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Putting "software engineer" on resume if the company is a flat org and told me we were all hired seniors previously?

You needn't give your precise title in your resume. People reading it will not pay much attention to exactly how you title yourself, unless you bill yourself ridiculously, i.e. Amazing Genius Senior ...
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Putting "software engineer" on resume if the company is a flat org and told me we were all hired seniors previously?

Title matters a great deal less than what your actual responsibilities/actions were.
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Putting "software engineer" on resume if the company is a flat org and told me we were all hired seniors previously?

Things like “Software Engineer (flat org)” or “Software Engineer (senior equivalent)” are hard to parse and sound a little desperate. Instead, I would do either of these: Simply write “software ...
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Does a Public Trust Check include a SF85P?

The public trust form will require you to list all jobs. All gaps must be explained. The investigator will confirm with the companies the dates, and maybe the titles, but probably not looking for a ...
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Could one understate credentials?

Could one perhaps get away with just not mentioning the advanced degree? Yes, of course. There is no requirement to mention an advanced degree on your resume, in a job application, or in an interview....
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Could one understate credentials?

I read about a PhD who listed their bachelor's degree in the education part of the resume and the other degrees under hobbies. A resume (in the US) is a bit of "advertising copy" intended to ...
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Putting "software engineer" on resume if the company is a flat org and told me we were all hired seniors previously?

I joined a relatively high caliber group of engnineers, who were all senior engineers from well known or top companies. However, our titles were only "software engineer", except a few that ...
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Putting "software engineer" on resume if the company is a flat org and told me we were all hired seniors previously?

For me the base title for a job is a "software engineer". The role of an interviewer is to figure out on which spectrum of company's internal job hierarchy they could position you. OFC each ...
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