The mission of the Nifty 50 Career Advancement Club is to help each member develop, execute & meet their yearly Route 5 Career Pathway Plan so they advance and end up where they want to be in their career & life.
 

Our Four Career and Life Advancement Programs
 

• The High School Career Planning, College Selection and Enrollment Program
• The College Career Targeting, Preparation, Graduation, and Placement Program (graduating in 4 years
employed in your chosen career field or attending graduate or professional school)
• The Post College Career Management, Targeting and Placement Program. (managing and acquiring targeted positions advancing toward one’s ultimate career goal)
• Excelling as a Team Unit & C-Suite Leader (learning a performance management system and how to be a One-On-One Manager to develop ‘best in field” employees, departments and organization- for those moving in management & individuals who want to move to C-Suite)

 

Our Operating Philosophy and Costs

1. We limit our four programs to 50 members at one time so we can help each member be successful.
2. Dr. Mike Mulligan, who has a background in career counseling, assessment and management and helped over 2,500 individuals with career advancement serves as a Career Pathway Mentor to each member.
3. Members also work with our Specialty Career Mentors who help them with career direction and completing their predetermined tasks to meet Five “P” Career Growth Goals in their Route 5 Career Pathway Plan.
4. We ask Parents to serve on our Triangle Mentoring Team as a Family Support Mentor helping their young adult become a self- manager and what they want to be.
5. The Triangle Mentoring Team helps members advance identifying and completing tasks to meet their Five “P” Career Growth Goals as well as building a network to acquire future targeted positions and excel on job.
6. We want all our members to learn and execute the Route 5 Career Pathway Plan which means identifying and completing tasks to meet the following Five “P” Career Growth Goals.

 

• Positioning self on the right career pathway
• Preparing self for chosen career field
• Placing self in targeted career field
• Performing tasks to meet career/school/work goals
• Personal satisfaction in performance & situation

 

7. Young adults can start in our High School Career and College Selection Program and then participate in one or all of the other programs.
8. An individual can also participate in just one of our four career advancement programs & then become an alum.

9. We charge $550 to register for each program. This fee pays for our website, books, assessments plus four hours with Dr. Mulligan selecting a career field and developing one’s Route 5 Career Pathway Plan.
10.We charge $100 a month after the first month in the program as we will spend several hours each month mentoring and helping each member complete their predetermined tasks to meet their PLAN. This
monthly fee also includes support group sessions.
11.Once an individual completes one program, we will keep their resume on file and they will remain in the
Club free as part of our network & serving as a mentor.
12.All members have access to our website www.managemycareer.info with its’ career pdf books, assessments & career journey podcasts. 

 

Overview of Each Career Advancement Program

The High School Career Planning and College Selection and Enrollment Program (identifying your potential and developing it, targeting a career field, making good grades and applying, choosing and
enrolling in the college that is the best fit for you now) 

 

Creating Your Route 5 Career Pathway Plan with Dr. Mike Mulligan – Identifying and Completing Tasks to Meet Yearly


Five “P” Career Growth Goals in High School.
 

• “Positioning” Self on the Right Career Pathway - Assessing yourself and world of work and targeting a work sector, industry, functional area and future positions. You will take a number of assessments to learn about self and then talk with a number of our Specialty Mentors about career fields.

• “Preparing” Self for Target Career Field & Positions. (selecting your curriculum and taking courses in your high school plus having internships and on the job training).
• “Placing” Self in the college or university that will best prepare you for chosen career field.
• Performing” at a High Level to Advance (implementing the Tasks Expert Process to meet academic and career goals)
• Personal Satisfaction’ with Your High School (understanding what motivates and satisfies you in school
and making sure you are in a situation that pleases you)

 

We will use the book ‘My Career Mentor and Me” and will implement the Route 5 Career Pathway Plan that is described in the book. We will also use the following books;
 

§ The High School Championship Program
§ Selecting Colleges That Will Help You Launch Your Career
§ Taking the ACT
§ The Five Goal College Plan

 

We will provide a number of assessments to help you plan and manage your career journey.

