Position name that often can be seen as having various levels of perceived value.

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I am looking for an appropriate job title [duplicate]

I was initially hired as a receptionist/admin. assist.. a few months into working, I was promoted to do many tasks; the following is a list of my responsibilities: Admin assistant, event coordinator ...
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How to react professionally when introduced as an expert?

I'm working for a big company as part of a specialized team that helps other teams in the company accomplish certain goals. Those other teams can be seen as "customers" (they have no obligation to use ...
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How to get better at office politics? [closed]

I'm a an employee in the UK with almost 3 years experience in the software sector. I think I'm pretty naive at office politics and at building certain type of office relationship. I believe there ...
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Software engineer intern or Software engineering intern? [closed]

I see people use both in their job titles. Which one is correct?
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Requirements for the job title “project manager” [closed]

Is it commonly expected that the title "project manager" come with credentials? I have some coworkers that have always called themselves "project support specialists", and that is their official job ...
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Which employment category does a programmer fall under? [closed]

I've reached the age in life where I'm beginning to see more forms asking for my Employment Category (listed below) but I am yet to work out which section applies to me. I'm not a manager or ...
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What should I call this position? [closed]

We're a small company. We've just hired a guy for a lot of different responsibilities, including analytics, graphic design, social media marketing, research, and UX design. Suggestions?
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What do you call someone who worked in IT? [closed]

I'm arranging my resume so skills that belong together fall under the same heading. For example Development created easy to navigate websites using jQuery UI carefully wrote test cases ...
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Should I confront again my boss about my wrong job title? [duplicate]

What I originally applied for is a digital marketing position. Through my first week there, it's more of a sales position which I didn't like so I told my boss I don't like my job and would like to be ...
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Never had specific job titles so what should I do with my resume [duplicate]

I'm being treated for depression and I'm "cursed" with honesty. The titles I held with former employers and my specific job roles I held don't match what I want to change to. In many of the roles I'...
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Is Senior Developer an acceptable title for business cards? [duplicate]

I work for a small company and we punch far above our weight. I have been lead developer on some of our flagship applications (>75,000 loc size). My manager has asked me to come up with five titles ...
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Title “Experienced” vs. “Senior” [closed]

I noticed lately that people start to use "Experienced" Adjective in Job Titles. I have the impression this replaces the usage of Senior. Can you confirm there is a trend. For example on LinkedIn ...
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Finding the correct job title for the work being done? [duplicate]

In my professional life, I've pretty much always worked at small companies. Usually, I've had a title that I seemed to fit my primary or perceived role (e.g. Developer or IT Manager), but in many ...
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Associate Software Engineer — what does “associate” mean? [closed]

I received an offer for a "Senior Associate Software Engineer" role. What does 'associate' mean here? Some web pages (such as this question on programmers.se.com) suggest that it means 'junior' or '...
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How to include programmer role in resume when official job title was different? [duplicate]

I had a job out of college where the generic title of the job was 'technologist'. However in my job I mainly programmed. It wasn't really on a software project but for the entirety of my job I was ...
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What is my job description? Since my own boss doesn't even know it [duplicate]

So this is what i do I work for a home health care staffing agency I do the following bellow full time. Office Manager Payroll Billing Collections I also go to court for lawsuits with our ...
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LinkedIn title change ettiquette [closed]

When you accept a new job, when do you change your "current" position on LinkedIn and other social networks? Do you wait until you've officially started? As soon as you put in notice? Just curious ...
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Am I a programmer or a developer? [closed]

Are the term programmer and developer interchangeable? Is it that programmer is more an old usage, and developer is more trending, or there is more to it? I can understand a coder is someone that ...
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How to negotiate when the salary range is way below your current base? [closed]

My question is at the end, but first I will explain the situation so that you can effectively analyze my question. Here is my situation, I have known an Executive VP who has wanted me to work for his ...
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Specifying job titles in the resume [duplicate]

I have a case where I want to apply for a particular role which expects me to have a product manager background. While I do have the background, my job title in previous roles dont reflect that (I ...
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Is there a significant difference in the titles “Vice President” and “Director”?

I work for a privately held company with a single Owner/President. Up until two years ago there was a single VP (Vice President). Then that role was split into three VP positions. One of those VPs ...
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Job transfer politics

I started a new job two weeks ago and already know that my skills do not align with the job description. I do not have an Accounting background and feel as though I made the wrong decision in ...
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What jobs should an “Excel Guru” look for? [closed]

I'd like to get a job working with Excel and, if possible, VBA macros. When I search job boards, what jobs should I look for? Currently I look for anything with "Excel" in the title (which seems ...
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What's an appropriate job title for an all-rounder at a charity start-up? [closed]

I run a small charity start-up where both I and my employees have a wide range of responsibilities which I don't believe fall under a traditional job title. Nonetheless I would like to pick a job ...
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What job title do I put on my CV for part time student work?

