Hiring degreed. Part 3

By Oscar

Patton feels that licensure for the industry is a necessity and would put teeth into the kind of competency and expectations that health fitness professionals must have. Once this happens, institutions would have to develop proper curriculum, he says.

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Hiring degreed. Part 2

By Oscar

Front-line management is where experience and personality counts more than education. “I want my snack bar headed by someone who can cook, but personality is the No. 1 thing I look at. The education is secondary,” says Gainsboro. “If you don’t make members feel warm and fuzzy and comfortable, the technical stuff won’t work.”

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Hiring degreed. Part 1

By Oscar

Hiring degreed individuals brings greater credibility to any business, but their selection, training and supervision make special demands.

As evident by the growing number of universities that offer degree programs in fitness/health-related fields, there’s a movement toward professionalizing the fitness industry.

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