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Updated: 01/20/2013 07:59:49AM

Get on the bus, get help finding work

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PHOTO BY STEVE STEINER


Tom Mayrant demonstrates how someone can access information from the Employ Florida Marketplace web site (www.employfloridamarketplace.com).

PHOTO BY STEVE STEINER


A satellite hookup allows prospective job seekers to search for jobs as well as other services, in addtion to applying online.

By STEVE STEINER

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The third Tuesday of every month, the Polk Works jobs bus rolls into the Bartow Civic Center parking lot on the side closest to the library, where it is stationed from
9 a.m.-3 p.m. It’s just one of its many stops.

“We go all around the county,” said Tom Mayrant, one of the two people who cover the county; the other person being Kathleen O’Donnell. The bus is equipped with 13 computer stations that are hooked up by satellite.

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