How do you accurately list your position on your resume, when your employer has it wrong?
When searching for a new job, how do you accurately list your position when your employer has given you the wrong title? For example: If your employer has given you the title of Accounts Payable Clerk, and you do the job of a CFO. What do you put on your resume? Recruiters and hiring managers look directly at your past position titles to determine if you are qualified for a job, without regard to seeing your description. For resume sake (not interviewing, because I know you can explain that situation in the interview) whats the best way to handle it?
Asked By: SomeInfo - 10/30/2008
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You may want to consider changing your resume from a chronological one to a functional format. Chronological is when you list the company, your title, length of service and include some bullet points about your responsibilities. A functional resume highlights your skills and experience in categories; in your case you... More
Answered By: Mel M - 10/30/2008
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