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Modern job titles for new and traditional roles?

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ixion Thu 18-Feb-21 19:03:50

Heard tonight, new one on me.
Grief Recovery Specialist (Part of a Funeral Director's team).

Any others I maybe missing out on?

BigBertha1 Thu 18-Feb-21 19:11:21

Tons I should think I went from being a Nursing Officer to a Head of Nursing Services to a Service Manager...same kind of job different title but subtley eroding the professional status.

ixion Thu 18-Feb-21 19:35:11

Sounds familiar Bertha.
My niece went from a very proud Theatre Sister to a Band 7 Theatre Practitioner.

geekesse Thu 18-Feb-21 19:39:05

Many years ago now, when I was producing children and running a home, I used to give my occupation as domestic executive director.

Gill66 Thu 18-Feb-21 19:48:45

Geekesse: wish I’d have thought of that title when my children were young— it describes thé job perfectly!!

Nannarose Thu 18-Feb-21 21:41:35

I'm not your little woman, your darling or your dear
I'm a wage slave without wages, I'm a maintenance engineer.

We sang that when I was a teenager.

Anyone remember who wrote it? I'm thinking Malvina Reynolds, or maybe Peggy Seeger?

Gooseinn Sat 20-Feb-21 11:44:12

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rubysong Sat 20-Feb-21 11:46:51

I was the secretary at a small village primary school. I used to describe myself as 'educational administrator' or 'the old dragon in the office' depending on my mood.

BlueSky Sat 20-Feb-21 11:51:25

I’m Project Manager at Self Unemployed! grin

Georgesgran Sat 20-Feb-21 21:42:02

Full-time Resident Domestic Engineer here.

Redhead56 Sat 20-Feb-21 21:45:51

I considered myself Domestic Engineer and Matriarch of the kitchen.

ixion Sat 20-Feb-21 22:03:14

On our local council -
Director of Place

vampirequeen Sun 21-Feb-21 14:20:42

SIL is a self employed transparent wall maintenance technician.

ginny Sun 21-Feb-21 14:34:37

Years ago if you worked in an office, there was the boss, the supervisor, typists and anyone else was a clerk.

Georgesgran Sun 21-Feb-21 18:50:36

vq 🤔 mine is coming on Wednesday - long poles now, no cloths?

vampirequeen Tue 23-Feb-21 08:20:58

Yes indeed. His mode of transportation holds a large liquid containment system.