CareerSource SWFL, Lee County Resources


For Small Businesses
Impacted by COVID-19

( March 23,

The first step to begin your job search is to fully register or update your profile at Employ Florida. If you have not yet registered with our job bank,, you are missing out on thousands of job opportunities from our preferred employers. You can complete your background and build or upload a resume. You can activate your Virtual Recruiter which will automatically notify you of job openings that will match your interests and skills and will tell you how to apply for the jobs.

CareerSource Southwest Florida centers will be closed to the public for the next two weeks, March 20, 2020 through April 3, 2020, in order to take precautions due to COVID-19 virus. Please refer to the below re-sources for assistance in job searching and the unemployment process.

Job Search

Local Employers currently hiring: Immediate Southwest Florida Job Openings Florida:

Unemployment Claims/Reemployment Assistance

To file an initial claim: CONNECT – Reemployment Assistance. Information page:

Our career centers are closed for walk-in services from March 20, 2020 until April 3, 2020.

You can reach us with questions about our services by calling your local center by checking the center locations page or 1-800-557-3242.

Additional resources for businesses impacted by COVID-19.

Florida Small Business Emergency Bridge Loans

SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans 

Lee County Government COVID-19

Lee County Economic Development Office

Florida SBDC 

SWFL CareerSource

SBA’s Customer Service Center at (800) 659-2955