Dietitians are professionals specialized in the field of nutrition. They generally try to improve the health of individuals by informing them about proper nutrition, and ideally, by helping to change their nutrition habits. They usually access nutritional needs, and provide information and advice tailored to specific individuals. They may also provide lectures or group talks, or they may be involved in research.
According to onet, 53% of employed dietitians own a post-baccalaureate certificate, 33% have studied to a masters degree level, and 10% have a bachelor degree.
|Access nutritional needs of individuals
|Interpret laboratory tests and device necessary plans
|Provide individual or group counseling services or teaching sessions on nutrition
|Influence Communication skills – Understanding others Compassion
|Coperating with health professionals and others
|Teamplayer Respect for rules Teamplayer – Helping others Emotional Intelligence Influence Communication skills – Understanding others
Soft skills measured by TraitForward
|No of Questions
|Cronbach’s alpha (α)
|Are they effective readers?
|Teamplayer Respect for rules
|Do they follow the rules of the team?
|Teamplayer – Helping others
|Do they find pride in helping others?
|Are they compassionate?
|Are they cautious?
|Are they able to understand people’s emotions?
|Communication skills – Understanding others
|Do they communicate effectively?
|Do they have a desirable work ethic?
|Do they have influencing skills?
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Source: US Department of Labor – Bureau of Labor Statistics
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