Jobs in Bakersfield, California

  • 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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  • 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.

  • White Papers

    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’ Movin’ On Up blog is a great resource for employees and job seekers alike. 


    • Why Aren’t You Working?

      There are plenty of valid reasons, and we’re here to help you overcome them. For whatever reason, you don’t think you’re hireable. It could be as simple as not being prepared to rejoin the workforce, or as complicated as an illness or a disability. These are all valid reasons to stay out of the workforce. However, there are opportunities that could fit your unique situation. We’re here to help. You Aren’t Ready For whatever reason, you’ve spent a number of years out of the workforce. Maybe you had a child and decided to stay at home fulltime to take care of them. Perhaps you were taking care of a sick friend or family member. It could even be you gave up on the job search because you became discouraged. Getting back into the job search after a gap is difficult, but not impossible. If you’re having trouble getting interviews, the key is to change the way you job search. You can’t pretend the gap doesn’t exist. Acknowledge it, then revamp …

      Thu, 17 Jan 2019


    • Boss Types, Part 1: The Bad, the Worse, and the Ugly

      There are 7.7 billion people in the world. Each one of them with their own values, culture, hopes and dreams. And some of those 7.7 billion people are bosses, each one of them different and unique. And unique isn’t always a good thing. Some bosses just aren’t that great. They come to work late, yell at employees, and everyone wonders how they got their position. They prioritize their own needs above those of the group, causing bad blood and major conflict. Here at Job Journey we’ve had more than a few people write in with horror stories about their bosses, as well as a few messages about how amazing some bosses can be. We thought we’d start off by creating archetypes for a few of the bad bosses out there. See anyone you recognize? The Polite People Pleaser (PPP) The PPP isn’t a bad person. But they have a tendency to avoid doing what actually needs to be done. If a person in a different department misses a deadline, they …

      Tue, 15 Jan 2019


    • New Year’s Job Resolutions and Sticking to Them

      Start off strong and don’t let your foot off the gas. It’s 2019 folks. The new year is a time to celebrate everything that happened in the previous year and to then turn to a whole new year of goals. That’s when we start making New Year’s Resolutions. This year, I’ll live a healthier lifestyle. This year, I’ll be a better person. This year, I’ll read more books. Making resolutions is easy to do, but it’s much harder to keep them. Especially when it applies to your job search. We’re here to help. Here are tips on setting job resolutions you can keep. Send Out at Least 10 Applications a Day This is just a starting point, and you’re more than welcome to send more applications if you want. The idea here is to constantly apply for new jobs. You might not be in love with every job you submit for, but the more applications you’re sending, the better the chance you end up working! To stick with your application …

      Thu, 10 Jan 2019