Why should you be concerned about planning for your career? Because it is your career! If you fail to plan and take responsibility for your success you can be certain that no one else will. Consider all the time and energy you spend at work; shouldn’t you maximize your satisfaction and career advancement? The economy and job marketplace have undergone significant changes and career planning is a vital part of you being successful in your future endeavors. Success is rarely accidental! Tasks: Create a professional development plan. Your professional development plan must be at least 12 pages and should not include colors or artwork. Review the web for various examples. Your Professional Development Plan should include the following: •A discussion of a professional organization/s and a list of organizations you have joined or plan on joining. •A discussion of communication skills and expertise needed to achieve professional nursing success. •Advancement opportunities (a minimum of three) you have identified. •Key concepts (a minimum of three). •Key concepts (a minimum of three) learned from the interview with a leader who has been in nursing for at least 15 years. •A Curriculum Vitae (CV) including relevant licenses, certifications, and organization affiliations. Your Curriculum Vitae must be in professional format; for instance, you can state your information in a chronological order or any other professional order. You may use the Internet to see how a professional Curriculum Vitae is created. For example, you may visit http://www.bestsampleresume.com/ and click Nursing in the right-hand menu. Then, choose an experience level and click on the resumes at the bottom of the page to view them. Your plan should be written in a clear, concise, and organized manner; demonstrate ethical scholarship in accurate representation and attribution of sources; and display accurate spelling, grammar, and punctuation.