Could we do something to help askers understand the risks associated with this tag?
Maybe; if we can come to an understanding of the rewards of the tag.
By which I mean, if we're to warn folks against using it outside of narrowly-defined circumstances, we need to know what those circumstances are. As it stands, with 100% of the questions in the tag closed or locked, I'm leaning toward "non-existent" - which doesn't require a warning, but rather a blacklist!
The job-market tag is not allowed.
Questions about the prospects of getting a specific programming job are considered off-topic for Programmers Stack Exchange, as the job market for programmers is constantly in flux and any advice obtained here today will be inaccurate or down-right harmful tomorrow... Or too specific to your situation to be of any use to anyone else.
Assuming I'm right, we can wrap this up quite easily, and over time remove the existing questions.
Although... I rather hope I'm wrong. As cringe-worthy as some of those questions are (oh god, not this again...) there are some real problems being solved, in areas where it's possible the answers are in fact unique to programmers:
I'd argue all of those are unique to this profession and, with the possible exception of the last one, reasonably likely to be useful in the future. But there certainly is a fine line between job market advice specific to programmers and career advice where you just happen to be a programmer. Of course, this isn't new - the old test for career advice still holds:
A good way to test this is to ask the question, "Would the answer to the question be materially different if a non-programmer answered it?" If no, the question should be closed as off-topic.
In fact, that's probably the best guidance we could offer anyone asking such questions, as it's actually possible for folks to apply it. Perhaps something like...
Questions about the job market should be specific to hiring programmers; if you can imagine a job-seeker or hiring manager asking a similar question for any other profession, then your question is off-topic - consider asking it on The Workplace instead.
Additionally, please word your question in a way that will be useful to others - we can help you learn how to make important decisions, but we can't make them for you.
But... That's only good if y'all really do want these questions here. Right now, you're closing 100% of them.
So, what's it gonna be?