10 Things to Quit Putting on Your Resume. If you like to fish, dont put it on your resume! You have no way of knowing if the hiring authority you are sending this to is the state PETA president. It should stand out and grab the attention of the hiring authority. On that note, if you have an MBA, your resume should read like this So, listing MBA after your name is really more of a visual element that may or may not attract interest from those performing manual database searches.
In fact, professionals with advanced degrees oftentimes put this designation within their email signatures, business cards, and cover letters. Aug 25, 2014 So I had never considered listing MBA after my name on my resume and I typically shake my head at those who do, Think of them as a kid with a short attention span.
I would still not put MBA next to my name but would move it to page 1 and make sure that it is seen within the first second. Authored by: If I were getting an MBA (and to be clear, I am not), I probably don't put the initials after my nameI just call it out under the" Education" section on my resumeLI profile. For me, that would feel right. When to Use an MBA After Your Name. Business administration doesn't require a license, specific training or credentials, so people do not need to know you have an MBA.
Using the credential unnecessarily might make employers think you lack confidence or are a rookie. It is not common practice to put your MBA after your name in most cases. Adding MBA after your name You are attending (or have attended) an MBA and want to brag about it, you want everyone to hear about your accomplishments, but dont know how to?
If you were thinking about adding the suffix MBA after your name on business cards; you might want to think again. Im very confused by the people who are so emotional about whether I put MBA after my name or not.
How does that impact the other person if I put it there? It is not a slight or insult to anyone else, it is not a curse word and it is not a lie so why does this upset people so much? I suggest you put it right before or after your Education, as you see fit. This makes LinkedIn understand that you do have that title and it will qualify you if recruiters or potential clients use that title as a search criteria.
(If you just put MBA in your last name box, LinkedIn doesn't" compute" that. You need to show it under" Certifications". Listing Credentials After Your Name on Your Resume and on LinkedIn 2011 12: 00 PM 188 Comments. A common question: Should you add degrees or credentials after your name on your resume and LinkedIn profile? And my financial services clients usually balk at putting any credentials after their names. For example, one wouldnt put MBA Feb 03, 2016 Should I put PMP after my name?
Use it on your business cards, letterhead, email signature. Attaining a PMP designation is an accomplishment and it does mean something in the project management world.