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In a previous life, I worked at Delaware

When you go to add experience on your Careers profile the field for Organization is actually called "Location," leading Chrome's autocomplete to believe that I used to work for a physical place. For ...
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Display top tags & percentiles from additional Stack Exchange sites on Careers

Are the "top tags & percentiles" from Stack Exchange sites other than Stack Overflow displayed in the Careers site? If not can they be added? If they are, then what are the requirements for them ...
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Careers outdated job ads

Occasionally see ads with a closing date already passed. Just wondering is there a field holding job ad's valid-to date when employer submit a new job, so that outdated job can be filtered out?
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How to link to open-source contributions?

On my http://careers.stackoverflow.com profile, there is a place to add Open Source projects. I don't actually own any open source projects, but I contribute to a number. The value of this ...
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My Best Week, Month, Quarter, Year

I'd like request a way for the Stack Exchange reputation leagues to have a section where it displays "My best..." in the following categories with the perma-link to each. As an example: Week ... Dec ...
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Careers.StackOverflow for freelancing work?

There's already a careers.stackover for "regular jobs." Are there any plans for expanding this to help people find freelancing work on smaller projects?
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Support for academic publications in Careers is woefully inadequate

I am a professional software developer, and I also have a large number of scientific publications, which are an essential part of my CV. I'm sure there are many others like me! Unfortunately, Stack ...
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Add an honors & awards section

Could an "Honors & Awards" section be added to our Careers 2.0 profiles? I could put such accolades in my personal statement, but a separate section for these offering a more structured approach ...
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Add feature to see jobs that allow remote from other countries

I use the UK Careers site and when I search for “allows remote” positions I get a lot of USA jobs in the results. It's hard to know whether they would accept an application from another country (some ...
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Should the “Careers 2.0” box have the same highlighting as the questions?

Should the "Careers 2.0" box highlight (Favorite Tags) or fade (Ignored Tags) the job listings? If you have tags you like or are an expert at, should you see them highlighted?
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Let careers profile say “open ONLY to working remotely”

I'd like to have my profile say something like "Active candidate interested in full-time remote position," to indicate that I'm looking to change jobs, but only in favor of a position working remotely....
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I can't add a book that I've written that's not on Amazon

Is there any chance that there will be support to my Careers profile for adding books that aren't available to purchase through Amazon.com? My book was published through Smashing Magazine and it isn't ...
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Do not disable the “where” field when “Work Remotely” is selected

I find this incredibly frustrating. I want to find all jobs that allows remote work based on a region (like a country, province or even city). When you click the "Work Remotely" radio button, it ...
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Allow me to disable or remove “Discover Stack Overflow Careers” button

Even if I didn't have a Stack Overflow Careers account, please note I already do, I should be allowed to remove / hide the "Discover Stack Overflow Careers" link in my profile. For instance, I've ...
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Can I add a Top 1% list to the Careers 2.0 page?

I have more than a screenful of top 10% tags, and turning them all is a bit tedious. Can we have a top 1% or top 0.1% to cut the list down a bit. I am in the top 10 (not 10%) for a few of them.
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Careers is missing the good parts

I have the Crockford Bible in my Careers CV reading list. In the search result when adding a book, as well as in the edit view, the book title is displayed correctly: However in the final rendered ...
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Please preserve the “customize public view” feature

Based on the answer to this question it appears that the recent Careers 2.0 Profile email was directed at the "customize public view" feature. I would like to formally request that this feature be ...
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Telecommute only or telecommute preferred option for candidate profile

Instead of just Open to telecommute, it would be nice to have option of Telecommute Preferred or Seeking Telecommute Position. Right now if only Looking for a job and Telecommute are checked, your ...
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Careers won't let me list Pécs, Hungary as location

TL;DR it's like letting you specify Texas, but not Houston. Since Houston is big enough to specify, employers will assume you don't live there if you didn't name it In the Location field, Pécs, ...
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Markdown in careers.stackoverflow.com cover letters

One of the things I love about the Stack Exchange sites is how pervasive Markdown is. You can literally use it almost everywhere. Heck, I'm using it right now, as I type this. So, you can imagine my ...
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Careers: Remove only a tag

I've just created my Stackoverflow Careers profile and CV. I found a bug in edit tags area. Follow the steps bellow: The user clicks on the edit tags link Then, he decides to remove colobol tag, ...
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Add an application deadline field to Careers job listings

Top of the careers side-bar for me is this advert: Web Developer Thames Valley Police Kidlington, United Kingdom but if you click through it says: The closing date for enquiries and receipt ...
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(Unknown education) in completeness report

Importing my high school from LinkedIn fails as the entry doesn't show up on my profile once the import is said to be completed. The failed entry is somehow recorded though as it is shown as (Unknown ...
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Careers invitation for current users

I was sent a Careers invitation by a current user about a two weeks ago. I am already a Careers user, so when I clicked on the "accept invitation", I got to a page on Careers that says: You already ...
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Can Gravatars be a part of the Careers 2.0 PDF export?

