Resume Achievements: Don’t Leave Them Out

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About Juliana Weiss-Roessler

Juliana Weiss-Roessler is co-owner of Weiss-Roessler Writing. She’s a professional resume writer and often offers job-related advice. When she’s not helping people get hired, you’ll usually find her walking her two dogs or hanging out with her husband and baby son. Josh Weiss-Roessler is a freelance writer and co-owner of Weiss-Roessler Writing who frequently shares his knowledge of the job market and career planning. He lives and works in Austin, TX, with his wife, baby boy, and two adorably destructive dogs.

Website: http://www.WeissRoessler.com

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Resume Achievements: Don’t Leave Them Out

Posted on July 9th, by Juliana Weiss-Roessler in resumes/cover letters. No Comments

One of the best ways to show a potential employer that you will exceed their expectations is to share examples of how you went above and beyond in your previous positions.

This is something many people forget to do when writing their resumes. They simply list the duties they fulfilled in a particular position, and even … Read More »


How to Improve Your Next Annual Work Performance Review

Posted on April 13th, by Juliana Weiss-Roessler in on the job. No Comments

You just came out of your annual review at work and you’re not happy. Maybe you were expecting a pay bump and didn’t get one. Or perhaps you felt like you’d been doing great… but your boss didn’t share that opinion and blindsided you with complaints.

A disappointing performance review isn’t fun for anyone, so here … Read More »


How Often Should You Take a Break?

Posted on March 14th, by Juliana Weiss-Roessler in on the job. No Comments

Beyond what is required by law, most places of business in America don’t actively encourage their employees to take breaks. In fact, some companies even show preference to those workers willing to work through breaks and lunches, believing this shows initiative and dedication. And why shouldn’t they? After all, you get better production out of … Read More »


The 5 Stages of the Job Hunt

Posted on February 15th, by Juliana Weiss-Roessler in Career Advice. No Comments

The fastest way to land a job is to develop a plan and put it into action.

A good place to start is to create an “action list” for each of the 5 stages of the job hunt. Below you’ll find a description of each stage as well as a list of possible tasks. But no … Read More »


How to Stick with Your New Year’s Resolutions at Work

Posted on January 20th, by Juliana Weiss-Roessler in education/training. No Comments

Oh, January. The month always starts out with so much promise—it’s a chance to set goals for the upcoming year and wipe the slate clean of past bad habits. We start out strong, buying fresh ingredients at the grocery store or starting a gym membership, but midway through the year (or the next month, in … Read More »


Business Travel Abroad as a Government Employee

Posted on December 16th, by Juliana Weiss-Roessler in on the job. No Comments

One of the best benefits that anyone can get out of a job is free international business travel.

Yes, you’ll still be working, but there are people out there who never leave their home city, let alone get to zip around the globe and experience foreign cultures. Government employees who have to travel abroad for work … Read More »


Tips for Giving Gifts to That Government Employee On Your List

Posted on November 17th, by Juliana Weiss-Roessler in About the Public Sector, Trends. No Comments

With the holidays coming up, we’re faced with that age-old question: What gifts should I get for my co-workers, and is it even appropriate to give out gifts at work? And if you work in a government position, you’ve also got to take into account the regulations laid out by the government Employee Standards of … Read More »


How to Find the Best Career for Your Major

Posted on August 24th, by Juliana Weiss-Roessler in About the Public Sector, education/training. No Comments

You have reached your senior year of college, and there’s basically no turning back now when it comes to your major. But what if the career you thought was perfect for you at the outset of college is not really an option anymore?

In today’s day and age, college students often find themselves in this situation … Read More »


5 Ways to Make Your Resume Stand Out in Government

Posted on August 16th, by Juliana Weiss-Roessler in Career Advice, resumes/cover letters. No Comments

Applying for a government job can be a brutally competitive experience.

Not only will you be subject to a lengthy interview process that can sometimes span three to four different meetings, you’ll also be up against hundreds – if not thousands – of other job applicants. Government positions can be very lucrative jobs and are always … Read More »