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Modern browsers can share their current geographic location. This could be useful to simplify careers jobs searching.

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I don't mean to remove the location input box. Simply avoid you trying with the locale area first, then the region, and then the country. Simply tell it "use my location" and it finds what's seem "best" fitting. – Wernight Dec 23 '10 at 17:02
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I can see the benefit of one less thing to enter, but also think it's fairly low priority - icing on the cake (whereas we're still baking said cake).

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Did you preheat the oven? – Rebecca Chernoff Nov 12 '10 at 20:38
@rchern but that would be planning! Something they don't do. – Pëkka Nov 12 '10 at 20:40
Preheating? What's that? – Korneel Bouman Nov 12 '10 at 22:03
Is it really that hard? – Wernight Dec 23 '10 at 17:01

It doesn't add enough benefit in my eyes. People could be traveling. Working off-site. Working from home. Looking for an employee for another branch, or a job in a city they are going to move to soon... I can't see how this would give huge benefit over manually specifying the location.

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Your current location would be the default, you can always change it. Arguably more often than not you are searching for a job near where you are when you filed your CV. – Andreas Bonini Nov 12 '10 at 20:24
@Kop true, it will often be useful. But it doesn't add the kind of benefit this function would be for, for example, an online shop locator service. – Pëkka Nov 12 '10 at 20:38

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