Podcasts and PDF Books with Assessments
Career Materials That Will Help You Execute the
Mulligan Route 5 Career Pathway Plan with a
Mentor, Mentee or Alone and Manage Your Career,
College, Employment and Life Journey So You
End Up Where You Want to Be
You are invited to listen and view the following 18 podcast topics and review 12 pdf books with assessments. We charge $95 for an individual to subscribe and receive a USB memory stick with all of the materials on it for a year.
High schools, colleges, families and companies that order three or more USB memory sticks pay $75 for each USB memory stick. This provides a number of members of a group or organization to have his or her own USB memory stick with our information. The stick also provides room for the individual to place other important pieces of information it which can help students and employees succeed and advance their career and life.
Members that subscribe can learn and execute the Mulligan Route 5 Career Pathway Plan with others and alone to complete tasks and school or college objectives that will
meet the Five “P” Career Growth Goals each year so one keeps advancing to meet their ultimate career and life target.
We offer a free monthly two hour zoom session for educators in high schools and colleges and parents who subscribe on how they can teach and implement the Route 5 Career Pathway Plan with our supporting materials in a class room situation, series of seminars or One-On-One sessions.
We ask you to email Dr. Mulligan at firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com to tell him you would like to subscribe and attend a zoom session. He will get back to you. The following are the podcast topics and book titles with a list of assessments. We have listed the prices for a soft cover book. The price of books is reduced when an organization orders a number.
Once you receive your USB memory stick with the podcasts and books with assessments, you can put the info in your computer and click on the podcasts and books you want to review. Please be discreet in how you use the information.
The 18 Podcast Topics
Podcast #1- “Why Develop & Execute a Career, College, Employment and Life Journey Plan?”
Podcast # 2 -“Major Threat to Higher Education In 21st Century” –Time & Employment is the Enemy!
Need Better Career Planning- Two Thirds of college students are taking six years to graduate & 75% are not obtaining jobs related to their major. Government officials are questioning the time lines and career guidance students receive in high school and college. The government will start to ask colleges to focus more on helping students with career planning and graduating sooner with a good job. The student college debt in America has reached an enormous amount and those who take out student loans are
slow to pay the loans back. Students should work closer with their career center on the college campus.
Podcast # 3 “Parents & Grandparents Helping Their Young Adult(s) Be on Right Career Pathway by 25”
Podcast # 4 “Creating a Triangle Mentoring Team” Working with a team of mentors to help you end up where you want to be in your career and life”
Podcast #5 “Operating as A Career Pathway Mentor” Working for a high school, college, Greek or other organization or your family to help others plan their career journey and end up where they want to be.
Podcast # 6 “Learning and Executing The Route 5 Career Pathway Plan”- Meeting Five ”P” Career Growth Goals each year. This will advance you to where you want to be. This is a career planning and management model you can execute alone, with a group or Career Pathway Mentor until retirement.
Podcast # 7 “Taking ACT or SAT Tests to Assess Your Educational Development and Place Yourself in the Right Academic and Career Pathway Program and College” Dr. Mulligan can give you a practice ACT test and discuss your results.
Podcast # 8 “Positioning Self on The Right Career Pathway” (Work Sector, Industry or Career Cluster, Functioning Area and Positions)
Podcast #9 “Selecting The Right College(s) to Help You Launch Your Career Journey” Fill Out M & A College Selection Profile & Identify & Enroll in the College(s) That Will Help You Launch Your Career Journey.
Podcast # 10 “Your College Plan” Executing the Five Goal College Plan” Becoming a self and career manager, meeting the challenges of college and graduating within 4.5 years employed in targeted position in your chosen field.
Podcast #11 “Executing a Job Acquisition Process to Obtain Targeted Position in Chosen Career Field” We will discuss the steps you need to take to obtain your target position.
Podcast #12- “Assessing Self as a Leader and Becoming One” We suggest those that review this podcast to take the assessments in the pdf book Assessing Self as a Leader and Become One (Team Unit Leader, Team Member Leader and Leader by Example) to make this Podcast more meaningful.
Podcast #13 -“Obtaining a Graduate or Professional Degree & Joining the Right Professional Organization to Advance Your Chosen Career Path”
Podcast #14 “Obtaining Career and Personal Fulfillment and Enjoyment from Your Work”
Podcast #15 Team Unit Leaders and Reports Working Together to be “Best in Their Field”. Most people advance by making their boss and themselves look good. The boss takes you with them when they advance or serve as a great reference to help you
Podcast # 16- “What to Do When You Lose Your Job” The world of work is constantly changing. You might work for six or more organizations and have more than 12 positions. How do you manage a job loss and stay on the right career pathway employed?
Podcast # 17 “Sharpening Your Interviewing Skills to Obtain Targeted Position and On-Boarding and Leadership Skills to Advance
We go into much detail on this subject. It is like getting a hit in baseball and then knowing what to do to advance around the bases to home plate.
