Unanswered Questions

151 questions with no upvoted or accepted answers
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Public service announcement: Keeping the Workplace Professional

Be nice. Stack Exchange has a Be Nice policy. The Workplace is no exception to this policy. Lately we moderators have been spending a lot of time dealing with comments and posts including such ...
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New Design Launched

As you can see the new design just went live. Which means this site has been officially launched! Congratulations! Thank you for your valuable design feedback. If you're still seeing the old favicons,...
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Back to basics: Assume good intentions and Be nice

There's a concept in the business world called "Back to basics" When a company has drifted too far from it's principles, it often reviews itself, and starts a "back to basics" program/initiative. ...
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Temporary Anti-Spam measures are now in place

So you've been getting hammered. While we very much appreciate all of the hard work everyone has been doing to keep things clean, we feel like we should be making it easier for you. Hence, effective ...
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2014 Community Moderator Election Results

The Workplace's 1st moderator election has come to a close, the votes have been tallied, and the 3 new moderators are: They'll be taking over for the existing crew shortly — please thank them ...
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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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Get a Room, a Chat Room!

Get a Room, a Chat Room! Did you know it only takes 100 reputation to create a chat room on Workplace SE? It's not a moderator-only privilege, nor is it reserved only for the highest reputation ...
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Prepare for graduation

As many of you know, Workplace SE is pending graduation as soon as the design passes it's final QA inspection. I wanted to take a moment to outline some of the changes that will occur so you know what ...
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(REOPENED) Reopen “How to diplomatically reject someone's project due to their attitude”

The question How to diplomatically reject someone's project due to their attitude was just closed for "asking advice on what to do." Honestly, I have no idea how this applies at all. The OP is not ...
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“Have I got this job” is a common question. Do/should we have a canonical question for this?

Variants of "have I got this job?" come up about twice a day, to which the answer is almost invariably, "if you don't have anything in writing, you don't have an offer, keep looking for other jobs". ...
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(Reopened) Why was the “Fired by an Intoxicated Boss” question closed?

I'm confused why the Fired by an Intoxicated Boss question was closed. The close reason says: "Questions seeking advice on company-specific regulations, agreements, or policies should be directed ...
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That watercooler down the bottom left - I want it to do something

This may sound a bit frivolous (ok, it is) and it may be more suited to the UX folks, but with those bright red and blue buttons on the watercooler, my eye and my mouse are attracted there. And I ...
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Don't forget we have Chat!

I've noticed something with certain questions of ours. These questions, while certainly "real problems", are generally too localized or not constructive as questions, so we can't really leave them ...
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Code formatting hints necessary?

I was About to ask my first Question on this side when i saw the Code formatting tips on the right (yellow area). I am very new to this site, but i am Pretty sure there should be very few Questions ...
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Merge Proposal: Overdressing on the first day of work

I suggest merging this question: New Job, Casual Attire, First Impression I have accepted a new job at a particular company. The company has casual attire (Jeans, T-Shirt). I have even seen some ...

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