Linked Questions

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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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3answers
524 views

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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1answer
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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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2answers
314 views

What should my job title be? [duplicate]

I'm in a weird situation. 3 years ago I made promotion at my current employer. My job title on my contract is Project Manager. Meanwhile my tasks changed depending since my qualities are on a ...
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4answers
8k views

How to label inaccurate job titles on resume

I'm currently employed as a "web developer" for a company. That's what it says on my business card and that was the title on the job ad. The thing is I haven't done ANYTHING that can be considered "...
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3answers
30k views

How do I choose an appropriate job title?

Scenario: My company has suggested that I officially take on a new role that mostly I have already been doing, but previously under a generic "other duties" header with a more junior title and pay ...
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1answer
974 views

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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3answers
3k views

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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3answers
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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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1answer
834 views

“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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3answers
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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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3answers
295 views

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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2answers
794 views

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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1answer
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New Job — Help Defining Title? [duplicate]

I have recently been hired at a retain search firm that is a startup, and the proposed title at the initial interview was "office manager." This feels like a huge step backward for me, and it also ...