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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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5 answers
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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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2 answers
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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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3 answers
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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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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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1 answer
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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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3 answers
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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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3 votes
2 answers
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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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1 answer
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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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3 votes
3 answers
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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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3 votes
2 answers
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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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How do I describe a role where I study different software solutions in my CV?

As an intern, my current role is to study different stream processing frameworks, in order to integrate them later (by me) into a platform created by the company. By studying a framework, I mean ...
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3 votes
1 answer
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How to clearly distinguish people and strategic management from account management roles on CV?

I have about two years people and strategic management experience in my specific functional area (bizdev/account management for IT services) plus other years of junior management roles in previous ...
Alistair's user avatar
2 votes
3 answers
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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 ...
Mike Tyson's user avatar
2 votes
1 answer
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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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