It has been said that “Low self-esteem is like driving through life with your hand brake on.” While nobody is born with limitless self-confidence, it is something that you learn to build up over the years despite the challenging world of business, and life in general, which can deflate it.
In 2014 and as a service to our members, the Retail Dietitians Business Alliance launched the first ever salary survey of retail registered dietitians. Now, in 2016, we are repeating this survey to benchmark against the 2014 data and understand movement that has been made in compensation amongst retail dietitians over the past two years. Not only is this data important for retail RDs, but also for Human Resource departments and program leaders involved in the hiring processes. The survey should take approximately 10 minutes to complete.
Welcome back for Part 2 of RDBA’s interview with Christine Day, CEO of the revolutionary frozen food brand, Luvo. In this segment, Christine discussions innovation at retail, the change management process, and skills that have led to her career success.
You won’t want to miss this insightful video, an interview on leadership with Christine Day, CEO of Luvo, the RDBA’s new sponsor. The first in a two-part series, Christine shares insights from her climb up the corporate ladder in senior roles at Starbucks, Lululemon, and now, Luvo, a new leader in the frozen food industry.
Retail Dietitians positively impact both public health and the business of food retail on a daily basis and RDBA believes this something worth celebrating. We've just launched the Retail RD of the Year Award to to recognize a retail dietitian who shows leadership in utilizing business skills and industry knowledge to positively impact consumer behavior change through the retail sector.
According to the 2011 Salary and Benefits Survey conduction by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the average dietitian has an annual income of $58,000. RDs working on the business side of the industry, however, are making $90,000 or more, the highest level of all dietitians.
What's a "30 second elevator speech?" It's a short statement about you and the value proposition you bring to the company. The statement got its name as it should be quick enough to communicate in a short elevator ride and impactful enough to grab the attention of a captive audience.
ROI or Return On Investment is the number one issue in the aisles. Retail dietitians need to be effective in their program building and execution, and in the tracking of these events. Today, the reality of our retail work world is that we all need to be able to articulate how we impact the total business. RDBA is here to help set the metrics and standards for ROI - and offer the tools and skills.