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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    Nonprofit Guide

    Some job seekers struggle due to barriers in their life. This guide can be a helpful resource for those...

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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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    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. 

    • Is Trade School or a Four-Year Traditional College Right for You?

      As summer begins, many incoming seniors look forward to their last year of high school. Some will spend their time at summer jobs or internships, while others will take time to spend with friends and family. Once the school year starts, they’ll be off looking at colleges and sending out applications. But a traditional 4-year university isn’t the best choice for everyone. College has its benefits (social life, a wide variety of courses, etc.), but can also come with a staggering amount of debt. Trades school, alternatively, typically has a much lower cost and offers skills-based training, as well as very attractive career prospects. Admissions Colleges are known for their strenuous application process. Prospective students generally first need to score well on their college entrance exams, then apply to several schools, fill out lengthy applications, wait to see where they were accepted, and finally choose from any offers they receive. The trade school application process is generally much more streamlined. Prospective students usually just need to supply their high school …

      Thu, 17 Jun 2021

    • On the Job Podcast S5:E7 – The Unlikely Journey of a Civic-Minded Tech Ninja

      We’re excited to announce  a brand-new episode of the Express Employment Professionals’ On the Job Podcast! A lot can change in a year, especially the kind of year we’ve all had. This season, we’re shining a light on folks who have chosen unique career paths; by necessity or by choice. You’ll  hear surprising stories of people excelling in non-traditional roles and meet folks who have put non-profit work front and center in their lives. Season 5, Episode 7: The Unlikely Journey of a Civic-Minded Tech Ninja Afua Bruce’s career in data science and technology is dotted with a bunch of impressive acronyms: IBM, the FBI (!), even working for the POTUS (Obama) as Executive Director of the National Science and Technology Council. Now, she’s taken on a new challenge as Chief Program Officer for Datakind, a global non-profit that harnesses the power of data science and AI in the service of humanity. Heck, she even has her own statue as part of the #IfThenSheCan women in STEM initiative. Tune in to …

      Wed, 16 Jun 2021

    • Poll Results: What is Your Biggest Barrier to Career Success Right Now?

      Although many businesses are returning to the traditional in-person workplace, work looks different than it did before the COVID-19 pandemic. There are new barriers to employment. Recently, we asked our readers what barriers they were facing to career success, from not feeling safe in the workplace due to COVID-19 to not being able to find work. Here’s what they had to say. The Results Twenty-four percent of respondents said finding available work that fits their skills or career path was a major barrier, while 19% said they didn’t have the right skills, certification, or degree. Sixteen percent cited insufficient pay or benefits as the problem, while 9% had trouble finding available work in general. Just 8% found too few opportunities for growth in their current job or company. Surprisingly, only 1% found not feeling safe in the workplace due to COVID-19 to be a barrier to career success. Another 22% of respondents chose the “Other” option, with responses including insufficient job training and not having the level of experience required …

      Tue, 15 Jun 2021