Podcast 18 “Developing and Executing a Work-for-Pay Career Plan from 55 until Retirement”
Many companies dropped pensions and established 401k retirement programs. Individuals need to plan ahead so they can get paid until they can retire.
Books That Will Help You Plan & Manage Your
Career, College, Employment & Life Journey
Your Lifelong Career Planning & Management Book
Book One. (My Career Mentor and Me- Executing The Route 5 Career Pathway Plan) You can work with your designated Career Pathway Mentor, your counselor in high school or college, in a class room setting with a teacher, a grandparent or manager at work to identify and complete tasks that helps you meet Five “P” Career Growth Goals each year so you can advance to your ultimate career and life position.
• Positioning self on the right career pathway and staying on the right career pathway,
• Preparing self for chosen career pathway and future targeted positions
• Placing self in targeted career positions on chosen career pathway
• Performing at a high level completing identified tasks to meet your Five “P” Career
Growth Goals and Organization Objectives
• Personal satisfaction with your performance and situation - multiple assessments in
book- Soft cover book is $30
Two Career Knowledge Competency Books
Assessing What You Know and Do Not Know About Planning
Your Career and College, Employment and Life Journey
Book Two (H.S. Career & College Competency Survey)-This book asks you to review and rate your knowledge level on 15 career and college planning topics. You can then read and discuss the information in this book on the topics you would like to know more about with parents, in a class room situation or with a mentor. Soft cover book $22
Book Three (College Career, Graduation, Employment and Life Planning Competency Survey)- This book asks you to review and rate your knowledge level on 21 topics. You then read and discuss the information in this book on the topics you would like to know more about with parents, in a class room situation or with a mentor. Soft cover book $28
Three Books for High School and College Students,
Administrators, Parents and Career Pathway Mentors
Book Four (The High School Career, College and Life Preparation Program)- Operating as a Champion Performer-Students identifies 10 objective a year they need to meet to advance themselves for their career, college and life journey. If they meet seven, they are recognized as a Champion Performer. Career Pathway Mentors can use this document with mentee or teachers can use this document in their class
at start of the year to help students prepare themselves for their journey. Soft cover book is $17
Book Five (Selecting and Attending Colleges That Will Help You Launch Your Career Journey)- Helps a student develop a College Selection Profile and then he/she can google their target colleges by state for information. Career Mentor can use this document with mentee or it can be done in a class or with parents. – Soft cover book is $18
Book Six (The Five Goal College Plan)- A book that can help a high school senior or college student become a self and career manager and execute a college plan to graduate in four years with a job in targeted career field. This book describes a great job finding process and has sample resumes and letters plus interviewing questions with
answers. Soft cover book is $26
Six Books for Those Working or Unemployed-
Book Seven (Assessing Myself as a Leader and Becoming One) Everyone is asked to step up as a Team Unit Leader, Team Member Leader and Leader by Example on the job at some point in time. You can take the assessments in this book and learn where you can improve as a Team Unit Leader, Team Member Leader and Leader by Example. Many people have been released because they did not know when and how to play these leadership roles. You are assessed in six areas. Soft cover is $18
Book Eight (Being Best in Our Feld)- This book helps a team unit leader and team members implement a step by step approach to build a “best in field organization” .Soft cover book is $27.
Book Nine (Excelling as a Team Unit Leader and One-On-One Manager) This is one of the best books a team unit leader can own. It describes a four phase process that transforms the unit leader into the best in management, team members best in their field, the unit best in its functional area and the organization best in its industry. The team unit leader can use the Route 5 Career Pathway Plan here to help reports be
best at present position and future positions. Multiple assessments in book.) Soft cover book is $27
Book 10 (Sharpening My One-One-One Helping Communication and Performance Facilitation Skills) –Book has assessments that measure where a person is functioning
as a helping communicator and performance facilitator and then helps person improve their functioning level in these areas. We now live in a technological world. Individuals need to have good attending, listening and responding skills today to help colleagues, friends and organizations solve problems and develop and execute plans to advance. Soft cover book is $20
Book 11- (Moving Out and Moving Up) This is a book that Mulligan & Associates, a career consulting firm, has used with over 4,000 clients. It helps individuals work through the separation trauma of being let go and then targeting and obtaining their next position and excelling in the new position. Offers multiple assessments Soft cover book is $32 Book 12 (Over 300 Questions You Can Ask or Be Asked in an Interview) These are questions you can ask if interviewing someone for a job or be asked if you are being interviewed. Soft cover book is $22.
Book 12 - (Over 300 QUESTIONS (YOU CAN ASK OR BE ASKED) in an Interview). Soft
cover book is $25.
Book 13 - (The Route 5 Career Pathway Plan). Soft cover book is $25.
Assessments to Help You Learn About Self
We described 26 assessments below. Most are in the PDF books where you can take and self-score them. You can discuss your results with your Career Pathway Mentor,
parent, counselor, teacher or manager at work or Dr. Mike Mulligan or a staff member of Mulligan Career Consulting.
