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Is this resume question on topic?

My question is specifically about this question: Resume I have had two very different projects over my years at the company. I'd like to break it into two different blocks on my resume, but ...
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"What skills to take" question when the experience of this community can offer meaningful input

Prospects of Switching from Business Analyst to Project Manager I put a close vote on this question as it does pretty much exactly fit our wording of a "not practical answerable question", yet that ...
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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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Another Academia question

The question Allegations and Discriminations agains a PhD student just came in and is currently on hold. The OP says the question was asked at both Academia and Law and was recommended to ask over ...
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Should I "refactor" my answer into separate answers? If yes, how?

For this question NSR Certificate Verification, I suggested in the comments that my older answer here If I don't have a relieving letter from a job, should I exclude those years worked from my ...
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Are some types of workplaces off-topic?

What can I do if I have a massive personal problem with a future student? is currently on hold as off-topic. The OP is a teaching assistant who has a problem with a student. Because it involves a ...
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Reopened question rolled back to closed revision. Now what do we do?

This question Is going from Software Engineer to Test Engineer a demotion? was put on hold as off-topic. It was then reopened after an edit and a meta post. The question has since been rolled back to ...
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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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(REOPENED) Request to reopen question on declining wedding invitation in Sri Lanka

This question How to politely decline a colleague's wedding invitation given to you personally in office? was closed as primarily opinion based. However, it can be adequately answered with ...
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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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(REOPENED) "I want to help my boss who is burning out" doesn't have a "goal we can address"?

This question (My manager is burning out, how can i help?) was closed as "questions require a goal we can address". The title makes the goal amply clear (OP wants to help the boss who is burning out), ...
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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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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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(REOPENED) Reopen "boss keeps changing his mind"?

See question: My boss keeps changing the requirements. How can I get him to make up his mind? I have edited the question to make it sound like less of a rant, and focus more on the issue. Please ...
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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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(REOPENED) Request to reopen the question on employees gaming a reward points system

This question (How can I prevent my employees from gaming a reward points system?) was closed as off-topic because in its original version, it seemed to ask for an app design. The OP clarified in ...
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Can we improve this question title (Salon worker problem)?

This question (Salon worker problem) is currently an advice question, but there seems to be an on-topic question in it, related to the owner's system of scheduling work for the employees, the ...
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Was deletion of the extended question justified?

This question (Dealing with an employee that went over my head) has been linked to the deleted question (How should I go over my supervisor's head (before I've even started) without creating a bad ...
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Why is this question on hold? Complaining about junior label after entering company

The following question was put on hold Is it reasonable to complain about the 'junior' label after entering the company with 4 years of experience? for the following reason: Questions ...
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Should edits to Programming Test question be rolled back?

I initially voted to close the question "How do I determine if a programming task doable during interview?" for being not about the workplace, but after a comment from Andrew Berry I retracted my vote ...
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Why is the RPG question closed?

I've killed my colleagues' characters during RPG session, now they won't talk to me is closed with the following notice: "Questions require a goal that we can address. Rather than ...
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"Why is your corporate mentorship program successful?"

In regards to the question "Why is your corporate mentorship program successful?", the author seems to be receptive to feedback and wants to try to make their question on-topic. I'd love to get this ...
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How to get more specific with a PIP question, without leading the question?

I've asked this question on the PIP (performance improvement process). Before I added more details, the question received a few flags. One way to interpret most of the answers is that "anxiety is ...
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How to improve the question about CEO, owners, and board?

I have a question about my The Workplace Stack Exchange post: Loyalty to the CEO and/or owners, and communicating directly with the board What should I do to improve it? The close reason says that ...
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Request to reopen the "threatened to resign, called a bully question" [duplicate]

I would like this question to be re-opened. https://workplace.stackexchange.com/questions/65794/threatened-to-resign-accused-of-being-a-bully Multiple users answered the question with varying ...
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Request to reopen the "part-time sysadmin" question

How to make sure a part time SysAdmin does not caught up in projects? Querent has made significant edit, RTC too broad no longer applies
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How do we save the question about an offensive remark by a teacher?

The question: How do I defend my self against the allegation that I made an inappropriate, culturally offensive statement in class? I think this is a question that we should be able to tackle. Is ...
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Should we edit the Candidates at standups question to make it more on topic?

Is it appropriate to bring candidates to your daily stand up? This question as it stands is answerable and ontopic and no more opinion based than any other question. So IMO it could be reopened as ...
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Is this question off topic?

