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. 

    • Poll Results: Ageism in the Workplace

      Your thoughts on employer discrimination. Something that comes up again and again from our readers is the amount of age discrimination they believe they face when looking for a job. To examine this issue further, we held a poll asking job seekers whether they felt age has ever been a factor in a hiring decision for a job. A whopping 84% said they believed their age was a component, while just 16% said “no.” Respondents were then asked to select their age group, with 48% falling in the 55 – 64 years old category. Survey respondents also provided real-life examples of perceived ageism, including: “I was told by the hiring supervisor, ‘I believe you are just too old to give us much time here. You’ll probably want to stay home and sit by the pool with the grandkids within a year.'” “I’ve been interviewed by several job offering companies, and when they realized how experienced I was and the number of years that I have been working, the inevitable statement …

      Tue, 18 Feb 2020

    • Loving Yourself with a Resume Revamp

      Ah, Valentine’s Day. The birds are singing, couples are walking hand in hand, and love is in the air. But your resume is sitting at home alone, sad, and lonely on this most romantic of holidays. You’re their only hope. It’s time to schedule an update date with your resume! And if you’re looking for a gift that will really make your resume shine, have we got a deal for you: our best resume tip blogs, all absolutely free! Certifications to Boost Your Resume Your resume might need a bit of a makeover, but you can’t really give a document a trip to the spa. So why not spruce them up with some certifications? Certifications are documents that showcase your status or level of achievement to show companies you know your stuff. This article details certifications for popular career fields like human resources, sales, marketing, accounting, information technology, and more! Scary-Cool Words for Your Resume You want your resume to stand out from the competition. A great way to do …

      Thu, 13 Feb 2020

    • Job Spotlight: Mail Clerk

      Deliver your career dreams safe and sound Despite already having experience with several jobs, many working adults are unable to answer the age-old question, “What do you want to be when you grow up?” Our Job Spotlight monthly blog series is designed to help answer that question. In this series, we review all the basics of specific jobs, from pay and duties, to why people do the jobs they do. Mail Clerk In this month’s Job Spotlight, we’re sorting through what it means to be a mail clerk. Required Education: High-School Diploma Pay Although pay varies depending on a variety of factors (e.g. experience, industry, geographic area, etc.), postal service clerks can make $32,000 per year or more. What Mail Clerks Do Mail Clerks deal with a variety of responsibilities, including: Sorting mail and packages Disposing of junk mail Delivering mail and packages to employees Communicating with vendors Using fax and scanning machines What Companies Look for in Mail Clerks Every position is different, but many companies need the following …

      Tue, 11 Feb 2020