The College Career Targeting, Preparation and Placement Program (Graduating in 4 years employed in chosen career field or attending graduate or professional school)
 

. Creating Your Route 5 Career Pathway Plan with Dr. Mike Mulligan – Identifying and Completing Tasks to Meet Five “P” Career Growth Goals Each Year in College.
• “Positioning” Self on the Right Career Pathway - Assessing yourself and world of work and targeting a work sector, industry, functional area and future positions. You will take a number of assessments to learn about self and then talk with a number of our Specialty Mentors about work sectors, industries, functional areas and positions.
• “Preparing” Self for Target Career Field & Positions. (selecting your curriculum and major and taking the right courses plus having internships and on the job training).
• “Placing” Self in the college or university major and you first position that will best prepare you for chosen career field.
• Performing” at a High Level to Advance (implementing the Tasks Expert Process to meet academic and career goals)
• “Personal Satisfaction’ with your college (understanding what motivates and satisfies you in school and making sure you are in a situation that pleases you)

 

We will use the book ‘My Career Mentor and Me” implementing the Route 5 Career Pathway Plan described in the book. We will also use the books; The Five Goal College Plan and Selecting
Graduate and Professional Degree Programs plus a number of assessments to help you plan and manage your career. 

 

Post College Career Management & Placement Program. (performing on job and acquiring targeted positions and advancing toward meeting ultimate career goal)
 

This is a program designed to help a member perform at a high level on the job and obtain their next targeted position. We decided to create a Club so we can develop a network of alums that can help each other through the career journey performing at a high level on the job and obtaining new targeted positions. The services include following the Route 5 Career Pathway Plan
 

• Positioning- working with your manager to “be best” at what you are doing plus doing tasks to prepare you for the next position. Also work with Club mentors to identify next positions in the company or outside the company.

• Preparation- identify next position and gain credentials and experience to apply for that targeted position.
• Placement- Develop marketing materials that brand you and a plan to obtain interviews and sell self in the interview. We have over 300 interviewing questions in our system that might be asked by an interviewer.
• Performance- obtain interviews, sell self, obtain offers and negotiate a good package
• Personal Satisfaction- build working relationships when first starting new job and take a position that makes you want to come to work.

 

We put our members together based on functional areas, salary and experience for certain sessions and put all our clients together to network & participate in educational sessions we think are appropriate,
 

We follow up with a client once he/she is employed and keep his/her resume in our files. Our goal is to build a large network of past clients to help present and past clients obtain future targeted
positions.


We will use the books The Route 5 Career Pathway Plan and Moving Out and Moving Up
Excelling as a Team Unit and C-Suite Leader Developing ‘best in field” employees, departments and
organization- for those moving in management or already in management- we group by experience
Gallop says 82% of those chosen for management by companies are bad choices. We say that these individuals are not taught a performance management system and how to operate as a One-On-One Career Pathway Mentor in college or at work many times.

 

Man manage people by the seat of their pants to get results. We will use Dr. Mulligan’s books Excelling as a Team Leader and Sharpening My One-On-One Helping Communication and Performance Facilitation Skills and assess the functioning level of each participant as a Helper. This self-knowledge helps one
improve their skills to manage and help others succeed. 

 

Members will learn a performance management system and how to operate as a One-On-One Manager to develop ‘best in field” employees, departments and organization- This program is good for both those moving in management or in the C-Suite The Manager or Career Mentor uses our Task Expert Process
to help his or her reports identify the tasks that he/she needs to complete to meet our Five “P” Career Growth Goals or the department objectives. The Manager or Mentor evaluates each task that needs to be completed with report or mentee on a scale of 1 to 4. A score of 4 means mentee is an expert in completing
the task. A score of 3 means the mentee can complete task but might need a little help. If the mentee ranks his or her expertise at 1 or 2, the Career Mentor or a Specialist Mentor in the organization coaches the mentee on becoming an expert in completing that task. The process allows employees the opportunity to advance to other positions in the organization.

To learn about our operating policies and counseling and coaching staff, review tab "About Us".
 

Call Dr. Mulligan 847 533-1648 (cell) to discuss your situation and book an appointment. You can email him at mike@ mulligan1983.com.