Questions tagged [synonym-request]

A request to add one tag as the synonym of another tag. Please be specific about which tag should be a synonym of which. Bidirectional synonyms and cycles are implicitly disallowed, so suggest wisely.

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Merge tags: coronavirus and covid19

We now have both a coronavirus and a covid19 tag. Since all the coronavirus questions are about COVID-19, these should be merged or made synonyms. I do not think the covid19 tag should be destroyed ...
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Merge [applications] and [applying] tags; should we go for it?

Recently it came to my attention that we have both applications and applying tags. The first one has currently 676 questions and a brief excerpt, but the other one has only 38 posts and lacks an ...
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Tag synonym: [legal] and [law]

I noticed that we have tags both for legal (189 questions) and law (73 questions). I think the two words are pretty much synonymous, so I would propose having law redirect to legal. Unfortunately I ...
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Tag synonym for alternative spelling of "behavior"

I just saw an edit in the review queue which changed the tag behaviour to behavior, and rightfully so. As Glorfindel pointed out in the edit, SE guidance indicates that tags should be in US-English. I'...
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(Done) Rename maternity-leave tag to parental-leave

We have the tag maternity-leave which is used in 29 questions currently. This is definitely a useful tag, but it really only refers to leave taken by the mother who just gave birth. There are many ...
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Can the tag "resume" be changed to "résumé"?

There are a lot of items tagged resume, however the proper spelling is "résumé". Is it possible to make the resume tag be an alias of a "résumé" tag? I know that the accented E is supported in ...
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Another tag discussion!

I have done some research into tag cleanup and am looking for community feedback. Just like when RhysW did the same thing, I will post one answer for each recommendation, feel free to add your own. ...
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Tag synonym: [hr] and [human-resources]?

It looks to me that the hr is a synonym of human-resources. I don't see any questions which are tagged with hr in a different way then human-resources. I also notice that half the question asked ...
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Location Tags - What Should we Do?

Earlier in the summer I compiled a list of tags in the hopes to clean things up, and recently RhysW has done some good work going through tags as well. In that thread (as well as in mine) there was a ...
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The Workplace Tag List Project

After a comment in chat about the The 7 Essential Meta Questions of Every Beta, I looked to see if we had done work on deciding how we want our tagging to be handled. While I found small discussions ...
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Why there are so many tags without any question related to them?

Why do these tags exist if they have no associated questions? Tags: reinterviewing, self-employment, singapore, supplies, untagged, visa, workers-compensation, workplace-routine, phone, quitting, ...
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Figuring out the money related tags

We currently have the tags salary money payment pay benefits expenses and raise. That's really too many tags, and many are being used interchangably. I initially intended "salary" to refer to issues ...
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Why are resume and cv different tags? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Do CVs need their own tag? I just spotted a question on the front page with both the resume and cv tag. Surely these should be synonyms? Their wikis even each include the ...
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Tag clarification: [ethics] vs [etiquette] vs [professionalism]

A long time ago I asked Is the Etiquette tag a synonym of Professionalism? because the two seemed to be used largely interchangeably (I still think they often are). Now we also have ethics, which ...
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Do CVs need their own tag?

Currently we have resume (very common) and cv (less common). The tag wiki for resume refers to CVs directly, but the CV tag is used specifically for CVs. Do these need to be separate tags or should ...
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Tagging for job hunting/recruiting

It looks to me like we have a majority of questions coming in tagged as: job-search job-change hiring-process recruitment job Most seem to be people looking for jobs wanting to know how best to get ...
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Tag synonym: Recruiters -> Recruitment?

It seems the recruiters and recruitment tags are being used in basically the same way, and I don't personally see the value of splitting the process of recruiting/being recruited (recruitment) and the ...
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