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Are career questions acceptable or not? [duplicate]

faq says it is not about career advice, salary or compensation, I see lots of career questions asked on programmers.stackexchange, some closed, many not. For example, https://...
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Burninate and blacklist request: [career-*] [job-*] [resume]

This is not a duplicate of this: Usefulness of [career-development] and [career-transition] tags ... it's time for them to be blacklisted. The narrowness of scope of what actually would be on topic ...
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Why was my career related question considered off-topic? [duplicate]

Here is the link to the question that was considered off-topic: https://softwareengineering.stackexchange.com/q/277933/69485 I read the answer to another question on here (meta.programmers....
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Can I ask the question regarding job opportunity in programmers? [duplicate]

I am a Thai programmer and would like to find a way to work abroad in order to advance my knowledge and software development career to the next level. Can I ask it here?
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Advise on Creating a Career Advice site for Developers

I have seen for a long time Questions like Tools advice and career advice are being given -ve marks and called off-topic, but these questions are always in developers' mind and can't go away. So I ...
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Canonical “What can I do with my programming skills if I'm weary of heads-down coding?” question?

Is there a canonical "What can I do with my programming skills if I'm weary of heads-down coding?" question? I think that's what the OP is really asking for in this question … https://...
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Are career questions OK if both the question and answers contain generally applicable information? [duplicate]

I asked a question about joining a startup as a grad, specifically about the scenario where there wouldn't be any more senior programmers working above the grads: https://softwareengineering....
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The Workplace is now in the commitment phase

Do you have a question about your career or your workplace that isn't really about software development or being a programmer? Have you tried asking it on Programmers only to have it get closed ...
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When are career questions too localized? Should this be more strict?

From the FAQ: Can I ask career advice questions? Yes, within reason. Most career advice questions are specific to the poster's situation and run the risk of being closed. Try to generalize ...
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Why are all of the good career-related threads closed? [duplicate]

This is a great forum but career questions are often interesting and people like reading/responding to them. Why not allow these types of questions as long as they are tagged "career"? Are there any ...