Assessments to Help You Plan & Manage Your Career
1. The 15 Topic High School Career and College Competency Survey- In *Book One,
High School Career and College Competency Survey and Information”
2. The 21 Topic College Career, Graduation and Employment Competency Survey- Found
In Book Two, College Career, Graduation and Employment Competency Survey and
3. The 100 Topic Career Management Competency Survey Found in Book Seven- The
Five Goal College Plan Assessment Covers Knowledge Level in Six Areas
4. The Route 5 Career Pathway Task Survey- Helps an Individual Learn What Tasks They
Need to Complete to Meet Five “P” Career Growth Goals in Model- Found in the Book
Three My Career Mentor and Me
5. The Mulligan Leadership Personality Assessment- This survey assesses eight
• Competitiveness- measure your want to achieve
• Determination- measures willingness to achieve
• Independent- can perform tasks alone
• Detailed- on top of things
• Patient- don’t blow up easily, cool under fire
• Innovative- creative
• Helpful- bring out ideas of others
• Collaborative-team player
In Book Seven Five Goal College Plan and Book Eight Assessing Self as a Leader and Becoming One
6. The Self Manager Assessment- need to know areas where you need to improve as a
Self Manager- Book Seven- The Five Goal College book
7. The Personal Value Survey- what are your highest personal values? Are they the
same as your parents, friends, those you date, spouse or colleagues at work? Books
Seven & Eight- Five Goal College Plan and Assessing Myself as a Leader
8. The Work Task Preference Survey- tasks you like doing most at work- helps you with
career direction-Book Eight Assessing Myself as a Leader and Becoming One
9. The Work Reward Preference Survey- What rewards do you want to obtain from each
position or job you hold? In Book Eight- Assessing Myself as a Leader.
10. The High School Satisfaction Survey- measures your satisfaction with your present
high school situation In Book Five – High School Career, College and Life
11. The College Selection Profile Assessment- Ranking what is most important to you in
selecting a college. In Book Six- Selecting and Enrolling in Right College
12. The College Satisfaction Survey- measures your satisfaction with your present
college situation In Book Seven- Five Goal College Plan
13. The Work Place Satisfaction Survey -measures your satisfaction with your present
work situation In Book Seven- Five Goal College Plan
14. E.Q, Assessment Survey (social & personal maturity)- key to developing personal power and career advancement- In Book 10- Excelling as a Team Leader
15. The Helper Communication Assessment Survey-Measures where you are functioning
as a helper and discusses how you can improve in the weak areas. In Book 11-
Sharpening My Helping Communication Skills
16. The Performance Facilitator Assessment Survey-Learning to help individuals set and
Book 11- Sharpening My Helping Communication Skills
17. Leadership & Management Task Assessment Survey- Learning skill level to perform
certain team unit and management tasks and then improve yourself-Find in Book
10- Excelling as a Team Leader
18. The Group Leadership Assessment Survey-assessing how you lead a group of
people-Find in Book 10- Excelling as a Team Leader
19. Your Behavior in Groups- learning your behavior in groups- How do you behave in
groups when not leading. Do you become a team member? Find in Book Eight-
Assessing Self as a Leader
20. The Self Actualization Survey- Identifying if your Five “S” needs of Herzberg are
being met? Survival, Security, Social, Self Esteem and Self Actualization Find in
Book 10- Excelling as a Team Leader
21. Herzberg’s Motivation Assessment- Learning What Motivates You. Book 12 Moving
Out and Moving Out
22. The Skill Competency Survey – assessing yourself on 100 skills and identifying
where you need to improve In Book Eight- Assessing Self as a Leader
23. The Entrepreneur Assessment- An assessment to measure you as an entrepreneur-
Book 12- Moving Out and Moving Up
24. The Jackson Vocational Interest Blank- helps you understand your highest career
interests. $15 Not in books. Contact Dr. Mike Mulligan- 847 533-1648
25. The Myers Briggs Type Indicator- helps you understand your personality and those
that report to you. You can make better career decisions and learn the personality
make up of your team unit so you can build team cohesiveness and hire people
who fit the personality dynamics of your team unit. Not in any books- $15 Contact Dr. Mike Mulligan
26. Your Helping Communication Functional Level 20 Statements Made to You by
Someone Who Needs to Overcome a Problem or Situation. Not in
books-$15 Contact Dr. Mike Mulligan- 847 533-1648
Most of the assessments are in the books where you can take and self-score them and then discuss the results with your career mentor, parents, manager or Dr. Mike Mulligan.
If the assessments you want to take are not found in the books you have reviewed, contact Dr. Mulligan 847 533-1648 or text him at firstname.lastname@example.org with your choices, He will email you the assessments you want to take. Complete them and then email your results to him for scoring. He will send you the results and arrange a time and date to discuss them. He charges $15 to score an assessment and $35 an hour to discuss your assessment results with you which could be three or more.