Bragging is bad, or so we’ve been told. But, communicating your worth and highlighting your contributions does not have to come across as egoistical. Research has actually shown that self-promotion, or bragging, is a key factor for being hired, promoted and getting more compensation. Women seem to especially struggle with bragging about themselves as they may fear negative backlash.
Social media platforms are continually evolving, and it can easily become daunting if you don’t take time to understand how they work and who they reach. In fact, if you really want to learn how these app features succeed, your best research is to sit with a teenager, watch and learn, as they fast and furiously scroll through videos and images. Today, we are specifically talking about TikTok, a platform consisting of short videos that is widely popular with Generation Z.
Make every bite count with the Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGAs) is the tagline of the 2020-2025 version as launched on December 29th. While much of the newly released version aligns with the previous DGAs, there are subtle nuances as showcased in the following four focus areas:
We’re all aware that consumers’ food purchase, preparation and consumption habits have changed dramatically during the past nine months. One of the unintended consequences of these changes is trash. Residential trash volume spiked as much as 25% this spring, according to the trade group Solid Waste Association of North America. Everything from a reduced use of recyclable bags to a return to using single use plastics to an increase in deliveries has added to the problem. Empty pizza boxes, Amazon cartons, Styrofoam containers, and layers and layers of bags are causing household trash cans to overflow in this new stay-at-home era.
There’s no better time than the New Year to refresh your office with the tools you need to be more productive and successful. Whether your home office needs some changes, or you are looking ahead to your corporate office return, use this checklist to get help you create a streamlined and efficient work space:
As communities continue to navigate through the pandemic, a rising number of consumers are concerned about their budgets and how much they are spending on groceries. Retail dietitians can provide guidance to these shoppers while offering solutions for purchasing foods that will deliver the most nutrition for their money. It is important, however, to make sure communications are respectful, positive and meaningful. Below are some recommendations for connecting with budget-minded customers: