• Answers to Your Questions

    Do I have to pay a fee for Express to help me find a job? What types of jobs does Express fill? Does Express place people in full-time jobs or just temporary jobs?

    Check out the list of Frequently Asked Questions below for answers to these questions and more.

  • Frequently Asked Questions

    Q: Do I pay any fees to Express for finding me a job?
    A: No, you are never charged a fee at Express to find a job.


    Q: What types of jobs does Express fill? 
    A: Express fills a variety of jobs, including office services, light industrial, skilled trades, and professional jobs. Browse our job openings in Baton Rouge today!


    Q: Does Express place people in full-time jobs and part-time jobs or just temporary jobs?  
    A: All of the above! Whether you’re seeking your full-time career, looking for part-time income, or simply a temporary job to decide if the career is right for you, we can find a place for you!


    Q: What determines if I get assigned to a job through Express?
    A: When the job matches your skillset and the client company agrees, we’ll call to see if you’re available to work. If you accept the assignment, we’ll provide you with all the information you need. Once you complete the job assignment, contact our staffing agency in Baton Rouge to be placed back on our list of available workers to be considered for future assignments.


    Q: Do I have to accept every job assignment?
    A: It’s always your choice whether or not to accept an assignment. Flexibility is an Express advantage! However, once the assignment is accepted, you are expected to complete it.


    Q: How long are the job assignments?
    A:Job assignments can last anywhere from four hours, to a few weeks, or even months.
    Some assignments can even develop into a full-time position! We will let you know the approximate length of the assignment before you accept it to make sure your availability is a match for the job requirements. Contact us today for more information!


    Q: What is the benefit of accepting a temporary job?
    A: A temporary job assignment allows you to earn a paycheck while you explore career fields and gain new skills. Contacts you make on a temporary assignment can lead to a full-time position, future work, and positive references! Visit our employee benefits page for more information!


    Q: How many temporary jobs turn into full-time positions with client companies?
    A: According to the American Staffing Association, 80% of companies that use staffing services say staffing firms offer them a good way to find new employees. And, 77% of employees working through staffing companies say those jobs are a good way to find full-time employment.


    Q: What is the average length of a temporary assignment?
    A: While all job assignments and client companies are different, the average length of an individual temporary assignment with Express is 16 weeks. Once you complete a job assignment, contact your Express office to be placed back on our list of available workers to be considered for future assignments. 


    Q: What is the average number of hours per week in a temporary assignment?
    A: While we can’t guarantee a specific number of hours, Express Associates average 37 hours per week. All job markets vary and number of hours will vary based on a client company’s needs. According to the American Staffing Association, 79% of staffing employees work full-time hours. However, one of the benefits of working with a staffing firm is that you have more control to tailor how you work to your lifestyle.


    Q: How often can I work?
    A: How often you can work will depend on a variety of factors, including your availability, how often you’d like to work, how in-demand your skills are, and if we have jobs available for your skill set. Visit our Career Development page for resources to help make your skills more marketable.


    Q: I have a friend who is looking for work; can Express help them?
    A: Absolutely! One-third of all Express associates come from associate referrals. We have a long history of helping our associates’ friends and families find good jobs, and we appreciate their referrals.


    Q: What is a “Workforce Account”?
    A: A Workforce Account is an online portal where Express associates can access important information like their payroll information or W-2 statements. To create a Workforce Account, go to Workforce.ExpressPros.com.


    Q: What does franchising mean?
    A: Franchising is the practice of selling the right to use a company’s successful business model. Your local Express office owner invested in the right to use the award winning, proven methods and tools for staffing from Express Employment Professionals International Headquarters. Your Express team members are experts on the job market in your community and have access to all the resources of the international company.


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