Job Seekers

We are talent-focused at CareerSource Polk and strive to connect job seekers with employment and career development opportunities. If you’re trying to find your first job, thinking about a career change, or have been laid off, our staff can help you prepare for high skill, high wage jobs in Polk County, Florida.

The resources available on this page can help you access online help available 24/7 on EmployFlorida.com, or in-person help at a CareerSource Polk center. Floridians seeking assistance with Unemployment Compensation can learn more here.

The Employ Florida Marketplace

  • Skills assessment
  • Resume assistance
  • Thousands of available jobs
  • Information on growing industries and talent needs

CareerSource Polk centers

Our goal is to ensure that we prepare you for employment while maintaining a professional environment at the CareerSource Polk centers for all customers. Children are not permitted and following the Career Center Dress Guidelines is required of all job seekers. View the CareerSource Polk Orientation.

  • Access to computers, fax machines, and phones for your job search in our resource area
  • Resume and job search assistance by trained professionals
  • Career development and tuition assistance
  • Youth program for age 16-21
  • Specialized veteran services