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Image of a public speaker.
By Jama Thurman, career services manager at Hodges University In a 2016 survey by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE), 70 percent of employers reported they are seeking candidates with strong written and verbal communication skills. The only attributes ranking higher than communication are leadership and the ability […]

Professional Communication Skills and Why They Matter


VSC Director and Student
As a veteran returning from service, the transition can be difficult. The uncertainty of what lies ahead, as well as what options are available can be daunting. For veterans returning to school, not only do they face the same uncertainties, but they are also stepping into a far different role […]

Hodges’ Veterans Services Center Helps to Ease the Difficulties of ...


Clinical Mental Health Counseling
By the Clinical Mental Health Counseling Faculty at Hodges University You have earned your clinical mental health counseling degree and you are ready to begin working and assisting those who need help, but where do you start? Do you know what options are available to you? As a clinical mental […]

7 Career Fields for a Clinical Mental Health Counseling Graduate



10 Social Media Mistakes That Can Cost You Your Job
By Jama Thurman, career services manager at Hodges University Are you frustrated about your boss or job? Be careful about venting on social media. Even if you think your posts are private, they can be forwarded to others. A potential employer can see the post and question your professionalism and […]

10 Social Media Mistakes That Can Cost You Your Job


Professional Development
by Jama Thurman, M.A., LMHC, career services manager at Hodges University As students and working professionals, we are always looking for opportunities to grow in our skills and knowledge, and there are certain times when you should stop and evaluate your occupational wellness, which is considered the balance between your […]

Four Ways to Improve Your Professional Development Skills


IT Students in Class
Imagine a tripod. It has three legs, each of which relies on the other two to provide support. However, if one leg were to be removed, the stability of the tripod would be compromised. This is not to say that the tripod would be ineffective, but it would need the […]

8 “Must-Have” Technology Certifications to Benefit Your Future Career



Hodges University's Fort Myers Campus
Do you want an exciting career in law enforcement? Unfortunately, it’s not as simple as enrolling in the police academy and being handed a badge. Luckily, an associate or bachelor’s degree can open the door to a myriad of opportunities in the legal, computer information and public safety fields. While […]

How To Get Started in Law Enforcement


Job Search
By Jama Thurman, career services manager at Hodges University. The Office of Career Services would like to help you organize your job search. Searching for jobs can be overwhelming and stressful at times. One way to minimize stress is to develop a tracking system that works for you. There are […]

How to Organize Your Job Search


Job Search
By Jama Thurman, career services manager at Hodges University “Lack of direction, not lack of time, is the problem. We all have twenty-four hour days.” – Zig Ziglar The Office of Career Services at Hodges University wants to help you secure your dream career. In order to help you in […]

10 Time Management Tips for a Successful Job Search