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This is bad data coming from CrunchBase - I am working to address it now. Update: I have done a huge amount of cleanup from the data source and just deployed a new Elastic indexing using it. Here's the old vs. new: There's a x2 factor of replication, which means there were 59,494 entries removed from the index. Here's a current test: Note there's still a ...


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There is a work here link in the footer of all Q&A sites. Send your application through that page, go through the interview process and if you pass all interviews, you will get hired.


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We don't currently offer any internships. If we ever do, they'll be posted on Jobs and also listed here: stackoverflow.com/company/work-here. Other companies do occasionally list internships on Jobs - if you're interested in finding one, you might want to sign up and poke around a bit... See: Stack Overflow Careers and Internships?


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The /jobs data export has now been fixed for GDPR requests. Please generate another export request and the data should be there. Regarding the /chat data: We will not be including that in the data export after internal discussions, we'll include messages sent to public chatrooms to GDPR requests. While we don't have a set date for when this will be live, we'...


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IANAL, but IMHO chat messages should be included in GDPR data dumps. "Personal data" are defined in the GDPR (art. 4 no. 1) as "any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person ('data subject')". Given that email addresses are identifying information, most data relating to your account can be considered personal. A ...


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No, both subjects would be very much off topic. Stack Exchange sites are for questions and their answers only, they are not there for other community-engagement posts. You'll have to find a different venue to access the Wordpress community, like a mailinglist or discussion board. If you have more than 20 reputation points on Wordpress.stackexchange.com, you ...


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Jobs is one of the primary ways that we pay our server bill and folks that work here, so it's extremely unlikely that we'll design a feature to allow users to hide that stuff. We currently offer reduced advertising to anyone with over 200 rep which moves all distractions to the sidebar (jobs stuff included), but we don't offer a way to turn it off completely....


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To directly answer your question about whether you can remove your name from a post: Yes. You can request disassociation. The post will remain, but your name will be removed. To do so, you will need to click on the "Contact Us" link at the bottom of any page. In the form, provide details about which posts (with URLs) you want your name removed from. ...


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If there are really questions you want to ask that you'd be embarrassed to have attached to your account, or are on a sensitive topic, there's nothing stopping you creating a second account for all those questions you don't want associated with your main account. However, you must ensure that the two accounts don't interact in any way. That means: No ...


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As Oded mentioned, there is a list of open positions, however, the best way to get a job there is getting in the picture. Do your best to contribute to the community you are finding a job in, like Stack Overflow for programmers. If you have a lot of experience there, run for moderator. Some moderators have been asked to promote to a job at Stack Overflow ...


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Job listings are available through our Talent product; unfortunately, the service is only available on our Stack Overflow site at this time. The reason this feature is currently centered on our largest site is simple network effects. Asking companies to list with us without the critical mass needed to assure results would be problematic; asking users to ...


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Ask them in Meta Stack Overflow with the tag jobs (1293 questions).


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I agree that the tags for careers, careers-germany, careers-city-pages and careers-2(currently a synonym of careers) should all be made synonyms of jobs. Neither questions about Stack Overflow Jobs (see Are questions on Jobs (formerly Careers) off-topic at Meta Stack Exchange?) or personal career questions are on-topic here at Meta Stack Exchange so keeping ...


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Unfortunately, this is not a joke. It is a real listing, an actual client that is looking for programmers. Agreed - it is a really bad listing, bad enough to look like a joke. When you see something like this - flag it. It will get reviewed. I was in contact with someone in the team - they said the post got so many flags that they have now taken it down.


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That last location on their company page specifically calls out "Niederlande".


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Creating a successful two-sided market (with both employers and job-seekers) takes a fairly large site to make it work. Our main site is Stack Overflow (for developers) which has our largest audience by far, so that is where our current careers-related products are focused. There has been some interest in perhaps expanding the listings to include more of our ...


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Generally, they do belong on Meta Stack Overflow now, because Jobs is now an integrated part of the Stack Overflow site rather than a separate site floating off to the side. It wasn't widely publicized, but it was mentioned in the original announcement for the integration: Want to give it a try? Jobs should be live for everyone now, so go check it out. If ...


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As per the Meta Stack Exchange help center on-topic page, the Job related questions to be post in Stack Overflow Meta In the MSE on-topic help center: Stack Overflow Careers (Employers). Questions for Stack Overflow Jobs should go to Stack Overflow Meta


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Whoops. Two issues there: That category's content is still being prepared, so it's supposed to be hidden... except that I missed the sidebar on individual help articles. Even with that in mind, it should only show up on Stack Overflow for obvious reasons. I pushed a fix that'll be going live in a few minutes here, so the "Stack Overflow Jobs" link in the ...


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Fixed! Both your searches show a lot more jobs now :) When you search for a large area, like "Virginia", we just search for everything inside it and ignore the distance. That way you don't see everything 100 miles from the center of the state, or 100 miles from every state border, or similar. We do that for any location larger than a city. During some ...


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Thanks for the report, Rowan. I've just deployed the fix for this. It should be better now.


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Logins work a bit differently than other email addresses, since they're a credential we use to authenticate you. You can't update them, but you can add your email as a new login and then remove the old one. On Jobs, I believe that we pre-fill the email address from your last application. So the only way to update this is to submit a new application with a ...


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Thanks for the bug report! It was a long-standing bug with the cover letter editor. It should be fixed now.


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This is something we're actively working on in an effort to better match a bunch of developer attributes to jobs that we think would be a good fit for them. It touches both parts of the equation; posting a job will include some additional (optional) fields such as seniority and developers will also be able to provide more information about their tech stack, ...


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You should get an email confirmation when you submit a job application. If you didn't receive one, please email support at careers@stackoverflow.com and we'll take a look into it.


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I've now fixed this - there was a bug where the default sort order was being set, which was causing the sort order to be overridden in some circumstances.


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You have two users on Careers, both linked to the same SO account but we were picking the first, older account (which didn't have the message associated with it) as the one to show in the SO jobs tab. I've merged the two accounts now and you will be able to see the message.


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Job tags or any other data related to Stack Overflow Jobs are not in the Data Explorer schema nor in the Stack API. You can't query for them that way, or any other way for that matter.


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No. No member of Stack Exchange reads the job ad before the company posts it. You can flag it though if you think it is inappropriate. Please make clear from your flag why you think it is inappropriate. (And I guess the job ad worked, since you are actually reading it) Note that you only should flag inappropriate content. In this case, I think the job ad ...


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There was an outage around the time you reported this causing the error. This has since been fixed.


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