Hopefully you’ve been asking yourself some tough questions when it comes to showing the value of the work you do. Proving and communicating your worth can be challenging, but it is necessary in today’s retail environment. We sought out some exceptional retail RDNs who have made it a mission to create compelling business cases for their work and wanted to share some of their best practice insights:
I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again here – much ideation, inspiration and business savvy can be gained when retail RDs spend time reading outside the nutrition space. A news reel hit me this weekend and it had my mind spinning with opportunities for retail health and wellbeing programs. I’m sharing the inspiration here with you today.
Showing the value a dietitian brings to the retail environment continues to be a vital area of focus for those RDNs practicing in this space. The ability to calculate a positive return on investment (ROI) and to share those findings with leadership is essential to job security, obtaining approval for new programs and to support additional staffing.
Over the past year amidst the pandemic, consumers have been more willing to switch brands and/or try new brands, and private label has benefited. Survey data from McKinsey and Company found that nearly 20% of consumers indicate they have purchased more owned brand products during the pandemic than they did pre-COVID-19. Forty-five percent of these shoppers indicate price was the primary reason. Private label brands are having a moment, and retailers are strategizing to hold these sales.
Do you know what your life purpose is? Finding your purpose gives meaning to your existence and helps you to align your actions so they impact the world in a way that fulfills you. Discovering what your purpose is may sound like a complicated endeavor, but these 3 steps can get you off to a successful start:
Vaccinations are humming along at 1.5 million a day, the number of new daily COVID cases are dropping in states across the country, and many feel like the light at the end of the tunnel is beginning to appear. We begin to dream about a post-pandemic world, recognizing that the world will forever be changed due to this pandemic. Along with this change are alterations in business, in work, and in roles. Here’s a compilation of five skills deemed to be important for success in a post-pandemic work world.