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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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