerance towards content, deleted?

https://workplace.meta.stackexchange.com/questions/7035/psa-recognize-effort-before-voting-to-close-or-forcing-close Can somebody please clarify why my post around content deletion was deleted? It's ...
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Reopen request for "Tell colleagues about booster shot"

Tell colleagues about booster shot I really don't understand why people, including mods, are so trigger happy to close questions with the reason: Questions seeking advice on company-specific ...
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(Reopened) Does this question really not have a goal that can be addressed?

This question was closed for supposedly not having a goal we can address: How to find motivation to keep applying to jobs after being rejected I strongly disagree with both the closure and the stated ...
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(Reopened) What's the justification for closing the question around a scheme to optimize remuneration?

How to convince my hierarchy to optimize my remuneration scheme It was closed with the reason: Questions seeking advice on company-specific regulations, agreements, or policies should be directed to ...
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(Done) Why was the question about monitoring an employees private network closed?

Can my employer legally monitor my personal network activity when I'm working from home? The question was closed as Questions seeking advice on company-specific regulations, agreements, or ...
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(Done) Req to reopen "Coworker wrote me into fictional book"

Coworker wrote me into fictional book Definitely work place related, clearly answerable, three votes to reopen already, Please can we have two more?
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Why was this answer deleted on: What are best practices for employee surveys?

https://workplace.stackexchange.com/a/179391/59502 There are vendors that specialize in designing and implementing employee surveys. Set up an introductory call with several of them. The answer was ...
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(Done) I think the question about employees putting lives at risk should be reopened

I am endangering people's lives doing tasks I am not qualified to do Yes, the OP may be asking what they should do, but I don't believe the answers in this question actually adds no value to ...
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(Reopened) I think we should reopen the question about men wearing nail polish to work

The first time As a male, is it acceptable to wear black nail polish at work? made it into the reopen queue, it was unilaterally kept closed by a moderator. It now has 3 more reopen votes. It was ...
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I edited my question. How do I get it back?

Some other user edited my question and then it got closed. I edited it back, along with some other changes, to make it become more to my original intent. Is there a minimum number of candidates that ...
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More specific feedback for why my question has remained closed

I asked a question some time ago and it got closed. Apparently, the question was not focused enough so I edited the question yesterday and raised a flag to have it reopened. I see that the number of ...
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(Done) Questions around policy, misinterpreted to be about policy advice

I seem to notice a bit of a pattern. Whenever there are questions that come up that involve some sort of policy, or law, a lot of people think: "Oh, this is asking for us to interpret the policy ...
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(Done) I think this closed question deserves another look

Can I refuse to enter guests room if they're not wearing masks The core question is basic to the service industry not company specific, the details are not that important in my opinion. I think this ...
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(Done) Reopen the Client can no longer pay me due to circumstances question

client-can-no-longer-afford-to-pay-me-due-to-unforseen-circumstances A pretty common dilemma and answerable, in fact it has 11 answers already. No idea why it was closed and I think it should be re-...
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(Done) Request to reopen working remotely from another country than UK

The question How long can I work remotely from Italy if my workplace is UK without me/my employer incurring taxing issues? was closed due to "Questions seeking advice on company-specific ...
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(Done) Req to reopen what is meant by no tennis shoes in a dress code

What is Generally Meant by "No Tennis Shoes" in a Dress Code I believe there's a useful question in here. While we can't say what "No Tennis Shoes" definitively means for a ...
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(Done) Req to reopen I told off a consultant and it affected my job

I told off a consultant and it affected my job This is a simple question about correcting course after misconduct. We handle these all the time, and while this one was a bit ranty, it still does come ...
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(DONE) Why was "Our top dev doesn't want new challenges" closed?

Our top dev doesn't want new challenges This question was closed as off-topic with the reasoning "Questions require a goal that we can address..." Yet it had 12 good answers! Clearly at least 12 ...
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Why is this question closed as off-topic?

Please check the question. Software developer work day productivity: Is there an ideal code editor usage percentage? After initially getting a good response, the question got targeted and closed as ...
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(Done) Reopen request: Appeals process of workplace question

This question was recently closed on the grounds that it asked for legal advice and was about a specific company: Appeals process when employer fails to enroll an employee's dependent in health ...
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(Done) Reopen request:Resigned after working at company for 2 months. A year later, I would like to apply for a different position

Resigned after working at company for 2 months. A year later, I would like to apply for a different position at that same company. Is it worth trying? This was a highly voted question with many ...
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Reopen request: Sent technical test that was impossible, other candidates completed it

Sent technical test that was impossible, other candidates completed it This question was just put on hold with the "questions require a goal we can address" reason. I'm not sure I agree with that, ...
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(Done) Reopen request - How to negotiate an offer if I'm not actually going to accept it

How to negotiate an offer if I'm not actually going to accept it This was closed as too broad, but there is arguably a straightforward and answerable question in bold: So should I try ...
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(DONE) Why is question about reorganizations closed as Off-Topic?

