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Has anyone gotten calls from potential employers from their Careers 2.0 profile?

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closed as off topic by Anthony Pegram, animuson, Jeff Mercado, Robert Harvey Jan 19 '12 at 21:57

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Discussing other job websites is off topic. Hell, this might still be closed as not constructive, but I think asking the effectiveness of the Careers site may be ok. – Won't Jan 19 '12 at 20:00
I've received more than I've responded to, that's for sure. My current job was found through SO Careers, though. But they didn't find me, I found them. – David Jan 19 '12 at 20:04
I think this is a (bad) poll; that said, I haven't even been contacted. I haven't put much work into my profile, though my LinkedIn is about the same and there I get contacted a few times a month. – Matthew Read Jan 19 '12 at 20:34
I've gotten a fair amount of offers. In fact, have one possible hire in the works right now. – Jeff Mercado Jan 19 '12 at 20:44


That is, I've now been hired twice through connections I have made on SO careers. The latest time, the employer looked me up and had printouts of my profile and answers. The first time, I found them through a search and then they looked at my profile.

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I'd like to talk to you about your experiences. May I contact you at your SO account email address? – Nick Larsen Jan 19 '12 at 20:27
@NickLarsen by all means! – user142852 Jan 19 '12 at 20:59

Yes. Thanks to my help in a SO tag, a company who was looking an employee for technology of the tag contacted with me.

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