Symposium Session: When You Wish Upon A Star: Proven Strategies You Can Use to Turn Your Career Dreams Into Reality

Suggested CDR Learning Codes: 1000, 1010, 1070; Level 2 

Do you dream of a successful career? Do you want the three Rs: recognition, rewards and respect? Are there things you want to achieve, but just don’t know how to get from where you are now to where you want to be? This session will help you discover the skills and traits needed to be successful and advance your career, discover the potential opportunities that are available to you as a professional, and teach you how to increase your value and prove your worth!

We will review some highlights from the Academy’s Nutrition and Dietetics 2013 Compensation and Benefits Survey to determine key factors related to employment and compensation, along with the CDR’s Workforce Demand Study to discuss trends and predictions for future employment. Then, we will focus on 10 proven strategies you can use to achieve your career dreams and goals.

Learning Objectives

After attending this session, nutrition professionals should be able to:

  1. Identify current earning potential of nutrition and dietetics professionals and determine the skills needed to increase their value as professionals.
  2. List at least three strategies that they commit to applying to achieve career goal(s).
  3. Identify three resources they can use to help achieve career goal(s).
Course summary
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  • 1.00 CDR
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Becky Dorner, RDN, LD, FAND

Founder and president of Nutrition Consulting Services Inc., and Becky Dorner & Associates, Inc. based in Naples, FL. Served on the Academy's Board of Directors from 2011-14 and current Chair of the Council on Future Practice.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 CDR


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