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.

  • Software Skills

    More than 20 courses including using Microsoft Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and some Adobe design products. 

  • Workplace Skills

    Includes courses for time management, communication, and customer service. 

  • Safety Skills

    A resource for forklift safety, food safety, lock out tag out, and more. 

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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. 

    • Quitting Your Job and Following Your Passions

      “It’s never too late to follow your dreams.” We hear that phrase all the time, but is it really true? For some celebrities it is. Tiffany Haddish worked on her standup comedy for years before she made her big splash in the film “Girls Trip,” and Samuel L. Jackson didn’t get real attention until he played “Gator” in “Jungle Fever.” Julia Child was 49 when she published “Mastering the Art of French Cooking” in 1961. And finally, Oprah was 32 when her talk show received national syndication. You can pursue your dreams at any age. But what that looks like can change depending on your own situation. Here are a few of our tips. Don’t Quit Your Day Job All great passions start with a hobby. If you can afford to leave your job and strike out on your own as a musician, actor, designer of model planes, baker, Youtuber, or whatever your heart desires, go for it! But if you still need a source of income, there’s nothing wrong …

      Tue, 19 Oct 2021

    • Poll Results: What Is the Most Challenging Part of Job Searching in Today’s Work Environment?

      Recently we held an open-answer poll asking you what the toughest part of the job search is in today’s work environment. It was a popular question, and we received over 100 responses. You guys had a lot to say! Here are a few of the most popular answers and some Job Journey blog articles to help out. I feel overqualified for the jobs I want to try. It can be tough to change careers when you’re truly overqualified. Check out this blog for tips on taking on the issue. The job search websites are confusing. There are a ton of job search websites out there, and many are less than intuitive. Here are our tips on using some of the most popular ones. COVID-19 still makes it tough to find a job. It’s hard to know if an employer is really following COVID-19 guidelines. Ask these questions so you’ll be informed before you accept a position. Ageism is hard to deal with. Sometimes employers can’t see past your age. Maybe …

      Thu, 14 Oct 2021

    • HR Managers Hate Them: Easy Resume Mistakes to Avoid

      Sometimes, the job search process can feel like a war. You spend hours prepping for battle, reviewing answers to interview questions, and filling out online applications, and then it all comes down to a final showdown interview against the HR manager. It’s easy to think they want you to lose. But in reality, HR managers are on your side. They’re hoping you’re the best applicant for the job so they can fill the position and move on to the next opening. That’s why it’s so important to make a good first impression with your resume. You want to stand out right away as a stellar applicant, the answer to their problem. And that starts by avoiding easy resume mistakes. Here are some of the top mistakes according to a survey from CareerBuilder. Spelling Mistakes Seventy-seven percent of HR managers surveyed by CareerBuilder said they stop looking at a resume because of typos or bad grammar. You want to put your best foot forward, and that isn’t going to happen if …

      Tue, 12 Oct 2021