career


Employers Share Their Advice with Hodges Students Each year, the number of students graduating from colleges and universities grows higher, which means more competition in the workforce. From business to health care to technology, every student is vying for positions that are being scouted by others entering or currently in […]

Preparing a Workforce


Career benefits of earning a degree
Adult learners return to school for a variety of reasons. Oftentimes, life gets in the way and causes us to set personal goals aside; however, if you’ve found yourself at a standstill in your career, going back to school may be the answer you’ve been looking for in order to […]

Three Benefits of Earning a Degree to Advance Your Career


Dr. Meyer on the Naples campus
When entering Dr. John Meyer’s office, you quickly realize his passion for cars and the automotive industry. Professing the business side of him questions the financial soundness of owning collector cars, given the opportunity, Meyer would be the next Jay Leno. Fascinated by cars from an early age, it led […]

Coming Home to Hodges



Amanda Lanham
Growing up, Amanda Lanham never considered her gender as a detriment in discussing future aspirations. With a mother who has made it her mission to encourage young girls to take interest in the field of technology, Lanham joined in that mission by following her passion for the arts and enrolling […]

Setting the Example for Future Girls in Tech


Dr. Amber Pope
Starting from a young age, Dr. Amber Pope was intrigued by the human condition and what makes people think and act a certain way. After witnessing what she believed to be mental health issues among some of those closest to her, she was inspired to pursue a career in counseling, […]

Opening the Conversation


Disability Support Blog Post
By Lourdes Araujo, M.S. Registered Intern, Counseling and Disability Support Manager Perhaps there was a time when you felt uncomfortable or inadequate when seeking a job opportunity. You felt you had the essential qualifications, but you still believed there were some concerns that crossed an employer’s mind. Don’t let your […]

Getting a Job with a Disability



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