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. 

    • Finding a Job in the Second Half of 2021

      To provide accurate and timely employment forecasts for business leaders, Express Employment Professionals International Headquarters commissions an ongoing Job Insights survey to track employment and hiring trends across a wide range of industries. INSIGHT: Hiring Outlook for the Second Half of 2021 Looking Good As the economy moves past challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, hiring decision-makers are becoming more positive about the future of the workforce, with the most common feelings attributed to hiring in 2021 being hopeful (44%), optimistic (42%), and confident (41%). According to hiring decision-makers, in the second half of 2021: 55% plan to increase the number of employees at their company 38% expect no change to the number of employees 4% anticipate a decrease in employee count INSIGHT: Challenges Arise as Businesses Enter Post-Pandemic Jobs Market While hiring remains a focus for companies, new challenges come to light caused by changes during the pandemic. More than 4 in 5 hiring decision-makers (82%) expect to face hiring challenges this year. 2 in 5 hiring decisions-makers (40%) …

      Tue, 27 Jul 2021

    • Proving Your Soft Skills in an Interview

      When it comes to interviews, job applicants usually focus on hard skills, defined by Investopedia as “learned abilities acquired and enhanced through practice, repetition, and education.” Skills such as knowing how to use a certain program, experience working in a certain industry, or being familiar with a certain product or service. However, employers are just as interested, if not more, in soft skills, defined as “character traits and interpersonal skills that characterize a person’s relationship with other people.” When looking for hireable applicants, decision-makers often look for certain soft skills in their applicants. Specifically, they look for a good combination of willingness to learn, dependability, and communication skills. Here’s how to show you have these abilities in your next interview. A Willingness to Learn Just saying you “like to learn” isn’t always enough in an interview. Instead, show your willingness to learn through your experiences. Tell your interviewer about a time you enjoyed learning in a previous position, or how you took on new job responsibilities because you wanted to …

      Thu, 22 Jul 2021

    • Summer Resume Tips Review

      The weather is getting warmer and that means watching out for dehydration. Not just for you, but your resume too! If your resume is looking a little parched, it might be time for an update. Here are a few cool resume tips to keep in mind. Make Strong Word Choices In acting, they always say to make strong choices. Casting directors want to see actors that really go after the role. The same applies to resumes! Hiring managers see hundreds of resumes a day, and strong word choices will really make yours stand out from the pack. Avoid Common Mistakes Even if your experience is a perfect fit for the job, the hiring manager is going to ignore it if your resume looks unprofessional. You want to avoid common resume mistakes. Beware of bad formatting, sending in generic resumes that aren’t tailored to the specific job opportunity, and including information irrelevant to the job, like info about your personal life. Update Your Resume for Technology Technology has changed how HR …

      Tue, 20 Jul 2021