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Arnakester 1 6 In a cover letter: I guess "ABC Inc. IMHO, it's better to mention the name first which is more well known. Good point, but in my case this would get pretty silly fast IMO it's probably better to not start up the whole story behind that on a resume or cover letter. Mark Booth 4, 1 24 Good point about dishonesty and I think that depends on the nature of the name change. If it is a company that just chose to rename and rebrand itself independently, then it is essentially the same company and you might as well use the new name since that would probably be more recognizable.

However, if it was an acquisition especially by a big company like Google then it would be misleading. So on my resume I list that company as. Use of this site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement and Privacy Policy.

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Help Center Detailed answers to any questions you might have Listing a renamed company on a resume or in a cover letter. Good point about dishonesty and I think that depends on the nature of the name change. If it is a company that just chose to rename and rebrand itself independently, then it is essentially the same company and you.

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Options for Mentioning a Name Change on a Resume When your name has changed, due to marriage, divorce, or another reason, there are a couple of options for including the change on your resume. You can list both names on your resume.

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Name of Position, Name of Company (formerly[ENTER FORMER NAME]), City State, Date - Date. or Date - Date Name of Position Name of Company (formerly[ENTER FORMER NAME]) City State. If you’d rather hire a professional resume writer to take the weight off of your shoulders I’d suggest taking a look at Denise’s Resume Service. Previous employer changed name, should I change my resume? A previous employer just changed their company name, though the old name still brings them up on google and such. Should I change my resume to reflect the new name, even though I was never employed under that name? Thanks everyone! 4 comments; share;.

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Here’s an example to help explain how you might handle this situation in a resume: just use the current owner name with a short explanation: Job title, Company D, years Background and credit checks will turn up those company names, and if your resume doesn’t mention them, it sends up a red flag for your potential employer!. What is the accepted method of indicating a company being acquired on a resume? If you left before the company before the name change: Company: OldCorp Inc. (now known as NewCorp Inc.) Location: My City. Indicating that the candidate had help preparing their resume. 2.