Our New Edition is out!

ISBN: 978-1-891156-02-1

Getting the Right Job is a valuable assessment tool for job seekers and career counselors. The book is designed to help job seekers discover and capitalize on their particular strengths, skills, and interests. This curriculum is available to colleges, universities, career and guidance counselors, and anyone assisting high school, undergraduate, professional, or military job seekers.

Why use our textbook over others…

What benefit will my university receive by using your textbook?

What is included in the Getting the Right Job textbook?

Our textbook provides direction in career choices for your students, helps them earn their degrees in less than six years, increases student retention, reduces the financial burden on graduates, and increase graduation rates. Students will be able to decide the measurable strengths, skills, core competencies, and value they will bring to the job search.

Each student receives a Birkman Method assessment, our proven body of work, the help with finding direction with their future career choices, and how “Social Media Listening” can be used to find the Right Job!

What does the Birkman Method assessment provide the student?

What differentiates this textbook from others on the market?

Direction! Students get more knowledge about themselves, how they relate to people and how people relate to them. In addition, they find out what their weaknesses and strengths are. Also, the student is provided solutions on how to improve their needs.

We have the only textbook that includes current skills in “Social Media Listening.” and the included Birkman Method assessment. Students learn how to use “ Social Media Listening” to find out the needs, goals and strategies of the companies they want to work with.

Graduation Rates

33.3 %

Graduation Rate for the U.S. average for 4-year public college in 4 years

57.6 %

Graduation Rate for the U.S. average for 4-year public college in 6 years

70 %

Graduates left college with an average student loan debt of $29,400*

*Source: The Chronicle of Higher Education graduation rates by state as well as estimated cost by university for student services.


As many people – perhaps more – have student loan debt as have college degrees

*Source: March, 2014 monthly labor census U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics


6 years for completion of a college degree is too long – as it adds debt to students and significantly increases cost to colleges

*Source: March, 2014 monthly labor census U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics


The underemployment rate for new college graduates has risen greatly with a growing number of graduates accepting jobs that are low paying or even part time or both

*Source: March, 2014 monthly labor census U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

52.8 %

Graduation Rate for the U.S. average for 4-year private college in 4 years

65.4 %

Graduation Rate for the U.S. average for 4-year private college in 6 years

Birkman International serves clients on six continents. The Birkman Method can be used 24 hours a day, seven days a week and 365 days a year, from wherever you have access to the Internet. As you can see below, many universities are already using Birkman Method products. In addition to using the highly accredited Birkman Method, our unique career assessment expands on this method and was developed and proven by the University of South Carolina’s Darla Moore School of Business.

Colleges & Universities using the Birkman Method

American Intercontinental University

Antioch University

Armstrong State College

Baylor University – Truett Seminary

Baylor College of Medicine

Bethel College

Briercrest College & Seminary

Calhoun Community College

Colby College Colgate University

Colorado Community College

Columbia University

Creighton University

Dallas Baptist University

Drake University

Eastern Illinois University

Emory University

Gadsden State Community College

Gediz University

Georgia State University

Georgia Technical Institute

Golden Gate University

Harvard University

HCC Corporate College

Houston Community College

Jefferson State Community College

John Brown University

James Madison University

Kaplan University

Kent State University

Laureate: Universidad del Valle De Mexico

Loyola University

LSU Ag Center

Morehouse College

Olivet University in California

Ottawa University

Penn State University

Pepperdine University

Pierce College

Rice University

Ryerson University

Seattle University

Simmons College

Southwestern University

Stanford University

Texas A&M University

Ohio State University

The University of Texas at Dallas

Trinity Western University

UCLA – Anderson School of Management

University of Arizona

University of Chicago

University of Colorado at Boulder

University of Houston – C.T. Bauer College of Business

University of Indianapolis

University of Maryland at Hagerstown

University of Mississippi Medical Center

University of Missouri – Kansas City

University of Nebraska at Omaha

University of New Hampshire

University of North Carolina, Charlotte

University of South Carolina

University of Southern California

University of Tulsa University of Utah

University of Texas Medical Branch

Wake Forest University

Weber State University

Wheaton College

Winston-Salem State University


Speakers are available for one on one counseling or small group workshops. Please contact Frank Munson to schedule a time.

Setup a workshop:

2 + 4 = ?

Getting the Right Job Authors

Frank M. Munson


Frank has been the lead co-author of Getting the Right Job: A Personal Guide to Developing Your Career. He sold almost 5,000 of his two self-published business books and conducted dozens of workshops nationwide on Continuing Improvement in Job Performance.

John H. Stern


During John’s career, he served on many corporate, college, and civic boards of directors. He had an intimate knowledge of corporate job search practices and helped thousands of college students in their pursuit of the right job and career.

Jane R. Willis


During her extensive career in higher education, Jane Mayer has worked at three different institutions of higher learning, both public and private, as well as two-year and University-level. Although she has served in various capacities, including Dean of Students, Graduate Program Management, and Academic Dean, her passion lies in Career Services. She believes it is a privilege to guide students and clients through the self-discovery process to determine short and long-term career direction. She utilizes certifications in both the Birkman Method and the Harrison Assessment to deliver self-awareness tools, providing insight into work styles, behavior preference, career interests and motivational needs. At the core of her coaching and training practice is her belief that each individual is created with unique skills and interests, and tapping into an understanding of these can free an individual to pursue their passion and realistic goals. Her passion is guiding others to an understanding of their’s! Jane lives in Lexington, SC with her husband, Ralph. She has two remarkable sons, three wonderful step-children, 2 amazing daughters-in-law, and 2 precious grand-puppies.