Would it be possible to optionally include our Gravatar in the PDF that Careers 2.0 produces? This would be useful for people that use their actual picture as a Gravatar. In some places, it's ...
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inputting EU, Europe or similar as a Career relocation is not possible

Actually when inputting EU, Europe or similar as a Career relocation option, it is translated into "United States", which is rather amusing. Should I input all the Schengen countries, incl./excl. ...
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SO Careers - Allow searching for telecommute jobs restricted to a specific country

Title says it all, really. I'd really like a way to search for telecommute jobs, but restricted to a specific country. This is simply because acquiring a telecommuting job in your own country ...
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Joel Test “ticks” disappear when printing SO careers advert

The green "ticks" on Stack Overflow Careers job adverts that indicate the passing of one of the elements of the Joel Test do not appear when printing out the job advert. This job (an example that ...
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Badge in Careers profile

Badges are like award awarded by Stack Overflow .. and it's quite good to show badges in our Careers 2.0 profile as per the image below, but only add tag badges (like php ,xml, etc.) not like ...
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can I set my location for careers advert

The careers advert in the sidebar, you know the one - more jobs near (your location) I understand that it is detecting my location somehow, however it seems to think I'm based in London when I'm in ...
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Refine the 'telecommuting' concept on careers site

Lately I've been looking for a "pure" telecommute/work from home type job. However, when I search for jobs lately using the checkbox for "Only show telecommuting jobs" I find that about half, ...
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Link to PDF in Careers profile editor

Today I was looking to generate a fresh copy of my CV, only to discover that I couldn't find the link for generating a PDF or printing a copy. I noticed that the profile editor was redone in the (...
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Stack Overflow Careers tag search

I want to search Stack Overflow Careers, only for jobs that have at least one of the following tags r or machine-learning. I tried the following Type the URL http://careers.stackoverflow.com/jobs/...
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“Not interested” in job listing from Careers 2.0 ad box

I couldn't find anything about this so perhaps it would make a good feature to add to Careers 2.0. I'd like to see the ability to mark a job posting/listing as "Not interested" so it won't show up in ...
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Career's feature request: multiple cover letters

I do understand that each and every cover letter should be tailored to the specific position (even within the same company) we are applying for, but... If one's skills span across several fields (...
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Encoding problem on Careers ads

There's an encoding problem on the Careers ads. This should be 'George Patterson Y&R'. HTMLEncode() where it shouldn't be? Update #1 16th April 2012 - Still happening. Here's another ...
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Having SO Careers in the drop down for the CrossValidated site?

I have noticed the SO Careers tab in the drop down list of sites like ServerFault, etc. As SO careers also have data scientists and analysts careers in them, would it be sensible if it is ...
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StackOverflow Careers: Better detailed remote locations

I have been looking through the SO Careers site of late and because I am located in Australia there isn't as many opportunities as there would be for people in the US; especially in the city I live in....
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Show me the date of my last generated resume on Careers

I really like the application workflow in Careers. However, the more obsessive among us would probably like to know the date of the last generated PDF copy for resume attachment: I sometimes make ...
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careers.stackoverflow.com linked to the wrong github account

I recently signed up for careers.stackoverflow.com and it linked to my work github.com account and not my personal one. Problem is that I can't relink it back to my personal github.com account. I ...
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Careers 2.0 Bug: City of O'Fallon, Illinois Becomes Tjele, Denmark

When I enter the city of O'Fallon IL (US) as my location, it shows up as Tjele, Denmark in my profile.
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Clarify that careers profiles are not available to all on login

I decided to checkout and "create a profile" on careers today, only to find that I can't do that. If you goto careers.stackoverflow.com here's what you see: What’s your next career move? Stack ...
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Don't show ads if visitor is coming from careers profile

If an employer looking at a careers profile follows a link to a featured answer, and is new to Stack Overflow, the site will appear with the standard "drive-by visitor" ads, and the big orange "...
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Cyrillic letter and Russian names are mixed in a search result

I was searching for a job in Malmö, Sweden and got this response: My Browser is FF 38.0.5 and I am living in Denmark and have not done anything to customize for Cyrillic letters or Russian ...
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Add talks given to Careers profile

The SO Careers page has a section for books and blogposts, but nothing to help show off presentations given at meetups and conferences. For instance, I keep a tiny page on a wiki about this, and I'd ...
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Multilingual careers CVs

tl/dr : Is it/will it be possible to fill out our Careers CV with localized information ? Is it/will it possible to have different versions of the CV posted at careers (not totally different but just ...
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Chasing one's tail about what HTML is supported

I was experimenting with the "personal statement" field of my Careers profile and found that I could seemingly get fairly fancy with embedded HTML because it displayed nicely in the preview. Upon ...
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In Careers 2.0 how many repos needed to create a profile

how many repos are needed in git hub to be able to create a profile, I have 5 2 repos in github, but is not enough, I get We had a look at your GitHub activity but it didn’t quite meet our ...
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Making the “student” less prominent

I have been in the industry for >15years but I am still enrolled in university. If I tick the "I am currently a student" box, the "student" is showing up directly below my name. This makes my profile ...
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Allow negative (exclusion) searches in careers.stackoverflow's location search

Self explanatory request: Allow search queries like ( - "Las Vegas") to remove cities from search results.