The Important Career Question
As you progress in your healthcare career, you might explore management opportunities. If most of your career has been in an individual contributor role, making the leap to managing others might seem scary. Leadership opportunities are not right for everyone. Many people find their greatest career satisfaction in an individual contributor role.
Traits of Great Individual Contributors
You might wonder what writers mean by an “individual contributor.” This term from the corporate world refers to someone with outstanding skills in his or her field who is not leading other people. One survey of the performance