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Tag Merge - redundancy to layoff or both to termination

While looking at the suggested tag synonyms I noticed two that could potentially themselves be merged into the broader termination tag: layoff and redundancy. The latter two have 80 and 38 questions ...
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How should questions about transgender issues be tagged?

While tagging some questions with the lgbtq tag, I noticed we also have the gender tag. Current description of the gender tag: Questions relating to gender, gender identity, and being part of a ...
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Should we fix or burninate [ghosting]

ghosting currently has 2 questions, no wiki, and no usage description. One of the questions is closed as too broad. Can we either remove it for lack of necessity or add a proper description to ...
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Improving the [management] tag wiki

In the spirit of my last post about improving the tag wikis, I’m nominating management as the first victim target opportunity. management is a good place to get started because: It’s a very active ...
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The tag wikis could use some love. What should a great Workplace tag wiki include?

I've been looking through the tag wikis and many of them are one-line, blank, or conflate the excerpt with the rest of the wiki. Compared to best-practice examples from other SE sites, our tag wikis ...
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Tag cleanup for [software] tag

After seeing someone incorrectly add the tag software to a question, I stumbled upon this Meta post explaining how it should be used, which is for questions about using software, not developing it. I ...
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Kind reminder when posting reopen requests

I want to kindly remind you that we have a reopen-request tag, that is intended to use along meta posts that ask for... well... a reopen request. Please, let's stick to using the tag when it is ...
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What is the difference between [colleagues] and a [coworker]?

colleague with currently 931 questions Tag wiki excerpt: Questions regarding the people one works with. This includes questions about communication, teamwork, or other issues caused by ones co-...
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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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Created tag: Islam

I just created the islam tag with the following short description (still in peer review): Questions relating to Islamic culture and traditions and how they pertain to the workplace We've had a few ...
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Announcement: Some cleaning and changes done to our Meta Tags

Today I took some time to do some cleaning and organizing of our tags here on Meta TWP. What inspired me to do so is that our tags are kind of a mess right now, and also because I noticed we have ...
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Request to burninate [legal] and [law] tags

I've been on this stack for a little while and we do not give legal advice (at least based on community consensus). I have seen many questions closed, or severely down-voted because the question they ...
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Do we need a new tag “acceptance-phase”/“customer-acceptance-phase” for all acceptance-phase issues?

I suggest we need a new tag acceptance-phase/customer-acceptance-phase. There are several questions on the topic of employees (sometimes contractors) completing (or believing they've completed) a (...
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Tag display issue while editing a question

When I edit a question with Chrome v67 tags edits display: It happens every time for me on this question: How do I communicate to a problem employee that they are being moved to a field office? The ...
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Tag merge: onboarding and new-hires

Proposal: merge onboarding with new-hires new-hires Questions: 114 Description: (emphasis added) Questions around people that were recently hired, on boarding practices, orientations and so forth ...
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Can we make our help page on tags more relevant to our site?

We have had a bit of a problem with tags for a while. There were some steps taken in that direction about 4 years ago (RhysW's Tag Reviews - Suggested Course of action, The Workplace Tag List ...
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What should we do with the Ontario tag?

Just recently the ontario was created, and it's currently only used on this question. What should we do with that tag? Seems that this may lead to confusion, as there are many places called Ontario, ...
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Are these tags on reopening and closing duplicates?

Are the tags: reopen-request, close-reasons, closing, reopening duplicates? Ought some be removed?
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Am I in the wrong place? (where are the organization/org-chart and staffing tags?)

I asked a question about organizational structure, but when doing so noticed that there are no tags starting with org or staff. Are there other tags that are appropriate? Should I be asking these on ...
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How can we improve the timezone tag?

Working with coworkers, vendors or customers from other timezone(s) is a unique challenge that requires a separate set of skills to navigate properly. It would be helpful to tag questions where the ...
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Tag Merge: software-development into software-industry

Proposal: merge software-development into software-industry Stats: software-development Questions: 140 Tag Info: [blank] software-industry Questions: 1,405 Tag Info: Questions with this tag ...
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Should we remove the annoyances tag?

The tag annoyances doesn't seem to serve any constructive purpose. It can only be used on questions that are complaints in nature. Whether the situation described in the question is annoying is ...
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Should we remove the toxic-people tag? (removed tag)

The toxic-people tag is presently used by 5 questions, of which 4 are closed and 1 is likely to be closed soon. This tag does not seem particularly useful, as it would mostly be used by questions ...
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Would a “credibility” tag be appropriate for this site?

