Jobs in Acton, MA

  • Building Skills. Building Careers.

    Improving and learning new skills increases your options for getting the career you want. Express Employment Professionals offers training resources and programs to help you get where you want to go.

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  • Skills for Your Future

    Express associates are able to access ExpressLearn, a free online learning resource, with a variety of courses to help you build your skills.  With more than 100 mobile-friendly courses available, grow your career with ExpressLearn. 

     

  • Software Skills

    More than 20 courses including using Microsoft Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and some Adobe design products. 

  • Workplace Skills

    Includes courses for time management, communication, and customer service. 


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    With tips and advice on everything from the job search to finding work life balance, Express’ Job Journey blog is a great resource for employees and job seekers alike. 


    • How to Avoid Costly Mistakes in Virtual Interviews 

      We live in a post-pandemic world, and job seekers have had to adapt to a new way of job searching, including how they prepare for and participate in interviews. Since the pandemic, many companies have used virtual interviews, and Teams and Zoom interviews appear to be here to stay. According to a recent survey of employers by TopResume, the world’s largest resume-writing service, job candidates are making huge mistakes when interviewing virtually. Here are the top five virtual interview deal-breakers that could cost you the job: Avoiding eye contact or staring into space Sitting in a messy room Leaving inappropriate tabs or apps open when screen-sharing Using an unprofessional background Being interrupted by the candidate’s family members   Now that you know the mistakes made in virtual interviews, here’s what you can do to improve your interview experience: Make eye contact and focus on the interview Employers were most concerned about a job candidate’s lack of focus and eye contact during virtual interviews. The best course of action is to concentrate on …

      Thu, 26 Jan 2023


    • Just Do It: Tackling Your Career Goals

      Do you have any career-related goals from last year that you still need to achieve? Now is a good time to work on them or start something new. The 24th of January was National “Just Do It” Day. It was first observed in 2015 and is a day to attempt new things or finish the task you’ve been putting off. Even though the day has past, here are some things you can do in your work-life to propel you to greater success. Take the Initiative on a New Project Has your department already mapped out your year’s projects? If so, it could be a good time to raise your hand and try something different. Asking your employer to lead a project displays your willingness to go above and beyond for your team. If you execute the task well, it might also help you gain visibility inside the organization. Taking on a new project could be thrilling because we often feel caught in a rut. Tidy Up Your Workspace Did you …

      Tue, 24 Jan 2023


    • Job Spotlight: Light Industrial Jobs Explained

      You may have heard the term “light industrial” used before, but have you ever wondered what jobs are considered a part of this category? This is a very broad category of jobs in various industries, but generally, they include positions like assemblers, inventory clerks, warehouse workers, cashiers, and material handlers. You may see a slightly different definition on other platforms that use the terms “working class” and “blue collar” interchangeably. Knowing which jobs fall into this category will help you better understand the type of work you should pursue and what it will take to land the job you want. To learn more about light industrial jobs, check out this video below.   Light industrial jobs are the backbone of our economy and play an important role in the success of both large and small businesses. Because they typically require less experience and education requirements, they can be easier to enter and start a career. Express often hires: Shipping/Receiving Clerks Warehouse Workers Assembly Crews Material Handlers Industrial Machine Builders Pick …

      Thu, 19 Jan 2023


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