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The homepage of the Stack Overflow careers suggest that jobs around ten thousand kilometers away are 'near' me:

'jobs near Singapore' listing jobs in Berlin

Distance between Singapore and Berlin:

10 000 km, as calculated by WolframAlpha

It might be a feature, though a better solution to not finding any employers near me would be to not display anything in this section. Or maybe this is just a glitch in the geolocation database used here.

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Haa, brings back memories of Careers 1.0 issues. Also, for no less than my own amusement... – Grace Note Feb 24 '11 at 13:29
@GraceNote You should see what they're saying in chat about this: – Yi Jiang Feb 24 '11 at 13:32
Do you have a German IP address? Looks like our IP geolocation library thinks you're in Germany. – David Fullerton Feb 24 '11 at 14:07
@DavidFullerton If I refresh a few times the page sometimes suggests a job from Australia, which would be slightly saner. There's also that job from South Africa, which is also nowhere near Germany. But to answer your question, no, I do not have a German IP address, to the best of my knowledge – Yi Jiang Feb 24 '11 at 14:09
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Thanks! We've tightened this up to look for jobs within a smaller radius. Let us know if you still see unexpected results. You might simply not see "near" jobs at all, if there happen to be none close to Singapore.

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