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Position name that often can be seen as having various levels of perceived value.

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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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Two job titles in one job

My last job was as an Assitant IT-Manager, but I also worked with cloud services like azure & AWS in the same job. I am also pursuing certifications in above mentioned cloud providers. So can I ...
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job title for my half technical half managerial job

I have B.Sc in Computer Software Engineering and because my passions were located somewhere between software engineering and industrial engineering or management science (such as Business Analysis, ...
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What's my job title? [duplicate]

I'm not sure what my job is called. I was hired in a small software house because I brought them many clients and proved my worth but I have no actual job title. Now I'm creating a LinkedIn profile (...
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To what extent should I embellish on LinkedIn?

I work for a very large company with lots of engineers at lots of different levels. Recently, some of my coworkers have found me on LinkedIn. Of the four people who requested me over my time with the ...
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Should/Could I list small open source contributions on my resume?

For example, fixing typos and spellings, improving the documentation, fix minor bugs or implementing non-vital features, things like that. Are these kind of contributions worth mentioning on the ...
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Was offloaded a colleague's direct reports and duties as she was ineffective. She's leaving and boss won't assign duties back to replacement

I was the first choice for a Supervisor position at my company in a different department but my boss would not release me as I was needed on an essential business project. The project ended ...
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What should my workplace title be based on what I do - It's currently Digital Marketing

I work for a dealership, I am not ready to leave any time soon (I am back in school for computer science, and they are very flexible with my school schedule) - However, I would like to know what ...
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Software/Web Development Team Job Title [closed]

Let me give you a little background information before I start my question. I was working at a local web development / marketing company that went out of business. I worked there for about 10 years, ...
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Is it an issue for background checks, if my previous organization designation is different? [duplicate]

Recently i got offer letter from one of the MNC organization as Java Developer position and My previous Employer i joined as Android developer but after 2 months i was switched to Java projects in my ...
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Company changed everyone's titles to weird obscure names

I'm a QCV Editor. That doesn't stand for anything, it's just my initials. It's my new title at my company, sent out this week in an email about addressing the high turnover problem. Every software ...
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What is the difference between an acting and interim director?

I work for a "small" institute of the US government which is maybe five steps below a top level US agency (e.g., US department of agriculture, commence, defense, ...). Our director is leaving at the ...
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Mistake in Job Title - Pre-Employment Background Check

I made a mistake in terms of the job title in one of my internship experiences. I put down the credit analyst intern initially since I was working in the credit department in a bank. But after ...
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Job title and duties [duplicate]

My job is a central planner/analyst however my job has become a Transport Planning Manager. I control software upgrades, I train staff, I've wrote processes, I often work out of hours, have been ...
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Job title when sole member of own company

I recently started a company, and as the only member, I am not sure what title to give myself. While it feels silly to spend time on something so trivial, I have a few concerns: Ideally, I want to ...
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Is it reasonable to negotiate adding "senior" to a job title?

I have an offer for a Ph.D.-level research job from a top company. The compensation package is attractive, but I'm thinking about whether I should negotiate the job title. From my research, roles ...
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What's the difference between a Team Lead and a Director?

As I reflect on my preparedness levels for a Team Lead role I'm interviewing for, I'm realizing I might be conflating Team Lead with Director. The Team Lead role I'm interviewing for would have a ...
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What will be the job title for PhD student

I am doing full time PhD and receive scholarship from university. I want to add that as a work experience. What job title will be appreciate for making resume for industry job?
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What is the official title for a software automation engineer? [closed]

We are looking to add a position for a software automation engineer. The automation is mainly automated internal processes such as manual daily database jobs, and helping our tech support department ...
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Common names for Head of IT [duplicate]

Rephrased again to meet criteria of generalized question that aren't to specific. Taking out my personal situation. How can a job title in IT management get accross, that the person in charge covers ...
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How do I represent a senior position at a company without discrete job titles?

Every software engineer* at the company that I work at has the job title "Software Engineer". We do have numerical engineering levels, but they are private to the engineer and to managers. Sharing ...
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How should I deal with my Lead Dev

I'm currently working in a company as a frontend developer. I should also mention that I'm not a regular employee as I'm half of the time at school in a process called alternance (I do not know if ...
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Colleagues with less experience being promoted ahead

My (previous) colleague feels as though she has been passed up for multiple promotions. Her junior colleagues are being promoted, but she is not. What advice or guidance can I offer her? First thing ...
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What does it mean to be promoted to Associate? [closed]

Our company is a mid-size engineering firm. Two of my colleagues were recently promoted to Associates of the company today and I'm pretty pleased with it as I know at least one of them was long ...

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