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When rep is displayed on Stack Overflow Careers it should contain commas for readability

Consider Nicholas Larsen, his is the sample profile you get from the main Careers page. His rep is listed as 10527 without any commas to make it more readable. Constrast that with his Stack ...
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Bugs in Careers employer view

I was viewing my private profile (now public) by clicking "employer view" on the right and noticed some things I would consider to be bugs. These issues do not occur after making your profile public. ...
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Careers CV print view should show everything by default

Currently the "print" view of the careers CV shows exactly what's shown in the browser. This has caused a few of my potential employers to miss: My work history beyond the five jobs that are shown by ...
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After being employed for 6 months, I forgot to update my CV to not be actively looking

So, I used my Careers CV to help bring in work when I was looking last year. I finally went to update it today and realized that it still had me listed as actively looking for work, despite me having ...
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Is it necessary to make a careers profile public for employers to view it?

I created a profile on Careers 2.0. I have applied to a few positions through Careers 2.0. Each application has a View Profile link. But I see that the counter for employer views in my profile is ...
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Hashes not being removed from URL's after cancelling edit UI that needed them

When I recently viewed my cv completeness page http://careers.stackoverflow.com/cv/score/[user number] I clicked on http://careers.stackoverflow.com/cv/edit/[user number]#section-objectives then ...
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Careers student-status not actively updated in summary

When I toggle the checkbox associated with the text: I am currently a student it displays saving then ✔ saved. However this doesn't actively add/remove the: Currently a student at top of the ...
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Careers certifications "Time frame"

The "Time frame" drop downs on the Careers site -> CV -> Certifications seems ambiguous to me. Should people specify it as (currently) years studied for certification, or just years valid. Subsequent ...
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Careers certifications "remove" buttons do nothing when editing categories

When adding ones certifications on http://careers.stackoverflow.com/cv/edit, there is a remove button. When I click on this I get a JavaScript alert "Are you sure?"; no matter what I click it returns ...
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Careers certifications not allowing less than one year course [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Education entries on Careers can’t have durations of 1 year or less When adding ones Certifications on http://careers.stackoverflow.com/cv/edit, if one studied and got ...
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Careers has incorrect grammar in tooltip on My Profile Page

On the page http://careers.stackoverflow.com/cv/edit, when one is adding experience, with the IsCurrent checkbox ticked and the <input id="tags"> with focus, the class="field-help" for="Tags" ...
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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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Careers profile editing sometimes fails with a blank page and sudden logout

I'm working on updating my Careers CV, and it has now twice today happened to me that after editing a section (both times this took quite some time, which may be a related fact) and clicking "save", ...
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Can't add Writings to my CV?

I'm trying to add a few blog posts to my CV. I keep getting this error though: Sorry, we could not retrieve that URL for some reason. The URL I'm trying to use is just a simple page from my blog: ...
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On my careers profile why are all the "customize public view" checkboxes greyed out?

I would like to display more information in my public view, currently it's very minimal. However when I go to "my profile" -> "public view" -> "customize public view" everything is greyed out. My ...
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How to create a public URL for my profile at careers.stackoverflow.com?

I have tried to create my profile on careers.stackoverflow.com yesterday. I observed that on the right-hand side, there's an option to make my profile public. I clicked on the button that says 'make ...
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Careers: make public profiles more inviting to employers

I was just in the process of emailing a recruitment related person and I grabbed a link to my public profile which starts off like this: What's wrong with this? Well, it struck me that the person at ...
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Location element of customizable CV public view on StackOverflow Careers is broken

StackOverflow careers allows each user to customize the public view of their CV and show or hide various elements as the user sees fit. One of the elements is "Location", underneath the "Personal ...
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Unable to update current job in Careers 2.0

I am not able to update current employment status. There does not seems to be any link provided to edit that field:
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GitHub projects for a GitHub org I am admin for is showing on my CV

I am a GitHub administrator for the Mozilla GitHub org, and I have just updated my CV. All of the Mozilla projects have appeared in my CV, projects I have not worked on. I don't really want to have ...
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Support export to Word format for CV's created by careers.stackoverflow.com [closed]

I've really only just begun to play with careers and it really a joy to use. However having as been on both sides of the recruitment fence, the only format recruiters speak is Word I the past I tried ...
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Reading section of CV on Careers shows "add your writing" instead of "add what you've read" [closed]

So I click here: And I see: Is this a bug or can any one explain it to me?
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Unicode issue on Careers 2 employer view

On "employer view" page in Careers 2, there is an issue with unicode user name rendering. See the screenshot (green is correct, red is incorrect):
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SO Careers, pdf view of CV: showing our SO rep

Under the Projects & Interest section--as it appears in the pdf view of my SO Careers Profile--is the url for my SO user page, and below that: Written 328 answers. Active in python, r, numpy, ...
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The font is different/wrong for personal statements on Careers

The font matches the preview window, yet when you save the content the font is different and smaller than the rest of the CV. The font for everything else however appears to be "correct". Is there a ...
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Should I include a link to my Stack Overflow profile on my résumé? [duplicate]

I'm not sure if this question belongs here, how ever it is related with Stackoverflow (and me). Recently, I had a chance to talk with Team manager in mobile company which name is irrelevant. He was ...
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Add your Lanyrd conferences to your CV on careers.stackoverflow.com

I think it would be cool if you could add the conferences that you've attended to your CV. Here are the docs for how to add this info from lanyrd to your site
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What is the difference between public view and employer view in careers2.0?

