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Should I post in my resume that I was seconded in the same company?

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Should I put my 3-month secondment within the same company on my resume and LinkedIn profile? The role is different and in a different country.

Question originally answered on Quora.com.

Unless the seconded position was totally irrelevant to your career path and adds no value to your resume, I would add it to your resume and Linkedin profile.

Taking on a time-limited, seconded position can help show that you are flexible and willing to take on challenges.

Experience is experience. The trick is to leverage the skills that you gained at the seconded position, to your regular position and hopefully, setting you up for a future position.

I would suggest taking the ‘buzz’ words from the seconded position’s job duties and strategically add them to your resume, under the Experience Section.

Write them in past tense but action oriented verbs e.g. created, developed, initiated, promoted etc.

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