As a retail dietitian you may often feel overextended, but may you also think you need to hang on to all of your projects to “protect” your work. Unfortunately, this instinct ultimately weakens our impact and may not allow others to grow. To help maximize your productivity and increase your potential as a leader it’s important to hone your delegation skills. Here are 6 strategies to get you started:
Leveraging media can be an effective tool in the retail RD skill set. Consider that media segments enhance your company’s health and wellness brand and community relations, are an effective way to gain visibility with shoppers in your key market and can successfully market RD programs and services. “Media segments generate awareness with a population not necessarily shopping your stores and create loyalty with existing shoppers,” says Kerry Clifford, MS, RD, LDN, retail dietitian with Fresh Thyme.
The work world has certainly changed over the years and the typical employee no longer retires with a secure pension from the same company they started with years before. Individuals now need to take responsibility for their job security and manage their own career path. The good news is, there is a spectrum of work possibilities for retail dietitians if you recognize potential opportunities to learn and grow in your role. Here are seven steps for managing your career with confidence.
For many retail shoppers, planning dinner on a daily basis is still a struggle. Retailers have offered many options to solve this consumer problem. Meal kits, bunkers of meal solutions, classes where shoppers create multiple freezer meals – all these options are designed to help the consumer get dinner on the ta
As the Food Safety Manger at Coborn’s I am responsible for developing food safety policies and procedures for our retail locations which meet or exceed government regulations to ultimately ensure our guests are provided with safe, wholesome food products.
Just when retail dietitians get a handle on the buyer role, they realize that not all buyer roles are the same. In fact, there are distinct difference between the roles based on the category of the store. “It’s essential for dietitians to establish in-roads to the buying teams,” says Stephanie Schultz, MSM, RDN, CD and Sr. Director of Marketing and Communications at Skogen’s Festival Foods. “Identify a colleague who can point you in the right direction and help you navigate the differences.”