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Got verbal permission to use "Senior" title in flat organization

I work in the US as a software engineer. There are other developers here who are sometimes referred to as "Senior" engineers. I've been doing well at my job, and have developed a few ...
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How do I go about adding a new job title to my resume for the same company, and do I even need to?

I've been working as an Animal Health Technician III in the state of New York for the past 5 years for the same animal hospital. I recently just took the VTNE which is a national exam for Veterinary ...
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Employer is removing subject matter expert from job title

I and many others at my workplace currently hold subject matter experts as part of their job title. These are separate from senior engineers and part of the proposed career progression prior to this ...
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Is there any issue if I make my prior job title more generic on my resume? For ex: "Sr Marketing Associate" versus "Sr Digital Marketing Associate"

I am working on updating my resume, and I was thinking about changing how I present my prior job title(s). I want to make clear, I am NOT suggesting overstating my title (saying I was a Manager when I ...
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How do I ask to switch teams?

For context, I am an engineer in the US for a small (<100 people) sized company and am in my mid-career, so it is theoretically possible for me to pivot roles. I am on a team of <20 people in a ...
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Changed Job Title on Resume

I applied at a job with a resume that had my job title as Software Engineer as I was instructed to change it to match industry standards while my real job title is Programmer. Will that look bad if ...
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How do I title roles in a CV if I always was a contractor for my entire career?

Been a contractor for 10 years. Writing my first formal CV. Targeting Google as senior SWE. I purchased a CV review and got somewhat confusing recommendations regarding Titles. Contractors have no ...
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What would my industry-wide job title be, seeing as I don't code enough to really call myself a developer?

What would my actual title be if I were to apply it industry-wide? The term used at my company (Application Analyst) don't seem to apply elsewhere. A similar title is 'Software Architect', except I ...
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Do new responsibilites mean new job title or should this be only a remark in ones CV?

current state I am a software engineer, which is also the official job title I applied for. I got some certifications which officially enables me to train apprentices. On my CV those certifications ...
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I have started a one-man limited company - should I describe myself as "CEO" on my CV?

I have been running a limited company through which I offer IT consulting service for over two years now. I am the only employee (and only shareholder) of said company. My day-to-day job is probably ...
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LinkedIn: Missing opportunities due to mismatch between job title and job function

My job title is Applications Engineer. In my role, however, I work fully as a Data Scientist. I have tried to indicate my job function in my LinkedIn profile in various ways, including in my Headline, ...
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What is my job title? [closed]

I recently got hired as a “Consumer Engagement Manager”. I currently create all the communication (e-marketing, social, & on the app) on a learning app while also assisting other social media ...
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How to confirm and handle double standards in promotions?

I joined about nine months ago a company where I started a new position in a computer science R&D department, which itself properly began several months before that. In this department are three ...
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Computing jack of all trades title

I am looking for ways to describe a job with the following combination of responsibilities. Employer is a non-software and non-tech company (this is relevant below) Design a "spec" for a ...
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Unexpected Promotion & Little Experience. How to Judge an Appropriate Salary for a my New Position?

I have recently been told that I will soon be receiving a promotion to a new position, Product Owner, at my annual performance review. This was fantastic news to me, but I realized upon thinking it ...
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Upgrade Job Title to reflect responsiblites for a Salary Bump request

I am at my current position for 7 years. I was initially hired for pricing related data analysis, most of which was very manual/technical work. A typical tasks would involve a profit report from the ...
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What is my title?

I will be single-handedly running my mother's clinic over her 2-week vacation. What would be my official job title, for resume's sake? Edit: I am normally the President of the clinic -analyzing ...
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What's my job name? [closed]

I am actually finishing my internship at a company. Right now I am trying to find the name of the jobs that I am doing right now ! I graduated with a masters degree in computer graphics. For the last ...
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What should my job title actually be?

Recently I joined a company, but I have a question regarding my job title. I think my job title should be different because the current one feels more like a subset of my actual work. My current job ...
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Promotion to "Senior" after less than 2 years of working, potential dangers?

For some context, our team looks as follows: We're 1 manager (also our best developer, he's responsible for servers, pull requests, DBA, IT architect etc etc), 1 teamleader, 1 senior dev and 5 new ...
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Coworker using the wrong title on resume

My coworker has a Junior software developer title given by our company yet I saw him wrote that he is a junior software engineer on his resume. All he does on the job is to write code and create ...
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Offered job at lower title than applied for: does this impact my negotiation power?

I applied for a position of Staff Software Engineer at a top gaming studio and got the great news yesterday that they'd like to extend me an offer, though at a lower level of Senior Software Engineer ...
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How do I keep up with getting trained in multiple skills in a short time?

Around 3 months back, my company told me to learn a new skill (MEAN stack). I have started working on it. Then the company asked me to learn another skill (Spring Boot). Just as I bought the course ...
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How to find the correct job label for my current programming skills? [duplicate]

Essentially I'm a Python developer who so far has successfully managed to build two personal projects: An executable tool that helps the user with the making of an NFT collection and its metadata, by ...
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How to ask to be paid same salary for same job title

I know this is an audacious first question, I hope someone(s) will be willing to help. I need to write a letter to my supervisor to this effect: I want to be paid equally. For many years now I have ...
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Startup titles for two co-founders where one is the official company director [closed]

I've just cofounded a tech startup company with a friend. Our roles are currently ambiguous and we will probably both be working on similar stuff to get everything off the ground. However, I am the ...
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Should I ask HR about an upcoming "promotion" my manager cannot consistently explain? [closed]

I have been at my current employer for more than five and less than ten years in software engineering roles. I am unquestionably recognized a top performer doing important work, but I would like to ...
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Our designer refuses to work because of job official title [closed]

Our game contains comics to tell part of the story, and our comic designer says that he is not responsible for designing the characters inside the comics because it is the job of the character ...
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Job Title for This Skill Set?

