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Jan Reha, Career Discovery interviews Linne Pullar, Power up your Cover Letters

Jan Reha, Career Discovery interviews Linné Pullar, PPullar Productions - Power up your Cover Letters


In this first segment of three videos, I am interviewing a former client of mine, Linné Pullar.  Linne’ demonstrates the reality that people may undergo several career transitions in a lifetime. With my assistance she moved from being a programmer at Microsoft to becoming a one of their trainers. Her next more challenging move was to develop her own business, Pullar Productions. In the next video she will share her first publication, power up your cover letters.

Check out how Linné can help you write cover letters that catch the eye of your next employer.


Career Counseling for Divorce Seattle - Pursuing Divorce | Jan Reha Counselor

The Integrated Divorce Process.


0 – 30 Days - Pre-Divorce Planning - PREPARATION

(1) Evaluate Client Needs
(2) Stabilize Client Situation
(3) Formulate Plan of Action
(4) May Refer to Mental Health

14 – 45 Days - Phase I: DIVORCE INITIATION

(1) Assemble Team of Experts
(2) Research and Collect Data
(3) Prepare Financial Affidavit
(4) File for Divorce
(5) Request Temporary
(6) Request Child Support
(7) Formulate Parenting Plan
(8) Address Housing Issues

1-1/2 – 9 Months - Phase II: ANALYSIS AND PLANNING

(1) Value Assets
(2) Identify Liabilities
(3) Determine Community
and Separate Assets
(4) Begin Career…

The Changing World of Work




Are you operating on the following beliefs?

• College degree guarantee jobs and a middle class lifestyle

• If I just work hard, I will be secure in my job, career

• If I do the “right thing” I will be given an opportunity

• Security equals benefits and compensation

• Taking risks lead to rejection

• I need a job with insurance benefits

• One, job one career


• Taking the initiative to make my college degree work for me

• Security depends upon my knowledge of political and economic trends tht impact industries

• I am in charge of promoting me inside an outside of the company

• I need to be open to risk taking, new ideas and innovation

• Security comes from the people I know—my network of contacts

Career Tips Seattle - Ways to cope with Stress During a Turbulent Job Market


During these turbulent times, fear naturally sets in and shapes our outlook.  Our anxiety causes us to generalize and pitching us into a dark, never ending pit of hopelessness. This is the time to engage in some nurturing, self-care practices.

Number 1:  Reach out to family and friends for support—let them help and support you.  Someday you will able to return the favor.  Remember when we ask to receive from others; we give them the gift of giving.

Number 2: Practice healthy activities including daily exercise—-walking is good and costs nothing and stimulate endorphins.  Walking with a friend is even better.

Number 3: Take warm baths or showers to soothe and relax your body.  Throw in some bubble bath and Epson salts which draw out tension stuck in your body.

Number 4: Develop a consistent schedule—go to sleep at the same hour each night, wake up at the same time, place your schedule…

Graduation, and Then What? - Jan Reha Featured on MSN

This week MSN featured me in an career article:

Graduation, and Then What?
Advice for the student about to enter an uncertain job market
By Nan Mooney

The article highlights how to approach the job market when you graduate from college during this recession. I am quoted - “If possible, start that job search while you are still in college,” she says. “That way you can take advantage of all the resources the school provides like internships, volunteer options and special projects.”


"I frequently tell my clients and students to keep opening up doors--you never know what may be on the other side. Below is my personal story, which illustrates how the doors I opened in my life led to a satisfying and successful career." - Janice E. Reha

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