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. 

    • Keeping Up with Your 2020 Job Search Resolutions

      Are you keeping up with your job search goals? February is nearly over, which means March will be here before we know it. It seems like just yesterday we were celebrating New Years and planning our job search resolutions for 2020. If you’re up-to-date with your resolutions, you’re ahead of the pack. According to research conducted by Strava, a social network for athletes, Jan. 12 is the day most folks give up on their resolutions. That’s less than two weeks of trying. If this sounds like you, don’t worry; there’s a whole year to achieve your goals! If you aren’t quite caught up with your job search goals, that’s understandable. New Year’s resolutions can be hard to keep up with when you don’t have a plan. Here are our tips for keeping your job search resolutions going this year! Write Things Down The easiest way to hold yourself accountable for your job search goals is to write those goals down. Your goals should be as specific and simple as possible. …

      Thu, 27 Feb 2020

    • Answering the Toughest Interview Questions

      According to a recent study by GoDaddy, one in four seniors graduating college doesn’t feel ready to enter the job market, with 30% of seniors having the opinion that there aren’t any jobs available at all. Along with the trepidation many seniors have about the job market overall, interviews can seem stressful due to unknowns: how will they get to the interview? What will their interviewer be like? And the scariest unknown: what questions will be asked? A recent poll on Job Journey, Express Employment Professionals’ blog for job seekers, asked readers which interview questions they needed help with most. Below are the top three questions job seekers want help with, as well as guidelines for answering them. What Are Your Top Three Strengths and Weaknesses? When listing weaknesses, applicants should avoid saying they’re a perfectionist or they work too hard, as these may come across as cliché and inauthentic. Tell the truth. However, applicants should demonstrate they are successfully working on overcoming these weaknesses. Focus on your strengths as …

      Mon, 24 Feb 2020

    • Should You Take A Job You Don’t Want?

      After days spent submitting applications online and countless interviews at numerous businesses, you finally have a job offer. The only problem? You don’t like the job. Maybe it’s the people you would be working with, the job itself, or the company culture. Is it still worth it to take a job you don’t want? It depends on your circumstances. Take the Job: You Need the Money If you’re in a dire situation and need money, you should take the job. After all, you might not be all that interested in the responsibilities or your soon-to-be-coworkers, but that could change later. The important thing is paying your living expenses. Don’t Take the Job: You Like Your Current Job More If you’re currently employed and like your job, don’t take on a new position you aren’t interested in just because you’re restless. If there’s a huge pay gap, talk to your boss about this new opportunity and see if you can negotiate a raise. Take the Job: It’s Easier to Job Search …

      Thu, 20 Feb 2020