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    Question Which one sounds better?

    Hi

    Which of the following sounds better considering the fact that its a full time salaried job?

    I currently work at ABC as a Developer.
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    I am currently hired by ABC as a developer.

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    I'd probably say
    I currently work for ABC as a Developer.
    but that's maybe just a regional thing. Of your two versions, I'd go for the first. There's something about the second that sounds temporary, as if you're just on loan for a short period. Or again, that might just be mt interpretation.

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    Hi

    What do u mean by "regional thing"


    thanks

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    I mean that usage may vary from place to place. Most people in my area, I think, would say "I work for ABC" (a company) or "I work at the Council Offices" (a place). People in the US - or even a different part of the UK - might be more likely to use another expression. What sounds best to me might not sound best to somebody in Brisbane, or Toronto, or San Francisco.

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    oh ok thanks

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    According to me fist one I currently work at ABC as a Developer. because simple and easy word to listen and understand.

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    I say "I currently work at ABC as a Developer."! It just sounds better.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cancer10 View Post
    I am currently hired by ABC as a developer.
    You could also say, "I am employed by ABC as a developer".

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    Whats wrong with: "I currently work at ABC as a Developer." ?

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    This is question like that which will be prove helpful for others as well and from my opinion i will go with first one.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cancer10 View Post
    Whats wrong with: "I currently work at ABC as a Developer." ?
    Nothing.

    In everyday conversation, there is nothing wrong with any of the aforementioned suggestions.

    This is my take on your statements plus one alternatve:

    The word "currently" sounds temporary. Last week you worked somewhere else; maybe next week you will work still somewhere else. This may be very accurate.

    "I currently work at..." sounds uncommitted, transient. (not good, bad, right, or wrong; just transient.)

    "I am employed by..." carries no suggestion of duration of employment. One could assume the employer chose you and made a longer term commitment to you.

    You did say this is a full time salaried position, didn't you?

    Who actually knows what the listener will hear, assume or think.

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    I think the 1st one is better, it's more business-like. But it's like TehnoBear said, I'd go for the "I currently work for ABC as a Developer".

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    Definately the first one, "I am currently hired by ABC as a developer" sounds temporary and shows you are uncertain about what you want so not a reliable person.

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    I currently work at ABC as a Developer.Is better then second one because in second line use indirect form but people mostly like to talk about direct form.

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    All answers that don't explain why you would choose option 1 or 2, or both, or something else altogether, will be considered fluff and eliminated.
    And "I think" is not a valid explanation

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    Quote Originally Posted by ronpat View Post
    You could also say, "I am employed by ABC as a developer".
    I agree with this. This statement has more "punch" than the first option given.

    For Cancer10, I don't know what you mean about "developer". You probably mean Software Developer, since there many developer positions such as game developer. web developer, etc. Being more specific makes things a lot clearer.

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    I currently work at ABC as a Developer is a right usage.

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    this should be:
    Currently I am working at X organization as a Sr. Developer

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    IMO,

    "I currently work at ABC as a Developer"

    You could spell what ABC out and specify what kind of developer.

    That sentence is simple and direct.
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