Working in the retail environment requires a variety of skills and long hours by everyone, so to move up the corporate ladder, you need to make an impression that sets you apart as a candidate for advancement. Leadership must see that you are ready and deserving of a promotion and this means actively showing, and possibly telling your boss that you’re ready for a new role. Here are some skills that will help you shine as you prepare to move to the next level:
Dry January, Sober Spring, Dry July Sober September – these seasonal holidays are gaining popularity with younger generations that now abstain from alcohol on a short-term or longer term basis as reported here in Phil Lempert’s review of key trends for 2020.
It is incredible to reflect on the evolution of my career at ALDI over the last four years. Back in 2016 I started as the Corporate RD and supported everything from product labeling to influencer programs to better-for-you recipes. Now, as a Corporate Responsibility Manager, I oversee commitments to responsible sourcing in the ALDI supply chain. I work closely with our suppliers, buyers and key industry partners on our commitments to source sustainable palm oil, cocoa, forestry and coffee. Additionally, I work on a few internal health and wellness related projects.
Many of us think about Pinterest when we’re searching for a recipe, decorating a room or planning a wedding shower, but this important social media platform can also be an effective way to market your health and wellness services. Ninety-eight percent of Pinterest users report trying new things they find on Pinterest and 77% of weekly Pinners have discovered a new brand or product. Here are some tips for starting and using Pinterest effectively:
As plant-based burgers hit retail stores, your customers and internal team members may have questions about these products. Here are some important considerations as you provide customer guidance and assist your store(s) with driving sales across all departments.
At Giant, I am one of 11 in-store nutritionists who works to improve the wellness of our communities by teaching customers how to fill their carts with nourishing food while also positively impacting the community’s perception of Giant as a healthy retailer and community partner.