The preference for being open to relocation is a checkbox, and if you don't check it, nothing about relocation shows up in your profile. Evidently recruiters can't understand that a lack of "I am open to relocation" is the same thing as "I am not open to relocation", and so every single contact I've gotten through Careers is for a job that I would have to relocate for. Can we make it more obvious to the recruiters (especially ones from Amazon) that we have not checked that box on purpose?
Thanks for pointing this out Paul. I think rather than making the assumption that those who have not filled in the box are definitively not welcome to relocation positions (which is certainly not the case), that we should allow users to explicitly state that preference in the negative.
This is by no means a hard rule that we would follow in other circumstances (forcing the user to state the negative case). However in this instance, the lack of a complete profile in a section many users could accidentally overlook could cause the user to miss out on some excellent opportunities.
Going to the roadmap.