This might be an odd question and perhaps this is not the correct forum so please advise if I am in the wrong location. A few years ago I read a book which mentions that individuals who can absorb a ...
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How to choose appropriate job title on Linkedin, if I'm a startup founder who is now looking for a job?

I founded a startup and worked for it solely for years, so I actually did almost everything such as marketing, business development, sales and etc. I'm now looking for a job in an enterprise company, ...
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Job title question [closed]

I am currently working in a project management role, where I have been promoted, and I have the option to change my title to lead project manager or Senior project manager, my goal is to work at upper ...
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What are possible consequences of accepting a lower job title

Background: My current job has the title "developer" and I got 4 years of work experience in development-related fields, but with a strong focus on backend development. Searching for a new ...
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What is the title (position) of a person who finds deals with other companies?

We currently have a small Software company. We have a couple apps, but we also provide software outsourcing. We want to create (a) position(s) for someone who seeks and arranges outsourcing deals with ...
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Title "Lead Data Scientist" vs. "Principal Data Scientist"

I have been a Data Scientist for more than 7 years now. My positions so far have been "Big Data Scientist", "Data Science Architect", "Senior Data Scientist" (in that ...
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What should I do if I get a job offer, but don't really understand what it is I would be doing?

I had interview for a position with a small managed IT company. It was recommended to me by a friend, but he didn't really know the details of what they did. The job posting was rather vague and ...
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Should I display my BSc when I have an MSc in a different field?

I have a bachelor's degree in aerospace engineering and a master's in forestry (specializing in remote sensing). When applying for jobs, should I write my name as Lukas Schreiber, BSc, MSc or as Lukas ...
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What are good titles for a pre-sales position on your way to CTO? [closed]

I've worked at a startup for 3.5 years. Started as a Developer/Electrical Engineer, promoted to Product Owner July 2019, now another role change is coming my way. It's going to be a pre-sales ...
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What titles can we use to indicate seniority other than 'Senior'

I am leading a team of SW engineers. Recently, in our enterprise, it was decided to not use Sr./Jr. titles because they had been abused. The argumentation is that some people were given these titles ...
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Job Title Suggestions

I work in the U.S. branch of a larger company based in Europe. The office I work in is very small, 2-3 employees who handle orders, billing, etc. Then 2-3 managers, an office manager, e-commerce ...
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My current job title suggests that I have more advanced skills than I actually have. How to navigate a new job search?

Everyone with the same job title as me / in my department has a PhD, I only have 2 bachelor's degrees. I'm officially at an Engineer 1 level (I think level 2 was postponed due to COVID promotion ...
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How to Decide on a Good Title for a New Job? [closed]

I’m currently working as a “Software Engineering Team Lead” and have been offered a new position with a different company and was given the luxury (?) to choose my own title (within reason). While I ...
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What is the job title for a person who communicate with software vendors, report analysis to CTO and develop software with vendors' API?

I was interviewed for a startup bank. Their job title is banking developer, and its job description is actually different from what they are looking for. During interview, I clearly understand their ...
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How should I give an accurate job title to my voluntary work?

I recently did some voluntary work for a large NGO, and I would like to add this to both my CV and LinkedIn profile. The issue is that I have no idea what an appropriate job title might be. They asked ...
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What job title should I list on my Resume when working on AI and Backend Projects?

I have implemented few Deep learning models (computer vision) and deployed them in Django. I also have developed a ML project using Django ORM. Now I have experience in ML, in computer vision and with ...
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Senior engineer requesting promotion without payraise after promotion deferred due to COVID

One of our senior engineers, "Gus", has been working towards the top level of engineer in our company, "Principal Software Engineer". The promotion is a pay increase, more ...
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I'm a Product Designer about to renegotiate a contract. Which (if any) title should I ask for?

I'm a product designer at a mid-sized startup. We recently had a huge round of lay-offs – including the five other product designers in my team – leaving me as the sole product designer in the ...
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How to convey the degree of one's duties in a job title, while being the sole developer (so with relational junior/senior/lead being meaningless)?

I'm the only embedded developer in a young startup. There are two other devs who do web/cloud stuff, and their work is mostly silo-ed from mine. I was hired as the company's first employee to do ...
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Is there a job title for someone that sets up a company's development infrastructure?

I joined a start-up recently as their first software developer. They want to build a mobile app in-house, but they have no infrastructure for development. - I wasn't told that before joining. They ...
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Title change when I joined the company

I had recently joined a company with the title of "Frontend Engineer" when in the hiring process and correspondence with HR titled the role of "Senior Frontend Engineer." In the ...
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I can choose the new name of my position. What would be a good option?

I work at a multinational company that makes digital games. I joined three months ago, and my position is content trafficking coordinator, also known as "trafficker". But the name of this ...
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