Building relationships to promote the benefits and reputation of yourself and your company is the basis of public relations (PR). PR is all about communicating your message to build a community and gain supporters. The more effective PR you do, the more presence you will have in your industry, community, and the media. Therefore, PR is very important in enhancing your expertise and optimizing your voice. NutritionJobs reached out to some of the top dietitians in the PR niche to get their expert advice on how to get a job within the PR industry. Here’s what they had to say. Here’s how to get a job as a public relations dietitian.
Social media can suck up our time, energy, and focus. Having a set plan on how you are going to manage your social media obligations is important in order to continue to do the regular work you have to do and not fall into the social media black hole. I reached out to 20 dietitians and they shared their top social media time management tips. Get ready to clear up your schedule and optimize your social media energy. – Sarah
Teaching classes for a college, university, or other educational institution includes many skills besides just knowing the subject. The job of a professor is complex and includes the skills of speaking, writing, dealing with people, and more. When you bring the topic of online education into the equation, the job becomes even more multifaceted. NutritionJobs interviewed two educators who specialize in online teaching. They provided us with insider tips on the benefits and challenges of online teaching and how to get a job as a nutrition online educator. Here is their story. – Sarah
You have a great idea for a book. Your passion, heart, and soul are behind this project. Now the big question is, how are you going to get your book published? Luckily, agents know editors and publishers. Publishers generally work directly with agents to find them quality book proposals that will sell. Agents are also well-versed in book contracts and can be a good liaison between the publishing house and the author for drafting and finalizing the contract. A good agent will work hard to get the author a successfully published book.
Networking results in creating new relationships. I originally met Alpa V. Shah, MS, RDN, CDE, at the annual Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo in Nashville. Thanks to attending a networking event with Nutrition Entrepreneurs Dietetic Practice Group and Dietitians in Business and Communications Dietetic Practice Group, we were able to connect. Here’s her story on her fascinating career. – Sarah
Are you branding yourself and communicating correctly? Jennifer E. Seyler, MS, RD, CPT, sure is and she knows how to enhance the dietetic industry through her communication skills. Read on to learn how Jennifer’s inspiring career has helped people through public relations. – Sarah
Public policy is the principle guide to taking action within the government and institutions towards making changes with laws and regulations. Public policy is dynamic, complex, and interactive. Without people making requests for change, nothing will ever happen. The people are the ones who drive changes within our government and policy through their actions and advocacy. This article is dedicated to Public Policy: How you can change our future through your voice, actions, and advocacy.
Your personal statement is the first impression a dietetic internship will have about your personality, goals, qualifications, and worth. This may be your only chance to demonstrate your ability and your interest in the program to hopefully move forward and get an interview. Therefore, the personal statement needs to be relevant, honest, enthusiastic, and memorable.
You submitted your resume to your job of choice. You had a phone interview and nailed it. Now, the company wants an interview where they can meet you virtually over Skype. Remote interviews are becoming more and more common, especially when interviewing candidates that may be out-of-state. Instead of spending money on travel expenses, technology has allowed us to conduct live, visual interviews from anywhere in the world. – Sarah