Are workplace reorganizations that result in a change in job duties without employee consent a violation of the original job contract? To me, the question seems clear and has a clear answer. This is ...
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(DONE) Question asks how to convince the boss. It was closed for "asking for advice on a specific choice"?

Technical disagreements with my boss This question specifically asks "How can I convince him [that his position about test results is incorrect]?" Yet it was closed as off-topic because "Questions ...
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(DONE) Reopen request: How do you forgive/let go/move on from a bully ex employer

How do you forgive/let go/move on from a bully ex employer This got closed as off topic: questions require a goal we can address. I've edited to make the goal clear by adding a sentence to the end ...
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(DONE) Reopen request for parental leave question

Should parental leave benefits apply to non-parents? I am assuming it was closed as off topic "because of company policy" or "legal" content, but my understanding is that topics that do include legal ...
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Reopen request for CEO salary question

Is a high CEO salary in large corporations justified? Lots of factual and logical reasons exist. Shouldn't be closed for 'Opinion'
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Request to reopen question

I made edits to this question to narrow the scope of the question so it does not read like a "shopping" question which is out of scope per community guidelines. I have done a lot of work in ...
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(Done) Request to reopen after edit to narrow question scope

This question is one vote away from being closed due to over - broad. I have edited the title and questions to hopefully narrow the scope and make them more focused on how to navigate job role ...
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(Done) Reopen request - question closed as unclear

Dismissed on grounds of misconduct, without police involvement This was closed as unclear, which seems to be because the original version of the text was very brief and included an acronym that only ...
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(Done) This question should not be closed as 'unclear'

Misleading/out of date LinkedIn profiles - saying you still work for an employer when you don't is closed as Unclear what you're asking. There is nothing unclear about it. It seems on-topic (...
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Is this question really "Off topic: asking for advice?"

MIS vs IT Degrees It's closed now as "off topic, asking for advice on a specific choice." My interpretation is that the asker is not asking which degree to pursue; instead they're asking does it ...
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(Done) Reopen request: Can my company stop me from working overtime?

Can my company stop me from working overtime? This question was just put on hold as "unclear what you're asking" - which I don't understand, given that the actual title is a very clear question, ...
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(Done) Should this question on getting fired on the last day be marked off topic?

The question Why did I get fired right before my last day? was closed, and I personally do not believe there is any other place on SE to ask this good question. Is it OK to ask where it is closest to ...
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(Done)Req to Reopen How to Deal With Legacy Software and Split Opnion

The question How to deal with legacy software and split opinion only needs one more open vote to be reopened. Given that the reason it was closed was "Because ask a software question on a software ...
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Req to Reopen "Working with people that have different views in geopolitics"

Working with people that have different views in geopolitics This is not opinion based, and multinationals such as the one I work for are constantly handling this sticky situation with China. There ...
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Reopen request - Different opinion led to a co-worker not working with me anymore

Different opinion led to a co-worker not working with me anymore This question was closed as "opinion-based", but the OP wasn't asking whether we agree with his opinion. The question he's asking is ...
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( DONE) Drug test question shouldn't be on hold, please reopen

This is a relevant and answerable question. Am I able to retake a Pre-employment Drug Screen? Drug tests are not arbitrary, there are fixed and logical procedures for them which deal with attempts ...
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(REOPENED) Reopen request: Clean Air & Office

This question has been closed with the ever-popular "Questions seeking advice on company-specific regulations, agreements, or policies should be directed to your manager or HR department. Questions ...
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(DONE) Can we reopen: "how to deal with inter team work in a toxic team"?

How to deal with inter-team work in a toxic team? This has been edited down to a manageable size. It's answerable now.
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(DONE) Can we reopen the question of open plan vs offices?

Open space vs offices. Which one is better for a new team? This was closed as being Primarily opinion based, however given there is actual research done on this I'd suggest that it's actually not the ...
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(Done) This question from a new contributor about getting fired should be reopened

This question Impostor syndrome or will I get fired? should be reopened. It already has some good answers. And one of the folks voting to close it already provided an answer - not very nice.
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(DONE) Question was closed as "unclear what you're asking" but has an obvious, single-sentence question in bold

Boredom, lack of projects, search for new opportunity This question is definitely long winded, and rambling, but I don't understand why it was closed as "unclear what you're asking" when there's a ...
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