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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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What should we do with questions about personal dilemmas with no right answer?

I can't help feeling that some of the questions on the site are opportunities to offload to a listening pair of ears (or thousands of pairs of ears as the case may be). I'm thinking in particular of ...
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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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RhysW's Tag Reviews - Suggested Course of action

So I have recently been having a batter at the tags to see if we can remove any we don't need. Define any that are undefined and re-tag those we think are redundant. As suggested by Monica Cellio I ...
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Policy for asking hypothetical questions to generate more good content

Should we introduce hypothetical tag to indicate that the question asked is not a question related to personal (or a friend's) issues at work, but rather a theoretical issue? People answering the ...
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Tag suggestion: international

This tag should be used in question related with international careers, international opportunities, multicultural environments, etc. Suggestion based in International Careers proposal by Aladdin ...
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Tag Wording - Legality

Our FAQ states that: "If a question requires a lawyer to answer it, we can't help. These situations are simply too specific and too complex to definitively answer on our site." We also have tags ...
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Do we have a “leaving job” type tag?

For questions related to leaving your current job, do we have a good tag for these? We have job-change but I'm not sure this is appropriate as there are specific things related to leaving a job which ...
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How can we tag questions on medical issues?

There are a variety of questions on "how do I deal with a disability/health issue in the workplace?" Right now, we don't have a tag for them (or, at least, one which is being used). I want to make a ...
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How can I help the site by suggesting text for Tag Wikis?

Background I've noticed that we have users suggesting text for our tag wikis and wiki excerpts. This is great! We also have plenty of users ready (and apparently willing) to review these suggested ...
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What's the [legal] tag for?

We have a legal tag for some reason. After some debate on Meta, questions that require lawyers are off topic in the FAQ. I admit there are some questions with a slight common law focus that could be ...
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Should we have country specific tags?

Some questions are inherently quite localised. For instance How important is a grade point average on a resume? makes little sense to those of us outside of the united-states. I don't think questions ...
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A Note on Tag Wiki Excerpts

I've had to reject and roll back a lot of tag wiki entries, and I'd like to explain what we are looking for. See Improved Tagging. Tag wikis are about why you would use a tag. Tag wikis are not to ...
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Should we avoid abbreviations for country tags?

In reference to: Should we have country specific tags? I just saw the uk tag was created. Personally, I hate using abbreviations for things. I really think the site should use full country names and ...
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Is the Etiquette tag a synonym of Professionalism?

etiquette seems to perfectly match a subset of the tag wiki excerpt description of professionalism. Professionalism affects how others perceive you, whether they be your coworkers, managers or ...

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