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. 

    • Using Metrics to Make Your Resume Stand Out

      What do you see when you look at your resume? Are the pages just words? If you answered yes, it’s time to beef it up. Incorporating numbers or metrics into your resume can help you stand out during the interview process and keep track of your achievements throughout your career journey. We want to help you showcase the impact you’ve made on the job and how you can add value to any company by incorporating metrics on your resume. Metrics Matter No matter what field you work in or what amount of experience you have, there is always something on your resume that can be paired with a metric. Having the right kinds of metrics on your resume can help recruiters and hiring managers better understand what kind of candidate you are and how you will fit their company’s needs. Remember, your resume should always tell a story. Finding the Metrics So, you may be thinking, how do I find numbers and data for all the things I’ve done? If …

      Thu, 06 Oct 2022

    • Question of the Month: Is Your Current Job Aligned With Your Career Goals?

      When choosing a career, most people want to see how the industry develops over time. Creating short- and long-term goals can be motivators while also challenging you to achieve more in your careers. We want to know if your current job is aligned with your career goals? Let us know by voting in our poll! View Survey

      Tue, 04 Oct 2022

    • Job Spotlight: Bookkeeper

      Do you have good time management skills? Are you detail-oriented? Becoming a bookkeeper may be the ideal job for you. Bookkeepers are typically in a customer service role responsible for recording financial transactions, updating statements, and checking financial records for accuracy. Required Education: According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, most employers hire candidates who have a high school diploma and have completed college courses in related subjects, such as accounting. You can also be more marketable to employers by going through a certification program. The American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers offers a Certified Bookkeeper designation. In Canada, you can go through a program offered by the Professional Bookkeepers of Canada. You will also usually receive on-the-job training. Pay: Pay varies depending on multiple factors (e.g. experience, geographic area, etc.). Because Express offices are individually owned, specific pay structures may vary for bookkeeper positions from location to location. What Do Bookkeepers Do? Bookkeepers deal with a variety of responsibilities, including but not limited to: Use bookkeeping software, spreadsheets, and databases Enter (post) …

      Thu, 29 Sep 2022