Linked Questions

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Working for a big company “through” another small company. Can I say I'm working for the first? [duplicate]

Scenario: I'm 20 (pursuing a degree in Computer Engineering) and a self-employed IT consultant with VAT number and everything needed here (Italy). For the past 2 years, I've been working for ...
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3answers
1k views

Working in an agency, can I put in our clients' company on my LinkedIn profile? [duplicate]

I am a Web Developer and I work in agency where they give us clients from other agencies/companies to work with. Can I put in our clients' company on my LinkedIn profile? If not, can I put it as a ...
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1answer
1k views

As a contractor, is it okay to list only the company where I work on LinkedIn? [duplicate]

I'm a contractor working through an external agency. Aside from the occasional reminder to submit my time sheet when I forget, I have almost no contact with the agency. My supervisor continually ...
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2answers
235 views

If I work for a certain company through a contracting agency, how will that affect my background checks? [duplicate]

Basically as the title says. And should I put the contracting agency on my resume or just their client (the employer I'll be working with)? Also, how will this affect my background checks? Will ...
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6answers
39k views

Which company to mention in LinkedIn or resume: Actual Employer or the Client

I had been employed by company X but after couple of months I had been shifted to client location at company Y and I worked there for almost 2 years before resigning. Also, Company Y is more renowned ...
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5answers
1k views

When talking about my career, can I say I work for a company even if I'm not an employee?

When talking to people professionally, the second question I'm often asked is either: "who is your employer?" or "who do you work for?" I am in a difficult position when I need to reply because: I ...
3
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3answers
718 views

Incorrectly labeled contracting on my resume

Background - I stumbled upon this answer and it's making me very nervous. I've only been in the work force for about 1 year, working through a contracting agency (my paychecks are from them) for a ...
4
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2answers
976 views

Issue with background check, what to do

I have just been offered a graduate role which is conditional on passing a background check. On my CV I have a tech company listed as my employer, but my contract was with another company who was ...
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2answers
432 views

How to list company location on resume if you don't have a “home office”

I've worked for several years for a consulting firm (as a full-time salaried employee), but never exactly had a "home office" that I was based out of. Two of their offices are near-ish but I still ...
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2answers
202 views

Can I list in my CV company that I work for, but not employed? [duplicate]

After graduation I was hired by big well-known international company (say "Company X") for an entry-level contractor position, that means that technically my employer is not Company X, but third-party ...