Julie Walraven

Julie Walraven

Interactive Professional Resume Writing by Certified Master Resume Writer ★ Job Search Expert ★ LinkedIn Profile Writer

Wausau, Wisconsin (Wausau, Wisconsin Area)
Professional Training & Coaching

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Julie Walraven's Overview

  • Career Marketing Specialist | LinkedIn Profile Writer | Certified Master Resume Writer at Design Resumes
  • Operations Manager at Wausau Whitewater
  • Administrative Coordinator at Kiwanis Club of Wausau
  • Property Manager at Affiliated Capital Corporation

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Julie Walraven's Summary

As a Certified Master Resume Writer (CMRW), I coach clients to successfully deal with the challenges of today's job search process. I interview you, searching for forgotten accomplishments and you learn critical elements of resume writing, job search strategy, and job search techniques. As your resume writer, I care that you succeed in your career exploration!

As the foundation of the job search, your resume showcases your value. You choose services to discover your value to the job market using tools such as career assessments. Learn how to network with decision makers using a compelling job proposal. Discover resources for salary negotiation, interview preparation, interview coaching, and enhanced job search skills?


Successful job seekers love my personalized one-on-one meetings used to create your resume.
By using my project roadmap and interactive interview-style resume writing process, you know exactly how your resume will meet your career goals throughout the career planning process.


Using my client-immersed interactive process of resume development and writing, I work directly with my clients in my Wausau, Wisconsin office or in a LIVE online session via Skype or WebEx to complete resume, cover letter writing, or LinkedIn profile writing. Previous clients love my LinkedIn coaching sessions, even executive clients have said I have taught them so many tips they didn't know. Since networking strategies are key to job search, I routinely teach them at all levels of resume preparation to fit your individual career needs.

Hire me to be your job search partner and create your resume, cover letter, or LinkedIn profile.
► Email me at juliewalraven@designresumes.com OR Call me 715-574-5263

Healthcare | Information Technology | Manufacturing & Engineering | Non-Profits & Pastors
Sales and Sales Management | Senior Executives

Julie Walraven's Certifications

  • Certified Professional Resume Writer

    • Professional Association of Resume Writers and Career Coaches
    • December 2003
  • Certified Master Resume Writer

    • Career Directors International
    • May 2014 to July 2017

Julie Walraven's Experience

Career Marketing Specialist | LinkedIn Profile Writer | Certified Master Resume Writer

Design Resumes

Sole Proprietorship; Myself Only; Professional Training & Coaching industry

May 1983Present (31 years 6 months) Wausau, Wisconsin Area

As a Certified Master Resume Writer and Certified Professional Resume Writer, I create dynamic, targeted resumes designed to propel clients into careers of their dreams. My clients are located throughout the United States and beyond.

My unique interactive resume writing style and innovative job search coaching strategies has helped thousands of job seekers in the fields of healthcare, information technology, manufacturing, sales, education, law enforcement, fire prevention, construction, and many other businesses and industries.


Job search has evolved into MUCH more than just a resume. My process provides you with all the tools you need to define yourself in the resume and career marketing documents and THEN shows you the way to find new positions and make yourself the candidate your target company is seeking.

► I design and teach complete social media job search strategies for clients.
► I write, optimize, edit, and revise LinkedIn Profiles for clients
► I teach clients on how to position themselves effectively on social media, monitor digital presence, and network both online and in real life.


► My clients are invested in the job search process and either are confident in working with technology or have a desire to learn and grow in the new methods of job search.
► My process is a hands-on, client-immersed process where the client interacts directly with me and participates as we together write and discover the unique qualities and abilities which make my client the person to hire.
► I collaborate with my Design Resumes clients, face-to-face or virtually with Skype and WebEx, using an interview-based process and selective information gathering strategies to generate creative career marketing materials.

Since 2008, I have written 800 job search-focused blog posts on my website to help job seekers succeed.

Operations Manager

Wausau Whitewater

February 1997January 2010 (13 years)

Managed Wausau Whitewater course operations under direction of Board of Directors for Wausau Kayak / Canoe Corporation. Collaborated with WKCC Board to organize local, regional, national, and international slalom and freestyle events, training, and recreational opportunities.

Directed marketing campaign, created materials, and communicated with public, media, and sponsors. Interacted and collaborated with competitors, volunteers, and spectators to create exceptional whitewater events. Writer, designer, advertising manager, and editor of Wausau Whitewater promotional magazine from 1998 to 2009.

In 2007, with Director of Safety, developed Swiftwater Rescue Training Clinic targeting firefighters to help provide in-water skills in swiftwater conditions. Goal to continually expand training to reach throughout Wisconsin and beyond. Currently, WKCC has provided training for 34 firefighters in 6 departments.

