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.

  • Training Resources

    Express Training Programs are focused on the specific skills you need for success. We offer videos, webinars, workshops and at-your-own-pace learning tools to make career training and development convenient for you.  

  • 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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    Nonprofit Guide

    Some job seekers struggle due to barriers in their life. This guide can be a helpful resource for those...

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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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    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. 

    • Always the Interviewee, Never the Hire

      You keep getting interviews, but why won’t anybody hire you? The job search isn’t easy. You can submit 50 online job applications and never hear back from a single company. But what do you do when you ARE getting interviews, but never progressing beyond the first or second round? Your resume isn’t the problem, so there must be something else holding you back. We’ve got you covered. There can be plenty of reasons you aren’t getting the job offer. Let’s dig in. You aren’t answering the interview questions correctly. One of the hardest parts of interviews is that nobody will tell you how you did after the fact. You won’t get a gold star for doing well or a fat F for failing. However, if you aren’t getting any job offers, there might be something wrong with the way you’re answering questions during the interview. Luckily, we have an entire series of blog articles designed to help you with the toughest interview questions, from “What Are Your Top 3 Strengths …

      Thu, 23 May 2019

    • Answering the Interview Question: Describe Your Perfect Work Environment/Company Culture

      What do you want? Answering this question requires a bit of preparation. Companies ask this question for two reasons: they want to know what type of work environment you thrive under (so they can see if it matches their own environment), but they also want to make sure you know what you want. That you’re a focused job applicant. Those dual purposes make the question hard to answer. Here are a few dos and don’ts to help you get the job. Do: Research the Company and Know What You Want Is the company big? Small? Is it a professional environment where everyone wears suits or an informal place where sandals are a-ok? Do your research beforehand until you know the answers to questions like these and are sure the company is right for you. Do: Cater Your Answer to the Company and Position You’re Applying For Your goal when interviewing is to get hired. You should never lie, but you should answer questions in a way that shows you know …

      Tue, 21 May 2019

    • 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