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What's the difference between [professionalism] and [unprofessional-behavior]?

I've read The Workplace constantly for a few months, and I'm confused about the scope of the tags professionalism and unprofessional-behavior. It seems to me they're talking about the same or similar ...
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Should we use the [red-flags] tag?

While I do appreciate the addition of the new red-flags tag as it provides me a convenient list of questions to vote to close as opinion-based, I think it's probably in the best interest of the site ...
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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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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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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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(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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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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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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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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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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6-sigma tag too localized?

Is the 6-sigma tag too localized? Someone has just posted a question about it: What is the purpose of Six Sigma? Also, if it is a valid tag should it be six-sigma, 6-sigma or what it is now 6sigma?
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Avoid and remove the “professionalism” tag

professionalism is a catch-all tag. Our scope is defined in our FAQ as The Workplace - Stack Exchange is for members of the workforce navigating the professional setting. However, "...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...