Talk to the Experts Day

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Polk State Career Development Services & SALO presented Talk to the Experts Day Feb. 18 on the Lakeland campus. At this event, more than 90 students had the opportunity to talk to College officials and expert…

The New-Hire Skills Gap: Is It Really a “Thing”?

Posted on by Denise James

Headlines in workforce news have been confusing lately: “Employers Aren’t Just Whining – the Skills Gap Is Real!” (Harvard Business Review); “Why the Skills Gap Does Not Exist” (Inc.); and “Can We Fix the Skills Gap?”…

A student stops by the Bachelor of Applied Science degree program booth at Tuesday's Meta-Major Expo at Polk State Lakeland. Another Meta-Major Expo is planned for 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Feb. 27 at Polk State Winter Haven.

Polk Hosts First Meta-Major Expo, Another Planned for Feb. 27

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A student stops by the Bachelor of Applied Science degree program booth at Tuesday's Meta-Major Expo at Polk State Lakeland. Another Meta-Major Expo is planned for 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Feb. 27 at Polk State Winter Haven.

The Polk State Lakeland Student Center was abuzz Tuesday afternoon, as students mingled with area employers during the College’s first-ever Meta-Major Expo. Hosted by the College’s Career Resource Center, the event targeted the meta-major of…

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