(Closed) Changing the name

posted 7 years ago in Names
Post # 3
1755 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: October 2014

If I were you, I’d apply with my maiden name which would match my diploma and then after being hired have them update with your married name.

Post # 4
254 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: July 2012

I’m in the same position (applying for teaching jobs with maiden name). I don’t think it would eb un professional in any way to apply with your maiden name. Teachers get married eveyr year!

Post # 5
410 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2011

Also, changing your name legally without a marriage certificate (at least in IL) is way more of a hassle than with one.

I was applying for jobs all summer before we got married, and it was a pain to deal with employers pre and post name change. Remembering who got a resume with my maiden name, and all that, so I know what you mean. You could also just wait to change your name until you get a job.

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