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What are the benefits of Stack Overflow Careers invitations and why are only a limited number issued?

After I received some invitations, I didn't know what to do with them. I asked a question about it and I got the answer that as a developer I might know some good developers. But still something is ...
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What is the purpose of invitations on Stack Overflow Careers? [duplicate]

I have received five invitations on Stack Overflow Careers. What are they? Whom should I send them to? What is the purpose of these invitations?
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How to invite somebody from internet into my newly created chat room?

How to bring discussion from, for example, a Github issue to StackExchange chat room without requiring other peer to register? Update: The user joing the chat, but reporting that "You must have 20 ...
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Careers 2.0 - Revoke Invitations

How do I revoke the 3 Careers invitations I wasted on some former co-workers who are not interested in having a Careers 2.0 profile?
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Can I invite my Facebook friends to Stack Overflow? [duplicate]

How can I invite my Facebook friends to Stack Overflow? Is it possible?
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Is there a way to ask (or invite) a specific user to take a look at our question? [duplicate]

I wonder if there's a feature availabe in SO that let us ask a specific user (one that apparently has some knowledge about the matter at hand) to take a look at our question?
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Careers invitation reminder email isn't very good at remembering

The other day I needed to take a screenshot of the Careers invitation interface, so I sent myself an invite at an alternate email address. Today I received a reminder that I had (obviously) not ...
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Does activity from other StackExchange sites count toward a Careers 2.0 invitation?

I know that the way to get a Careers 2.0 invitation is secret. However, I'm wondering whether it is public knowledge (or can be revealed) whether activity on sites like Unix & Linux and SuperUser ...
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Careers 2.0 invitation to email address I'm not using with SO - where from?

I just got an email titled "Expanding your Reputation" to my work email address - which, IIRC, I never used on any Stack Exchange site. The email body starts with In recognition of your contributions ...
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Careers 2.0 invitation profile creation fails

Today, I got a mail with an invite to create an account on Stack Overflow Careers 2.0. But when I try to login using the Google OpenId, after the "Confirm OpenId" page, it always give me an error when ...
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For whom is Careers 2.0 meant?

I got an invitation to Careers 2.0 for my answers on the java tag. One thing I noticed: it keeps mentioning the word 'professional'. If there's one thing I'm not, it's a 'professional programmer'. I'...
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Any way to update an invitation I sent on Careers?

I'm wondering if there's any way to edit or update an invitation that I sent out. I mistyped the email address, and it doesn't look like there's any way to change it. Aside from wanting to make sure ...
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How do I stop getting email “Expanding your Reputation” from SO Careers?

I have received two emails with subject "Expanding your Reputation" from "Stack Overflow Careers 2.0" <[email protected]>. The body is similar to: In recognition of your ...
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Customize "Invite Fellow Experts" message in private beta?

Since you can now invite colleagues to join you in a site's private beta (which I think is great), I wanted to make a request to make this feature a little better. I just used it to invite someone to ...
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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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No Careers invitations

On Careers Invitations page you say: Get to 150 completeness, and we’ll grant you a batch of invites. I've got completeness rating of 162 for almost a week. In fact, I'm not going to invite ...
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Why didn't my friend receive his Careers invite?

I invited a friend to join SO Careers, but he didn't receive his invitation, so I sent a 2nd invite to another one of his addresses, and he didn't get that one either. He says he's checked his spam ...
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How long for a invitation on careers 2.0 to come through?

Hi, a friend of mine invited me to the careers 2.0 Except, I never got an email for it ? Is that normal ? Does it go through some process ?
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How long does it take to get response from Careers on SO?

I have tried to create my profile on Careers, but being an invitation-based system and having no one around I could get invitation from, I tried my luck posting my address at the details pane - the ...
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Unable to use Stack Overflow Careers 2.0 Invitation

Hi all, Today, I got a mail with an invite to create an account on Stack Overflow Careers 2.0. But, I already have an account on careers, which is a free one (no profile). So, when I used the ...
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Careers 2.0 invitation profile creation error

I received a Careers 2.0 invitation, and am keen to try it out, but the initial account creation page fails with: Hmm, that email already exists on another account. You will need to log out of ...
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Is there a way for me to invite other StackExchange users to follow a proposal?

I've created a proposal, and I know of some other StackExchange/Area51 users who are likely to be interested in the proposal. Is there a way I can send an invite to another user on the site? I would ...
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Will there be an "invitation per SO question" feature for the chat?

Most of the users I answer questions to are fairly new to the system. That means they have a low reputation (often lower than 15) on SO. You can guess their reputation on MSO... They usually don't ...
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What's the best way to invite a user to answer a question on Stack Overflow? [duplicate]

On several occasions, I was reading a question thinking "I know a guy that knows the answer to this" and that guy (or gal) also happens to be a registered user. How can I bring this to the attention ...
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How to invite friends to Stack Overflow, Server Fault and Super User?

Since we're all into this OpenID thing, I think it would be really useful (and quite easy) to implement a friend invitation feature that grabs a list of friends from one's webmail contact list with an ...
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