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. 


    • On the Job Podcast: All Season 6 Episodes Available for Streaming!

      Need a podcast to listen to on your way to work or on your lunch break? The full season of the Express Employment Professionals’ On the Job podcast is now available for streaming! During this season, we focused on how people and businesses are getting back to work. Let’s call it “The Great Transformation.” Employers need people to work more than ever, and we’ll be hearing from people navigating this new normal for themselves as they find their life’s work. If you haven’t had a chance to listen or if you missed an episode, you may catch up on all eight episodes below! Season 6, Episode 1: The Great Transformation Brown University economist Mark Blyth sets the stage for Season 6 of “On The Job” by telling the story of how we got where we are today. Season 6, Episode 2: Minding the Store General store manager Karen Banks perseveres through the turbulence of losing her employees, and the huge influx of customers coming into her small Vermont town. Season …

      Thu, 11 Aug 2022


    • Job Offer Rescinded: How to Handle A Pulled Job Opportunity

      Nothing could be more discouraging than having high expectations for a job that you’ve applied for, gone through multiple rounds of interviews, and eagerly accepted or had interest in taking, only to find out that your prospective employer has withdrawn the offer. Candidates in a variety of industries have reported employers rescinding job offers during the post-pandemic era. What should you do if your job offer has been withdrawn? We want to help you with next steps. Understand Why Your Offer Could Be Rescinded You may be upset or disappointed if your job offer was rescinded. If you live in or intend to move to a state with at-will employment, it’s crucial to recognize during the job search process that a company may pull an offer at any time for any reason or for no reason at all. Reduce your chances of losing a job offer by being proactive. On your resume and during the interview process, be honest and transparent from the start. Here are a few reasons a …

      Tue, 09 Aug 2022


    • Returning to Work as a Boomerang Employee

      The Great Resignation drove millions of workers to leave their jobs during the COVID-19 pandemic but now, some workers are returning to the companies they left garnering the nickname “boomerang employees.” Employees returning to the jobs they quit or were let go from isn’t a new concept, but the trend is gaining traction. If you want to return to your old workplace, here are a few things to consider before accepting a boomerang offer. Determine Why You Left—You may have quit your job for various reasons, such as a better opportunity for advancement, uncertainty during the pandemic or caring for a loved one. Working for your old company again wouldn’t be bad if you departed positively and avoided burning any bridges. Consider your reason for leaving and whether it is sufficient to warrant a return. Also, if you make it to the interview stage, be prepared to have an answer for the hiring manager or recruiter about why you left and what has changed. Do Your Research—Do some research now that you’ve …

      Thu, 04 Aug 2022


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