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.

  • 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’ Job Journey blog is a great resource for employees and job seekers alike. 

    • Poll Results: Work Perks That Get Employees to Stay

      Here’s what you had to say. Since we’re living in a job seeker’s market, many employers offer a little extra something to retain top talent. One way to do that is with great perks, like working from home or a relaxed dress code. We wanted to figure out which perks our readers prefer, so we asked in our August poll. Here’s what happened. “Remote work opportunities” took the lead, with 61% of the vote, while “Flextime” followed close behind at 58%. Next in line were “Student loan repayment/college tuition assistance” at 40%, while “Relaxed dress code” and “Gym memberships” followed at 38% and 37%, respectively. Other results were as follows: Vendor discounts: 24% Childcare reimbursement/onsite daycare: 21% Transportation assistance (e.g. paid passes on buses/subways): 21% Expanded Maternity/Paternity leave options: 17% Car washes: 12% We also asked which unique perks your company offers: “We have a rewards/recognition program that offers prizes as you collect points from accolades given by coworkers.” “We have ping pong tables! And we’re allowed 20 minute naps …

      Thu, 19 Sep 2019

    • Answering the Interview Question: If You Could Change Something about Your Past (Or Current) Job, What Would It Be?”

      They just want to get to know you Many job seekers get stumped by this question because they make it much harder than it needs to be. They either say too little (so they aren’t complaining about a past job), or say too much too much (which can make an interviewer think they were a problem employee). So long as you’re honest, answering the question can be easy. Follow these guidelines and you’ll be just fine. Be Truthful First off, there doesn’t have to be anything you would change about your job. If you love your current (or most recent) position but have decided to move cross-country or were laid off, it’s okay to say you loved it! But follow that up with telling your interviewer why you love it. What was it about the company culture, the workflow, your boss, that make you feel the way you do? Just make sure to keep things short and sweet. Conversely, if you absolutely hated your job, you should still tell the …

      Tue, 17 Sep 2019

    • Seasonal Fall Jobs

      As many job opportunities as there are ever-changing leaves Fall is about to begin, and with the change in weather comes plenty of seasonal jobs. From pumpkin patches to holiday drivers, there’s something for everyone. Here are a few opportunities to consider. Holiday Driver/Helper The holiday season starts earlier and earlier every year, and delivery services like UPS and Amazon need drivers to satisfy the demand. Hiring starts way before the holidays roll around, so start looking for these types of jobs early on. Festival/State Fair/Holiday Event Employee Whether it’s dipping corn dogs at the state fair, tending the pumpkin patch, or directing traffic at the annual chili cookoff, there are numerous seasonal event positions in the fall. Search the papers in your area to view upcoming events—you never know where a job could come from. Resort Positions People travel for the holidays, which means that hotels, resorts, and theme parks can be bustling. Jobs vary, from retail and hospitality to food preparation and helping with experiences (ski instructor, surfing …

      Thu, 12 Sep 2019