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It seems most if not all the responses up to this point have advised not to use these so-called titles.

I would agree with them and most of their accompanying logic.

Not unless you were applying for a job as a calligrapher.

While you want to stand out as being different from the other applicants, you don’t want to stand out in a bad way.

I wouldn’t bother thinking in terms of whether it is proper or not. Far better to think in terms of asking ‘is there value in posting it or not?’

I’m not sure if it would be considered wise or not, but it certainly could be strategic.

Odds are high that the employer will check you out on Linkedin anyways.

I’m not sure about it being unprofessional, but I don’t think that it is professional.

Monday, 29 January 2018 09:22

How soon may I put a position on my resume?

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I just started a part-time position (two weeks ago) that will continue, as I apply for summer internships. I have only done one project thus far. Is it too soon to put the part-time job on my resume? 


No, you should not include your Linkedin profile on your resume. However, you should insert your Linkedin Public Profile URL.

This should be placed at the bottom of and part of your Contact Information.

I’m going to suggest that you don’t add it to your resume. I don’t believe that it belongs there.

That’s not to say there isn’t value in that personal attribute.

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