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Profile is well prepared, but not getting listed in recommended freelancers

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Supun J Member Since: Apr 16, 2019
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Hi. One of my friend post a job in upwork related to structural engineering which i'm speciallized at. I contact him out of upwork because i know him. but when i go through his job posting i found that my profile is not visibe to him in the invite list. But i saw there are many profiles without proper qualifications and descriptions than me. Some job applicants doesn't have a good profile but they have been choose as best matches. I have spend lot of time to my profile and this seems bit off and no point of showcasting my work. 
In his freelancer invite lisit i had to search by my name to find me, then it says i have only done 200$ work in civil engineering but actually i had been doing more work than that. 
What is the reason for these things? 
My profile is

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Petra R Member Since: Aug 3, 2011
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Supun J wrote:

In his freelancer invite lisit i had to search by my name to find me,

What are you doing in your "friend's" client account? 


Profile visibility is rotated, so everyone gets a chance to be found, but people with a low JSS will not feature high in searches as often as people with a decent JSS.

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Jennifer M Member Since: May 17, 2015
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uh oh. I kinda always wondered how many of the banned for NO REASON people got caught getting "friends" to hire them.