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.

  • 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. 

  • Safety Skills

    A resource for forklift safety, food safety, lock out tag out, and more. 

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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.

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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. 

    • Signs It May Be Time to Move on From a Job

      One day you wake up and realize you don’t really like your job. It could be your co-workers or your boss, or maybe the work just isn’t fulfilling. But there’s a difference between not loving your job and hating it so much you’re ready to quit. How do you tell if it’s time for you to move on? Here are a few warning signs to keep in mind. Burnout If you spend every night dreading work the next day, you might be suffering from burnout. According to WebMD, burnout is “a form of exhaustion caused by constantly feeling swamped.” Light cases of burnout can be alleviated by a week or two of vacation, but if you really and truly just can’t handle the job anymore, it’s probably time to move on. WebMD goes on to note symptoms of burnout can include the following: Unmanageable workloads Unfair treatment at work Confusing work responsibilities Lack of communication or support from managers Immense deadline pressure If you find yourself suffering from burnout, ask …

      Thu, 21 Oct 2021

    • Quitting Your Job and Following Your Passions

      “It’s never too late to follow your dreams.” We hear that phrase all the time, but is it really true? For some celebrities it is. Tiffany Haddish worked on her standup comedy for years before she made her big splash in the film “Girls Trip,” and Samuel L. Jackson didn’t get real attention until he played “Gator” in “Jungle Fever.” Julia Child was 49 when she published “Mastering the Art of French Cooking” in 1961. And finally, Oprah was 32 when her talk show received national syndication. You can pursue your dreams at any age. But what that looks like can change depending on your own situation. Here are a few of our tips. Don’t Quit Your Day Job All great passions start with a hobby. If you can afford to leave your job and strike out on your own as a musician, actor, designer of model planes, baker, Youtuber, or whatever your heart desires, go for it! But if you still need a source of income, there’s nothing wrong …

      Tue, 19 Oct 2021

    • Overcoming Career and Training Setbacks Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic

      By Julie Neal, Corporate Communications and PR Specialist for Express Employment Professionals International Headquarters Many Americans had big plans going into 2020 of finishing school and entering the workforce as a top candidate or returning to college for additional training to get a promotion. But then, the COVID-19 pandemic hit and put everything on hold. In a recently released survey from The Harris Poll, commissioned by Express Employment Professionals, 15% of U.S. adults know someone who dropped out of primary or secondary school, while 35% know someone who dropped out of the workforce entirely during the pandemic. And only a slight majority (56%) say the U.S. is taking the right steps to help students recover. So, what can you do to make sure you aren’t left behind after the pandemic fully subsides? For Job Seekers Finding work is a challenge, especially if you’re told you don’t have the right skills or experience after completing your education. Keep the following in mind: You are not alone. This frustration is shared by …

      Fri, 15 Oct 2021