Business Services in Bartow

Business services refer to the activities that help organizations but do not necessarily result in a physical commodity. This means that the value of each service is intangible. When a company needs to outsource labor that may not fall under its expertise or capability, it relies on business services to provide that labor. Business services allow a company to focus on its specific goals and hire internal employees for that purpose while hiring business service professionals to complete tasks that need special expertise or equipment.

Key talent can be found at companies such as Kelly Services, Labor Solutions, and Spherion Staffing, all Greater Bartow Chamber members. Search the Bartow Chamber directory for business services here. Companies like the non-profit CareerSource Polk oversees state programs dedicated to preparing a skilled workforce.

Florida is one of only seven states that does not have a state income tax. Taking sales, corporate, property, and other state and local taxes into consideration, Florida ranks in the bottom five states in terms of how much it taxes its residents.

Leading Education Programs

Polk State College – Business: Polk State offers bachelor’s programs in both Business Administration and  Business Information Technology, as well an Entrepreneurship Certificate Program.

Florida Southern College – Business: Recognized as one of the nation’s top four years colleges, Florida Southern offers both a BA in Business Administration and an accelerated MBA. As part of Florida Southern’s 16-month MBA program, students are assigned executive mentors and enjoy guaranteed internships to gain real world experience.

Southeastern University – College of Business and Legal Studies: Southeastern University’s business program empowers its students to take on leadership roles in a variety of disciplines. Undergraduate degrees include Marketing, Criminal Justice, Accounting and Finance, Legal Studies, Business Leadership and more.  Masters programs include Forensic Accounting and Business Administration as well as a 10-month accelerated MBA.