I think that a fair bit of questions could be tagged with "credibility" to signify that the asker is either trying to prove their credibility, or evaluate another's credibility. That said, I'm new to ...
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Please don't ask for status-completed on requests to reopen (or close) questions

We get a lot of questions on meta about closing or reopening specific questions. That's great -- meta is the right place to discuss these matters (and is way better than comments on the question). ...
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Create “scam” tag

We've had a a lot of questions about potential job scams, but there isn't yet a tag for it. I thought it would be good to go back and add a scam tag to all of the old questions, but I also don't want ...
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If we avoid legal advice, why do we have a law tag?

I saw this question and the comment that caught me off guard was this bit: Alright I'll move it away, I figured since there was a "law" tag that it was applicable Why do we have a law tag? I saw ...
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Does the rejection tag cover candidates rejecting a job offer?

We have a rejection tag with 20-odd questions which for the most part seems to cover the typical scenario of a hiring manager rejecting a candidate for a job. But should this tag also include ...
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Should we make country tags visually distinct?

Country tags have a bit of a history on this site but the general consensus seems to be that they serve a useful purpose. Unfortunately, even when they are added to a question, they often end up ...
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How come there isn't a tag for questions regarding investors or VCs?

Well as the title says, how come there isn't a tag for questions regarding investors or VCs?
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Remove low quality tag “Workplace Rythm”

By chance I noticed this rather odd tag: workplace-rhythm I don't think this a useful tag; its certainly not a term I have ever heard used in the workplace.
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Tag Merge: quitting and resignation

Proposal: merge quitting into resignation Stats: quitting Questions: 160 Tag Info: Questions about leaving one's job resignation Questions: 301 Tag Info: For questions dealing with the voluntary ...
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Merge Tags: professionalism and unprofessional-behavior

Proposal: merge unprofessional-behavior into professionalism The former currently has 81 questions while the latter is up to 1360. This was originally brought up by Monica in her answer here: I ...
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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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Should the drugtest tag be killed?

So, there is a question posed recently concerning how an applicant may have messed up faking a drug test. The only other question under the drugtest tag is closed as off topic. Since there is very ...
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What is the use of 'software' tag?

There's already a software-industry tag, which has a tag wiki entry. The software tag has no tag wiki entry, but seems to be used synonymously with software-industry, or used incorrectly. Is this tag ...
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Community cleanup of tagless questions

There are a number of untagged questions. These should probably be either: tagged deleted edited/reopened Quite a few of you have more than 10k reputation (required for deleting questions) and can ...
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Can we remove the ethics tag?

I am uncertain of the place of "ethics" in the workplace, both the site and, you know, the actual workplace. I hasten to add, this is because ethics are incredibly subjective, and a cursory glance of ...
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Do we have a guideline for posters to follow when tagging their posts?

The reason I am concerned is that I started with removing the "professionalism" tag when there is no content in the post that has anything to do with "professionalism". Then I noticed that some ...
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software-industry tag discussion

The other day jmac and I were chatting and he raised the opinion that the software-industry was a terrible tag and he makes some good points. If someone works for twitter in HR are they in the ...
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Questions about creating a new tag

I was looking at the new questions when I noticed this question which had three tags including elevator and lift which seemed to be proposed by the person who asked the question. Since these did not ...
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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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Should we add a “gender” tag?

On Transgender in the UK, should I use my female name on my CV even when it refers to male accomplishments?, we had several comments about users trying to find similar questions about the specific ...
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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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Is there anything we can do to highlight the country/culture specific tags?

I see quite a few questions that are culture specific that tend to attract US Centric answers. As a result the answers are completely wrong because the way things work in US are completely different ...
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What value does the “Employees” tag show?

Convince me the employees is worth keeping. It seems too vague to really matter, since most questions here are about employees, and the tag can't really provide any meaningful additional information. ...
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Opportunity is nowhere

https://workplace.stackexchange.com/questions/tagged/opportunity Is there any reason to keep this super generic tag around? I would like to see it no where, not now here.
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Etiquette and Professionalism

In tag-clarification-ethics-vs-etiquette-vs-professionalism we discussed the similarities between Etiquette and Professionalism. Jim made the point that etiquette and professionalism could be ...
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Industry Specific Tags - What Should we Do?

This is the only tag representing an industry. We do not have a tag for law-firms or healthcare-industry or agriculture or otherwise. We do have software-industry - 277 questions. This is likely due ...
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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 ...