DBC Virtual Workshop Session 1: Taking Your Career to the Next Level: Setting You Up for Success

DBC Virtual Workshop

This session will start with an assessment of your career.

  • Release Date: April 6, 2020
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This product is free for DBC members.

This virtual conference was presented live on April 6, 2020.

Career change is challenging! What excites you? Where are the opportunities? Where will the opportunities be in 5 years? How do you set yourself up for success? Lisa Abbay is the Talent Acquisition Manager with Compass Group where she has been recruiting key operation leadership for over 13 years. During this session, Lisa will describe her professional journey, explore the future, RDN job outlook and share tips and strategies to successfully navigate the job search and hiring process. Current best practices for building an effective and results-oriented resume will be presented.

Session 1: Setting You Up for Success

This session will start with an assessment of your career. Reviewing your skills, interests and even personality tests you completed in high school might sound silly, but the right career assessment can provide essential insight to help you find your path. Use reliable tools as a starting point for insight and self-reflection. Make lists and look at your options. Do your skills, strengths and interests overlap with resources you have worked hard to establish? Learn from our presenter’s story and the journey that translated into a career hiring hundreds of dietitians for Compass Group. Let's start down the path to a new career or a refresh of your current one. It will be worth it.

CPEU: 1.0
Learning Need Codes: 1010, 1020, 7090, 6070
Performance Indicators: 1.2.1, 3.1.1, 3.2.1

Learning Objectives

  1. Identify and utilize career planning and assessment tools
  2. Develop an effective resume
  3. Discuss strategies and best practices for a job search and interview process


Lissa Abbay, RDN, LDN, FAND
Talent Acquisition Manager
Compass Group

  • Release Date: April 6, 2020