July 31 looms as a date that could have dramatic impact on the budgets of the millions of Americans currently unemployed. If Congress and the White House decide note to extend the $600 a week federal unemployment subsidy, consumers will have less money to spend, including on groceries. This could make owned brand products even more attractive than they have been during the pandemic thus far.
As the only professional organization committed to fostering the continuing business education and career development of current and future retail dietitians, the Retail Dietitians Business Alliance is hosting RDBA Virtual: What You Need to Know. The event will be held for three hours on each of three days – September 22, 23, and 24th and is exclusive to retail dietitians.
I am a bilingual retail contract dietitian with the H-E-B Nutrition Services department. I provide nutrition education and nutrition counseling to H-E-B customers and partners. While I mostly see patients in a 1-1 setting, we do offer group nutrition education opportunities as well. These include grocery tours, cooking demos, webinars, etc. I see patients ages two and up and for a variety of nutrition-related health conditions.
When you are on camera it goes without saying that you want to look your professional best. And when you are comfortable with your appearance, both you and audience can focus on the messages you are trying to communicate. Whether live in a television studio, or taping a video segment (which is happening more often right now), here’s some tips for making a great visual impression:
While you are employed, circumstances may have you wondering about your current pay grade and if your salary is in line with similar positions. Lou Whiting, HR Retail Expert provides insights regarding pay grades, bonuses and how to have difficult compensation discussions:
I’m a superfan of LinkedIn and use it frequently to find contacts at potential client companies, engage in industry dialog, connect with other professionals, and position myself as a thought leader on topics that matter to me. As a superfan, I’m always stunned when I don’t find profiles for retail RDs.
Whatever the reason for sugar reduction, sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) are typically the first place dietitians recommend shoppers start looking to reduce sugar intake, as it is the number one source of added sugars in the American diet.
As the Director of Nutrition and Dietetics, it’s my job to bring Kroger Health’s Food as Medicine philosophy to life through a dedicated, educated, and personalized approach to food and nutrition for our shoppers.