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.

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  • Skills for Your Future

    Express associates are able to access ExpressLearn, a free online learning resource, with a variety of courses to help you build your skills.  With more than 100 mobile-friendly courses available, grow your career with ExpressLearn. 

     

  • 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. 


  • 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. 


    • Four of the Best Remote Jobs

      The pandemic changed the way we worked. Many companies transitioned to remote work, and some realized staying remote was a feasible option. Growmotely recently conducted a study and found that 97% of employees surveyed don’t wish to return to a full-time office environment. In order to attract top talent, companies are now offering remote opportunities that didn’t exist previously. If you’re looking for a remote job, check out these great opportunities. Travel Agent Although traditional travel agents are harder to find in the world now because of how easy online options can make it to plan your own trip, many are now working from home. Travel agents can provide a truly custom travel experience, by creating schedules and itineraries for vacations and business trips. Some travel agents work for themselves, while others work for large agencies. Tutor If you have specialized knowledge in a subject, you might want to look into becoming a tutor. This can mean helping high schoolers with tough subjects, giving college students a hand with prepping …

      Tue, 28 Sep 2021


    • Reskilling Key to Career Longevity

      By Julie Neal, Corporate Communications and PR Specialist for Express Employment Professionals International Headquarters Few things in life are guaranteed, but change is one of them. When you get your foot in the door at a great company and envision a career of longevity, your job will likely require further training throughout the years to gain skills needed for the future workforce. In a recent survey from The Harris Poll, commissioned by Express Employment Professionals, 72% of employers would actually rather invest in current employees through reskilling than hire new ones from outside the organization. And this desire increases by company size. Three-in-five hiring managers (60%) say their companies plan to reskill employees by the end of 2021 with larger companies the most likely to offer reskilling opportunities: 2-9 employees: 26%, 10-49: 45%, 50-99: 63%, 100-499: 76%, 500+: 79%. To accomplish this, they plan to offer company-led training sessions or programs (67%), partnering with a third party that offers training or courses (51%) and providing on-the-job training by other employees …

      Fri, 24 Sep 2021


    • FALLing for Your Resume

      Fall is finally here! Leaves are changing colors, the temperature is dropping, and pumpkin spice is once again taking over the country. But before you put on your sweater and run outside to enjoy the crisp officially autumn air, take a second to think about your resume. When was the last time you updated it? Even if you aren’t actively seeking a job, it’s important to have a resume that reflects your current experience. Here are a few fall-inspired things to keep in mind! Paint with the All the Colors of the Leaves No two fall leaves are exactly the same, with patterns of brown, orange, sometimes even yellow; the possibilities are endless. Your resume should be the same. All applicants use words like “saw,” “did,” and “used.” You want to use a variety of descriptive words and action-verbs that make you stand out. Job Search Keywords Are the (Pumpkin) Spice of Life Whether you like it or not, pumpkin spice is everywhere this time of year. The same applies …

      Thu, 23 Sep 2021


  • Read more tips and advice for career development and every step of your working life. Go to JobJourney.com.