I remember in careers1.0 having seen the possibility to have section of the resume visible for the employer view (should you choose to unblock it), and not visible in the public view (should you ...
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Unable to update personal statement on careers

I'm trying to update my personal profile. Changed fields usually display the draft marker when you move to the next field, but this just doesn't happen with personal statement. I can hit Save, but ...
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how to delete account and remove resume from Careers.stackoverflow.com? [closed]

Is there a way a registered user can remove his/her resume from careers.stackoverflow.com?
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Am I allowed to show my CV from Stack Overflow Careers as an iframe on my personal blog?

My friend tells me that the Stack Overflow CV URL is too long, and is considering showing the content on his blog with the CV content as an iframe. My reply to him was that I'm not sure if this is ...
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Writing C++ expert on my CV

Can someone write that he is a C++ expert on the basis of reputation earned and badges received here at SO in the C++? Suppose I somehow manage to earn a C++ gold badge, can I include these ...
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Fix the bug in stackoverflow careers which prints the city twice [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Location field spells city name incorrectly When companies view my Stackoverflow CV, one of the first things they see is a GIANT TYPO under my name: Berlin, Berlin Germany ...
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Apply for Jobs using Careers CV

Now that jobs.stackoverflow.com has been migrated to be part of careers.stackoverflow.com, I propose that those of us who have CVs on Careers have a button on the job listings to simply submit our ...
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Are there any sample CVs to look at?

I've noticed that the job postings in Career Overflow range from formal and factual to casual and flippant. This along with the cv field prompts makes me think I can loosen up a tiny bit on my CV. ...
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Importing a Word format CV into the StackOverflowCareer site

I just joined SO so that I could post a cv on the career site. But it looks like I have to retype all of my cv info into the career cv form. Isn't there a way to import the data from a Word doc?
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Employer CV browse is missing on careers

Since the update a couple days ago, the browse CV stuff on Careers is missing. There is a link on the front page that says "browse CVs" that links to http://careers.stackoverflow.com/employer/search, ...
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What is the greatest advantage of SO careers CV?

I logged into Stack Overflow Careers and started my CV. However I do not understand what is supposed to be better than similar solutions such as LinkedIn. I find LinkedIn much more convenient. I find ...
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How do I print my CV

I actually have an interview, thanks to careers.stackoverflow.com!! Woohoo! The employer just asked me for a copy of my résumé, which is woefully out of date. I'd like to both send them a PDF copy ...
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Post CV for Feedback?

Would meta be the proper place to ask for feedback on a CV? Are there existing threads where job seekers do this?
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"Make searchable" and "Hide from searches" works on Status tab, but not File CV tab

I'm using IE8 on Windows 7 64 bit. I logged in to http://careers.stackoverflow.com to hide my CV from searches. When I went to the file cv tab and tried clicking Hide From Searches, nothing happened. ...
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Careers: CVs ugly when saved or printed

In my company, we copy the CV into a meeting request for the interviewer to read. I can't find a "save as PDF" or "print" option, so I save the CV as a web page and attach that to the meeting request, ...
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Linking StackExchange accounts to Careers CV

Currently only trilogy accounts can be linked and shown on the CV. Would it be possible for us to add our flair badge from any StackExchange site, if you used the same OpenID to register and login? ...
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How temporary is the CV temporary access link on careers? [closed]

In addition to simply toggling public CV visibility, the CV publish page also has a feature allowing a user to "share your CV using this temporary access link" where "access link" is a hyperlink to a ...
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Did I really just get my CV for only $9?

OK this makes no sense but I just got my CV for $9 (USD). Is this a new special? Is this any different from the $19 one? Also if this is a secret then I'm sorry!
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Careers: Switch sides: from being an employer to looking for a job? [duplicate]

At careers you cannot be both employer and job seeker (link to another meta question). I have a login named nalply. Currently I am employer. But as I accumulated reputation with my login, I want to ...
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Historical experience order on CVs?

In the latest podcast Joel says he likes historical order (rather than the typical most recent-first) CVs because good programmers had early exposure to computers. How exactly do people intend to ...
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Can we have better 'projects' support in the CV section of careers?

The projects section is just a simple block of rich text. It would be nice for people who participate in multiple projects to be able to provide a specific section for each, including tags and your ...
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Is filing a CV useful, even if not having accumulated reputation yet? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How much reputation do you need to be worth using Careers.Stackoverflow.com? I'm a new user and just signed up to Stack Overflow, after I discovered jobs.stackoverflow.com ...
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What if you have a careers CV but want to post a job as an employer?

Using OpenId makes it somewhat bothersome to have separate accounts for employers and resumes (since you have to remember which account is tied to which openId provider). Also, I'm assuming an ...
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