Are developers the best suited for answering questions about job postings for developers? Should the question therefore have been left open?
The question is one that a HR person would most likely ask. But wouldn't programmers be the best at answering it? What % of programmers think they can do a better job than HR at writing a job posting?
I'll admit the question asked for references to articles answering the question, rather than direct answers. In this case I think the direct question would be better.
But I imagine it would have been closed anyway.
So, are programmers the people best suited to write job postings for programming positions? If so, should the question have been closed? I think the question should have been left open, but ideally edited to ask the real question directly instead of asking for references to articles.
In this particular instance, the question is badly worded and provides very little context, so I think an HR manager would be better at giving general advice for the job posting tips the OP is asking for.
The only thing I think programmers could answer better is perhaps job title advice based on what someone is looking for, or perhaps advice on what development details that should go into the posting based on actual project requirements.
Of course, the faq states this site is about conceptual questions on software development, in which case this question wouldn't belong, however it also states that some career advice questions are on-topic, providing it's unique to developers.
I usually don't vote to close unless something clearly doesn't belong here, and would be happy to help you re-open it providing you edit the question so it requires the unique expertise of a programmer.