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Resume help - listing my current job is...complicated

LostNinjaLostNinja Registered User regular
edited May 2016 in Help / Advice Forum
So I'm working on updating my resume after seeing a posting for my potential dream job, but I'm not sure how to add my current job to my resume because it's kind of confusing.

Basically I work for Company A, but am permanantly assigned to Company B as a sort of consultant (Company B is Company A's, and therefore my client). The thing is I work in Company B's office, I work directly with their clients, and even my email address links to Company B.

How do I list this concisely under my job experience?

The format I use on my resume is:
Company, location
  • Title
    • Job duty
    • Job duty
    • Job duty

It's important that this stays concise as I'm already pretty much at the max of the one page limit resumes are typically supposed to be at.

Would the best way to post it be something like this:
Company A (assigned to company B), location

And then just list the job duties I preformed for company B?

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    davidsdurionsdavidsdurions Your Trusty Meatshield Panhandle NebraskaRegistered User regular
    If the company you are applying to wanted to contact the person responsible for your employment, who would that be? Who could fire you tomorrow? That's who I would list as Company.

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    dispatch.odispatch.o Registered User regular
    The time for you to explain some of the skills you use and places you've worked will be during an interview. Keep it simple and worry more about getting past any HR filters they have set up with your resume.

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    MichaelLCMichaelLC In what furnace was thy brain? ChicagoRegistered User regular
    edited May 2016
    Company A, on assignment with Company B.
    OR
    Company B, consultant

    I don't think they would care about who sends your W2s, it's the work you do that matters which only Company B knows.

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    RoyceSraphimRoyceSraphim Registered User regular
    If the company you are applying to wanted to contact the person responsible for your employment, who would that be? Who could fire you tomorrow? That's who I would list as Company.

    I agree with this. I've been subcontracted out to a tone of companies through my temp agency, learning their SOP and corporate lifestyles, but my temp agency was the one who signed my checks and knew what I was capable of.

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    LostNinjaLostNinja Registered User regular
    MichaelLC wrote: »
    Company A, on assignment with Company B.
    OR
    Company B, consultant

    I don't think they would care about who sends your W2s, it's the work you do that matters which only Company B knows.

    This is what I'm leaning towards as I've literally only stepped foot in Company A's office on my first day to fill out paperwork, and the only real contact I have with them is my supervisor (who also works out of Company B's office) and the other members of my team (also assigned to Company B).

    In short, Company B is the one that knows what I do and my work product, Company A doesn't care as long as Company B is happy.

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