The Best Secrets On How To Have A Successful Dietetic Career – Part II. Read on to learn more how you can become exactly who you want to be in your career by having an open mind, being flexible, and staying authentic.
Private practice for dietitians isn’t just about having an office anymore to counsel or coach clients. Private practice insinuates that one works for his/her self in a practice. This practice can have multiple job ventures and options beyond just the standard counseling services. Here are some different opportunities for private practice dietitians to get that extra paycheck while enjoying a flexible, self-made schedule.
“Registered Dietitians are uniquely qualified to translate nutrition science into smart strategies and help people make their own, well-informed nutrition decisions based on facts, not fear. Effective communication skills not only help promote better nutrition, they also promote the dietetics profession and your own career by boosting your visibility, influence, and success.”
New trends emerge each year where one minute something is hot, hot, hot, and the next minute, it’s not. NutritionJobs caught up with fellow dietitians to find out what to look for in regards to the dietetic industry for the upcoming year. Here are 10 future dietetic trends in 2017. – Sarah
You meet new people, and they ask, “What do you do?” How do you respond? What do you say to them to cause so much intrigue that they continue to ask more questions about your career? How are you unique and engaging? An elevator pitch can help you give your audience enough information in just a short introduction so that you have grabbed their attention and they want to learn more. – Sarah
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.
Interested in developing media skills to enhance your career and become an effective communicator? Are you ready to serve your profession and share your voice with the nation? Becoming a spokesperson of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics will allow you to achieve all these dreams and goals. In addition, you can gain new networking opportunities and pave your way for more media appearances while building your professional platform.
NutritionJobs caught up with three Academy spokespeople and here is what they shared with us on how to enhance your dietetic career as an Academy spokesperson.
The most effective companies hire employees with specific traits and characteristics that will enhance the company’s business. Hiring an ideal employee is not just about who is the most knowledgeable because information, technique, and systems can be taught. Recognizing the best qualities of an ideal candidate is important in order to determine who will work best with other employees, who is most apt, and who will also become a strong asset.
The competition to get into a dietetic internship program is fierce. The application is just the first step. Acing the interview can be the determining in getting accepted. Proper preparation and a “winning” attitude can assist with getting into your internship of choice and being that perfect standout candidate. – Sarah