I am about to write my CV and I currently have a job as a software developer but in a student position. What is my job title? Would it be too much to call myself software developer when I am only ...
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Unsure on new job title for technical/managerial role [closed]

What are some appropriate titles for a management-level position that involves managerial as well as technical/engineering responsibilities related to network (VoIP), database, and Linux systems ...
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How can I be more of a <Current job title>? [closed]

The last 3 jobs I've worked I've never done what was in the job description. All of them have been labeled "Software Engineer", but (somehow) I've always ended up doing different things. I've been a ...
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Should my job description be updated to match reality?

I was recently quietly put on a team and will be undertaking additional responsibilities, in addition to my existing responsibilities at work. I say quietly, because it was rather informal, as a ...
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Job description becoming general

I am employed as an Android Developer, that was the position I applied for and the official title on my contract. I am in my current role 9 months. Over the 9 months I have gone from pure Android ...
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Requesting New Role and Responsibility

I have been working in the same position for almost 2 years now at the same company. Since commencement of my role, I believe I have developed key understanding of jobs performed by other departments. ...
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What should my job title be without coming across as an AH [closed]

I've been working in my dad's company for over a year now and it seems like it's going to stay that way for a while. Therefor I think it's about time for me to think of a title that suits my job ...
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How to convince my boss not to inflate my job title? [duplicate]

I previously worked for a company providing a service to a lot of marketing companies. A lot of these have an "art department." So, when structuring, my boss emulated those marketing companies and ...
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Ask for higher title when negotiating with current employer?

Does it make sense to ask for a better job title (e.g. senior developer instead of developer) when negotiating with my current employer? This does not include any increase in the salary. Will ...
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Salary negotiation dilemma between established company and start up [closed]

So in past weeks there have been salary negotiations going back and forth between me and 2 companies Company A(Promising Startup). Company B(An Established Company.) A little background: 1)...
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Job-Title: What to put when your boss and you disagree [duplicate]

I spent a few years doing systems administration tasks for a small company who's best idea of what to call me was an "IT Specialist". I had no official job title or contract, nor was I hired in ...
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Job title conversion on resume [duplicate]

Job titles have changed three times over the course of my employment. The last title, Programmer Analyst IV, was supposed to be an "industry standard" and while there are other companies that use that ...
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Titles given at the workplace [closed]

I have a simple question. I've never worked for a big company, in my experience, I've been working in a little department with 2 or 3 more developers and that's it, we are no juniors, no seniors, ...
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Is there a difference between a software engineer title and a software developer title in Germany? [duplicate]

I was just offered my very first job, it's a new small to medium size company. It has a startup culture and very flexible. Graduated from a German Uni with a masters in CS. My offer is from a German ...
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Which of my two job titles (different titles in different systems) should I list on my resume? [duplicate]

I am aware that there are several questions about job titles on resumes already, but I believe my question has a somewhat different spin, so hear me out before you click the duplicate button :-) My ...
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Title on Resume [duplicate]

My title was changed to a lesser position, but I still perform the same duties. How do I handle this on my resume and at an interview?
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At what stage of the interview process do I negotiate a title change? [duplicate]

I just started the interview process with a large corporation and after spending 20 minutes on the phone with the HR recruiter we both thought I was a good fit for the position and I have a phone ...
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What's a good job title for one who has worn all the hats at a software start-up? [closed]

I recently left my job and I'm trying to figure out what title to put on my resume. I was somewhat of the technical co-founder, but not officially so. As a lot of folks who have worked in startups ...
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Taking a year off — what to write on LinkedIn in the meantime? [duplicate]

I find myself currently unemployed and intend to seize this opportunity to wait one whole year before actively seeking new employment. I do intend to take on a new job after this year, and in the ...
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What can I do to change an inaccurate, currently held job title?

I was given the title of "IT Technician" for my first job. The funny thing is: I have no clue how to be an IT person. I am a programmer. I made a program for our company's archive. Now I'm going ...
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Which job title to use? [closed]

I currently work at a large company and because of major re-org few months ago I have 3 different job title: Job Offer: X Consultant From Official HR Record: Consultant, X From Org. Chart: X Analyst ...
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Best way to display added responsibilities in same company on resume

I've been working for a small company for 1.5 years as a Software Developer. Recently the Technical Writer was let go and I was asked to take on his responsibilities on top of my current duties. Being ...
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Do recruiters care about seniority titles?

A recruiter contacted me for a senior position, but with a maximum salary that is mid-level at best. As far as I can tell, there is no added responsibility coming with the senior title. Now, I want ...
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Accredited degrees, final year projects, course titles, do they really matter? [duplicate]

These are a few questions aimed at employers really and those that sort through CVs. So I guess first thing is does accreditation matter to you? Would you rather take on someone who has an accredited ...
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got a promotion but I am not happy! [closed]

I am a java web developer with 2 years experience in the web development. I got promoted last month to associate engineer but not really happy. currently I'm working on a new and important project ...
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Should one allow his title/salary to be downgraded when moving to a less mastered similar job? [duplicate]

I'm a young (27 yrs old) analyst programmer that has recently been promoted to a senior title and assigned to R&D. [Optional Drama Start] My previous duties were to participate to C#, Winforms ...