Career Development

  • 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.

  • Computer Software

    Computer-based tutorials, from beginning to advanced.

  • Communication Training

    Verbal and written communication skills for any job that requires interaction with customers.

  • Safety Education

    Introduction to worksite, tools, and equipment used on a job including job safety and proper use. 

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    Job Genius

    Video based training on the job market forecast, resumes and interviewing, how to find job openings, and building a career path.

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    Job Genius

    Video training on the job market forecast, resumes and interviewing, how to find job openings, and building a career path.

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    Career White Papers

    Learn what format is best for your resume – PDF vs Word, and how to achieve work/life balance.

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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 Deal with Workplace Gossip

      Stay positive and dodge the drama. Humans like to gossip. It’s fun to talk to your co-workers about managers that might be less-than-perfect, or project members that just aren’t carrying their weight. You get a certain buzz from feeling like you’re “in-the-know” on a juicy situation. It’s something we all do. But there are plenty of reasons to minimize gossiping in the workplace, especially if you want to grow your career. Let’s dig in. Gossip breeds negativity Gossip is rarely positive. The more you gossip, the more you’re dwelling on harmful feelings and emotions. That can get tiring after a while and trap you in a cycle of negativity. Gossip is usually born out of a place of self-doubt (you want to impress others with your insider knowledge) or jealousy (Carmen only got that promotion because she’s friends with the director). Instead of talking to others about the latest faux-pas, act to further your career and surround yourself with folks that uplift and inspire you. If they gossip about others… …

      Thu, 16 May 2019

    • Keep This in Mind Before Turning Your Passion into a Job

      It isn’t impossible, but you have to be prepared. Maybe you love to brew coffee. Perhaps embroidery is your favorite thing. It’s even possible you want to dedicate your life to raising alpacas. Whatever your passion, if it results in a product or service, there’s someone out there making a living off it. However, before you quit your job to paint or to open your own clothing boutique, there are a few things to keep in mind. What’s Your Passion? The answer might seem obvious, but a passion isn’t just something you enjoy doing. A passion is something you’re meant to do; it completes you. Say you love to drink coffee. You might think that would mean you should open a coffee shop. But there are ton of jobs connected to coffee, from coffee tasting to coffee farming to working in a coffee shop. Basically, there are many, many jobs that could fulfill your passion; so don’t focus on only one position. Is This Something You Can Do All Day …

      Tue, 14 May 2019

    • 3 Types of Business Culture

      Which one is right for you? Job seekers frequently worry what their interviewer is thinking of them. They want to be perfect job candidates, ideal matches for the job description. They want to be liked, both as a person and as a prospective employee. But job seekers must also consider whether the company they’re applying to is right for them. Even if you’re a perfect fit for the company, if the company isn’t a good fit for you, you probably won’t end up happy. This is where culture comes in. Before you start interviewing, decide what your preferred company culture looks like. Do you want your co-workers to be a second family? Or is your job a place to get work done and get out? Let’s figure that out. Family A family-oriented work culture is one in which “everybody knows your name,” from accounting to marketing to the CEO. Your boss might see your kid’s play or organize a fundraiser when your co-worker’s mom is ill. There are periodic company …

      Thu, 09 May 2019