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My title is system eng but the work is so is program manager. I’m not the officially PM but work under the guy who is the program manager (associate PM) he’s leaving and I’m asked to “step up” while they look for someone to fill the role.Do you think it’s ethical to put APM as my title on my resume even tho that’s not my official job title? I’m trying to get a product manager job somewhere else but failing to get an interview because I don’t think companies like seeing no PM exp. Thoughts? YOE 3

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No idea if it’s ethical but — Asking you to step up should come with a serious conversation about the future of YOUR role and if YOU want to fill it the APM role. It’s so obnoxious to have to train your own boss when you’re already doing the job. 🤬


LOL I was thinking this too! Your official title should match up with your official duties!

I add my title as to what I am doing. Nothing unethical about that. They have to own the duties they assigned to you


As long as you’re doing work reflective of the title I see nothing wrong with this. It’s literally impossible to make a career change if you don’t sell the experience needed for a role


I'd totally do it. You're not lying or embellishing your experience.


I don't see a problem with that.

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