career


Interview Attire
By Jama Thurman, Career Services Manager and Counselor Your interview attire and professional appearance can make or break you when meeting a prospective employer. First impressions are important. When in doubt, it is always best to dress professionally and conservatively. Unless you know the office setting is casual, wear a […]

Make an Impression: Interview Attire and Professional Appearance


Hodges University
How Hodges is Changing Lives – One Student, Faculty and Staff Member at a Time Fall has arrived at Hodges University, and students, faculty, staff and administrators are preparing for another successful semester. For members of the Hodges community, a strong sense of Panther Pride exists within the walls of […]

The Impact of Our University


Soft Skills Blog Post
By Jama Thurman, Career Services Manager and Counselor Employers today know students possess valuable technical skills and knowledge related to their degree programs; however, there are additional skills employers believe students lack. Today, employers are looking for students who possess strong interpersonal and communication skills. Employers also believe many students […]

Soft Skills: What Employers Want from You



Tyler Dunham and his family
It’s Monday morning at 5:00 a.m. and although his family is still sleeping, Tyler Dunham begins his day by opening his textbooks, studying and preparing for the day ahead. By 7:00 a.m., he’s on campus ready to spend the next eight to 10 hours in class, learning all there is […]

The Pursuit of a Lifelong Career


5 Steps to Become a Hospital Administrator
It’s no secret that health care jobs are in the midst of rapid growth. In fact, the Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that we’ll see a 19 percent increase in health care employment from 2014 to 2024 — this equates to approximately 2.3 million new jobs within that decade-long span. […]

How to Become a Hospital Administrator in 5 Simple Steps




EMT workers
First responders are individuals who run toward a dangerous situation while everyone else is running away. From firefighters to police officers to paramedics, these individuals put themselves in harm’s way to protect others. When searching online, news stories throughout the country are discussing a national shortage of paramedics. In Collier […]

Addressing a Workforce Need for Paramedics


Grady Harrison
Have you ever uttered the words, “There are just not enough hours in the day” when looking at your calendar? Each hour possesses a different task or obligation, and if you are lucky, a few hours are devoted to sleep. It would be easy to assume that as a husband, […]

Learning to Lead at Any Level


Dee Batiato and students at Hodges University Graduation
Dr. Dolores “Dee” Batiato loves the classroom, and her passion is to instruct, engage and encourage her students. As professor and program chair of management at Hodges University, she understands what it takes to turn students into management professionals and tells them, “It’s not going to be easy, but it […]

Embracing a Passion After All These Years