How to address the issue of a senior coworker pushing the use of undocumented standards The original title was troublesome but the actual question asked was something that the workplace professionals ...
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Is this Question still off topic?

When should graduates start applying for jobs? I know its an older question but it was linked to another question as a possible duplicate, as I looked at it, it seems to me that the question was both ...
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How is the "stack ranking" question opinion-based?

How do I ensure fair performance ratings in the stack ranking system? is on hold as primarily opinion-based. If it were a question about the ranking system itself I might agree, but this question ...
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Can we reopen the question about notifying the company in the case of an emergency absence

https://workplace.stackexchange.com/q/74088/16 This question is incredibly relevant to a large number of people. How do you properly communicate when you need to take a emergency absence so that ...
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How is the "1:1 meetings" question unclear?

My manager wants regular one-on-one meetings: is this bad? was asked by somebody new to the workplace who was surprised by a notice for regular 1:1 meetings with his manager. The question identifies ...
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Can we edit this question into shape?`

How to handle it when you didn't do ANYTHING I know that in its current form it does not meet our standards but the core of the question here should be on topic and we should be able to edit the ...
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How is this communication question too broad?

How can I explain technical concepts related to business management who lack background to understand? was put on hold as too broad. There are no comments explaining this, though there's one arguing ...
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Why was "How to approach a boss..." closed?

The question How to approach a boss who doesn't take full responsibility for his mistake? was recently closed because "advice on what to do are not practical answerable questions". How does this fit ...
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Is "How to force someone to quit" really off topic?

The question "How to force someone to quit" recently showed up with possibly the largest number of down-votes for a question I've seen. Now it has been voted closed as off-topic because "Real ...
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The "using this site" question shouldn't have been migrated

How to ask questions regarding my current job when coworkers use this site too? was asked on main and migrated to meta, in my opinion incorrectly. If somebody had asked a question about using Reddit ...
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Is this user trolling?

Is "head hunter's frequently asked questions list" good idea? I'm pretty well convinced that this new user is trolling. The question was ok to begin with but has devolved significantly ...
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Are these cross-posted questions distinct enough?

The question Reporting cheating within a workplace environment was recently posted, and cross-posted in Academia as well. There has been considerable debate in the comments about whether this is an ...
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Is my question really a duplicate?

Is there a process in place to dispute a "duplicate" flag? The accepted answer on the question above indicates that I should take the following steps to appeal a duplicate flag on a ...
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Is "How to get donations anonymously in a room" on topic?

I just saw the question "How to get donations anonymously in a room" pop up, and I really have no idea if it's on topic or not. On the one hand, I don't really understand what this question has to do ...
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Why is this question about interacting with the opposite gender on hold?

How should I maintain a professional relationship with female coworkers? has been put on hold because There are either too many possible answers, or good answers would be too long for this format. ...
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What do I need to do to get the 'poison a co-worker' question re-opened?

My question has been closed and I'm working on revising it to get it re-opened and would like your help. Here is the question: What happens if I poison a co-worker who has been stealing my food? ...
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How much leeway is there for opinion based questions when the questions is likely to come up repeatedly?

I think that we can agree that the question I'm returning to the workforce after a long-standing medical concern. Do I share this with a potential employer? is primarily opinion based, but this is a ...
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Why is this post off topic when there is an entire book on the subject?

Below is the question: How Can I Talk Myself Into A Career Change? I've run into crossroads in my career life. After working hard, pulling myself up by my bootstraps and finding something that ...
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Seemingly valid question closing due to unpopular view expressed by the OP. How far can an edit go?

How to deal with co-workers expressing opinions that I find offensive? This is question likely about to close. I get that people find the OPs stance unpleasant however the root of the question seems ...
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Recent Broken window

How can I tell when I'm working on a Sinking Ship? This question is a broken window. I know it is very popular but it is a bad question by SE Standards and the answers, while not bad are not ...
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Company buy-out has moved my Salary Review back

The question Company buy-out has moved my Salary Review back was closed yesterday (I believe for being unclear), and after a couple edits, it was reopened. Now the question has gotten two new close ...
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Washing away apparent gender bias conveyed in an original poster’s question?

I'm a little disturbed by the edit history of and comments on the question originally titled Male seinor [sic] architect bullying junior female developer. What to do? Edit #4 has the comment "Took ...
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