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Run your nursing career like a business

Colon, Rod

doi: 10.1097/01.CCN.0000414155.90444.28

Despite a nursing shortage, the recent recession ushered in a trend of hospitals becoming more selective in choosing new hires and demanding more from staff. Reframe your self-image from a powerless employee to the powerful, in-charge CEO of Me, Inc., and learn how to stand out from the crowd.

Rod Colon is president of Rod Colon Consulting in Jackson, N.J., and a former vice president of human resources for Banker's Trust in New York City.

Find out about this take-charge approach to navigating the 21st century jobscape.

The author has disclosed that he has no financial relationships related to this article.

© 2012 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.