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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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Is it ethical to put a job title representing the work I actually performed instead of my given title on a resume? [duplicate]

I recently received a phone call from the HR department of a company I applied to, who were interested in interviewing me. I was caught off guard however, when the job they wanted to interview me for ...
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What job title should I use on a resume for my work placement? [duplicate]

I'm a studying in UK and I have taken last year on my sandwich course to work doing a placement. I went through a programme for students to find my placement, which name I won't disclose, but lets ...
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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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Job title Does Not Match Job Activities [duplicate]

My job title at my current place of work is 'Robot Programmer', but the work I do is much closer to 'Software Developer'. In my industry (automotive), a robot programmer is someone with a specialized ...
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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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What role title/level should I put on my resume? [duplicate]

I have a few years of experience as a software developer in different companies around the globe. Most of the companies were start-ups or software development wasn't their main business. I've started ...
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Do unrelated designations make any difference while looking for a new job? [duplicate]

I have been working on the development of a platform for the past 2 years. But my team (Tools/Development) is a small team within a large QC (Quality Control) team. Unfortunately my job title has to ...
Anand Singh's user avatar
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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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Job title holding me back? [duplicate]

I have a Master's Degree in EE from a decent university, and have worked in a couple startups through out my career, this is my second job and I have 5+ years of total relevant work experience. I have ...
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Dilemma about which position title to put in resume [duplicate]

I applied for the position of Head Teacher in an ESL school (my current workplace). However, up to now I deal with admin work and creating learning materials. It's a long story. Anyway, I’m about to ...
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Common Job Titles [duplicate]

I work for a very large multinational manufactuting company in a commercial role. My employer uses non-standard job titles for my role and I'm wondering if using the "industry standard" title ...
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Adjust title on resume based on actual job performed? [duplicate]

With my most recent job, I been hired as Senior Electrical Engineer - either due to mistake of an employer or some contract related issues (as I been told). However, for last 2 years, I have been ...
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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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Position I applied for is different once I started. What do I put on my resume? [duplicate]

I applied for a position that was posted on the company website, interviewed and got the job offer. Once I started, I noticed under the companies directory that there's a different role under my name. ...
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The only technical guy in an administrative service, interfacing with a dev team : how would you call this position? [duplicate]

Some years ago, I worked for a public institution, in a small team with specific (educational) activity. This team was mostly an administrative team, in which I was the only technical guy. The team ...
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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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Job Title / Job Description Mismatch

I took my current job as a senior-level position, but I am also a manager with several subordinates. Much like government (and military) positions, my pay grade (senior) is different from my job ...
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Resume - Displaying Multiple Positions held at the same time in same company?

I have an issue with my resume that is confusing lots of people. I worked for a small company for a long time. I was responsible for many different things at the same time. Online I see lots of ...
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Implying management experience on a resume

I am trying to move up to supervisory roles. At one job, I was the right-hand-man to the guy in charge. I traveled with him, advised him, and helped him out with management tasks, and also mentored ...
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Would changing my job title on my resume make me fail my background check for a bank?

I would like to change my job title on my resume from something like "Business Analyst" to "Product Manager" (sorry cannot give exact details). All other details are correct - Name of organisation, ...
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Will my job offer be withdrawn/rescinded after background check? [closed]

I am freaking out at the moment. I jumped the gun and gave my current employer two weeks notice before the employer would tell me if my background check is satisfactory. I know, stupid of me. The ...
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Is it appropriate to ask to change my title?

I'm in this project where I came in initially to provide consultative advice about a certain technology domain that I was knowledgeable in in my organisation. So as the project progressed, I ended up ...
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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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Omit to list a job demotion on resume. Is it going to impact background check for a new job offer?

I have been extended a job offer and the company is going to process the background check for me. In one of my previous jobs, I was demoted to a senior analyst position from a manager position. ...
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Which Job title to use in CV?

I have a question to all of you experienced professionals. I am currently pursuing my Ph.D. in Information Systems/Data Science in Germany. Next year I plan on moving to the USA and applying for ...
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How to choose a job title when I was the only developer working on a project? [duplicate]

So a while ago I worked on a mobile game where I was the only programmer/developer. I'm confused as to how to name my position - officially, my title was "Lead mobile games developer", since the ...
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Getting interviews for jobs I'm under-qualified for because of current title. How to proceed?

I graduated last year and was fortunate enough to land a product management internship which grew into part-time job as an Associate Product manager at a large ERP company like Oracle. However, my day-...
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Is it okay to use a different job title on my resume?

My job title is not representative of the work I have done during my most recent position. This isn't a situation where my title is some quirky one that only people inside the company would understand,...
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"Lead developer", "senior developer", "fullstack developer": do they still mean anything nowadays? [closed]

I've met developers considering themselves as "lead" after an experience in a 2-developer team (or even less). I've met developers considering themselves as "senior" after only few months working on ...
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