Administrative Coordinator

Kiwanis Club of Wausau

19912008 (17 years)

Transformed operations from paper-based management to computer-based accounting, fundraising, meeting organization, and event management. Collaborated with members to revitalize meetings, strategize new fundraisers, implement public relations strategies, and build fellowship.

Led numerous projects and built alliances with media and other non-profits.

Property Manager

Affiliated Capital Corporation

19811987 (6 years) Wausau, Wisconsin Area & Naperville, IL

Initially hired by The Shaw Company as Property Manager for the 50 new townhouses under construction in a new WHEDA development, Terrace Heights Apartments in Wausau.
► Played multiple roles in other Shaw Company projects, Supervising Property Manager for Lincoln Heights apartments in Merrill and Sturgeon Bluffs Apartments in Wausau. Worked as a team member with husband, Bill Walraven on all projects with myself as the Administrative Manager and Bill as the Operations | Maintenance Manager.
► When the Shaw Company's property management contract was dissolved and Affiliated Capital Corp. launched its own internal property management firm, retained as managers on the Terrace Heights project.
► In late November 1987, transferred to Naperville to help open the 400 units of luxury housing located on 31 areas again in a co-role with husband, Bill. My title was Community Manager, his was Operations Manager and Construction Liaison.
► Interviewed and negotiated multiple services, landscaping, exterminators, and waste removal.
► Wrote the Resident Handbook and initiated the Property Management Handbook to be used at all Affiliated Capital locations.

Julie Walraven's Skills & Expertise

  1. Resume Writing
  2. Certified Master Resume Writer
  3. LinkedIn
  4. Job Search Strategies
  5. Interviews
  6. Cover Letters
  7. Career Development
  8. Job Search
  9. Certified Professional Resume Writer
  10. Blogging
  11. Career Management
  12. Coaching
  13. Executive Resumes
  14. Interview Preparation
  15. Social Media
  16. Personal Branding
  17. Social Networking
  18. Training
  19. Job Coaching
  20. Microsoft Word
  21. Leadership
  22. Writing
  23. Strategy
  24. Entrepreneurship
  25. Social Media Marketing
  26. Career Assessment
  27. Career Counseling
  28. Executive Bios
  29. Business Coaching
  30. Editing
  31. Business Networking
  32. Workforce Development
  33. Executive Coaching
  34. Career Development Coaching
  35. Networking
  36. Resume
  37. Leadership Development
  38. Consulting
  39. Public Relations
  40. Mentoring
  41. Interviewing Skills
  42. Career Strategist
  43. Personal Development
  44. Public Speaking
  45. Marketing Strategy
  46. Strategic Planning
  47. Organizational Development
  48. Staff Development
  49. Training & Development
  50. Budgets

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Julie Walraven's Volunteer Experience & Causes

  • Volunteer Experience

    • Member

      Kiwanis International
      • Social Services
      2000 2007 (7 years)

      Participated in planning, organizing, marketing, and facilitating Kiwanis Coats for Kids project, working collaboratively with other Kiwanis members, Key Club members, and Salvation Army staff. On average, served at least 200 families per year, providing warm winter clothing to help low income families and children stay warm in Wisconsin.

Julie Walraven's Projects

  • Professional Resume Samples

    • 1983 to Present
    Team Members: Julie Walraven

    Visit my designresumes.com website to view the current selection of fictionalized client resumes in multiple fields and then determine if working with me to create your own resume and career marketing plan would help you reach your career goals. As a Certified Master Resume Writer, I start from a blank document and work with you to craft the best plan for you!

Julie Walraven's Additional Information


Writing, editing, technology, teaching, coaching, career development, walking, playing with Teddy, my German Shepherd, gardening, cooking, reading, and listening to and promoting Christian music.

Groups and Associations:
Honors and Awards:

Certified Professional Resume Writer
Nationally Published Resume Writer

Expert Resumes for Engineers | America's Top Resumes | Expert Resumes for Teachers and Educators | College Grad Resumes to Land $75,000+ Jobs | Best Resumes and CVs for International Jobs.

Julie Walraven's Education

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Sociology - PreLaw


Emphasis: Criminal Justice coupled with many credits in English, Sociology, and Psychology.

Julie Walraven's Courses

  • Sociology - PreLaw

    University of Wisconsin-Madison

    • Criminal Justice

Julie Walraven's Organizations

  • Career Directors International

    • 2009 to Present
  • Professional Association of Resume Writers & Career Coaches

    • 1999 to Present
  • Career Thought Leaders

    Associate Member
    • 2012 to Present
  • Career Management Alliance

    • 2000 to 2010

    Organization is no longer operating.

  • Wausau Region Chamber of Commerce

    • 1994 to Present

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