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(REOPENED) Reopen “How to diplomatically reject someone's project due to their attitude”

The question How to diplomatically reject someone's project due to their attitude was just closed for "asking advice on what to do." Honestly, I have no idea how this applies at all. The OP is not ...
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Reopen “Employer doesn't want to pay me…” (REOPENED)

The question Employer doesn't want to pay me because I took longer than estimated to finish the work was closed for being a legal question. However, I believe this falls under the types of legal ...
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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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(REOPENED) Reopen “How do I ask a recruiter for time to update my resume?”

Former title: "Recruiter asks for resume, but mine is not ready" How do I ask a recruiter for time to update my resume? This question got close votes for being unclear but the question, while basic, ...
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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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Reopen PhD career question?

How does the process for applying for jobs look for a PhD? I made a fairly meaningful edit to this question, as I feel it is on-topic here as well as good question. I think it's a question which is ...
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Reopen “How can I increase the chances of scoring an interview when meeting a company a career fair”

How can I increase the chances of scoring an interview when meeting a company at a career fair? was marked as a duplicate of What should you do to get the most out of a career fair? As I said in a ...
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Why was my question asking whether I should point out flaws on a potential employer's website off-topic?

Yesterday I posted Pointing out flaws in their website?, and it was put on hold as being "primarily opinion based". Having been active on other SE sites I thought I had an understanding of what "...
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Salvage “How can I keep myself valuable”

I find this question (How can I keep myself valuable to deliver in my work if more and more stuffs are automated in data science?) quite interesting, despite currently having a very strong advice ...
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I would like to dispute my post being marked as a duplicate

I asked a question about my resume saying that I'm over-qualified but that due to illness, I'm not able to meet the requirements of jobs I've held in the past. It didn't fit into the "how do you ...
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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) 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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Reopen request: Can my employer force me to open my office macbook? [done]

Can I ask for this question: Can my employer force me to open my office macbook? to be re-opened? While it certainly has legal aspects I believe that they are ones that a competent HR manager should ...
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(REOPENED) Reopen the question on junior guy excited about his discovery?

This question How to handle a junior team member who excitedly talks about discovering something known to seniors for years? was put on hold because it appeared to be more of a rant. The OP did not ...
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Can we reopen this question on Experience Certificate in India?

This question (Is an Experience Certificate valid without bank statements showing salary credit?) was closed as "Unclear what you're asking". It has since been edited and the current version of the ...
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Reopen “How to convince manager to let employees change departments?”

I would like to reopen the question How to convince manager to let employees change departments? Right now it is closed for seeking advice on company-specific regulations. That close reason is ...
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Is there any feedback or interaction while my question is into the re-opening queue?

I've made a question that was put on hold as off-topic. Since then I've made some edits following the automated feedback, and I believe that the reasons for putting it on hold are not valid anymore. ...
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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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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) 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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(Done) Re-Open How to Respond to a Sexual Harrassment Claim made Against You

Not really sure why this question was closed. The OP isn't looking for anything company specific, they just want to know how to proceed. There are already 3 re-open votes. Can we get 2 more?
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This question should be reopened. It is not asking about a specific choice (Done)

HR employee sent me code test but not know open .c file. Serious problems? This question should be reopened. It isn't asking about a specific choice.
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(REOPENED) Request to reopen “How should I tell my boss that I cannot meet the deadline?”

The question How should I tell my boss that I cannot meet the deadline? was closed as "asking for advice on what to do". However, communicating to the boss that you cannot meet a deadline is a pretty ...
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Can we reopen this? “How to deal with a colleague being rude to the customer during meetings?”

How to deal with a colleague being rude to the customer during meetings? Closed because: "Questions require a goal that we can address. Rather than explaining the difficulties of your situation, ...
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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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Reopen question on forwarding emails to personal address in the UK

This question (HR and work emails forwarded to private email - can they be used in a court of law?) has been put on hold for being company-specific. However, the question is not company-specific ...
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Should this question be closed?

I'm wondering why this question is closed. The underlying issue is common enough and the chap is asking for assistance but just seems to be getting shot down.
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(Done) What part of this question of sharing contacts is unclear?

What part of this question is unclear? Telling a possible romantic interest that I cannot share my current industry contacts It seems simple enough to me. I voted to REOPEN.
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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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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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Request to reopen question on why companies restrict WiFi access

Could the SE Workplace community please review and vote as to whether this question can be re-opened after I edited it just now? I feel the first question asked "Why do companies restrict WiFi" is ...
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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 ...