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.

  • Computer Software

    Computer-based tutorials, from beginning to advanced.

  • Communication Training

    Verbal and written communication skills for any job that requires interaction with customers.

  • Safety Education

    Introduction to worksite, tools, and equipment used on a job including job safety and proper use. 

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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.

  • 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. 

    • Answering the Interview Question eBook Coming Soon

      Whether it’s listing your strengths and weaknesses, identifying your most impressive accomplishment, or telling your interviewer why you’re the best fit for the job, we’ve got an answer or three. Find the answers when you download the Answering the Interview Question eBook later  in April. You’ll learn how to answer some of the most difficult interview questions job candidates face. Here’s a short preview. Where Do You See Yourself in Five Years? Most employers want someone who is in it for the ‘long haul,’ and ultimately worthy of investment. Show you have a passion for learning and want to work at the company long-term. Why Are You Leaving Your Current Job/Company? Try not to speak badly of a previous company. Keep your answer short and simple and focus on the company you’re interviewing with. Something along the lines of “I loved my old company, but I’m truly excited about expanding my horizons with your company in this new role.” What’s Your Most Impressive Accomplishment? Regardless of where you are in …

      Thu, 26 Mar 2020

    • Being Productive While Working from Home

      With the recent COVID-19 outbreak, we’re living in a whole new world. While some folks are still coming into the workplace, many of us are now working from home. Working remotely is an adjustment. It might sound great, but it’s not all Netflix  and PJs. Here are a few ways to stay on track. Maintain Your Routine If you start a normal workday with taking a shower, putting on fresh clothes, and brewing a pot of coffee, keep doing those things while you’re working remotely. Although it’s totally fine to work in your pajamas a few times, maintaining your routine will keep you focused and on-task. It’s easier to be in “work mode” when you treat an at-home workday just like any other. Keep Work to Work Hours Since you’re working from home, it can be tempting to watch a bit of Netflix and promise yourself you’ll just work a few minutes past 5:00 to get that project finished. However, that little bit of procrastination can turn into hours, and …

      Tue, 24 Mar 2020

    • Answering the Interview Question: Can We Contact Your Previous Employer?

      If you don’t see this question on a job application and make it to the interview, expect it to come up. Employers want to fact-check resumes and ensure job seekers are truthful with their job experience. But what do you do if you had a particularly bad manager and you don’t want your potential employer to get in touch with them? Or perhaps nobody you worked with is still at the company, so you wouldn’t get a good reference. We’ve got you covered with these handy tips. Say Yes, If You Can Okay, there’s really only one answer to this question in most situations. If you say no, your interviewer might think you’re hiding something, or worse, that you lied on your resume. On the bright side, employers really only ask this to make sure you’re being truthful. Many don’t even contact your previous employer (your saying yes makes that unnecessary), and if they do, they’ll probably speak to Human Resources rather than your manager. However, if you absolutely must …

      Thu, 19 Mar 2020