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Changing firm names pose resume challenge

By Patricia Hunt Sinacole
Globe Correspondent / November 20, 2011

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A reader asks the Job Doc: What is the best way to address company name changes on your resume, when those changes happened years after you left the company? My alma mater changed its name after I graduated, so I use the current name on my resume. But one of my former employers merged with another company and changed the name. Which do I use on my resume, the current name, or the name when I worked there? Or both?

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